Intertrust and its subsidiaries are developing new trusted computing services for vertical markets related to consumer privacy, Internet processing of DNA data, and smart grid. Intertrust actively invests in venture companies that extend its market vision. Portfolio companies include ExpressPlay, Personagraph, Kabuto, whiteCryption, Nest Labs, SyncTV, Kiora, and Planet OS.
Intertrust is committed to open standards and is one of the founders of Marlin DRM. Marlin is the Digital Rights Management (DRM) solution for YouView in the UK, Italy's TivuNet, and many IPTV services in Japan. Intertrust's ExpressPlay solution is rapidly growing in China and other regions, and Intertrust's Seacert subsidiary is the world's leading digital certificate authority for Marlin.
Founded in 1990 by inventor-entrepreneur Victor Shear, Intertrust is based in Silicon Valley, with regional offices in London and Beijing. The Company has a legacy of invention, and its fundamental contributions in the areas of computer security and digital trust are globally recognized.
Intertrust holds hundreds of patents that are key to DRM and the security, trust, and privacy management components of operating systems, trusted mobile code and networked operating environments, web services, and cloud computing.