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DRM Firmware Adopted by Mobile Linux Stack

Nov 07, 2008, 17:05 (0 Talkback[s])

"In February, Discretex demonstrated its DRM Client on Qt Extended (then known as Qtopia). Now, the DRM stack will apparently be available to handset vendors such as Panasonic, NEC, Esteemo, Sharp, and others that have lined up behind Access's LiMO-compliant Access Linux Platform (ALP).

"The Discretix Client reportedly implements two standards for DRM on embedded devices. Maintained by the 4C-Entity organization, formed in 1999 by IBM, Intel, Panasonic, and Toshiba, the standards include:

"* Content Protection for Recordable Media (CPRM)
* Content Protection for Pre-recorded Media (CPPM)"

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