SDMI Membership Passes 200The Secure Digital Music Initiative recently announced that its participant list now includes more than 200 companies and organizations. The coalition, founded to develop a voluntary, open framework for playing, storing and distributing digital music in protected form, is reaching the end of its Phase II screening technology. For information, visit www.sdmi.org.
Upcoming EventsThis month marks the debut of the first annual Bandwidth Conference and Shindig. The event, which focuses on music and the Web, will be held in San Francisco, August 17-19. Panels and other activities will explore the interaction between the traditional music and online music industries. Get more information at www.bandwidthconfer ence.com.
Want to take your business online? Check out the upcoming Internet Commerce Expo, taking place September 11-14 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. More than 175 exhibitors and 50 sessions will showcase the newest technologies and services for e-commerce. Visit www.iceexpo.com for details.
The Interactive Music Xpo, now in its second year, is an interactive music conference and exposition focusing on the use of technology in the creation, production, promotion and distribution of music. IMX will take place october 3-4 in Los Angeles at the L.A. Convention Center. Visit www.imusicxpo.com for program and registration information.