THEOplayer Blog / DVR

In-stream thumbnail support for (DVR) DASH streams

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A thumbnail is a reduced size image of a specific frame which helps a viewer to seek to a specific event or scene in a video. Typically, thumbnails are added to a stream using a separate (WebVTT) file which contains pre-rendered images. While this approach works fine for static VOD co …

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Bye Bye Betamax, hello THEOplayer

This is how it looked back in the time

A week or two ago, Sony announced that it will stop selling Betamax video cassettes in March 2016. Amazing news! I did not know that Sony still produced Betamax cassettes. Someone on the radio said that Sony actually already stopped producing these, but there were still a lot of casse …

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Case Study: The National Assembly of Wales

The National Assembly of Wales engages Vualto, THEOplayer (THEO Technologies) and Unified Streaming for their new online video microsite in a joint venture partnership. Plenary meetings and committees are now streamed live across PC, Mac and mobile devices, and are subsequently availa …

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New Release: Windows Phone support, AES-128, DVR, Advertisements and Closed Captions

A new version of THEOplayer has been released, bringing support for HLS to Windows Phone, but also adding support for content protection using AES-128 and WebVTT subtitles and closed captions. Furthermore, support for advertising using the VAST protocol has been added.

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