Beijing, November 20, 2013 — PPTV (formerly PPLive), one of China’s leading online video players and Intertrust® Technologies Corporation announced today that they have entered into an agreement for PPTV to use Intertrust’s ExpressPlay™ service in PPTV’s popular video-on-demand services.
ExpressPlay will provide digital rights management capabilities for PPTV’s high performance, scalable, and cost-effective video distribution platform to efficiently deliver premium video content with Hollywood-approved DRM technology.
ExpressPlay is a globally deployed integrated content protection solution for protecting entertainment and media content including video, audio, ebooks and games. Built around open standards copy protection technology, Marlin DRM, ExpressPlay adds world-class software tamper resistance and hosted services in an easy-to-use “one-stop” solution. The Marlin technology has been adopted worldwide and is currently integrated into hundreds of millions of consumer electronics and mobile products.
“Expressplay provides an end-to-end, multi-platform DRM solution that will not only meet our needs today, but will also help us to expand our market both inside China and globally,” said Kun Zhang, Vice President of Corporate Development of PPTV. “Intertrust is the leader of DRM technology and trusted by Hollywood and other global content owners. Working with Intertrust will enable us to bring more Hollywood premium content to Chinese Internet users.” “PPTV is the online video service market leader in China and we are proud to be their long term partner and DRM solution,provider,” said Kenny Huang, general manager Greater China for Intertrust. “We look forward to working with PPTV to continue providing top quality copyright videos to the Chinese Internet community.”
PPLive Corporation (PPTV) is a leading online video service provider in China offering featured television shows, sports, entertainments, news and other popular video contents. Based on the online video cloud platform PPCloud™, PPTV is accessible from a variety of platforms including PC website and its client software, mobile phones, tablets, and smart TV or set-up boxes.
PPTV owns over 100 patents in P2P video technologies and established nearly 300 internet data centers across the country, built PPCloud Internet video cloud platform and PPBIP great intelligent data system, launched independent hardware products—PPBOX, an internet set-up box and PPLink, a multi-screen interactive product, and gradually increased its investment in film, television and sports content and products. For more information, please visit: www.pptv.com.
About Intertrust Technologies Corporation
Intertrust invents, develops, and delivers technologies for trusted computing among leading global corporations from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers, to enterprise software platform companies. Intertrust and its subsidiaries are also developing new trust services for vertical markets related to consumer privacy, Internet processing of DNA data, and smart grids. Intertrust actively creates and invests in ventures that extend its market vision. Portfolio companies include Personagraph Corporation, Nest Labs, SyncTV Corporation, Kiora™, and Marinexplore.
Intertrust is also committed to driving open standards, and is one of the founders of Marlin DRM. Marlin is the Digital Rights Management (DRM) solution for YouView in the UK, Italy’s Tivù and many IPTV services in Japan, and is currently the fastest growing DRM technology in China. Intertrust’s Marlin ExpressPlay solution is rapidly growing for distributing video, audio, and ebook content, and Intertrust’s Seacert subsidiary is the world’s leading digital certificate authority for Marlin. Founded in 1990 on a revolutionary vision to bring trust to operating systems and open networks, Intertrust is based in Silicon Valley, with regional offices in London and Beijing. The Company has a legacy of invention, and its fundamental contributions in the areas of computer security and digital trust are globally recognized. Intertrust holds hundreds of patents that are key to Internet security, trust, and privacy management components of operating systems, trusted mobile code and networked operating environments, web services, and cloud computing. For more information, visit us at: www.intertrust.com or follow us at: twitter.com/intertrusttech or linkedin.com/company/intertrust.
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