Sony DADC's audio copy control solution key2audioXS™ now supports Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM) for secure PC-Playback.
As a result of the contract, Sony DADC will be able to offer music publishers the creation of 'second sessions' using Windows Media files for PC-playback on key2audioXS™ protected discs. Sony DADC builds this 'second session' by using the Microsoft Windows Media Data Session Toolkit, which enables secure high-quality Windows Media content to be played back on the PC. Also available is a customised player for PC spin and play which is directly located on the key2audioXS™ protected disc. Therefore, content publishers may provide their consumers the DRM solutions which suits their customers best. key2audioXS™ with Windows Media DRM platform, disc mastering and replication are available at authorised CD manufacturing plants for worldwide releases.
key2audioXS™ forms a system for the secure delivery of exclusive content, such as a Secure Web Link, bonus tracks, lyrics and artist information. At the same time customers can rely on protection of their original in the well-known Sony DADC quality.
key2audioXS™ was developed within the Sony DADC network and is a member of Sony DADC's family of copy control solutions for CD-ROM, CD-Audio, DVD-ROM and DVD-Video (SecuROM™ , ARccOS™ ). Sony DADC has protected over 200m CDs and DVDs worldwide. The Digital Rights Management Platform OpenMG is a feature developed and offered exclusively by Sony.