VR Zone delivers word that ARM recently introduced the Mali-V500, a new video processor that comes with integrated anti-piracy features:
Their new series of products was announced at the recent Computex but the one that caught the eye of many was the new Mali-V500. Hollywood is praising the new chip as an answer to anti-piracy and it was created for that very purpose in mind. This is the first mobile chip on the market to be developed and optimized embedded hardware DRM to prevent HD video from being pirated.
Most major studios were leery of creating more videos for mobile devices since it was easier for users to duplicate and share. With this new chip, it will change the way in which video is viewed on mobile devices of the near future.
Cris Porthouse who serves as ARM’s director of market development announced in an official blog post that they developed the chip because of the urging of Hollywood.