announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company a new United States Patent (U.S. Patent Number 7,925,973). The invention relates to many aspects of online publishing and distribution of digital media, such as styleable player experiences, rights management, affiliate syndication, advertising policies and analytics.
Brightcove inventors named on the patent are Bob Mason, chief technology officer and Jeremy Allaire, chairman and chief executive officer.
With the issuance of the new patent, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Brightcove’s efforts relating to many fundamental elements of an online video platform, the software category that Brightcove has pioneered since its founding in 2005. More than 3,000 customers in more than 50 countries rely on the Brightcove online video platform to distribute and monetize video across PCs, smartphones, tablets, and connected TVs.
In addition to this patent, Brightcove continues to bolster its portfolio of intellectual property with other patent-pending innovations currently under review or in process.