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Webinars

Maximize efficiencies & minimize costs in your OTT workflow

Maximize efficiencies & minimize costs in your OTT workflow

5 Oct 2021 • 58 minutes • English

Is the cloud – with its lower total cost of ownership, faster response times, quicker time to market, and reduced delivery costs – the answer? Whether you’ve moved to the cloud, are thinking of making the leap, or need to keep an on-prem or hybrid approach, this panel will help you find the improvements you need to make.

James Hynard
James Hynard
Sales Manager
castLabs
Vinay K Gupta
Vinay K Gupta
Principal Solution Architect,
OTT Media & Broadcast
ITV
Magnus Svensson
Magnus Svensson
Media Solution Specialist
Eyevinn Technology

Interview with Alec Henthorne about the airline industry and DRMtoday Onboard

Interview with Alec Henthorne about the airline industry and DRMtoday Onboard

1 Oct 2021 • 16 minutes • English

This interview covers topics including: the upcoming release of DRMtoday Onboard version 3, the future of in-flight entertainment, sustainability, and challenges airlines currently face.

Alec Henthorne
Alec Henthorne
Solutions Architect
castLabs

Lowering content protection costs with castLabs and Google’s Widevine CAS

Lowering content protection costs with castLabs and Google’s Widevine CAS

12 May 2021 • 55 minutes • Spanish

A critical aspect of digital PayTV operation is a CAS deployment for content protection. But implementation typically adds significant expense to operator’s total CAPEX costs. A new approach has emerged thanks to cloud-based Widevine CAS technology developed by Google and optimized with our DRMtoday solution. Discover the surprising benefits of switching from conventional CAS to Widevine CAS.

Raul Antillon
Raul Antillon
Sales Manager LATAM
castLabs
Guillermo Martinez
Guillermo Martinez
Strategic Partner Development
Android TV, Google
Ryan Lewis
Ryan Lewis
Business Development
Widevine, Google

Gateway to VOD – Integrating different payment methods and a DRM solution

Gateway to VOD: Integrating different payment methods and a DRM solution

5 May 2021 • 35 minutes • English

Together with our partner Kinow we discuss a project for LaCinetek to evolve their VOD streaming and monetization infrastructure including platform management, payment methods, as well as DRM for content secure and user licensing.

Gerard Maulino
Gerard Maulino
Solutions Architect
castLabs
Sibyl Imbeaux
Sibyl Imbeaux
Account Manager
Kinow

Secure video delivery: Your guide to profitable streaming

Secure video delivery: Your guide to profitable streaming

28 Apr 2021 • 15 minutes • English

What do you need to consider to protect your content? With the growing number of connected streaming devices, operating and scaling a DRM system can be challenging. In this technology showcase we share how to achieve reliable, secure, and profitable video delivery for online and offline scenarios.

Gerard Maulino
Gerard Maulino
Solutions Architect
castLabs

Seamless Hybrid Experiences On Android TV

Seamless hybrid experiences on Android TV

24 Mar 2021 • 45 minutes • English

Next-generation entertainment services are hybrid and make content accessible like never before. But how do you achieve a truly seamless experience when switching between OTT and broadcast signal? Gain a future outlook including how player and UI integrations solve challenges, making the viewer experience as seamless as possible, as well as achieving frame accuracy, low latency, and low buffer times.

Thasso
Thasso Griebel
Technical Lead Players
castLabs
Stefan
Stefan Blickensdoerfer
CTO
3SS

Protect your valuable video assets across OTT platforms

Protect your valuable video assets across OTT platforms

4 Nov 2020 • 9 minutes • English

Learn how to quickly launch monetized services and adopt all leading DRM systems at once without worrying about how to meet those content owner security requirements.

Joyce Lin
Joyce Lin
Global Sales Management
castLabs

Take your content security to the next level – Forensic Watermarking with Video Toolkit

Take your content security to the next level – Forensic Watermarking with Video Toolkit

22 Jul 2020 • 44 minutes • English

Learn about Video Toolkit, our fast and powerful cloud-service for VOD content preparation workflows, and how we enable forensic watermarking with our technology partner ContentArmor.

Christian
Christian Hartelt
Solutions Architect
castLabs
Gwenaël
Gwenaël Doërr
CTO
ContentArmor

Deep dive into PRESTOplay for Web Apps version 6

Deep dive into PRESTOplay for Web Apps version 6

5 May 2020 • 1 hour • English

We’ve released version 6 of PRESTOplay for Web Apps for more flexibility and better playback experiences across browsers, smart TVs, desktops, and Universal Windows Platform. Learn about the new version’s features and customization possibilities.

Thasso
Thasso Griebel
Technical Lead Players
castLabs

Assessing the importance of offline playback and its metrics

Assessing the importance of offline playback and its metrics

22 Jan 2018 • 40 minutes • English

Improving playback experiences usually involves conversation about online playback, but what about those watching offline? Their experience matters, and more than you might think. In this webinar we focus on offline playback and opportunities for measuring QoE.

Thasso
Thasso Griebel
Technical Lead Players
castLabs
Marc
Marc Maycas
VP Product Solutions
NPAW

Improving playback QoE through analytics & business intelligence tools

Improving playback QoE through analytics & business intelligence tools

25 Oct 2016 • 1 hour • English

Reliable video playback experiences are seen increasingly as a top priority for streaming service providers. Buffering, poor video quality, or a lack of player functionality can negatively affect QoE and turn viewers away. In this webinar, we demonstrate how the combination of robust player software, analytics, and business intelligence tools can deliver ideal streaming experiences for viewers.

Thasso
Thasso Griebel
Technical Lead Players
castLabs
Alberto
Alberto Gómez
VP Product
NPAW

Case studies

MUBI

Safe video delivery on multiple platforms using DRMtoday with pre-integrated PRESTOplay player SDKs

Service: VOD Region: Worldwide Topics: DRM, Players, OTT

MUBI was looking for a way to protect their video content and distribute it on multiple devices in over 190 countries. Find out how our DRMtoday and PRESTOplay solutions supported MUBI in growing the delivery of DRM licenses to over 3.6 million licenses per month in 2021.


Bonnier Broadcasting

How castLabs implemented DRM licensing without disrupting existing VOD infrastructure

Service: VOD Region: Europe Topics: DRM, OTT

Swedish company Bonnier Broadcasting, the parent company for TV4 and C More, needed to switch from their previous DRM licensing provider to our DRMtoday service for reliable scalability.


Pantaflix

castLabs’ VOD technologies power Pantaflix service

Service: PPV VOD Region: Worldwide Topics: DRM, players, video processing, OTT

Pantaflix is a streaming service where people living abroad can watch their favourite movies and TV shows in their own language from their home country along with titles direct from filmmakers and major studios such as Warner Bros and Disney.


Get

Get TV secures live & VOD content with DRMtoday

Service: Cable, SVOD Region: Europe Topics: DRM, OTT

One of Norway’s largest cable-TV and broadband operators, Get AS connects its audience with a vast library of VOD movies and live broadcast channels through in-browser playback and apps for Android, iOS, and Apple TV.

Solution briefs

Secure cloud content

Secure content in a cloud-based video workflow

Partner solution brief with AWS Elemental Topics: DRM, AWS Media Services, live, VOD

Our DRMtoday licensing service together with AWS Media Services allow OTT, IPTV, and digital media providers to easily offer turnkey content protection for on-demand and live video workflows.

Open source

Stream downloader

DOWNstream for Electron

Our Electron framework plugin allows encrypted MPEG-DASH streams to be safely downloaded and stored locally on a user’s Windows or macOS computer for video playback.