Licensing Windows Media DRM
Online: Just Let Us Play the Movie (eHomeUpgrade) | Here’s another post on
Interoperable DRM Systems with Alexander Grundner saying: “…a step in the right direction would be as a simple as liberally
licensing DRM technologies for use by third party developers and in return
integrating their DRM into your systems (similar to the multi-codec
compatibility we have in our audio/video players today), but will we ever see
Clearly the two largest players that these posts relate to
are Microsoft and Apple. Microsoft
already does exactly what Alexander is wanting.
Everyone can learn more about licensing Windows Media DRM at the Licensing
Windows Media DRM Technologies Homepage.
There is information on that page about licensing Windows Media DRM for
use in all sorts of devices such as set-top boxes, portable audio/video
devices, other mobile devices such as cell phones, and software. There is also information about licensing
Windows Media DRM to actually protect content to then distribute.
Microsoft has also been known to work with smaller software
developers to enable their products to support Windows Media DRM.