Archive for the ‘CDN’ Category

Why has Netflix’s Transition to 4k HEVC been so challenging so far

January 20, 2015 8:43 pm

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Netflix’s chief product officer, Neil Hunt, talks about Netflix’s switch to HEVC, or Ultra high definition, or 4K content, refers to the size of images in pixels in a stream. Full HD or 1080p content has images with 1920×1080 pixels while 4K has 4096×2160 px images.

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Why music fans need net neutrality

January 5, 2015 7:53 am

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Bands like Fugazi once warned of the influence of an industry principally controlled by “Five Corporations,” of a dystopian mass society where fewer and fewer voices speak to an ever larger and more passive audience. Now we’re down to just three major labels, and despite payola laws, those three companies keep a firm grip on what gets played on commercial radio.

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m3u8 player with in-line autoplay, sample video player embed

September 27, 2014 3:48 pm

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  Using JWPlayer, we can create an in-line m3u8 playlist that starts each new video automatically when the last one is complete:   Set up Jwplayer in your...

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Streaming Video CDN Resources, technology and Business Hosting Services

July 4, 2014 2:35 pm

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Mobile Streaming CDN Articles and Resources By JD Hauger in May 24, 2014 Streaming Video CDN map By JD Hauger in January 22, 2014 What is a ‘point...

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Solutions Engineer : Streaming Video Services

June 27, 2014 6:00 pm

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  About the Streaming Video Services Engineer position   Solutions Engineers are experienced sales engineering professionals, adept at defining solutions that meet the business and technical requirements of...

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Video Hosting CDN now serving: Tokyo Japan

June 23, 2014 10:59 pm

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Expanding our video hosting CDN At GravityLab, we know that every millisecond as your audience waits for your video to load counts. We’re happy to announce that we’ve...

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2014 Streaming Video Hosting Wholesale Pricing

May 13, 2014 11:51 pm

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  Here’s an overview of our video hosting prices and streaming bandwidth pricing, tiered by usage. The video hosting prices are on our global CDN, and transparently cached...

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net neutrality video effects & its effect on video hosting services

February 22, 2014 2:53 pm

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  What effect will I see if the net is not neutral with video streamed from the Gravitylab CDN?   The NY Times has a great article on...

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Google’s new video quality report tool

January 23, 2014 4:33 pm

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[popuppress id=”3668″]  [vc_single_item] Google releases ‘The YouTube Video Quality Report‘, which I like a lot because it has a excellent visual representation of some of the CDN tools...

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What is MPEG DASH ? Is MPEG DASH going to change my life? When will Google, the ghost of Steve Jobs and Microsoft start a proxy war over MPEG DASH and VP9 ?

January 18, 2014 4:07 am

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  What’s up with MPEG DASH? Is it another tech to pixel-blast my eyeballs with? How is MPEG DASH being promoted? Is MPEG DASH a standard? Another migration?...

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What is VP9? Where can I get hosting for VP9 video?

January 3, 2014 1:42 am

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  VP9 is a royalty-free codec that is open source. In theory, encoding with VP9 will reduce the video data needed for 4K (Ultra HD) video by about...

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What is an internet exchange point ?

October 16, 2013 12:17 am

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“The primary purpose of an IXP is to allow networks to interconnect directly, via the exchange, rather than through one or more third-party networks. The advantages of the...

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What is a ‘point of presence’ or streaming CDN POP ?

October 7, 2013 11:49 am

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    [vc_message color=”alert-info”] A point-of-presence, or CDN POP, is the physical connection where two communication protocols link. A traditional example of a point-of-presence is found with the...

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Interview with YouTube founder on how they’ll finally generate revenue

September 10, 2008 3:38 pm

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Google investors have really only one question about YouTube: When does the search giant figure out how to turn those hundreds of millions of video views into cash?...

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The differences between HTTP downloading and true streaming

April 15, 2008 12:00 pm

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Downloading When a user wishes to view video on your site, there are several possible methods that can allow said user to see the video. The easiest method...

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