Conax Hardened PlayReady
Protect OTT revenues with proven content security

The Conax Hardened PlayReady will handle all communication between the streaming server and the native player safely and securely. It is built according to Conax’ strict security requirements, and fully conforms to Microsoft’s Compliance and Robustness rules as well as the additional security requirements from the major Hollywood studios and other content providers. By utilizing advanced security technologies such as obfuscation, key smearing, variability, renewability, secure storage, secure time, optimized cryptography and more, Conax has increased the security level of this OTT client to the high standards that Conax has become known for.

Using the Conax Hardened PlayReady SDK the operator can easily provide an OTT app with a world-class security solution and protect both revenue and content. The services supported in the SDK for Conax Hardened PlayReady needed to offer a true “anytime, anywhere, any device” experience to the end users, include:

  • VOD
  • OTT Live TV
  • Catch-up TV
  • nPVR

End-to-end security
The SDK for Conax Hardened PlayReady is pre-integrated with Conax Contego. This means a shorter time to market for those operations running on a Conax Contego, saving you development costs and enabling you to earn revenues quickly.
Conax Hardened PlayReady will handle:

  • all security processing
  • certificate, royalty and license handling
  • stream decryption
  • fulfillment of content rights
  • player functionality including multi audio and subtitles support (Android)

Freedom of choice with secure OTT apps for a wide range of devices
The SDK for Conax Secure Clients can be used to create secure OTT apps for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) and for most Android-based smartphones and tablets, as well as for hybrid STBs. For iOS the client utilizes the native media player. For Android, the client includes an integrated hardened media player with all the necessary playback functions supported. With this player integrated, the Conax Hardened PlayReady client supports all Android from version 2.3 and up.

Securing content, sustaining magic
For operators who want to provide multiscreen solutions, Conax provides the future-oriented security solutions and expertise necessary to deliver the combined OTT scenario of broadcast, broadband, and multiple connected devices. With this in mind, the operator can focus on their core business – providing the best user experience for the customers – without having to worry about the security needs