PlayReady for Microsoft End Points
Microsoft PlayReady is a proven technology suite that enables Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox and a wide range of consumer electronics to consume high value protected
content such as recently released movies and streaming music. There are a variety of options to choose from when it comes to developing clients with Windows end points.
Microsoft PlayReady Client SDK for Windows 8.1 Store Apps
The Microsoft PlayReady Client SDK for Windows 8.1 Store apps allows Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1
application developers to utilize Microsoft PlayReady content access technology for protecting digital
content from unauthorized usage. This benefits consumers by enabling them to consume higher value
content from media studios, such as recent release movies and streaming music. PlayReady enables the
secure distribution of multimedia content by enforcing the content access rights based on rules chosen
by the content provider.
PlayReady sample app for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 Store apps.
Microsoft PlayReady via EME in Internet Explorer
With Encrypted Media Extensions
there is now a standards based way to leverage a DRM from within a browser.
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 supports EME in combination with Microsoft PlayReady DRM.
Microsoft PlayReady via EME for 3rd party browser vendors
Windows 8.1 has added PlayReady DRM at a platform level and provides access via Media Foundation APIs. These APIs enable other browser vendors to add PlayReady support.
Silverlight Player for PC and Mac
Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, Desktop and mobile applications for both online or offline scenarios.