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Low Latency DASH (LL-DASH)

Apple’s HLS and MPEG-DASH are two of the most popular HTTP Adaptive Streaming (HAS) protocols that have become the de facto industry standards. In this blog we will talk about MPEG-DASH, more specifically its low latency variant (LL-DASH), explain how it works and things to consider w …

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LL-HLS Series: Implementing LL-HLS with ABR, Subtitles, DRM and SSAI

In our previous blog posts we have discussed a number of different topics regarding Apple’s Low Latency HLS (LL-HLS) such as its main use cases and how to implement and configure it in an end-to-end solution. We also discussed how LL-HLS has evolved, and how those changes have impacte …

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ABR para un uso más eficiente del ancho de banda [Spanish]

BitRate indica la velocidad a la que se entrega el contenido de video (o cualquier otro dato). Representa la cantidad de bits por segundo que se transmiten digitalmente a través de una red. La velocidad de la tasa de bits también puede determinar el costo de entrega. En un contexto de …

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Speak the Language: Multi Audio and Language Localisation

As video streaming rises globally, the challenge is not only to get your content to your viewers’ screens, but also in their language. Only providing your application, audio and subtitles in one language can present a barrier to reach a wider audience, or miss a majority of viewers co …

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LL-HLS Series: Implementing LL-HLS Today

In previous blogs we’ve covered how the LL-HLS spec has evolved and changed, as well as how it actually works. In this blog we want to discuss how the end-to-end solution would look, which use case the spec suits best and what THEO recommends for LL-HLS implementation.

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[PRESS RELEASE] THEO Technologies and Synamedia form HESP Alliance

THEO Technologies and Synamedia form HESP Alliance to accelerate the roll-out of sub-second latency, bandwidth-efficient streaming solutions.

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LL-HLS Series: How Does LL-HLS Work?

To provide online video at scale, we use HTTP Adaptive Streaming Protocols such as HLS or MPEG-DASH, which are both extremely popular. In this article, we will provide some insights on how Apple’s Low Latency HLS (or LL-HLS) works.

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LL-HLS Series: The Evolution of LL-HLS

HTTP Live Streaming, or HLS, was initially created and released by Apple in 2009 to solve the problems of scaling. The HLS protocol has become one of the most popular protocols used today, and is widely supported. It’s biggest disadvantage, as with other similar HTTP based streaming p …

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HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)

HLS, or HTTP Live Streaming, is an adaptive HTTP-based protocol and it was initially created and released by Apple in 2009 to solve the problems of efficient live video and VOD delivery to viewers’ devices, especially Apple devices. One of the main focus points was the problem of scal …

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High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP): Reducing Bandwidth Consumption by up to 20%

We are streaming more and higher quality video. Overall, time spent in viewing streaming video has increased rapidly to between 60 and 100 minutes per person per day in 2019. Also, video quality is going up as we are increasingly streaming HD and 4K content. Hence, bandwidth is an eve …

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