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 licensing solution lets OTT businesses quickly launch monetized services without worrying about how to meet content owner security requirements. Rapidly adopt all video streaming DRM systems at once so you can focus on getting to market.

Google Widevine
Microsoft PlayReady
Apple FairPlay Streaming
Huawei WisePlay
Cut time and money

Save on security

Operating DRM in-house can be costly and complicated. We’ve taken care of the hard work with ready-to-use licensing saving you time and money.

Leading DRM licensing

Leading licensing

DRMtoday provides powerful online multi-DRM cloud content licensing for both large and small organizations worldwide.

Scalable DRM

Seriously scalable

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

Delivering
BILLIONS
of licenses each month
Reaching
MILLIONS
of devices a day
Exceeding
THOUSANDS
of licenses a second

HBO Europe
Brightcove
M6
Crunchyroll
Hutchison Drei
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

More than multi-DRM

We add access control on top of licensing for an extra monetization treat. Using these DRMtoday features can also help you simplify multi-CDN setups and become CDN agnostic.

Geoblocking

Authorize service only in desired locations.

Concurrent stream limiting

Enable ‘limited device number’ business models.

Stream takedown

Stop streams and block DRM requests from users you identify as pirates.

Widevine CAS for Android TV set-top boxes

Broadcasters can take advantage of Widevine CAS licensing as well to secure hybrid PayTV STB services at low-cost.

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

Meet strict content owner security conditions to deliver premium video.

Multi-key & hardware DRM

DRMtoday can enforce studio requirements for HD and UHD/HDR content through multi-key management and limiting stream qualities to a device’s security level.

DRM solution experts

Our expert assistance accelerates studio security checks and simplifies tech challenges like HDCP.

Global DRM

A global license delivery network

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

Fast stream start

License in the fast lane

Audiences expect instant playback. Our speedy network, along with some castLabs magic, minimizes key delivery time 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.

Cartesian's Farncombe Security Audit for DRMtoday

Super secure

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

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
Quortex
Fastly
Scalstrm

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 Global 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
Advanced licensing
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
WisePlay hardware-DRM
Including detection and filtering
Yes
Widevine Verified Media Path (VMP) Yes
Yes
Key rotation Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Authentication methods
Callback authentication Yes
Upfront token authentication Yes
Access control
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Device filtering
By model, manufacturer, or unique ID
Yes
Output protection control
HDCP level enforcement
Yes
DRM security & more
Yes
Microsoft PlayReady Yes
Apple FairPlay Streaming Yes
Huawei WisePlay Yes
CMLA-OMA On request for legacy devices
ClearKey HLS (AES-128) Optional
Widevine CAS
Conditional access system (CAS) for Android TV
Optional
Playback use-cases
VOD Yes
Live Yes
Offline
Persistent sessions
Yes
Stream ABR video formats CMAF, MPEG-DASH, HLS, Smooth Streaming
Real-time WebRTC Yes
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)
SPEKE versions 1 & 2
Yes
Customer support
Customer support portal Yes
24/7 support available (Gold SLA) Yes
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