DRM stands for Digital Rights Management (rough translation: digital content copyright management) is a series of access control technologies intended to limit infringement of the owner of copyrighted digital content.

In which cases is DRM applicable?

DRM has been applied in many aspects of life, from documents, videos, music and e-books, to proprietary business information, database subscriptions and software. Their creators use DRM not only to prevent unauthorized copying but also to prevent people from changing/editing them.

Here are a few examples.

The Apple iTunes Music Store uses DRM to limit the number of devices that can play music. Music files also contain purchase and activity history data. Or Apple’s IBook is protected by Apple’s FairPlay technology, which requires the iBook reader to be read by Apple devices.

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Microsoft users must agree to the terms of use and enter the “key” distributed by the company to install Windows or Office software. Furthermore, their DRM technology called PlayReady is used to make the distribution of audio/video content over the network more secure, helping to prevent unauthorized use.

A wide range of businesses uses DRM to protect documents from partners or employees. They help documents be distributed only to certain people and limit usability. This helps prevent files from being changed, stored, copied, or printed.

Which businesses need DRM

Any company needs to protect digital copyright: the most basic is the content posted on the website, blog…

However, depending on the problem’s level, it affects your company’s business.

For example, for content companies (Netflix, Spotify…) without DRM, how many users will spend money to buy a monthly subscription?

Some of the areas that are in dire need of DRM are companies dealing in online education, entertainment (music, movies…), books… because it directly affects revenue.

DRM technology at Thudo Multimedia

SigmaDRM was born to provide digital content providers with a copyright protection solution that fully complies with the security requirements of the world’s leading content producers and film studios; as well as reduces the risk of online content piracy.
In addition to applications in the field of copyright protection in the field of television and cinema. The copyright protection solution is also identified as the foundation for the development of the electronic publishing industry (e-book), transmission security for Security Cameras (IP Camera), as well as content protection in sending. and receive electronic mail (e-mail).

SigmaDRM is the first product of Vietnam to be tested by Cartesian (Cartesian is an organization specializing in the verification of security products in the world). This is also the first digital content copyright protection solution in Southeast Asia, the 6th solution in Asia to be successfully tested, and also puts Vietnam on the list of 20 countries with DRM solutions worldwide. bridge. With the certification by Cartesian, SigmaDRM is confident to be a Vietnamese product that can compete with DRM solutions of other organizations around the world, and bring the need for copyright protection closer to content providers. both in terms of quality and cost.
Sigma DRM is currently being used to protect TV content belonging to the K+, Box, VTVcab channel groups as well as Hollywood movie content on the VTVcab ON TV application.

Product features:

  • The system will issue licenses based on each content and each individual user. Multiple users viewing the same content will be assigned different licenses.
  • The system is suitable for 2 current types of digital content, LIVE and VOD.
  • The server system is deployed on the Cloud and the system’s availability is high.
  • Support HDCP, Rotation Key.
  • Supports most of these popular platforms: Android, iOS, Web, WebOS, Tizen.
  • Simple integration with pre-built Sdk system for platforms.
  • Integrated support for today’s popular transcode systems: Wowza, ffmpeg…
  • Security for each user.
  • CMS system:
    • Simple system configuration.
    • Easy-to-use statistics.