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Welcome to CMLA

Content Management License Administrator (CMLA) is a trust authority enabling the protection and delivery of premium digital media. CMLA provides the industry developed Digital Rights Management (DRM) associated licensing system and associated security certificates that enable media protection solutions for client and service implementers. CMLA client deployments worldwide exceed one billion units. CMLA has been a dependable enabler since 2005 and is the first approved deployment ready content protection system for the UltraViolet™ service developed by the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE). CMLA example deployments include mobile broadcast streaming for major sporting events as well as music and movie download services.

Benefits for Content Providers

  • CMLA provides broad business model choices including global monetization opportunities
  • CMLA provides content and delivery service protection with well accepted compliance and robustness rules

Benefits for Service Providers

CMLA provides broad choice of business models

  • Delivery methods: broadcast, broadband, wireless or wired
  • Client categories: Mobile phones, tablets, laptops, PCs, set top boxes, CE devices, and applications
  • Domain-based usage models for greater consumer freedom

Benefits for Client and CE Manufacturers

  • CMLA provides standards-based content protection preserving implementer design freedom
  • CMLA provides a unified, well known and accepted compliance framework
  • CMLA provides access to Service Providers globally
  • CMLA provides access to industry content ecosystems such as UltraViolet™
  • CMLA is an economical content trust authority

Latest News

  • May 07, 2014

    CMLA adopter castLabs has introduced the first UVPlayer supporting the UltraViolet 1.1 specification. The Android player uses the Common File Format (CFF) standard for downloads, and supports 1080p HD playback with CMLA-OMA DRM for content security.

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  • January 09, 2014

    CMLA has updated the CMLA Technical Specification to Version 1.43-20131218. It is now available for download.
    The change in this version includes only:... more

  • February 15, 2013

    CMLA has now enabled over one billion client devices and applications worldwide. Since 2005, CMLA has provided reliable trust services supporting a wide variety of adopter products and content.

  • January 10, 2013

    CMLA provides UltraViolet™ Common File Format Beta phase support for UltraViolet™ Retailers, Download Service Providers and Client Implementers

  • October 30, 2012

    CMLA adopter castLabs has been selected as the reference Download Service Provider for the Ultraviolet™ ecosystem.

    Follow the story here.

  • August 17, 2012

    CMLA releases an update to the CMLA Technical Specification.

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