Nov 11, 2011 13:13 CET Two media companies in Norway, Aftenposten and ABC TV, has launched a new streaming technology with their web-tv player using the award winning HTTP Dynamic Streaming, enabling them to provide their viewers with state-of-the-art viewing experience for both on-demand and live viewing. It is an OSMF based Flash player with Dynamic streaming, integrated with the Videoplaza ad solution.
Powerful Live StreamingApr 18, 2012 09:48 CEST
The MediaMaker Live module makes it easy for you to broadcast high-quality live streaming to any device from anywhere. In minutes you can create, schedule and manage live broadcasts with a powerful and innovative live streaming set up, features for live playback and pioneering integrations, enabling you to boost your live viewing traffic, end-user satisfaction, engagement and loyalty, giving your audience state-of-the-art adaptive live streaming to streaming to multiple devices.
24/7 live streaming
The MediaMaker Live module allows you to easily manage and publish broadcasts as live event or as a 24/7 linear broadcast service to any device, from anywhere. For example SBS TV in Denmark, use the live module for their 24/7 live streaming of the reality show Big Brother. They have 4 live cameras broadcasting one stream to multiple devices, (iOS devices, Android and web) for their viewers to choose from, 24/7. Another example is Altibox Chill, they offer all their customers a 24/7 linear broadcast service to any device enabling them to give their customers access to all their linear TV channels on any device, from anywhere, whenever they want it.
The DVR functionality enables your viewers to rewind in Live broadcasting (for instance as a linear broadcast) Live DVR functionalities also enables viewers to pause, replay and review live streaming video throughout the live event or linear broadcast service. Viewers may also commence viewing on the TV and later move to another device, like an iPad, in their home or on the go.
Adaptive live streaming to multiple devices
The term adaptive streaming refers to technologies that encode multiple instances of a live or on-demand stream and switch adaptively among those streams to deliver the optimal experience to each individual user, taking into account both delivery bandwidth and playback horsepower.
With the MediaMaker Live module you get to deliver high-quality, adaptive and smooth live video to multiple devices. One of the many possibilities within the MediaMaker Live module is the ability to have multiple live streams at different quality levels and deliver the rendition that fits best for your end viewers available bandwidth, player size (full, mid or small screen) and processor utilization. Another opportunity offered, is the ability to send a single stream to the cloud and have it rendered as separate adaptive streams in any number of formats. This is a cool feature because it cuts the outgoing bandwidth requirements for live streaming and the number of encoders necessary to support multiple format adaptive streaming.
Xstream offer the following live streaming formats; Flash for web and Android, iOS, HTML5, Silverlight Smooth Streaming and Windows Media Streaming.
Integrate with third party providers
Whether it being social media platforms, CDN providers, advertising providers, Social TV integrators or others, the powerful and flexible API’s in MediaMaker enables you to integrate the platform to any preferred third party provider or broadcaster. Making sure you’ll get the ground-breaking, smooth and user preferred live streaming set up your viewers will love.
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- Data, Telecom, IT
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- online video
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