DUBLIN, May 28, 2019 — The “Digital Rights Management (DRM): Global Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

This report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report analyzes the worldwide markets in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Segments:

  • Media & Entertainment DRM
  • Enterprise DRM
  • Software DRM

The report profiles 56 companies including many key and niche players, such as:

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated (USA)
  • ArtistScope (Canada)
  • Axinom (Europe)
  • BuyDRM, Inc. (USA)
  • Conax AS (Norway)
  • Digital Content Protection LLC (DCP) (USA)
  • DivX LLC (USA)
  • FileOpen Systems Inc. (USA)
  • Google LLC (USA)
  • Haihaisoft (China)
  • IBM Corp. (USA)
  • INSIDE Secure (France)
  • InterTrust Technologies Corp. (USA)
  • LockLizard Limited (UK)
  • Microsoft Corporation (USA)
  • OpenText Corp. (Canada)
  • Oracle Corporation (USA)
  • SAP SE (Germany)
  • SEAL Systems Inc. (USA)
  • Vaultize Technologies (USA)
  • Verance Corporation (USA)
  • VITRIUM (Canada)
  • Vobile Inc. (USA)
  • YANGAROO Inc. (Canada)

Key Topics Covered


The Opportunity for Content Monetization Remains Large as the Internet Continues to Grow & Expand
Development and Proliferation of Internet Infrastructure and Technologies: The Foundation for the Emergence of Technology Protection Measures (TPM)
The Ever-Present Threat of Piracy: The Cornerstone for the Growth & Continued Sustenance of the DRM Technology
Surging Smartphone Sales & Increase in Piracy Via Smartphones Drives Demand for Mobile DRM
The Rise of Web DRM Triggers an Uprise Decrying the Loss of Internet Freedom
Multi-DRM Grows in Prominence on the Back of Consumer Demand for Device Flexibility
DRM for Streaming Services Grows in Demand in Parallel to the Rise in Streaming Service Subscribers
Workforce Mobility & Rise of BYOD Drives the Criticality of Enterprise DRM
The Unprecedented Rise of Cloud Computing Spurs the Use of Cloud-Based DRM Services
Digital Watermarking & Fingerprinting Rise in Prominence as Supplementary Add-On Technologies to DRM
High Bandwidth Digital Content Protection Grows in Popularity Under the Aegis of DRM
Plug & Play DRM Loses Favor Amid the Ballooning Revenue Opportunity in the Digital Content Services Market
User Privacy Infringement: A Key Challenge Posed by DRM
Software Piracy & the Ensuing Losses Drives Demand for Software DRM Tools
Strong Growth in Application Development: The Cornerstone for Software DRM Demand
Improvements in DRM Interoperability to Drive Effective Content Delivery
Market Outlook

Definition & Overview
DRM – Next-Gen Security Tool for Right Balance
First and Second Generation DRMs
DRM Concepts
DRM as Exclusion and Versioning Tools
Objective of DRM
DRM System
Management of Digital Rights
Digital Rights Enforcement
DRM Approach
DRM Language
Layers' of Rights
DRM and Inter-operability
DRM and Licensing
Re-Formatting of Content & Rights
Data Management
Condition Evaluation
Dynamical State Evaluation
DRM Process
DRM Process Flow
An Archetypal DRM Model
DRM Operating System
Development and Limitations of DRM
Challenges in DRM Implementation
Availability of Multiple Sources for Online Content
Lack of Common Consensus on Content Piracy Aspects
Lack of Common Standards
Conflict of Interest
Encouragement for Virtual Content Distribution
Ambiguity in Clarification on the Right to Private Copying
Difficulty in Achieving Interoperability
Concerns About Battery Life of DRM Enabled Devices
Architecture of DRM
Functional Architecture
DRM Framework and Modules
Intellectual Property (IP) Asset Creation and Capture Module
IP Asset Management Model Module
IP Asset Usage Module
Repository Functions
Trading Functions
Information Architecture
Core Entities of DRM model
Advantages of Information Architecture
Open DRM Framework
Characteristics of DRM
Security and Copyright Protection
Technologies for Copyright Protection
Signatures and Digital Watermarking
DRM – Key Capabilities
Persistent Content Protection
Linking Business Rights with a Valid Content
Rights Licensing
Access and Usage Limit Restrictions
Remote Control of Content
Clear Demarcation Between Consumption and Distribution
Other Capabilities
Role of DRM
Wider Access
Choice and Flexibility
DRM Perspectives
Technical DRM Perspective
Legal DRM Perspective
Social DRM Perspective
Copyrights and DRM Technologies
DRM Technology Overview
Digital Distribution & Technologies for Protection Against Illegal Copying
Technical Protection Measures for Physical and Virtual Goods
Access Control
DRM Vs Access Control and Technical Protection Measures
Digital Watermarking
DRM Systems Become Stringent
Implications of DRM on User Privacy
Working Solutions for DRM
DRM Benefits
Easy and Safe Distribution of Digital Content
Protection Against Unauthorized File Sharing and Usage
Protection Against Piracy in P2P Networks
Benefits of DRM Technologies for Music Industry
Other Benefits
OPA Administration: A New Approach to Manage Rights in DRM
Laws Pertaining to DRM
Wipo Copyright Treaty – WCT
Digital Millennium Copyright Act – DMCA
Major DRM Application Areas
Media & Entertainment DRM – An Overview
Digital Media
DRM and Conditional Access
DRM on the Rise in Digital Media Industry
Content Protection & Digital Rights Management in IPTV/Broadband Services
Scope of DRM in New Entertainment Models
Developments in Digital Media DRM
Challenges for Digital Media DRM
Music Industry
Music Industry Marches Towards Online-Music Distribution
Scope of DRM in Music Industry
Effects of DRM on Music Industry
Lost Opportunity
Growing Lobby for DRM-Free Music
Industry's Preference for CDs
Lack of Interoperability
Presence of Anti-DRM Software
Despite Odds, DRM Does Well
DRM in Music Industry – Way Forward
Mobile Industry
Importance of DRM for Mobile Content
Mobile Industry's Focus on Content Services to Boost Mobile DRM
Content – An Important Revenue Source for Mobile Industry
Mobile DRM – Opportunities
DRM in Mobile – Benefits
Controlled Access
Other Benefits
Open Mobile Alliance (OMA)
DRM Scenarios in Mobile Industry
Separate Delivery
Combined Delivery
Forward Lock
Presence of Multiple Networks
Absence of a Reliable DRM Framework
Enterprise DRM – An Overview
Digital Policy Management
Interoperable and Dynamic Security
Essentials of an Effective Enterprise DRM
Persistent Protection
Inter-company Transactions
Platform Shifting
Format Shifting
Transfer of Rights
Allow Changes to Access and Usage Rights after Distribution
Integration with Existing Applications
Tracking Usage of DRM Works
Offline Usage
Easy Verification
Easy Identification
Enterprise DRM Systems in Market
Market Drivers for Enterprise DRM
Software DRM – Overview
Focus on Containing Software Piracy
Software – A Readymade Market for DRM
Illegal Software on the Rise
Anti-Piracy Solutions
Other DRM Applications
DRM Systems for e-books
Protection of Digital Data
Securing the Distribution of e-books
Protection Against Content Alteration
Provides Transaction Proof
Provision for Identification of Transaction Participants
DRM in Healthcare Industry
DRM in Education


4.1 Focus on Select Global Players

4.2 Product Launches/Innovations
Limelight Networks Adds Integrated DRM Solution to Video Delivery Services
Marlin DRM Announces a C&R Framework for Enhanced Content Protection for UHD Content
Ricoh Canada Releases New DRM and File Analysis & Migration ( FA&M) Solutions
Collab Launches CollabDRM Tool
IdeaNova Technologies Releases Inplay Instant
Vimond Launches Vimond Rights Manager
NextLabs Releases Enterprise Digital Rights Management for JT2Go
Turner's iStreamPlanet Launches Atlas DRM Service
Irdeto Launches Irdeto Rights with China DRM Support

4.3 Recent Industry Activity
Spherix to Acquire DatChat
BBC Worldwide Selects BuyDRM KeyOS Platform to Power the DRM on BBC Store
Dell Technologies Acquires EMC Corporation
Intertrust Technologies Adds NexGuard Watermarking Technology to its ExpressPlay DRM System


Total Companies Profiled: 56 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries – 58)

  • The United States (38)
  • Canada (5)
  • Europe (11)
    • France (2)
    • Germany (3)
    • The United Kingdom (2)
    • Rest of Europe (4)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)
  • Middle East (1)

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/j3loqi

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