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DRM Solution From AuthenTec Secures E-Book Solution

AuthenTec : 21 July, 2010  (Company News)
AuthenTec and Atos Origin have collaborated on a project for Far EasTone Telecommunications to provide Digital Rights Management on e-book clients
AuthenTec and Atos Origin have delivered a secure e-book solution for Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), a major Taiwanese mobile operator. The e-book digital rights management (DRM) solution was launched commercially by Far EasTone earlier this month for e-book clients using notebook and netbook PCs, and a broad range of mobile phones to download copyrighted book content. AuthenTec is the only vendor providing an open standard client-side and server-side DRM solution, combining ease-of-use with multi-platform support for e-book users and carriers offering e-book/e-reader services.

Yankee Group expects the global market for e-readers, which includes e-books like the Kindle or Nook, to top $1.2 billion in 2010, and forecasts total e-reader sales to reach $3.7 billion in 2013. Yankee Group's forecast does not include tablet PCs such as Apple's iPad - also offering e-book capabilities - which achieved 3 million unit shipments in its first 80 days of availability.

Atos and FET selected AuthenTec's DRM Fusion Agent to provide service and content protection on FET's new e-book service. The secure e-book solution delivered by AuthenTec and Atos Origin uses an open standards-based Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology, Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) DRM 2.0, to protect content and enable multiple business models including download-to-own, monthly subscriptions, and annual subscriptions. The OMA DRM version 2.O standard allows operators and content providers to use new distribution models facilitating widespread use of mobile technology for a variety of applications. Unlike existing DRM approaches which rely on proprietary technology owned by a single vendor, OMA DRM 2.0 is an open standards-based solution that benefits members of the e-book ecosystem, offering:

* A wide range of compatible e-book platform choices for consumers
* Expanded client service offerings for mobile operators
* Content protection assurance and multiple e-book service provider options for publishers

"We are delighted to launch our new mobile e-book service to help meet the strong demand from our subscribers," said Richard Liao, Information Technology Director at Far EasTone Telecommunications. "Atos Origin and AuthenTec delivered a secure e-book DRM solution on time and on budget that addresses our requirements for high-availability, flexibility and interoperability with the broad range of client platforms on our network."

"AuthenTec's OMA DRM 2.0 offering is a key component in FET's e-book solution, meeting the requirements of clients and publishers," said Sin Chen, Vice President of Managed Operations/Technology Services at Atos Origin. "AuthenTec is the only vendor capable of providing open standards-based DRM for both the server and client sides, and we expect FET's new client offering to set a new standard for e-book services launched by mobile operators."

"Atos Origin was an ideal partner for AuthenTec in the FET e-book solution - their highly-skilled service professionals complement our unique DRM product offering. We believe open DRM is essential to the future of e-books as publishers try to learn from the challenges that online delivery has brought to markets like music. FET is a pioneer among mobile operators in the e-book market and should be recognized for its entrepreneurial thinking," said Simon Blake-Wilson, Vice President for AuthenTec's Embedded Security Solutions.

AuthenTec's DRM Fusion family is part of the Company's TrueProtect offerings and is the industry's only complete portfolio of standards-based client and server-side DRM security solutions to license, protect, and monetize digital entertainment content and services. AuthenTec's DRM offering includes downloadable client applications for a broad selection of platforms, including Android, iPhone, and PC. When built directly into existing digital content service platforms and handsets, AuthenTec's portfolio of client- and server-side security solutions enables mobile operators and service providers to effectively and securely bring new features and services to market quickly.
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