DRMtoday: Digital rights management service

Let’s face it, digital rights management (DRM) can get downright complicated. With numerous technologies in use, protecting your valuable video assets across over the top (OTT) platforms isn’t always straightforward.

That’s where we come in. Our specialty is curing your digital rights pain points.

DRMtoday license delivery network

Meet our cloud DRM service: DRMtoday

Our DRMtoday licensing solution lets OTT businesses quickly launch monetized services without worrying about how to meet those content owner security requirements.

Rapidly adopt all leading DRM systems at once so you can focus on getting to market.

Google Widevine
Microsoft PlayReady
Apple FairPlay Streaming
Cut time and money

Save on security

Operating DRM in-house is a costly and complicated drain on resources. We’ve taken care of the hard work with ready-to-use licensing saving you time and money.

Content monetization

Cash-in on your content

Multi-DRM enables streaming video business models including SVOD, TVOD, AVOD, and PPV.

Scalable DRM

Seriously scalable

Expecting your audience numbers to explode? Our flexible online DRM licensing automatically scales to meet any growth as your service becomes more popular.

Our DRMtoday service provides best-of-breed content licensing for clients worldwide.

Delivering
BILLIONS
of licenses each year
Reaching
MILLIONS
of devices a day
Exceeding
THOUSANDS
of licenses a second
Ellation
HBO Europe
M6
Brightcove
Bonnier Broadcasing
Vimeo

We’ve mastered studio compliance for you

We’ve gathered a deep understanding of studio compliance by working with DRM protection since 2007.
You gain a top-notch team of security specialists serving your solution.

Studio recognized protection

Our DRM systems meet strict content owner security requirements letting you deliver premium video online.

Hardware DRM

Managing hardware protection is essential for HD, UHD, and HDR. DRMtoday can enforce studio requirements by only allowing stream qualities that meet a device’s security level.

DRM solution experts

With our expert assistance we’ll help you complete security checks to accelerate turnaround time when obtaining studio media.

Global DRM

A global license delivery network

We’ve designed a powerful and highly available autoscaling server structure across multiple AWS regions worldwide to avoid outages with exceptional fault-tolerant redundancy.

Fast stream start

License in the fast lane

Viewers expect instant playback. Our speedy network, along with castLabs magic, minimizes key delivery time wherever your customers are to help them enjoy video sooner.

Solutions for all screens

Different devices and platforms support different security technologies. DRMtoday gives protected content maximum reach allowing your full audience to watch their way.

Tablets and phones
Android & iOS/iPadOS
Desktops
Windows & Mac
Smart TVs and casting
TVs & casting
Set-top boxes
Set-top boxes
HTML5 browsers
Browsers
Consoles
Game consoles
Easy API

Simple setup

Get up and running fast with our straightforward API. Just one integration gives you multi-DRM access.

Dashboard management

Easy dashboard

Our user-friendly frontend lets you manage and monitor licensing activity including sub-brands for media groups.

Reseller management

Reselling support

Want to resell DRMtoday? Easy. Our dashboard also lets you oversee your own clients.

Farncombe security audit for DRMtoday

Super secure

DRMtoday has received the Farncombe Security Audit mark from Cartesian’s extensive review of our service.

More than multi-DRM

Hybrid PayTV service

Broadcasters can also take advantage of our Widevine CAS licensing to secure PayTV STB services at low-cost.

Added control

We layer access control features on top of licensing for an extra monetization treat.

  • Geoblocking: authorize service only in desired locations
  • Concurrent stream limiting: enable ‘limited device number’ business models

Compatible with leading technologies

Packaging partners

We’ve partnered with popular streaming providers to simplify workflows with smooth key ingestion.

AWS Elemental
Wowza Media Systems
Unified Streaming Platform
Azure Media Services
Edgeware
Harmonic
Norigin Media
Imagine Communications
Anevia
Appear TV
Broadpeak
Qvest Media
Quortex

Video player convenience

DRMtoday is naturally integrated with our range of smart PRESTOplay playback SDKs. But it also works with third-party solutions (if that’s the way you want to go of course).

Shaka Player

Dash.js

JW Player

Bitmovin

THEOplayer

VisualOn

…and more!

Let’s get technical

License delivery network
Server infrastructure Multi-region AWS servers
Highly scalable Yes
Fault-tolerant & high global availability
Multiple instances per region for added redundancy
Yes
Low-latency licensing
Fast stream start times
Yes
Rapid world-wide key synchronization Yes
Service integration method Single API for all DRMs
Authentication methods
Callback authentication Yes
Upfront token authentication Yes
Access control
Yes
Yes
Device filtering
By model, manufacturer, or unique ID
Yes
Output protection control
HDCP level enforcement
Yes
Yes
Advanced security
Hardware-security licensing
In Trusted Execution Environments (TEE)
Yes
Widevine Level 1 hardware-DRM
Including detection and filtering
Yes
PlayReady SL3000 hardware-DRM
Including detection and filtering
Yes
Widevine Verified Media Path (VMP) Yes
Yes
Key rotation Yes
Yes
Widevine CAS
Conditional access system (CAS) for Android TV
Optional
DRM security
Widevine (Modular) Yes
PlayReady Yes
FairPlay Streaming Yes
Widevine (Classic) Yes
CMLA-OMA On request for legacy devices
Yes
Yes
Playback use-cases
VOD Yes
Live Yes
Offline
Persistent sessions
Yes
Stream ABR video formats CMAF, MPEG-DASH, HLS, Smooth Streaming
Online dashboard
Configure ingest, delivery, and authentication behavior Yes
Yes
Delivery logs and reporting
Including user device type
Yes
Extensive documentation
With reference code for ingest and license delivery authorization
Yes
Configuration API
Examples: license delivery, user accounts
Yes
Reporting API
Examples: download delivery log, monthly summaries
Yes
Key ingestion Yes
Reseller support and client management Yes
Ingest API compatibility
Universal key ingest
Server & client side key generation
Yes
Widevine Common Encryption Yes
Yes
AWS SPEKE (Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange) Yes
Customer support
Customer support portal Yes
24/7 support available (Gold SLA) Yes
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