Widevine and Boxee announced that the two companies will collaborate to make Widevine’s adaptive streaming, virtual DVD controls and digital rights management (DRM) technologies available in CE devices containing Boxee’s software platform.
According to the statement, the Boxee platform is designed to give consumers a connected digital entertainment experience to enjoy movies, TV shows, music and photos, as well as streaming content from websites. As a result of this integration, Boxee customers will be able to access more high-quality, secure content than ever before.
“Our goal has always been to provide users with access to as much entertainment as possible,” said Avner Ronen, CEO & co-founder, Boxee. “Partnering with Widevine will allow us to bring more movies & TV shows to Boxee in the best possible quality.”
“We are excited to work with Boxee, one of the most innovative media center platforms available today,” said Brian Baker, CEO, Widevine. “Currently the Widevine platform is available in over 250 million CE devices worldwide and we continue to widen our footprint in the global CE device market. This agreement with Boxee moves us closer to our goal of becoming the world’s foremost provider of video optimization solutions and DRM.”