New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
BuyDRM and Cinedigm (NASDAQ:CIDM) today announced their commercial agreement whereby Cinedigm is deploying secure, high-quality major studio content using BuyDRM's KeyOS MultiKey Service. Cinedigm has successfully launched two subscription-based services in CONtv and Dove Channel, as well as ad supported Docurama. Offering a complete OTT solution including SVOD and AVOD to deliver premium studio content, Cinedigm depends on BuyDRM's MultiKey Service to support encryption and license delivery for their premium content playback.
As part of the KeyOS Multi-DRM Platform, the MultiKey Service supports the industry-leading DRMs, such as Microsoft PlayReady, Google Widevine and Apple FairPlay, which power the widest variety of premium content for consumers. The KeyOS MultiKey Service is approved for the delivery of standard definition and high definition premium studio content to desktops, devices, consoles and streaming appliances.
BuyDRM has pioneered DRM as a Service (DaaS), providing highly available DRM technologies available through easy to deploy, secure APIs. Using a variety of common programming languages, the KeyOS Platform enables major studios, content licensees and OTT operators to quickly deploy studio-approved DRM within their existing content workflow.
Tony Huidor, Vice President of Product & Digital
Operations for Cinedigm remarked, "BuyDRM's KeyOS MultiKey Platform has allowed us to take our service to the next level by allowing us to distribute major Hollywood studio content to most connected devices. Their KeyOS Multi-DRM platform helped us provide the security level expected from the major studios in order to secure distribution rights to their film content."
BuyDRM CEO & Founder, Christopher
Levy, shared his excitement about the relationship with Cinedigm by saying, "Tony and the folks at Cinedigm have been wonderful to work with and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship. They are making a big splash in the OTT space, and we expect that CONtv and Dove Channel will continue their growth with the assistance of our KeyOS MultiKey Service."
BuyDRM™ is a leading provider of Digital
Rights Management and Content Security Services for the media, entertainment, enterprise, and transportation industries with customers spanning the globe. With 15 years of market-leading experience implementing commercial DRM solutions and media technologies, BuyDRM has amassed substantial success stories for many of today's largest brands.
OTT and IPTV operators, television networks, movie studios, cable MSO's, telcos, and premium content distributors use the BuyDRM award-winning KeyOS Multi-DRM Platform to provide robust content security for their IP video offerings to a variety of connected devices. BuyDRM customers include BBC Worldwide and BBC iPlayer, NBC Universal, Sony Pictures
Entertainment Television Networks, Sony Crackle, Warner Brothers, HBO GO Latin America, HBO Connect, Microsoft, By Deluxe, Vubiquity, Philo, ShowMax, AMC Networks, and Lufthansa Industry
Cinedigm is a leading independent content distributor in the United States, with direct relationships with thousands of digital platforms and retail storefronts, including iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Wal-Mart and Target, as well as the national Video on Demand platform on cable television. Cinedigm has a distribution library of over 60,000 film and TV episodes.
Additionally, given Cinedigm's infrastructure, technology, content and distribution expertise, the company has rapidly become a leader in the quickly evolving over-the-top digital network business. Cinedigm's first channel, DOCURAMA, launched in May 2014, and is currently available on iOS, Roku, Xbox and Samsung, with additional platforms currently being rolled out. Cinedigm launched CONtv, a Comic Con branded channel, on March 3, 2015. The Company's third OTT channel, DOVE CHANNEL, launched on September
15, 2015 and is a digital streaming subscription service targeted to families and kids seeking high quality and family friendly content approved by Dove Foundation. Combined, the three streaming channels currently provide more than 5,500 hours of content to viewers across more than 3 million app downloads.