Santa Clara, Calif. - InterTrust Technologies Corp. will market its RightsChip IC as an add-on device for protecting digital music, video or publishing content in PCs and Internet appliances. With a target price under $3, the IT6180 consists of a 16-bit Infineon Technologies crypto controller and patented RightsChip Engine firmware, which provides trust management and security functions. It runs on a 5-volt supply and requires an external 6-MHz clock. It's available in an eight-pin dual in-line package; surface-mount and 3-V versions are planned.
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