Both Live and on-demand HLS streaming now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Eugene, OR – March 27, 2011 — GravityLab Multimedia, the world’s most cost effective and most reliable content delivery network (CDN), today announced full support for HTTP live and on-demand streaming to the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Today’s announcement includes full support for Apple’s new iOS, keeping GravityLab poised to meet surging market demand for streaming to millions of Apple iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad.
“It’s important for us to make HTTP streaming to iOS as simple to deploy as possible for a wide spectrum of users, from technical web developers to non-technical users.” Said JD Hauger, director of Media Services.
Whether streaming audio or video, live events, or sending secure on-demand content with encryption and streaming server authentication, the parity between of Apple and GravityLab Multimedia means anyone, anywhere can deliver efficient, high quality video to every Apple portable devices.
GravityLab’s iOS 4 support includes http dynamic stream technology, which is supported by the media player built into Apple iOS 4. Http dynamic streaming selection lets an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch automatically switch between different bit rates depending on the device’s current connection speed. By switching bit rates as needed as network conditions change, Your audience and video stream is far more likely be a clear and buffer free viewing experience, whether connecting through AT&T’s EDGE, 3G, Verizon or Wi-Fi.
GravityLab Multimedia’s streaming customers can now deliver video streaming to all Apple iOS devices in or outside of apps. We continue to stream optimized video and delivering video to some of the world’s most popular consumer devices is very appealing. The fact that we do this from a global CDN brings significant competitive advantages for our clients. GravityLab uses transparent caching and geoIP to balance and automatically route users to the streaming server and datacenter fastest and closest to them. Geo routing and and worldwide distribution ensures that Apple iOS devices receive a clear, uninterrupted experience, free of the usual issues related to network congestion or long distances between viewers and streaming video content servers.
HTTP Live streaming for Apple devices is available to GravityLab clients for both live and on-demand content. To learn more, visit, contact us today.
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