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Acquired byGoogle
Price$160M
Date12/2010
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

Headquarters
901 Fifth Ave
Suite 3400
Seattle, WA, 98164
USA

People

Funding

TOTAL $66.3M
FUNDING TOTAL $66.3M
Venture Round, 9/2000
$11.5M
Series C, 10/2001
Rovi Corporation
$3M
Series A, 6/2003
Constellation Ventures
Pacesetter Capital Group
$7.8M
Venture Round, 2/2004
VantagePoint Capital Partners
$13M
Venture Round, 4/2006
Cisco
TELUS Ventures
$16M
Series C, 12/2009
EchoStar
Samsung Electronics
Liberty Global
$15M

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Widevine Technologies

Widevine offfers a multiplatform, multiformat DRM and video optimization solution that content owners, intenet video providers, retailers and video operators can use to deliver a branded, high quality entertainment offering to internet-connected entertainment platforms.

Provides video enterainment: -To any Device -To any Location -For any Usage Model -With Access Forever

Consumers get total access to their entertainment from you, precluding the requirement to modify consumer devices, storage platforms or DRM interoperability issues to get their content in the home or on the road.

Widevine enables you to provide customers all of their digital entertainment needs, for life. Manage, deliver and monetize a consumer’s total access to payTV, Internet digital media, music and more.

Recent Milestones

Videos

Screenshots

Widevine Technologies screenshot
Above: Widevine Technologies Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 6/6/09

Products

Widevine Adaptive Streaming

Websitewidevine.com/video_optimization....
StageLive
Launch DateJanuary, 2009

Widevine Cypher

Websitewidevine.com/drm.html
StageLive
Launch DateSeptember, 2000

Widevine Digital Media

Websitewidevine.com/enduring_entertainm...
StageLive
Launch DateSeptember, 2000

Sources

  1. Google Buys On Demand Video Service Widevine To Bolster Its Own TV Efforts (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Seattle PI (seattlepi.com) [edit]
  3. mobileinfo.com (mobileinfo.com) [edit]
  4. altassets (altassets.com) [edit]
  5. Highbeam (highbeam.com) [edit]
  6. Seattle PI (seattlepi.com) [edit]
  7. TechFlash (businessinsider.com) [edit]
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