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Getting Started with THEOplayer
27 November 2020
Getting Started with THEOplayer
THEOplayer is the leading all-round Video Player that enables hundreds of leading payTV, OTT service providers, broadcasters and publishers worldwide...
THEO Technologies enables Swisscom to expand Blue TV to connected TV with THEOplayer
18 November 2020
THEO Technologies enables Swisscom to expand Blue TV to connected TV with THEOplayer
THEO Technologies enables Swisscom to launch its blue TV streaming service across Connected TVs using its Universal Video Player technology.
Going Big Screen: Bringing Video to Samsung's Tizen
12 October 2020
Going Big Screen: Bringing Video to Samsung's Tizen
As recent as the last few years, online streaming has evolved tremendously. Initially, most streaming happened on desktop devices, but today that is...
THEO Technologies Highly Commended with HESP in CSI Awards 2020
1 October 2020
THEO Technologies Highly Commended with HESP in CSI Awards 2020
Established in 2003 the CSI awards are among the most prestigious and competitive technology awards in the industry, designed to recognise and reward...
Low Latency DASH (LL-DASH)
24 September 2020
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...
LL-HLS Series: Implementing LL-HLS with ABR, Subtitles, DRM and SSAI
1 September 2020
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...
ABR para un uso más eficiente del ancho de banda [Spanish]
6 August 2020
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...
Speak the Language: Multi Audio and Language Localisation
23 July 2020
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...
LL-HLS Series: Implementing LL-HLS Today
9 July 2020
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...
[PRESS RELEASE] THEO Technologies and Synamedia form HESP Alliance
1 July 2020
[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.
LL-HLS Series: How Does LL-HLS Work?
30 June 2020
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...
LL-HLS Series: The Evolution of LL-HLS
16 June 2020
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...
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
16 June 2020
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...
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP): Reducing Bandwidth Consumption by up to 20%
18 May 2020
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...
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP): Bringing Instant Start-Up, Zapping and Seeking to Online Video
27 April 2020
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP): Bringing Instant Start-Up, Zapping and Seeking to Online Video
A recognizable issue with online video streaming is the frequency of loading spinners and its impact on viewer engagement. Slow zapping – the...
VR360: Immersive Engagement for your Viewers
16 April 2020
VR360: Immersive Engagement for your Viewers
Amid the global circumstances today, video is providing the connections we need, now more than ever. While across the globe people are locked down in...
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP): Delivering the Sub-Second Latency Online Viewers Expect
8 April 2020
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP): Delivering the Sub-Second Latency Online Viewers Expect
Live streamed events are generally delayed by 30 seconds or more compared to the traditional broadcast feed. This results in a spoiler effect during...
Encoding for Cost Efficient Streaming
19 March 2020
Encoding for Cost Efficient Streaming
Our previous blog post, Basics of Video Encoding: Everything You Need to Know, we discussed the different aspects of encoding and the different video...
ABR for More Efficient Bandwidth Usage
12 March 2020
ABR for More Efficient Bandwidth Usage
Bitrate indicates the speed at which video content (or any other data) is delivered. It represents the amount of bits per second that are transmitted...
THEO Technologies Secures Series A Funding
11 March 2020
THEO Technologies Secures Series A Funding
THEO Technologies announced that it raised $10M in a Series A funding round led by SmartFin Capital with participation from PMV and Media Invest...
Basics of Video Encoding: Everything You Need to Know
20 February 2020
Basics of Video Encoding: Everything You Need to Know
What is video encoding? In simple terms, encoding is the process of compressing and changing the format of raw video content to a digital file or...
The Retirement of VPAID: What it Means for the Future of Online Advertising
23 January 2020
The Retirement of VPAID: What it Means for the Future of Online Advertising
The introductions of new online technologies have changed the landscape for advertisements and how they are used and viewed. This has resulted in new...
The Impact of Apple's Update of LL-HLS: Removing HTTP/2 Push Requirements
13 January 2020
The Impact of Apple's Update of LL-HLS: Removing HTTP/2 Push Requirements
Last Friday Apple announced an update of their Low Latency HLS specification. In the new update, Apple is stepping away from the HTTP/2 push...
Accessibility with THEOplayer
7 January 2020
Accessibility with THEOplayer
Integrating accessibility features on the web is crucial to accommodating viewers with limitations, optimise the general viewer experience and...
2019: A Year in Review
19 December 2019
2019: A Year in Review
It's been a year filled with innovation, collaboration, development and accolades for THEO Technologies in 2019. Here are just some of this years...
THEO Launches Resources
5 December 2019
THEO Launches Resources
THEO's Resources is a collection of video-related content for those keen to learn more about all things video. The content is suitable for beginners...
THEOplayer wins Best Video Player Solution/ SDK in Global Streaming Media Awards 2019
21 November 2019
THEOplayer wins Best Video Player Solution/ SDK in Global Streaming Media Awards 2019
The 2019 Readers’ Choice Award winners were announced yesterday during Streaming Media West in Los Angeles, California. The competition gathered more...
THEO Technologies wins Deloitte 2019 Fast 50 Award in Media and Entertainment Category
15 November 2019
THEO Technologies wins Deloitte 2019 Fast 50 Award in Media and Entertainment Category
We are proud to announce that THEO Technologies has won the 6th edition of Belgian Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Award in the Media and Entertainment...
THEOplayer Wins Best Video Player Solution/ SDK
12 November 2019
THEOplayer Wins Best Video Player Solution/ SDK
Streaming Media Europe announced Friday that THEOplayer won Best Video Player Solution/SDK in the European Readers' Choice Awards, for the fourth...
Meet THEO at Streaming Media West 2019
29 October 2019
Meet THEO at Streaming Media West 2019
Streaming Media West is quickly approaching on the 19th _ 20th November 2019 in Los Angeles, CA, US. Our THEO experts will be there, and are looking...
HESP: Comparing Zapping Times
26 September 2019
HESP: Comparing Zapping Times
With the introduction of digital television, zapping between different channels becomes noticeable. Where zapping between channels on an analogue...
THEO Technologies ranked 47 fastest-growing company in the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500 EMEA List.
24 September 2019
THEO Technologies ranked 47 fastest-growing company in the Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500 EMEA List.
THEO Technologies ranked the number 47 fastest-growing company on Deloitte 2018 Technology Fast 500 EMEA list.
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol : Bandwidth Usage
5 September 2019
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol : Bandwidth Usage
We compared the streaming bandwidth between the HESP and CMAF-CTE streams from the test setup. Bandwidths were measured when delivered to the client...
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol : End-to-end latency compared
4 September 2019
High Efficiency Streaming Protocol : End-to-end latency compared
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...
What is the High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) and why does the video industry need it?
28 August 2019
What is the High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) and why does the video industry need it?
The media industry is constantly pushing to innovate in order to improve viewer experience in an attempt to attract and tie customers to their...
Apple's Protocol Extension for Low-Latency HLS - what you need to know.
21 June 2019
Apple's Protocol Extension for Low-Latency HLS - what you need to know.
Apple recently announced their Protocol Extension for Low-Latency HLS (Preliminary Specification). In this blogpost we will talk through a few of the...
In-stream thumbnail support for (DVR) DASH streams
18 December 2018
In-stream thumbnail support for (DVR) DASH streams
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...
How a Powerful Player API Can Help Solve Today’s Delivery Challenges
26 November 2018
How a Powerful Player API Can Help Solve Today’s Delivery Challenges
For video engineers it is clear: The online video industry is evolving at an incredibly fast pace. During the last few years, we’ve seen the demise...
THEO Technologies wins Fast 50 Award in Media and Entertainment Category
16 November 2018
THEO Technologies wins Fast 50 Award in Media and Entertainment Category
We are proud to announce that THEO Technologies won the 5th edition of Belgian Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Award in the Media and Entertainment...
THEOplayer awarded Best Video Player Solution / SDK 2018 by Streaming Media Readers
15 November 2018
THEOplayer awarded Best Video Player Solution / SDK 2018 by Streaming Media Readers
The 2018 Readers’ Choice Award winners have been announced yesterday during Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California. The competition...
THEO Technologies has been nominated for the Deloitte's 2018 Technology Fast 50
25 October 2018
THEO Technologies has been nominated for the Deloitte's 2018 Technology Fast 50
THEO Technologies has been nominated for Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 50 competition for technology companies headquartered in Belgium. The Fast...
THEOplayer now supports AV1 on Chrome
13 August 2018
THEOplayer now supports AV1 on Chrome
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...
Low Latency HLS - LHLS
9 August 2018
Low Latency HLS - LHLS
Within our series of articles explaining the needs for, and ways to achieve low latency, we already discussed Chunked CMAF, a very promising...
Low Latency with Chunked CMAF
6 August 2018
Low Latency with Chunked CMAF
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...
The importance of low latency in video streaming
1 August 2018
The importance of low latency in video streaming
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...
Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards: vote for us!
26 July 2018
Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards: vote for us!
We are thrilled to announce that THEOplayer has been nominated for 2018 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award. This program rewards the best European...
Monetise your content with THEOplayer and Google DFP DAI pre-integration
17 July 2018
Monetise your content with THEOplayer and Google DFP DAI pre-integration
At a time when the popularity of online video surges, so do online video ads. Advertisers found in video a new source of monetisation. But in...
Chrome's Autoplay Policy: what you need to know
19 June 2018
Chrome's Autoplay Policy: what you need to know
You might have noticed that lately, when you land on a website, your video starts playing without sound. This is the result of the new Chrome...
Optimise your video delivery costs with THEOplayer Network API
1 June 2018
Optimise your video delivery costs with THEOplayer Network API
Did you know that a 7 seconds video start-up time can result in 50 percent of your audience giving up on playing the video? According to Akamai’s...
Building better experiences with THEOplayer’s Web Audio API
27 April 2018
Building better experiences with THEOplayer’s Web Audio API
Audio is a key factor in visual media and can enhance or destroy your experience: good processed audio can, in fact, make the experience more...
THEO Technologies Open House. It's time to celebrate!
29 March 2018
THEO Technologies Open House. It's time to celebrate!
On March 13th we celebrated the official THEO Technologies' Open House at THEOplayer's HQ in Leuven, Belgium. Remarkable personalities such as...
NAB Las Vegas. This is what you should not miss
28 March 2018
NAB Las Vegas. This is what you should not miss
NAB Las Vegas is just a few weeks away and this year THEOplayer will be exhibiting as World’s Best Online Video Player / SDK of 2017. Over the last...
AV1 or HEVC? How to choose the best video codec
9 March 2018
AV1 or HEVC? How to choose the best video codec
The last few months brought us a plethora of presentations, blogposts and articles (as you can read in our previous one) about the new AV1 codec. As...
Meet THEOplayer at BVE
21 February 2018
Meet THEOplayer at BVE
The UK largest entertainment and media tech event, BVE, is about to kick off in London and THEOplayer will be one of the exhibitors from 27th...
THEOplayer's new iOS and Android SDK 2.0
1 February 2018
THEOplayer's new iOS and Android SDK 2.0
Worldwide market research shows that 57% of consumers watch videos on one of the 3.1 billion mobile devices active globally. However, there are a lot...
Apple brings FairPlay DRM to the iOS Safari browser
26 January 2018
Apple brings FairPlay DRM to the iOS Safari browser
With the 11.2 iOS release, Apple has enabled FairPlay DRM support for their Safari browsers on mobile devices by enabling the Encrypted Media...
Telenet and THEOplayer: beyond the customer case
25 January 2018
Telenet and THEOplayer: beyond the customer case
Telenet, the largest provider of cable broadband services in Belgium, has opened its Head Quarters doors in Mechelen and offered us a great time...
THEO Technologies & SD Worx win HR Excellence Award for Flex Income Plan (FIP)
20 December 2017
THEO Technologies & SD Worx win HR Excellence Award for Flex Income Plan (FIP)
Antwerp, 17 November 2017 – THEO Technologies & Belgian’s leading HR service provider SD Worx received the award for Best Employee Benefits,...
THEOplayer awarded Best Video Player Solution / SDK by Streaming Media Readers 2017
6 November 2017
THEOplayer awarded Best Video Player Solution / SDK by Streaming Media Readers 2017
The votes are in... THEOplayer is awarded as the Best Video Player Solution / SDK in the world during the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards! The...
Ramp and THEOplayer team up to simplify the delivery and playback of enterprise video
26 October 2017
Ramp and THEOplayer team up to simplify the delivery and playback of enterprise video
AltitudeCDN™ and the Universal Player are mutually verified to operate seamlessly together as standard components of enterprise video deployments.
The ultimate guide to online video advertising
27 September 2017
The ultimate guide to online video advertising
The following article provides an insight into the key technologies associated with video advertising and more specifically, key considerations when...
THEOplayer awarded the
21 September 2017
THEOplayer awarded the "Best of Show" at IBC 2017
THEOplayer has been awarded with the Best of Show award by TVB Europe at IBC 2017. The awards honour innovation and outstanding product development....
Integration of V-Nova PERSEUS™ 2 with THEOplayer Universal Player maximises picture quality across all HTML5 platforms
31 August 2017
Integration of V-Nova PERSEUS™ 2 with THEOplayer Universal Player maximises picture quality across all HTML5 platforms
Integration of V-Nova PERSEUS™ 2 with THEOplayer Universal Player maximises picture quality across all HTML5 platform The THEOplayer Universal Video...
What is AV1? Past, Present & Future
24 August 2017
What is AV1? Past, Present & Future
Quality Video for the 21st Century – H.264 & H.265 Video codecs serve one key task: reducing the byte size of videos without drastically degrading...
For the 2nd year in a row, THEOplayer has been awarded best Video Player Solution / SDK by Streaming Media Europe
23 August 2017
For the 2nd year in a row, THEOplayer has been awarded best Video Player Solution / SDK by Streaming Media Europe
Streaming Media announced today THEOplayer won for the 2nd time in a row Best Video Player Solution/SDK in the European Reader’s Choice Awards. More...
Casting with Chromecast made easy with THEOplayer
24 May 2017
Casting with Chromecast made easy with THEOplayer
Why is Google Chromecast so popular with users and how can we work with it to optimize the viewer’s quality experience? In this blog post you will...
The true value of a partnership with THEOplayer
18 May 2017
The true value of a partnership with THEOplayer
THEOplayer and Vualto – recipe for successful collaboration The unfolding of THEOplayer’s success Vualto, a global specialist in end-to-end video...
Maximising Viewer Experience with Picture-In-Picture
4 May 2017
Maximising Viewer Experience with Picture-In-Picture
What is picture-in-picture (PiP) and how can we use it to deliver a more engaging viewer experience when we combine video with other forms of...
VR & 360° Video Beyond the Hype
13 April 2017
VR & 360° Video Beyond the Hype
What is the current state and future of VR and 360° video? On Tuesday April 11th, our CPO Maarten Tielemans presided the webinar: “VR and 360° Video...
Content Monetization with Server-Side Ad Insertion
10 March 2017
Content Monetization with Server-Side Ad Insertion
Client-side ad insertion (CSAI) is one of the most used techniques for monetizing video content. With CSAI, ads are loaded within the video player...
THEOplayer Nominated as Belgian Scale Up of the Year. Vote for us
27 February 2017
THEOplayer Nominated as Belgian Scale Up of the Year. Vote for us
THEOplayer is proud to announce it is a nominee for this year’s Belgian Scale Up of the Year award. This award recognizes a Belgian company that has...
Online Video in 2017: A Letter from Our CEO
7 December 2016
Online Video in 2017: A Letter from Our CEO
Steven Tielemans, the CEO and co-founder of THEOplayer, shares his view about the key trends in online video for 2017.
Customers Vote THEOplayer the Best Video Player
15 November 2016
Customers Vote THEOplayer the Best Video Player
THEOplayer has been named the Best Video Player Solution/SDK in the 2016 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards, leaving behind runners-up...
Will Your Video Player Still Work in December?
8 November 2016
Will Your Video Player Still Work in December?
In less than 1 month, on the 6th of December, Google will be releasing Chrome 55. From this version onward, continuing their way towards a more...
Multiscreen Content Monetization with Server-Side Ad Insertion
3 November 2016
Multiscreen Content Monetization with Server-Side Ad Insertion
The first quarter of 2016 was another record-setting quarter for the online advertising industry, bringing in $15.9 billion and clearly outpacing...
Another Deloitte Rising Star Award Nomination for THEOplayer
27 October 2016
Another Deloitte Rising Star Award Nomination for THEOplayer
Deloitte just announced that THEOplayer is once again nominated in the Rising Star category of the Deloitte Technology Fast50 competition. Ten select...
THEOplayer Launches the New, Easy Way to Purchase the Pro License
7 October 2016
THEOplayer Launches the New, Easy Way to Purchase the Pro License
5 Ways Your Business Will Benefit From Our New Hassle-Free Licensing Plan I'm happy to announce that as of this week video industry professionals can...
How CMAF Will Influence The Online Streaming Industry
22 September 2016
How CMAF Will Influence The Online Streaming Industry
Many major online content publishers are using a combination of both HLS and MPEG-DASH to reach their audience across all platforms and devices....
THEOplayer at Streaming Media West 2016
21 September 2016
THEOplayer at Streaming Media West 2016
Heading to Streaming Media West 2016? We look forward to seeing you in Huntington Beach!
Help THEOplayer Win the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
14 September 2016
Help THEOplayer Win the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
THEOplayer counts on you! Being nominated for the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards, we look forward to seeing your vote for us.
FCC Regulations On Closed Captions – How to Become Compliant
5 September 2016
FCC Regulations On Closed Captions – How to Become Compliant
The TV and broadcasting sector in the US has experienced quite a change in the last years. The FCC introduced new standards and legislations on...
THEOplayer and Yospace announce partnership
25 August 2016
THEOplayer and Yospace announce partnership
Leuven, Belgium. THEOplayer and Yospace, the industry leader in Dynamic Ad Insertion technology, have announced a partnership that enables...
Next-Level Content Monetization With Dynamic Ad Insertion In HTML5
25 August 2016
Next-Level Content Monetization With Dynamic Ad Insertion In HTML5
The Challenges Of Video Advertising Today In today’s market, broadcasters, operators and online publishers are dealing with numerous challenges when...
3 Reasons to Switch Now to Plugin-Free Streaming In HTML5
10 August 2016
3 Reasons to Switch Now to Plugin-Free Streaming In HTML5
To ensure consistent playback on all devices and platforms, many online video providers still rely on plugins such as Adobe Flash or Microsoft...
THEOplayer at IBC Amsterdam 2016
26 July 2016
THEOplayer at IBC Amsterdam 2016
Deliver world-class viewer experience without plugins. Key features of THEOplayer are: Adaptive playback of MPEG-DASH and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)....
The Case of Adobe’s next Zero-Day Flash Vulnerability
13 May 2016
The Case of Adobe’s next Zero-Day Flash Vulnerability
It’s not a secret that Adobe Flash Player has recently seen some serious flaws and vulnerabilities affecting your devices. Another critical zero-day...
Seamless video transition with preloading
9 May 2016
Seamless video transition with preloading
As an online publisher there is certainly a large stock of videos that piles up in your system. Imagine your viewer decides to watch one of these...
Reduce buffering with a faster adaptive bitrate
29 April 2016
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?...
How to maximize ad revenue with VPAID 2.0 interactive ads
28 April 2016
How to maximize ad revenue with VPAID 2.0 interactive ads
$9.14 billion. This is the estimated spending on online video advertising  in the US alone and the trend for the coming years is certainly...
THEOplayer and Microsoft Azure Media Services announce collaboration
26 April 2016
THEOplayer and Microsoft Azure Media Services announce collaboration
THEOplayer, a leader in HTML5 streaming technology, and Microsoft Azure Media Services announced their joint innovation in online streaming within...
THEOplayer at NAB Show 2016, Las Vegas
6 April 2016
THEOplayer at NAB Show 2016, Las Vegas
Welcome to Las Vegas! THEOplayer will present the latest features at the NAB Show 2016, April 18-21 in Las Vegas. Take 15 minutes to talk to us at...
Case Study: the University of Manitoba
30 March 2016
Case Study: the University of Manitoba
The Canadian University of Manitoba and their staff and students have long time been struggling with their custom-made solutions for video streaming....
THEOplayer meets Vivaldi, a new browser for the web
15 March 2016
THEOplayer meets Vivaldi, a new browser for the web
Google Docs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and some more search pages. Who does not know the feeling? Too many tabs open, losing sight of what you...
CEA-608/708 Closed Captions - Your content accessible for everyone
26 February 2016
CEA-608/708 Closed Captions - Your content accessible for everyone
“Wait… What did he just say?” This is a well-known problem for many of the 100 million people who watch online video every day or for alone the 1.5...
Case Study: Hudl and THEOplayer help coaches and athletes win
5 February 2016
Case Study: Hudl and THEOplayer help coaches and athletes win
In this case study we will outline how and why the sports and technology company Hudl uses THEOplayer into their popular sports video analysis...
THEOplayer 1.6 - Multiple Audio Support, Frame Accurate Clipping And A Lot More
4 February 2016
THEOplayer 1.6 - Multiple Audio Support, Frame Accurate Clipping And A Lot More
The new year started exciting with a new major update of our fully HTML5 based video player THEOplayer. The 1.6 version of THEOplayer has become even...
Frame-Accurate Clipping in HLS: Share Your Best Moments
2 February 2016
Frame-Accurate Clipping in HLS: Share Your Best Moments
People love watching videos, but sometimes they don't have the time to watch a long video. They are looking for a quick answer from a how-to video,...
Content Protection for HLS with AES-128 Encryption
21 January 2016
Content Protection for HLS with AES-128 Encryption
With the increase of piracy, protecting media content is one of the key concerns of many publishers. In this article, we will outline the most...
THEOplayer supports TV-Style Monetization
18 December 2015
THEOplayer supports TV-Style Monetization
Building your audience and monetisation of online video content is of huge importance to making it a sustainable business. A video player needs to...
Bye Bye Betamax, hello THEOplayer
30 November 2015
Bye Bye Betamax, hello THEOplayer
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...
THEOplayer nominated for the Deloitte Rising Star Award
5 November 2015
THEOplayer nominated for the Deloitte Rising Star Award
Deloitte announced that THEOplayer is one of the technology startups that has been nominated in the Rising Star category of the Deloitte Technology...
The pains of Cross Origin Resource Sharing
22 October 2015
The pains of Cross Origin Resource Sharing
HTML5 is booming and plugin based media distribution is diminishing. This however brings a number of new challenges like granting HTML5 players...
Yet another Adobe Flash Exploit
15 October 2015
Yet another Adobe Flash Exploit
Yesterday, 14 October 2015, antivirus company Trend Micro notified the world of yet another Flash exploit that is being used in the wild. This is the...
No Silverlight on Firefox anymore
9 October 2015
No Silverlight on Firefox anymore
Our customer Mozilla intends to remove support for most NPAPI plugins in Firefox by the end of 2016. The company basically follows actions by other...
BBC embraces HTML5 for its iPlayer
2 October 2015
BBC embraces HTML5 for its iPlayer
It is always news if the BBC introduces something new, as they are known to be a first mover in the market. Their iPlayer has been an example to a...
THEO Technologies announces THEOplayer-DASH
25 August 2015
THEO Technologies announces THEOplayer-DASH
THEOplayer is proud to announce the availability of THEOplayer-DASH, a video player built from the ground up to support the emerging MPEG-DASH...
THEOplayer at IBC 2015
10 August 2015
THEOplayer at IBC 2015
THEOplayer will present the newest possibilities and features of THEOplayer at IBC 2015, September 11-15 in Amsterdam. This includes support for...
Adobe Flash for video streaming? It is time to move on!
14 July 2015
Adobe Flash for video streaming? It is time to move on!
With the recent Hacking Team hack, during which at least two 0-day Adobe Flash exploits have been released in the wild, trust in Adobe Flash is at an...
THEOplayer Discusses Replacing Flash by HTML5 for Video Streaming at Streaming Media East 2015
10 May 2015
THEOplayer Discusses Replacing Flash by HTML5 for Video Streaming at Streaming Media East 2015
THEOplayer, today announced that founder and HTML5 video streaming expert, Pieter-Jan Speelmans, has been selected to join industry experts to...
THEOplayer Joins Wowza Media Systems Technology Alliance Partner Program
24 March 2015
THEOplayer Joins Wowza Media Systems Technology Alliance Partner Program
THEOplayer recently joined the Wowza® Media Systems Technology Alliance partner program. Wowza Media Systems (“Wowza”) is well known for its Wowza...
THEOplayer will demo its technology at NAB 2015, Las Vegas
23 March 2015
THEOplayer will demo its technology at NAB 2015, Las Vegas
THEOplayer's unique technology allows live and on-demand content to be streamed using adaptive HTTP-based protocols such as Apple's HTTP Live...
Vualto chooses THEOplayer for HTML5 cross-platform streaming
14 January 2015
Vualto chooses THEOplayer for HTML5 cross-platform streaming
Vualto, global specialists in innovative content delivery and management, signed an exclusive UK reseller agreement with THEO Technologies to...
New Release: Chromecast support, Thumbnails, Cross-Platform Support Matrix Extended
7 January 2015
New Release: Chromecast support, Thumbnails, Cross-Platform Support Matrix Extended
We are happy to start the new year with the announcement of a new THEOplayer release with a number of very interesting new features such as support...
THEOplayer is expanding the team
1 January 2015
THEOplayer is expanding the team
THEOplayer is expanding because of the fast demand growth of our Universal Video Player. We are looking for talented professionals to join our team...
New Release: Windows Phone support, AES-128, DVR, Advertisements and Closed Captions
4 September 2014
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...
THEOplayer will showcase the next generation of HTML5 video playback technology for the web at IBC 2014
13 August 2014
THEOplayer will showcase the next generation of HTML5 video playback technology for the web at IBC 2014
THEOplayer is excited to participate at IBC 2014, September 12-16 in Amsterdam. At the exhibition, we will demonstrate our next generation video...
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