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Roku OS 8.1 Launch Update

by Christopher Levy on Jul 10, 2018 10:07:09 AM

In this episode we take a look at the recent DRM updates in Roku OS 8.1 for WIdevine and PlayReady DRMs and what this means for OTT operators around the world deploying on Roku and Roku TV.

EPIX Launches 4K Content

by Christopher Levy on Jun 5, 2018 8:53:22 AM

In this episode of The DRM Blog, we discuss the recent EPIX 4K Apple TV launch and how you can deploy your video using FairPlay for 4K on the Apple TV.
Recently, our friends at published the 2018 edition of their annual report “Global Media Formats.” In this year’s report they included data from BuyDRM which was provided to add additional visibility into the DRM Marketplace.
In 2014, a DRM module from BuyDRM was introduced as part of the Wowza Streaming Engine (WSE). Today the market has modernized to the point where all three consumer DRMs are in play. The KeyOS MultiPack Wowza Module can be used in your WSE setup to protect your assets with these DRM technologies.

Google Widevine DRM Update

by Christopher Levy on Apr 30, 2018 10:50:09 AM

Google's Widevine DRM is driving a massive uptake in Android and Android TV Deployments. Get the DRM Blog Widevine DRM Market Update here.

HEVC DRM Market Update

by Christopher Levy on Apr 26, 2018 10:12:08 AM

Since time eternal, the streaming industry has toiled with and extolled the virtues of CODECs and their key enablement of the entire digital video experience. Now comes the latest candy in the increasingly large bowl, H.265 (MPEG-H Part 2) or as it’s more commonly known. HEVC.

Apple FairPlay DRM Update

by Christopher Levy on Apr 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM

In this first installment of the DRM Blog videos, we will take a look at the Apple FairPlay DRM market update.
In this post we hope to give a public explanation of the fees one can expect to incur when deploying DRM services and solutions. One of our top questions that we see on a weekly basis is “why aren’t your prices posted on your website”?
FuboTV partnered up with online streaming solutions provider Bitmovin and leading Digital Rights Management (DRM) provider BuyDRM in order to take their online service to the next level.
In one of our previous posts we wrote about how studio content becomes more and more accessible in cases when the Internet is either limited or is not available at all. Aircraft, busses, trains, cruise-ships and other crafts have become your own private cinema where you and your loved ones can enjoy your favorite movie during the long trip.