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High Efficiency Streaming Protocol : Bandwidth Usage

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We compared the streaming bandwidth between the HESP and CMAF-CTE streams from the test setup. Bandwidths were measured when delivered to the client by measuring the total amount of data transfered over a period of 10 minutes for a live channel distributing a few different types of co …

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High Efficiency Streaming Protocol : End-to-end latency compared

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In order to compare latency achievements of the HESP protocol, we designed a test scenario where HESP is compared with CMAF-CTE, using the same encoding settings, and a selected set of chunk and segment sizes for the CMAF setup (meaning a changing GOP size).

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What is the High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) and why does the video industry need it?

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The media industry is constantly pushing to innovate in order to improve viewer experience in an attempt to attract and tie customers to their service. This is however hampered by technical hurdles like high- latency, mind boggling video start times and bandwidth constraints. With the …

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Reduce buffering with a faster adaptive bitrate

55% of people watch their favorite movie or TV show online on tablet, laptop or TV every day. But what if you have to leave your comfy couch at home? The movie or show is not yet finished and you decide to continue watching on your mobile device on your way to town. We all know what c …

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