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Wowza, BuyDRM Producing ‘PlayReady’ Content Solution

The partnership enables Wowza customers to obtain and deliver premium content with an expanded choice of studio-approved digital rights management options.
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Wowza Media Systems, a media server software company, and BuyDRM, a digital media “rights management solutions” (DRM) company, have integrated the Wowza Media Server 3 with the BuyDRM KeyOS Smooth DRM Platform to deliver “PlayReady”-protected premium content solutions though the integration of.

The partnership enables Wowza customers to obtain and deliver premium content with an expanded choice of studio-approved digital rights management options, Wowza says in a written statement. The solution supports a PlayReady encryption key exchange between the KeyOS Smooth DRM Service and Wowza Media Server 3 software equipped with the Wowza DRM AddOn. Live or on-demand video is encrypted on the fly in Wowza Media Server 3 and delivered for protected playback to any devices supporting the PlayReady content access protection technology from Microsoft.

“The BuyDRM KeyOS Smooth DRM Platform integration gives our customers an easy-to-deploy premium protection solution,” said Dave Stubenvoll, Wowza Media Systems’ CEO and co-founder. “We're excited to expand the Wowza DRM ecosystem with BuyDRM, a proven DRM services provider known for its digital rights leadership.”

“BuyDRM continues to expand customer choices by partnering with industry leaders such as Wowza Media Systems,” said Christopher Levy, BuyDRM’s CEO and founder. “Wowza Media Server 3’s built-in support for the KeyOS Smooth DRM Platform gives customers the assurance of studio-tested-and-approved PlayReady protection and the robust media delivery for which Wowza is known.”

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