Industry Endorsers of XrML


Since the initial release of XrML in mid 2000, the XrML specification and schema have been downloaded by over 3,000 users.

The specification is being actively worked upon in the technical working groups within several key standards bodies:

MPEG-21: which includes companies such as IBM, Universal Music Group, NTT, Reuters, Microsoft, Intel, Philips, Panasonic as well as major content owner organizations such as the MPAA and the RIAA, as active participants.

OASIS: which includes companies such as Hewlett Packard, Verisign, Microsoft, IBM, Reuters, CommerceOne as active participants.

In addition, the following companies have publicly announced their active support and agreement to build products and/or services which are XrML compliant: Microsoft, OverDrive, Zinio Systems, DMDsecure, Integrated Management Concepts and Content Works.

When first released, XrML received the support of several leading technology providers, content owners, distributors and retailers who adhered to vision of interoperability as a prerequisite for the rapid growth of the digital content economy.

Adobe Systems
Audible Inc.
Content Works
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Integrated Management Concepts
Portal Software
Xerox Corp.
Zinio Systems
The Book Industry Study Group
Dushkin McGraw-Hill
Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Lightning Printing Inc.
RoweCom Inc.
St Martin's Press
Thomson Learning
Time Warner Trade Publishing












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