Rights Locker is a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) for defining and managing entitlements to digital assets. As a whole Rights Locker consists of three sets of APIs and Ooyala services.
|Backlot API||Backlot REST API||
|Rights Locker API||Rights Locker API Reference||
|Player Authorization API||Player Authorization API for Player V3||
Using Rights Locker has three parts:
- With Backlot API methods (documented in the Backlot API Reference), create assets (videos), labels, and publishing rules. (The Backlot UI can also be used.)
- With the Rights Locker API described here, combine the predefined assets, labels, and publishing rules to create and group entitlements for individual users.
- With the player, verify the authorization to entitlements at playback and when required issue licenses or other credentials for Digital Rights Management (DRM) systems. In the majority of cases, authorization simply occurs, without any programming.