Archive for the ‘Mobile Screens’ Category

Mobile phone screens are the streaming video playback device of choice for those under 25

April 8, 2016 10:01 am

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Watching streaming video on mobile phone screens is becoming the norm. 81% of Americans who use smartphones are now streaming video on those phones — a trend driven...

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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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Encoding mobile streaming video and audio for Blackberry

September 29, 2015 2:26 pm

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This article provides information on transcoding audio and video files into a format that can be played on a BlackBerry smartphone.

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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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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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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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Streaming video advertising trends moving into 2015

January 8, 2015 11:53 am

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There are signs and new trends in video marketing that could lead to some interesting opportunities for media marketing, streaming hosting and streaming video developers. What we are seeing is a trend for autonomy, or away from external reliance and commonality, especially in video and mobile media.

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Using video hosting services to increase sales, with examples

January 8, 2015 6:15 am

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  Some great examples of how to use video hosting services on our CDN to increase sales Video continues to explode on the web, used as an effective...

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One source video: Yours. Every Device: We handle that. Actually, we obsess about it, and that’s a good thing.

January 7, 2015 11:51 am

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Here’s the simple truth: You can’t just put a link in your website and hope for the best. International audiences, multiple devices connecting at different bandwidth speeds, Mac...

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How to use MPEG DASH H.265 Video: the fast facts, main points and summary

January 6, 2015 11:35 pm

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MPEG’s Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH or MPEG DASH or H.265): Quick video container overview, a cheat sheet with all the basics.

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time users spend watching video on smartphones and tablets has increased

September 22, 2014 4:39 am

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The amount of time users spend watching video on smartphones and tablets has increased significantly, but television remains the preferred screen for U.S. broadband households. A consumer trends...

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Which Team to Support is Easy; The Real Question is: ‘Which Screen?’

June 13, 2014 2:34 pm

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It’s game on! The opening week of World Cup 2014 has finally arrived and football fever is taking hold. With 3.2 billion people watched the world cup according...

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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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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 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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javascript redirect for iOS, Blackberry, Android and Modern Browsers

September 5, 2013 6:31 am

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  Different phones and tablets, Android, PCs, Kindle, Blackberry, etc need different video formats encoded for optimized playback. That’s a given.   How can you easily redirect for...

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How to: Android video encoding

April 14, 2013 5:33 am

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    Android Encoding, Transcoding Best Practices *Width + Height are horizontal view A/V Bit Rate Video Bit Rate Audio Bit Rate Width Height Type Key Frame Interval...

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How to create a WAP site for mobile phones with WML

March 4, 2013 4:51 pm

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    [vc_welcome2 icon=”mobile” icon_color=”#000000″ icon_bgcolor=”#f4f4f4″ icon_size=”44″] WAP mobile sites. Why? Because I was reading about RIM today and thinking back to all the fun times I had...

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How to embed Quicktime video (.mov) into html with examples

February 6, 2013 1:49 am

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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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