Earlier this year, a new proposal was submitted by Apple to the HLS specification which addressed CDN switching. The proposal, HLS Content Steering Proposal 1.1b1, was posted to the IETF hls-interest mailing list for comment, where it received considerable feedback regarding the proposal’s lack of compatibility with typical CDN tokenization schemes. An ad-hoc group from
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Exposing the Inner Workings of Streaming Video What many people outside of the industry don’t understand is how complicated it is to deliver streaming video. Unlike broadcast television, which is based on standardized, interoperable technology, much of the streaming video stack needs to be connected together in an ad-hoc fashion through APIs or customer integrations.
As an organization devoted to providing a collaborative forum for companies to solve critical technology challenges in the streaming video industry, we are overjoyed to see so many of our member companies achieve such a pinnacle of technical achievement by winning a 2021 Emmy Award. It will be amazing to see how we can incorporate
So many life-altering events happening in such a short period of time: a global pandemic which killed hundreds of thousands of people, reshaped the business landscape by requiring many to work from home and changed consumer behavior because everyone was sheltering in place; political uncertainty and violence in the United States; job cuts, evictions, and
This blog post is based on the webinar of the same name, recorded on November 19th, 2020. The webinar featured Glenn Goldstein (Lumen), Alain Pellen (Harmonic), and Nikolai Keychenko (Verimatrix). It was moderated by Streaming Video Alliance Executive Director, Jason Thibeault. Live sports streaming is online video’s current big battleground. Rights holders are both