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Christopher Levy

Recent Posts

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 Encoding.com 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.

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.

Onboard DRM Goes Offline

by Christopher Levy on Jan 22, 2018 11:02:00 AM

Protecting premium content with DRM in offline scenarios such as deployments on airplanes, busses, trains and crusies ships, can pose numerous challenges.
In part 6 of our series “Creating DRM Workflows”, we take a look at a variety of considerations around finalizing your DRM deployment.
Didn't make it to IBC in Amsterdam this year? Don't worry, we're going to share with you some DRM related news released during this year's show.
Much to the chagrin of the EFF and FSF, the Web moves forward with DRM in the browser. This is an update to the saga of DRM for HTML5 using EME.