MediaKeyMessageEvent

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The MediaKeyMessageEvent interface of the EncryptedMediaExtensions API contains the content and related data when the content decryption module generates a message for the session.

Constructor

MediaKeyMessageEvent()
Creates a new instance of MediaKeyMessageEvent.

Properties

Inherits properties from its parent, Event.

MediaKeyMessageEvent.message Read only
Returns an ArrayBuffer with a message from the content decryption module. Messages vary by key system.
MediaKeyMessageEvent.messageType Read only
Indicates the type of message. May be one of license-requestlicense-renewallicense-renewal, or individualization-request.

Methods

Inherits methods from its parent, Event.

Examples

// TBD

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Encrypted Media Extensions
The definition of 'MediaKeyMessageEvent' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support YesFirefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
MediaKeyMessageEvent() constructor
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support YesFirefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
message
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support 13Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0
messageType
Experimental
Chrome Full support 42Edge Full support 13Firefox ? IE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 42Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 4.0

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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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Contributors to this page: fscholz, jpmedley, libbymc, Sebastianz, grillllii, kscarfone
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