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Apple HTTP Live Streaming

Apple HTTP Live Streaming (Apple HLS) is a widely used adaptive HTTP streaming protocol available as IETF Internet Draft. It is mainly targeted towards mobile devices based on iOS such as iPhone, iPad or AppleTV, as well as at OS X desktop computers. Apple’s Internet browser Safari also accepts HLS streams as the source of the HTML5 <Video> tag,…

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VoD Platform Flimmit uses Bitmovin

Flimmit is a 100% cloud-based Video on Demand (VoD) service and currently offers over 4,000 movies in MPEG-DASH and HLS format. In summer 2014, ORF‘s (Austria’s national public broadcaster) subsidiaries ORF Enterprise and ORS comm became stakeholders of Flimmit. Bitmovin does the VOD encoding of over 4,000 video assets, the VoD streaming and the playback…

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Microsoft Smooth Streaming

In 2008, Microsoft announced the release of the new Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.0 with a new adaptive HTTP streaming feature called Smooth Streaming, targeting the smooth delivery of HD content to the client. Their Silverlight based client continually detects the available bandwidth conditions as well as CPU utilization and playback window resolution to decide…

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