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Protect Software, GmbH, Dortmund. Germany, has unveiled LiveDigitalCopy(TM), a new system that allows content owners to add dynamic format transcoding to their Video-DVDs. Unlike traditional "digital copy" solutions based on pre-encoded files on a separate DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
 in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc

Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology.
, LiveDigitalCopy(TM) performs a "managed copy" by dynamically transcoding the actual DVD content and transferring it to a wide variety of devices.

By using dynamic content transcoding it is possible to optimize the video and audio quality to the capabilities of the selected target device which leads to a significant increase of quality while avoiding incompatibilities.

The patented LiveDigitalCopy process currently supports PCs, Macs, Portable Media Players (WMV (Windows Media Video) A family of digital video compression technologies from Microsoft based on MPEG-4. Version 9 of the WMV codec was released to the SMPTE organization and became the SMPTE 421M standard, otherwise known as VC-1 (see VC-1). ), iPod, iPhone, Windows Mobile-based phones (WMV), video-capable cell phones (3GP) and Sony PlayStation Sony Playstation - Playstation  Portable.

LiveDigitalCopy(TM) works with standard CSS-protected DVDs, and content owners can optionally apply rights management to the target devices and limit the number of allowed copies.

"LiveDigitalCopy enables Movie Studios to create real added value Added value in financial analysis of shares is to be distinguished from value added. Used as a measure of shareholder value, calculated using the formula:

Added Value = Sales - Purchases - Labour Costs - Capital Costs
 for their customers. Legitimate users can watch the DVDs whenever and wherever they want -- even without a DVD Player A stand-alone device that plays DVDs. It contains a DVD drive and the electronics to decode the digital video. The device may play only manufactured DVDs, or it may be able to play DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW discs. DVD players are cabled to a TV or home theater system for display. . And at the same time there is no cost for an additional DVD to carry the pre-encoded digital files," said Volkmar Breitfeld, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Protect Software GmbH.

LiveDigitalCopy is available as of now and does not require any changes in the original Video-DVD. It supports multiple audio languages and subtitles as well as fullscreen and widescreen content. More information is available at

About Protect Software

Protect Software GmbH, based in Dortmund, Germany, is one of the world-leading companies for secure distribution of software, video and data. Protect Software offers solutions for CD/DVD copy protection CD/DVD copy protection is a set of copy protection mechanisms that prevent users from copying compact discs (CDs) or DVDs. These mechanisms vary widely and include DRM, CD-checks, Dummy Files, illegal table of contents, over-sizing or over-burning the CD, physical errors, bad  as well as secure online distribution from providing core security against cracking to complete platform services for online distribution. Protect Software's customers include leading software companies as well as most Hollywood movie studios.

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Publication:CD Computing News
Date:Mar 1, 2009

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