New Driver and Application Whitepapers Are Here

We’ve published two new WPD developer-centric whitepapers at the Microsoft WHDC website for WinHEC.    The first covers how to do WMDRM metering and license synchronization from a WPD application; the second describes how to port the existing WPD “Hello World” sample driver to communicate with a Parallax Basic Stamp II microcontroller to read temperature sensor data.   Both contain sample…


Working with WMDRM Protected Content using WPD

Setting up your WPD application to handle protected WMDRM content The WPD API supports the transfer and licensing operations for Windows Media Digital Rights Management (WMDRM) content. This MSDN article describes two additional properties that are required to enable your WPD application to transfer protected content.      Property Vartype Description WPD_CLIENT_WMDRM_APPLICATION_PRIVATE_KEY VT_VECTOR | VT_UI1 Specifies the application’s private key….