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AuthenTec Provides Content Protection Integration Services for HBO GO® Mobile

May 6, 2011 - Melbourne, Florida, United States

AuthenTec (NASDAQ: AUTH), a leading provider of security solutions, announced that Home Box Office (HBO) has chosen AuthenTec content protection integration services for use in its new mobile applications for HBO GO®. The downloadable HBO GO mobile application is now available as a free download to HBO subscribers from Apple’s App Store and the Android Market, and is compatible with Apple iPhones and iPads as well as select Android-based phones.

“HBO is a recognized leader in award-winning programming and with a very large and faithful subscriber base, and we are very pleased to team with them on a successful deployment of their HBO GO mobile application,” said Larry Ciaccia, AuthenTec CEO. “Our services support both the content server as well as the mobile handset, leveraging our growing portfolio of security solutions, and helps content providers such as HBO extend services to a rapidly growing number of tablets and smartphones. We greatly value the trust HBO placed in AuthenTec to deliver a downloadable app and server-side solution that protects content while allowing a vast number of subscribers to easily stream their favorite HBO shows and movies.”

“AuthenTec’s content protection integration expertise has been vital to the launch of the mobile apps,” said Barbara Jaffe, EVP Technology Operations, for HBO.

AuthenTec’s solutions address the growing demand for security and authentication for businesses and consumers, and include its DRM Fusion™ Agent which supports multiple industry standards and is available as a complete pre-integrated or downloadable solution for Android- and Apple iOS-based handsets. AuthenTec also offers a fully featured IPsec VPN solution, QuickSec™ Mobile VPN Client, which provides enterprise-class security for Android and other mobile platforms.

About HBO

Home Box Office, Inc. is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., providing two 24-hour pay television services – HBO® and Cinemax® – to approximately 40 million U.S. subscribers. The services offer the most popular subscription video-on-demand products, HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® as well as HBO GO® and MAX GO®, HD feeds and multiplex channels. Internationally, HBO branded television networks, along with the subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Demand and HBO Mobile®, bring HBO services to over 60 countries. HBO programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.

About AuthenTec

AuthenTec solutions address enterprise, consumer and government applications for a growing base of top tier global customers. Already shipped on hundreds of millions of devices, the Company's smart sensor products, software and embedded security solutions are used virtually everywhere, from the PC on your desk to the mobile device in your hand to the server in the cloud. AuthenTec offers developers and users secure and convenient ways to manage today's rapidly evolving digital identities and security needs. For more information, visit or follow us at

CONTACTS : AuthenTec Brent Dietz, +1-321-308-1320 Director of Communications

Source: Business Wire India


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