Cloud-based OTT content protection with global streaming footprint and proven scalability
ExpressPlay DRM is an integrated and cloud-based media monetization service for OTT streaming operators and content distributors. The service supports all major DRMs including Apple FairPlay Streaming, Google Widevine, Microsoft PlayReady, Adobe Primetime, and the open-standard Marlin DRM.
ExpressPlay DRM scales to protect millions of concurrent global viewers for major live events with a cost-effective solution featuring geo-redundancy and automatic fail-over options. This ensures the lowest service latency wherever subscribers are located.
ExpressPlay DRM Offline is a multi-DRM platform that is designed to protect content delivery and playback in offline environments.
The cloud-based ExpressPlay multi-DRM service is optimized for content owners and distributors streaming live and VOD content, offering the broadest device compatibility in a fragmented OTT universe. The global content protection service meets UHD 4K licensing requirements for live and premium VOD services with scalability proven in the world’s largest OTT streaming deployments.
The ExpressPlay multi-DRM service is backed by the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure with regional redundancy and fail-over options. Our proven solution scales to any operational requirement, enabling low-latency live streaming delivery globally.
ExpressPlay DRM supports all major DRMs, operating systems and adaptive bitrate protocols. Its comprehensive compatibility allows services to be delivered securely to all kinds of client devices: smart TVs, Win/Mac browsers, Android and iOS devices, and STBs.
ExpressPlay DRM fulfills the requirements of MovieLabs’ Enhanced Content Protection specification. As the DRM technology pioneer, Intertrust has earned the trust of the world’s premier studios, facilitating licensing of UHD 4K, live, and premium VOD content.
ExpressPlay Binary SDK for Android
Co-founded by Intertrust, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, and Sony in 2005, Marlin is a consumer electronics and mobile friendly technology, compatible with popular OS, platforms, codecs, file formats, and delivery systems. Marlin supports various content distribution models like download, streaming, multicast, and broadcast.
Intertrust and select partners of complementary products and services offer joint solutions to address the many challenges OTT operators and content distributors face. Operators can reduce cost and risk while speeding time-to-market by choosing among our pre-integrated solutions.
One stop multi-CDN, multi-DRM service
OTT operators face a fragmentation of codecs and formats, ABR protocols and DRMs, resulting in complex and costly workflows. Fastly and Intertrust provide a one-stop multi-CDN and multi-DRM solution, combining Fastly’s on-the-fly packaging with the ExpressPlay multi-DRM service. Download the joint solution brief.
Secure content packaging with ExpressPlay DRM and AWS Media Services
Today sees intense competition in the online video provider marketplace, and demands for high-performance OTT services similar to broadcasting. In partnership with AWS Media Services we satisfy OTT operator requirements for live and on-demand streaming services in a cost-effective and robust manner. Download the joint solution brief.
Protect digital trading
LINE Corp. (Japan) will use ExpressPlay DRM service to protect its new VVID® entertainment digital trading card platform. The VVID platform allows fans to purchase or trade digital cards featuring their favorite content. These cards highlight characters, artists, models, scenes, etc., from the worlds of anime, television, movies, fashion, and more.
Advanced OTT streaming security challenges
Buy versus build options for a multi-DRM solution
Reduced total cost of ownership (TCO)
CMAF and streamlined packaging workflow
How to get started with ExpressPlay DRM
ExpressPlay Anti-Piracy and Watermarking
The service incorporates content protection functionality that includes web piracy monitoring and legal enforcement for linear, live event and VOD content. Choice of client-side or server-side watermark insertion.
Comprehensive Anti-Piracy Service
Web monitoring and legal enforcement for linear, live and VOD content
Advanced Subscriber ID (ASiD) client-composited watermarking
Fast payload extraction to identify live content redistribution culprits
Server-side watermarking option
On-the-fly forensic watermark insertion in encoded and encrypted content
Cloud-based service for protecting broadcast content leveraging open-standard Marlin DRM. Pay-TV operators and broadcasters deliver premium/UHD content directly to smart TVs without STBs or external security hardware thereby reducing TCO.
Leveraging industry standards
Compatible with DVB, HbbTV, and open-standard Marlin DRM
No STBs or external security hardware required
XCA client pre-integration in chipsets and smart TVs reduces TCO
Client embedded in Sony, HiSense and Vestel smart TVs (150+ brands)
ExpressPlay DRM Offline
Multi-DRM platform featuring the studio trusted and open-standard Marlin DRM along with Google Widevine Modular and Apple FairPlay Streaming. It is designed to secure content delivery and playback in offline environments.
Open-standard Marlin DRM plus Google Widevine and Apple FPS
Secure download and offline playback
Ideal for travel and hospitality applications with limited internet access
Compatible with Kiora content delivery platform
Enables turnkey end-to-end solution for premium entertainment