Archive for the ‘HTTP Live Streaming’ Category

Example / Sample of HLS Streaming player with video m3u8 with demo

March 2, 2016 3:12 am

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How to embed HLS video player m3u8 video (various streaming methods) HTTP Live Streaming requires a metadata pointer file called m3u8 (e.g. ‘myvideo.m3u8’). The .m3u8 file is a...

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Android HLS Streaming & Encoding, Getting Android & iOS video together

March 4, 2015 11:29 am

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Here is a ‘how to’ overview of some best practices for HLS streaming transcoding to Android and iOS without needing to do it twice. Keep in mind that...

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HLS video javascript redirect for mobile video {ios / iphone / ipad / Blackberry / Android} or rollover to protected flash / rtmp

February 6, 2015 3:44 am

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  Instead of trying to force players to work well across platforms, occasionally we’ll find it better to redirect certain devices away from the embedded player directly to...

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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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iOS video format criteria for Apple app store approval

January 12, 2015 12:25 pm

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Here are the main considerations for encoding video for your iOS app, or your video is being used in an iOS / iTunes app that you would like to have available in the iTunes store:

If your app delivers video over cellular networks, and the video exceeds either 10 minutes duration or 5 MB of data in a five minute period, you are required to use HTTP Live Streaming. (Progressive download may be used for smaller clips.)

If your app uses HTTP Live Streaming over cellular networks, you are required to provide at least one stream at 64 Kbps or lower bandwidth (the low-bandwidth stream may be audio-only or audio with a still image).

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HLS video embed + mp4 rollover + m3u8 + bufferlength

June 5, 2014 6:55 am

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JWPlayer 6.x HLS video embed with a h.264 mp4 rollover + m3u8 + rtmp bufferlength to specify buffer in rtmp flash streaming.

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Apple updates their HLS recommendations and best practices for encoding and serving HTTP Live streaming video for the iPhone and iPad

April 5, 2014 9:45 pm

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  It’s been a long time since Apple has updated their document ‘Best Practices for Creating and Deploying HTTP Live Streaming Media for the iPhone and iPad‘  ...

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How to: Redirect Android when using HLS video (Wowza or FMS)

February 13, 2014 10:06 pm

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      How to redirect Android when using HLS or Apple HTTP Live Streaming Example of using a simple javascript redirect to make sure Android works with...

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html5, HLS player video demo

December 25, 2013 12:01 am

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Video Player Demo We hope all our clients had a restful holiday season. Here’s a player of holiday cheer! Have a prosperous 2014! … Load the video manually...

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How to: HTTP Live Streaming Video, (HLS Video) : Encoding guidelines and helpful tips

December 1, 2013 12:14 pm

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      HTTP Live Streaming Video (Apple HLS) How to encode, embed and stream HLS. Resources, including HLS / m3u8 players     The Apple HLS video...

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How does adaptive bitrate calculate the client’s bandwidth? How do HLS and HDS know which chunk to deliver?

September 23, 2013 10:08 pm

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  How does Adaptive Bit Rate Streaming & HLS work? Adaptive Bit Rate streaming can adjust the video quality on the fly based on the end user’s bandwidth. How?...

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What is an .M3U8 file? m3u8 template

July 5, 2013 8:02 pm

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What is a .M3U8 file? + Example M3u8 template A .M3U8 file is an ‘extensible playlist’ file format. It is basically a playlist containing UTF-8 encoded text that...

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iOS video and mobile video playback perfection

May 9, 2012 10:12 pm

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  A critical capability for Gravitylab’s video delivery is to make sure that all of our customers’ videos can be played anywhere. Our videos have always been able...

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HTML5 Video Hosting, HTTP Live Streaming, Adaptive Bit Rate

November 9, 2011 3:16 pm

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  We help you with HTML5 video hosting and we’re experts at HLS and adaptive bit rate hosting and encoding.   Gravitylab encodes html5 video automatically, embeds html5...

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What you need to know about iPhone HTTP video streaming

March 1, 2011 4:04 pm

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  iOS video hosting overview at gravLab m3u8 / HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)   HLS video really got its toe hold in the industry when Apple made their...

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