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THEOplayer now supports AV1 on Chrome

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THEOplayer now supports AV1 on Chrome 69 Beta. The latest version of Google’s browser was released on August 2 with AV1 decode. Although the support is still in early form, AV1 video playback is now possible thanks to AV1 V1.0 being firmed up. Hooray Your Browser Supports AV1 Good new …

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Low Latency HLS - LHLS

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Within our series of articles explaining the needs for, and ways to achieve low latency, we already discussed Chunked CMAF, a very promising technique which is actively being standardised and implemented by the industry at publication of this article. There are however alternatives wh …

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Low Latency with Chunked CMAF

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In the first part of this content series we discussed latency: what it is and why it is important, and we gave a general overview of the current industry approaches. As media companies are on a quest to lower their latency to only a few seconds (or even lower), we will dedicate some s …

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The importance of low latency in video streaming

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When it comes to live video, it’s hard to deliver an actual, real live streaming experience. The latency problem is especially noticeable when video is distributed using online streaming platforms: you may have heard the stories of watching a sports event and hearing the neighbours ch …

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