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HPQ High Priority Queue )(Nasdaq:HPQ) has announced several initiatives to advance the security of digital entertainment content for consumers, artists, media companies and distributors alike. HP has become a member of a leading digital rights management licensing and compliance framework, has licensed new video protection technologies from Intel, and has partnered with Philips to propose a copy protection technology solution to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission (FCC), independent executive agency of the U.S. government established in 1934 to regulate interstate and foreign communications in the public interest. (FCC (1) (Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC, www.fcc.gov) The U.S. government agency that regulates interstate and international communications including wire, cable, radio, TV and satellite. The FCC was created under the U.S. ).
These initiatives highlight HP's efforts to deliver a simple and compelling entertainment experience while also addressing the copyright protection crucial to the success of the digital media market. They also are in keeping with HP's three key principles for solutions that respect digital rights management: ensure great consumer experiences drive the evolution of the market, build and deliver reasonable content protection solutions, and respect intellectual property and copyright.
"From creation to consumption, HP has deep experience and insight in the technology used to produce and distribute digital music, movies, TV and photographs," said Vikki Pachera, vice president, Global Alliances and Business Development, HP. "The three initiatives announced today extend our leadership in the digital entertainment market to provide a powerfully simple, compelling and affordable experience that is supported by a fair business model for content creators See content provider. ."
HP has joined the Content Management Licensing Authority (CMLA CMLA Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association
CMLA Content Management License Administrator
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CMLA Cable Monitoring and Life Assessment ) as a founding Member Contributor in order to support industry-wide adoption of mobile handsets and other devices that deploy Open Mobile Alliance's Digital Rights Management (DRM (1) (Digital Radio Mondiale) A digital audio broadcasting (DAB) system for AM radio in Europe. See HD Radio.
(2) (Digital Rights M ) version 2.0 technical specification.
The CMLA will address critical digital content delivery concerns by creating a licensing and compliance entity that implements the specification. This entity will provide the necessary keys and certificates to licensed device manufacturers and service providers and enable interoperability between participants.
The CMLA also will facilitate open participation in the Open Mobile Alliance DRM environment by defining standard agreements among service providers, content providers and device manufacturers. Members of CMLA include companies such as Intel, Nokia, Panasonic and Samsung.