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THEOlive - How to customize your THEOlive NPM player

We explained how to play back hesp.live streams on your web page by using the embed script in our developer documentation. This allows you to get started with real-time streaming at scale very quickly and provides you with a number of  options for customizing your hesp.live player, su …

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THEOlive product update - Viewer insights available for your live streams

We’re excited to announce the launch of a highly requested feature: Viewer insights.  Anyone can now get analytics of viewers watching their live stream. Curious to see when viewers have joined or left during your live stream? Do you want to know where your viewers are located, what t …

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THEOlive - The first HTTP-based Real-Time video API at Scale

We have questioned our technology partners, clients and peers about their greatest video and streaming challenges and live low latency at scale was seen as the number one priority. Low latency solutions are in high demand, especially for online betting, auctioning, live sports, gaming …

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PRESS RELEASE: HESP Alliance demonstrates five HESP-ready solutions at NAB Show 2022

Logo of the HESP Alliance

Leuven, Belgium – April 19, 2022 – The HESP Alliance will showcase five HESP-ready solutions at NAB Show 2022. These solutions leverage the High-Efficiency Streaming Protocol (“HESP”) and are pioneers in adopting this disruptive protocol. The HESP Alliance demonstrates these solutions …

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How to enable out of app picture-in-picture on iOS and Android

A smartphone demonstrating the picture in picture feature

  Picture-in-picture Meet Picture-in-picture (PiP), the feature that allows you to continue watching a video while interacting with others sites or applications. The PiP video floats on top of another window and can be moved around the screen. Depending on the available platform contr …

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PRESS RELEASE: THEO Technologies launches hesp.live, the first HTTP-based real-time video API at scale

hesp.live is the first HTTP-based real-time video API at scale

 

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THEO Technologies is nominated for the 2022 Trends Gazellen Award!

Our nomination for the Trends Gazellen Award 2022 As THEO Technologies is continuously pushing the boundaries of innovation and the service capabilities of our customers, we are extremely honoured to be nominated for the first time for the Trends Gazellen Award in the Flemish Brabant …

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Optimizing LL-HLS: How does HESP fare against LL-HLS?

In the previous blog, we’ve covered the 4 key factors affecting the quality of low latency streaming experience when utilising Apple's LL-HLS protocol. Additionally, we have also discussed the importance of GOP size and its impacts on the overall viewing experience and provide 4 recom …

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Operating HESP with low encoding costs

The High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) comes with a lot of advantages. It allows for sub second latency over standard HTTP CDNs (and the cost to scale benefit they bring), with unrivalled channel change times. The high QoE HESP delivers is the result of it’s main difference wit …

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Workaround for the Safari Fairplay regression in iOS and iPadOS 15

What is the problem?  As some of you are likely aware of, a regression was introduced in the iOS & iPadOS 15 versions. The issue has an impact upon playback of Fairplay protected streams in Safari. As a result, all video players (including Apple’s own playback support) which attem …

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