Posts tagged ‘HTTP Streaming’

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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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: 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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What is MPEG4 and what is H.264? How does H.264 and MP4 relate to each other?

November 15, 2013 6:39 am

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  This article answers a few questions about MPEG4 Hosting and H.264 video:   What is a MP4? Is it different then H.264?   What do they have...

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Using Wirecast to broadcast live using Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming with Gravitylab

October 8, 2013 2:15 am

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Step 1: Go buy a camera or webcam and hook it up to your encoding / broadcasting system. Step 2. Download and install Vara Software’s Wirecast Step 3....

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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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Why is microsoft dropping support for Windows Media / WMS? What are my options for migration?

September 15, 2013 7:06 am

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 So long Windows Media Video, you were a great format and multicast enabled with adaptive bit rate well before its time. Migrating from Windows Media Introduction Microsoft offers...

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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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Browsing video by touch

July 9, 2013 11:40 am

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Video delivered to iOS touch devices and the navigation controls users use to browse the content can be touch enabled. Browsing through video via touch can make all...

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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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What is a .ts file?

July 5, 2013 8:01 pm

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What is a .ts file? A .ts file contains an MPEG-2 Transport Stream. This is a file format that encapsulates a series of encoded media samples—typically audio and...

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Video standards and format divergence across operating systems, devices, resolutions and connection speeds continues to require expert navigation.

June 16, 2013 5:01 am

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Streaming video and device compatibility with standards or open source codecs is not imminent. I’m often reminded of 2003 – 2008 of having to transcode everything in wmv...

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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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Streaming media and video hosting services that we provide or have available with our CDN hosting

April 8, 2013 11:48 am

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What streaming media and video hosting services do you provide or have available on your CDN? We support the following technologies / streaming services (click the link to...

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Our Video Players are what you want: Lightweight, highly customizable, and compatible on everything.

February 7, 2013 1:11 pm

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Gravitylab is releasing our new Autoroll Mobile Embedded Player: A highly customizable SWF / HTML5 Video Player. We can already stream video to a wide spectrum of mobile...

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How can I deliver my video to all major video platforms without a lot of complex encoding? Gravitylab deploys a single video player that reaches iOS, Android, and Blackberry

December 19, 2012 10:08 am

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Streaming video encoding can be challenging. Why get bogged down in video encoding quicksand? We’re posting some streaming video hosting and encoding insights because video content publishers are...

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A current overview of HTML5 Video: Markets, Technical Specs, Formats and more

October 23, 2012 5:26 pm

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Longtailvideo has a great snap shot they take of the state of html5 video. Some highlights include: Browser market share of html5 video 79% of the market can...

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GravityLab deploys all the major HTTP Streaming tools

May 24, 2012 7:01 pm

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HTTP Streaming is quickly becoming the most advanced, device neutral and multiscreen efficient streaming method available today. GravityLab’s HTTP video Streaming with adaptive bitrate technology allows you to...

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GravityLab Multimedia helps you stream video and audio to mobile devices

September 13, 2011 6:32 pm

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If you distribute or produce content that needs to work on a wide spectrum of mobile devices, you have the challege of encoding your streaming video for a...

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HTTP Dynamic Streaming

May 26, 2011 2:29 pm

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GravityLab is pleased to offer HTTP Dynamic Streaming for all accounts. This is a technical reference and FAQ to this streaming video hosting announcement. What is HTTP Dynamic...

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HTTP Live Streaming to iPhone / iPad / iPod: HTML5, iOS streaming media service

March 27, 2011 5:31 pm

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  GravityLab Adds Full HTTP Live Streaming support For iOS and jwplayer Both Live and on-demand HLS streaming now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch   Eugene,...

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