ALi Launches Hardware-assisted DRM Solution Integrating Microsoft's PlayReady Technologies
ALi Corporation, a leading Set-Top Box (STB) chipset solution provider, today announced a hardware-assisted DRM solution integrating Microsoft PlayReady Porting Kit 2.5 on ALi's M3733 platform.
The strategic collaboration between ALi and Microsoft PlayReady delivers a highly secure DRM solution utilizing a unique combination of hardware and software security for a revolutionary level
of protection not available in pure software solutions.
Symphony Teleca Announces Support for Microsoft® PlayReady® Interoperability, Expands Commitment to Connected Home Entertainment
Symphony Teleca Corporation, the global innovation and development services company, today announced that it has expanded its connected home entertainment portfolio to provide
Microsoft® PlayReady® content protection to media platform suppliers and device manufacturers. The company will be showcasing its latest connected home entertainment solutions
at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, January 6 – 9 in Las Vegas.
Digital TV Labs announces world's first HbbTV 2.0 test suite
Digital TV Labs is in the process of developing the world's first HbbTV 2.0 test suite which will include DVB DASH and Microsoft PlayReady DRM. It will ensure compliance with the technical specification outlined as part of the recently announced Freeview connected service, being developed by Digital UK.
Development of a Freeview-branded connected TV service
Freeview and Digital UK have announced plans to develop a new Freeview-branded connected TV service, designed to make the best of broadcast and internet-delivered television available free to everyone.
Freeview Connected Technical Summary
Canal Digital taps Xstream for iPad app for their Online TV service, Canal Digital Go
Canal Digital customers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland can now
see their favorite TV show and movies on their iPad with the recently launched Canal Digital GO iPad app, designed, developed and
Xstream. The app was quickly #1 in App Store Norway and #2 in App Store Sweden.
The app is available for all Canal Digital customers, over 900 000 customers in the Nordics, regardless of which decoder they have at home.
The Canal Digital GO iPad app gives customers a great content experience with a smooth and simple user experience. It provides Canal Digital's
customers with an extensive library of premium TV series and movies in addition to live TV and catch up. Furthermore the app comes with extra
features such as sorting and recommendation based on viewing history, making the TV viewing experience a more personalized and lean back
experience whenever and wherever they tune in.
U-Next selects INSIDE Secure Downloadable DRM Fusion to protect premium content running on Android and iOS devices
INSIDE Secure delivered U-NEXT a PlayReady based app solution, for the full range of iOS and Android devices, that allows
then to securely distribute premium video content to their legitimate customers. With this solution, U-NEXT has the assurance
to deploy a solution that meets the security requirements of movie studios and assure their revenue streams. INSIDE Secure
downloadable PlayReady solution is deployed over 80 commercial services since 5 years and serves more 80 millions premium
video consumers as of today.
Digisoft.tv's Irisp platform, delivery without limits with Microsoft PlayReady
Digisoft.tv's Iris platform for server, set-top box and mobile was chosen and successfully deployed at the core of Discover Digital's expansive VOD platform in South Africa.
PlayReady support is provided throughout Iris for content security and entitlement management for TVOD and SVOD.
In addition to OTT support, Digisoft delivered an innovative E-Rental offering, allowing consumers without high speed broadband to rent premium video titles using touch-screen
kiosks for playback at home from a USB drive. PlayReady’s proven viability in multiple content delivery scenarios and the flexibility provided by support for domains, download
and offline consumption led to PlayReady as the chosen solution for all delivery modes.
Axinom Announces the Second Generation of OTT Video for the Microsoft Cloud
Axinom announced the second generation of its OTT solution portfolio in the cloud providing protected, multiscreen, live and on-demand video streaming services for content owners,
aggregators, and distributors.
Microsoft Azure Media Services adds new cloud-first live streaming, content protection and indexing services
Microsoft Corp. announced new cloud-first media services, including HD-quality live streaming that supports today’s most popular devices and platforms, end-to-end content protection
capabilities, and a new service that simplifies the indexing of audio and video content and makes it easier to search.
Open Source Content Decryption Module now accessible
The Open Content Decryption Module (OCDM) is a Content Decryption Module (CDM) compliant to W3C Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) specification to be used with HTML5 based browser
environments. OCDM source code is now available on GitHub. The Open Source Content Decryption module has been developed by Fraunhofer FOKUS with the aim to be suitable and
interoperable for as many systems and providers as possible. The code is now accessible for everyone on GitHub. It is intended for OEMs, DRM providers, system integrators and
browser vendors looking to enable playback of premium video content via EME.
OCDM supports the Linux based Browsers and Platforms FAMIUM, Chromium, Opera, QtWebengine. Detailed information on how to build and run OCDM can be found on GitHub. The end-to-end
prototype implementation for early technology evaluation and interoperability testing FAMIUM already integrates OCDM and a CDMi Implementation supporting Microsoft PlayReady.
Read more on the www.fokus.fraunhofer.de website
Read more on the github.com website
Fraunhofer FOKUS and Opera demonstrate DRM interoperability at the 4th FOKUS Media Web Symposium, using Microsoft's open Content Decryption Module Interface specification
Fraunhofer FOKUS in partnership with Opera Software and Microsoft advances Digital Rights Management (DRM) interoperability and HTML5 for premium video delivery. The implementation by
Fraunhofer FOKUS integrates Microsoft's open Content Decryption Module Interface (CDMi) with Opera Devices SDK (Software Development Kit) 3.x series for Linux platforms, enabling the attachment
of the Microsoft PlayReady DRM platform component to the Opera Unified Video Architecture (UVA) on a set-top-box.
2 Key Partners announce Multiscreen Content Protection for LiveTV integration with PlayReady
On Premise and Cloud-based solution partners integrate PlayReady LiveTV capabilities to make broadcasting live protected content cost-effective, security-enhanced and scalable.
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