Program Lets E-tailers Sell Music Downloads
Most of the offerings at www.releasenow.com are third-party distributions, however, Preview Systems is licensed by the San Carlos, CA, firm. ReleaseNow.com says e-tailers interested in adding music to their online stock would be ideal purchasers of the system; although, images and other documents are also offered at the site.
ReleaseNow.com signed technology-based deals with several software providers to build the system, which integrates security and digital rights management formats developed by well-known software firms such as Lucent Technologies, Microsoft Inc. and Intel Corp.
Price of the system was not disclosed.