Microsoft launches 'PlayReady' DRM system

by admin February 12, 2007 at 12:29 pm

Microsoft has launched a new digital rights management system that will allow users to use commercial content on multiple different devices for a single fee.

Microsoft PlayReady was unveiled at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. It will allow users to share protected pieces of content between mobile phones, PCs and other devices.

Chadd Knowlton, general manager for content access and protection at Microsoft, explained that PlayReady is based on a system of virtual environments called Domains. Users can register multiple devices within their Domain.

Read more: ZDNet UK