Renesas Technology licenses SMSC’s MediaLB Technology enabling new automotive multimedia applications and IP for Digital Transmission Content Protection (DTCP)

SMSC and Renesas Technology Corp. has announced that they have reached a licensing agreement enabling Renesas to incorporate SMSC technology providing Digital Transmission Content Protection (DTCP) for DVD audio and video, including copy-protected DVDs. Renesas is also licensing SMSC’s MediaLB technology, supported by SMSC’s network interface controllers for its Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST).