Microsoft PlayReady DRM

We’ve partnered with Microsoft® PlayReady® to provide licensing for their studio-trusted digital rights management (DRM) solution to enable protected video playback across a large array of platforms and devices.

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PlayReady is an industry leading media protection technology used to protect digital video assets for secure delivery and playback. It plays an essential part in a number of our OTT products and services:

  • Our multid-DRM technology delivers PlayReady licenses to multi-screen streaming providers, and their customers, worldwide.
  • PlayReady is a central component for many of our PRESTOplay video player SDKs.
  • Our Video Toolkit content processing service encrypts VOD file-sets for secure playback using Common Encryption supported DRM systems such as PlayReady.

Supported Encryption

Our DRMtoday service features PlayReady version 4 to support both AESCTR and AESCBC encryption modes. This allows you to unlock the potential of Common Encryption (CENC) by streaming a single protected file-set across multiple devices. Our service also supports the PlayReady SL3000 security level for hardware protection.

Supported Content

ABR streaming video formats that can be used with PlayReady include MPEG-DASH, CMAF, HLS, and Smooth Streaming.

Supported Platforms

As a Microsoft technology, PlayReady is used with Microsoft products and services, but also many third-party devices. Examples of popular platforms featuring support include:

  • Microsoft Edge browser
  • Chromecast
  • Android TV
  • Silverlight
  • Internet Explorer 11 browser
    (on Windows 8.1+)
  • Xbox One / 360
  • PlayStation 4
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Roku
  • Smart TVs
    (Example: Samsung & LG)
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