Rights Management in Architectures for Distributed Multimedia Content Applications

  • Jaime Delgado
  • Víctor Torres
  • Silvia Llorente
  • Eva Rodríguez
Chapter

Abstract

There are several initiatives working in the definition and implementation of distributed architectures that enable the development of distributed multimedia applications on top of them, while offering Digital Rights Management (DRM) features. In this chapter, the main features of the MPEG Extensible Middleware (MXM) (ISO/IEC, http://mxm.wg11.sc29.org, 2010) and the new Advanced IPTV terminal (AIT) (ISO/IEC, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC29/WG11 N11230, 2010), which together will form a future second edition of the MXM standard (renamed to Multimedia Service Platform Technologies) are presented. On the other hand, the DMAG’s (Distributed Multimedia Applications Group (DMAG), http://dmag.ac.upc.edu, 2010) Multimedia Information Protection and Management System (MIPAMS) (Torres et al., Springer, Heidelberg, 2006) is also presented, highlighting the common ground and differences between MIPAMS and the standards. A set of usage scenarios is also proposed to show how MIPAMS enables the development of applications, on top of it, which deal with the needs of content creators, distributors and consumers according to different business models.

Keywords

Digital Rights Management Business Scenarios Standardisation Content Management Architectures Multimedia Applications 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Part of this work has been co-funded by the Spanish administration: Multimedia Content Management Life Cycle (MCM-LC) project (TEC2008-06692-C02-01) and Musiteca project (TSI-020501-2008-117); by the European Commission: AXMEDIS (IST-2004-511299); by the Catalan administration: CulturaLive; and by the company NetPortedItems, S.L.: IPOS.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaime Delgado
    • 1
  • Víctor Torres
    • 1
  • Silvia Llorente
    • 1
  • Eva Rodríguez
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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