Axinom DRM Introduction
Axinom DRM is a scalable, robust, and globally distributed set of services. These services enable customers to securely manage content encryption keys and protect media with the world’s leading DRM technologies.
The main components of Axinom DRM are:
Axinom DRM perfectly integrates with Axinom Encoding and other Axinom Mosaic services to cover the whole chain, from content acquisition to playback. All Axinom components can be used together for an integrated scenario. However, they can also be used individually and can integrate with components from other vendors using industry standards.
Axinom DRM License Service issues DRM Licenses to end-user devices requesting playback of video streams. It supports all major DRM technologies, including:
Read more: Axinom DRM License Service
Axinom DRM Key Service provides encryption keys (Content Keys) to packagers to encrypt media assets during the preparation stage.
For integration with 3rd party Packaging/Encryption software, it supports a variety of protocols for the exchange of generated keys. Currently supported products/protocols include:
Axinom Encoding is a video ingestion and processing service. It allows to easily create video-on-demand (VoD) content from various source video formats. The service combines strong security and powerful transcoding capabilities wrapped into a simple HTTP based API.
The core features of Axinom Encoding are:
Support for many source video, audio, and subtitles formats
Codecs: H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), AAC
Packaging: DASH, HLS, and CMAF for adaptive streaming
Ability to acquire and publish files from/to many different storage types, such as FTPS, Amazon S3, or Azure Blob Storage
DRM protection using Google Widevine, Apple FairPlay, and Microsoft PlayReady
Direct integration with Axinom DRM Key Service
Axinom Encoding integrates seamlessly with Axinom DRM. However, thanks to support of industry standards (such as CPIX), it can be used together with any other DRM supplier.
Read more: Axinom Encoding Overview.
Axinom DRM integrates well with all major players, both in browsers and on mobile devices. Axinom can provide, depending on the player, integration instructions, code samples or reference implementations. The following players are supported (and this is by no means a complete list):
Read more about the players from the respective players section in the Portal.