Category Technologies

Get Ready for the Blockchain Tsunami

Lately I’ve been hearing about blockchain-related solutions to copyright problems on practically a weekly basis.  Perhaps this was inevitable, given the massive amounts of activity and hype surrounding blockchain technology, and the realization that it has applications well beyond cryptocurrency (and I’m sure others have been observing this same phenomenon in different industries at different times). But […]

New White Paper and NAB Workshop: Strategies for Secure OTT Video in a Multiscreen World

A white paper covering the emerging world of MPEG DASH adaptive streaming, HTML5 technologies for cross-platform app development, and a DRM market that will continue to be fragmented for some time to come. Plus a workshop at NAB on April 14 to discuss these issues with industry experts.

Forbes – High-Res Audio for the Masses: Innovations in Sound Encoding Technology

I’ve just published another piece in Forbes in my series on the emerging market for “high-res” audio, reflecting the recent surge in activity in this space as both the major record labels and consumer electronics companies see opportunity in expanding the market for high-quality digital audio beyond the audiophile niche.  This piece is about new codec […]

Adobe’s Latest E-Book Misstep: This Time, It’s Not the DRM

Adobe’s e-book reading software tracks users’ reading habits and reports them over the Internet without encryption.

Digimarc Launches Social DRM for E-books

Digimarc finally realizes the synergies of its acquisition of Attributor two years ago.

Disney and Apple’s UV FUD

Disney Movies Anywhere brings competition to the video rights locker market.

Content Protection for 4k Video

A call for dialog with technology vendors about protecting the next generation of Hollywood content.