Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Boxee, Widevine team up for ultimate online video viewing experience
Widevine, a provider of digital entertainment solutions, and Boxee, provider of software that enables viewers to watch movies, TV shows and video from the Internet on a TV, are collaborating to make Widevine’s adaptive streaming, virtual DVD controls and DRM technologies available in CE devices containing Boxee's software platform. The Boxee platform is designed to give consumers a truly connected digital entertainment experience to enjoy movies, TV shows, music, photos and streaming content from websites. As a result of this integration, Boxee customers will be able to access more high-quality, secure content than ever before.
The Widevine platform is deployed by major Internet content services and large cable, satellite and telecommunication companies launching over-the-top and “TV everywhere” strategies. The company’s software platform optimizes the entertainment experience for content delivered over any network to any device. The solution is natively supported in nearly all major brands and types of network-connected consumer electronics including TV, Blu-ray players, mobile devices, gaming systems and more.