Epubsys takes initiative to launch internet digital rights management service ——Aim to crack the hard issue of e-book market development.
This service use the DRM system that individually developed by Epubsys, taking more than 2 years, and it is the first digital rights management service that operates as a third party, and is provided via internet.
Mr Yuming Zheng, as Chief Technology Officer of Epubsys, and leader of the iDRM development, said,” that content providers how to sell e-books securely and mobile readers how to be accessible to purchase and read original version of e-books is one of our wish, and iDRM service is an important aspect for this. Therefore, aim to promote the rapid development of e-book market, also without compromising security of the content, iDRM fully balances the needs of upstream and downstream customers, and launch the internet digital management service as a pioneer.“
“This service includes three parts, first, as iDRM service center for registered examination, certificate management and digital asset management; second, as iDRM content platform interface for e-book distribution platform; third, as iDRM client interface for reading terminal. “Mr Yuming Zheng introduced.
iDRM service center is operated and maintained by Epubsys, any network platform that intends to distribute e-books has access to DRM service fast via iDRM content platform interface, and safely distributes their e-books to the hands of readers from different platforms and different systems. Besides, any reading terminal manufacture can also support the reading of iDRM-protected e-books via iDRM client interface, so readers can purchase and read e-books from different distributors.
At the same time, iDRM service provides verification of the distribution data, so through the independent third party, all parties can transparently know results of e-books sales.
Compared to other e-book encryption system in Chinese market, Epubsys iDRM fully reflects the direction of ebook DRM. It makes specific optimization based on ePub format, encrypting chapters one by one, and the use of high-strength 256-bit encryption make it possible for maximum protection of the e-book contents. Besides, via encryption, the service is bundled with users’ social ID, which not only ensure the readers’ convenience, but also gain additional social protection and tracking via ID. In addition, the interface provided by iDRM makes distribution platform and reading terminal easy for low-cost and rapid integration.
“IDRM is not only a set of encryption service system, but also an important platform to connect all parties from upstream and downstream in e-book market,” said Mr Xiaoyun, Zheng, General Manager of Epubsys,”by means of secure, credible, independent, and open service of iDRM, we hope to re-build trust among all parties in e-book market, and form a collaborative, well-operated new ecology. Technology and platform are just the basis of iDRM, we also have relevant and supporting service to ensure all parties the all-win situation.
It is reported that Epubsys already reached cooperation agreement with some e-book distribution platforms, and they will sell their e-books under the protection of iDRM. At the same time, Epubsys is also developing cooperation with reading software developers, such as iOS, Android, readers can use these reading software to read iDRM-protected e-books in the near future.
To the iDRM cloud service launched by Epubsys, the insiders said, the e-book industry itself is an ecology that needs full collaboration from all parties, the reason that Chinese e-book market has not been able to be fully developed is the lack of connection system to build mutual trust. Epubsys takes internet digital rights management service as the breakthrough point, via independent third-party business model, is expected to create a new market environment different from foreign model, for the development of domestic e-book industry.
Epubsys (epubsys.com) was established in the early of 2009, as a technology-oriented company, it is based on the newest mobile Internet Technologies, and focuses on the innovation of MEBRS. As a digital reading platform, using its service of goods, collaborating with upstream and downstream industries of digital reading，Epubsys commits itself to shaping an all-win reading ecology system in open and cooperative way. So that at any time, at any place, by various reading software on any device, readers can access and read kinds of contents, including those you save in personal cloudstudy, those you buy from cloud-bookstore, those you share from your friends.
Now, Epubsys provides five services, as follows, iDRM （Epubsys ePub DRM Service), cloudBookstore Solution, eBrochure Distribute platform, personal cloudStudy and SocialReadingHub.