Archive for the ‘HTTP 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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Streaming Video OTT FAQ: Acquiring video, Multiscreen streaming including Android and iOS, Streaming Video CC Compliance

June 4, 2015 7:30 am

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Learn more about streaming video OTT with some questions and answers. Focuses specifically HLS, DASH, Closed Captioning, Video Monetazation and more.   What challenges can I expect ingesting...

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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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Video is moving to tablets: Tablet video and streaming mobile use online

March 20, 2014 3:51 am

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      Start streaming perfect video to tablets and phones today. Tablet Streaming Hosting Services   Audio and video tablet video streaming to Android, iPhones, iPads and...

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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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Basic Video Strategy: Turn browsers into buyers with streaming video

February 5, 2014 1:06 pm

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    Using video to actively engage and convert new customers You need video that plays fast (globally), looks good, and reaches a lot of screens. [/vc_welcome1]  ...

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Why use HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)? When should you use HLS? What is HLS?

November 7, 2013 8:03 pm

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      HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) Why use it? What does it do? Why do I even care at all? [/vc_welcome1]   [vc_text_separator title=”3 Reason Why You...

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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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Video SEO Strategy: Tactics for video SEO and metadata best practices, how to

April 25, 2013 10:33 pm

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  The most effective method you can use is a video sitemap for SEO … You produce and distribute video. …How do users know how to find you?...

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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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Broadcast Live Quicktime Video with Quicktime Broadcaster and DSS

January 1, 2008 12:20 pm

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Darwin Streaming Server (DSS) is the open source version of Apple’s QuickTime Streaming Server technology that allows you to send streaming media to clients across the Internet using...

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