Prism Microsystems announced its new EventTracker DriveShield software, which monitors users with access to sensitive information and prevents and reports improper transfers to writable storage media.
Irdeto announced its acquisition of BD+ content protection technology for Blu-ray Disc (BD) from Rovi Corporation.
Verimatrix announced its new StreamMark Video-On-Demand (VOD) watermarking technology.
BluFocus announced that it is introducing Cinavia verification tools by Verance Corporation into its DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Blu-ray 3D testing processes.
Sony Corporation announced that it will incorporate Microsoft’s PlayReady Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology into Sony’s network-enabled Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and other devices.
Vinpower Digital announced that it has upgraded the copy protection system available on its DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) duplicators.
Widevine announced that EchoStar Technologies L.L.C. and Sling Media, Inc. have selected Widevine’s DRM solution for the protection of content delivered by SlingLoaded consumer devices.
The Government of Canada announced that it has introduced legislation to modernize the Copyright Act. According to the statement, this legislation is intended to bring Canada in line with international standards and promote home-grown innovation and creativity.
Verity Systems announced that it has released its Lightning Anti-Piracy DVD duplicators, featuring copy protection software to help to prevent unauthorized disc reproduction. According to the statement, the copy protection software embeds protection onto the user’s master. The protected master can then be transferred to the Lightning Anti-Piracy duplicator via the USB connection and further [...]
The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem LLC (DECE LLC) announced that it named Mark Teitell as its general manager and announced the addition of seven companies to the coalition, bringing the total to 55 member companies.
Microsoft Corp. and Netflix Inc. announced that Netflix has selected Microsoft PlayReady technology and the Protected Interoperable File Format (PIFF) for use in new Netflix ready devices and applications.
Digital Content Protection LLC (DCP) announced that High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), a technology that protects content between a digital set-top box, digital video recorder or Blu-ray disc player and a digital TV, is evolving to support a broader range of digital and wireless interfaces.
Irdeto announced that Netflix, Inc. has licensed Irdeto’s Cloakware Embedded Security as part of its suite of content protection tools for the tens of thousands of TV episodes and movies it streams instantly to its members.
TrusCont Ltd. announced it is offering its new DVD-ROM security system free of charge and without commitments until June 15, 2010.
TrusCont announced that it has founded a consortium of companies to promote the use of its Enhanced DVD-R discs in the US and Canada.