Wowza DRM AddOn for Wowza Streaming Engine™ provides integration with multiple DRM key management systems, enabling on-the-fly DRM encryption for a variety of playback devices. The integration offers best-of-breed solutions to Wowza customers who need studio-approved security for delivery of premium content.
Wowza DRM AddOn provides simultaneous secure key exchange with multiple DRM platforms. Individual live or on-demand content is encrypted on-the-fly with Microsoft® PlayReady® or Verimatrix® VCAS™ for delivery via Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and Microsoft Smooth Streaming to viewers on a wide range of endpoints, including PCs and Macs, set-top boxes (STBs), smart TVs, game consoles, smartphones, and tablets. Wowza DRM AddOn can help you up-sell content for OTT premium services and cross-sell content for multi-device distribution.
Wowza DRM AddOn Compatibility with Third-Party DRM Key Management Services
Third-party DRM Key Management Service partners deliver DRM license keys to Wowza Streaming Engine™ during encryption and to the user’s device during playback:
- BuyDRM™ KeyOS™ provides Microsoft PlayReady protection for HLS and Smooth Streaming.
- EZDRM provides Microsoft PlayReady protection for Smooth Streaming.
- Verimatrix provides both VCAS and Microsoft PlayReady protection for HLS and Smooth Streaming.
Wowza DRM Encryption Methodology
- For live workflows, per-stream encryption is available with the ability to rotate keys.
- For on-demand workflows, per-asset and per-session encryption is available with the ability to rotate keys.
|Key Management Services||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Encryption Services||Microsoft® PlayReady®
|Microsoft® PlayReady®||Verimatrix® VCAS™
|Live Clients||BuyDRM™ HTML 5 Player and Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, iOS devices, Android devices, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs||Discretix SecurePlayer™ and Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, iOS devices, Android devices, Windows tablets and phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs.||ViewRight® Web for HLS and Smooth Streaming clients on PCs, Macs, iOS devices, Android devices, Windows phones, game consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs|
|On-Demand Clients||Same as Live Clients||Same as Live Clients||Same as Live Clients|
Wowza DRM is also compatible with Widevine and Marlin DRM platforms for MPEG-DASH content using Common Encryption (CENC). Leverage the Wowza DRM API to develop a module that handles the key exchange for real-time encryption between Wowza Streaming Engine and a specific Widevine or Marlin DRM provider.