HTTP Live Streaming

(redirected from Apple HLS)

HTTP Live Streaming

Apple's adaptive streaming protocol for delivering video to iOS devices. Based on the MPEG-2 TS format, its unique architecture uses a changing index file that must be repeatedly downloaded. See adaptive streaming, MPEG-DASH, MPEG-2 TS and streaming server.
References in periodicals archive ?
com in 2014 as the youngest company within the Top 100 companies that matter most in online media - is specialized in adaptive streaming solutions based on MPEG-DASH and Apple HLS, which can be used to offer live as well as on demand content in highest quality (HD, UHD/4K) without stalls and startup delays.
ProMedia Origin and ProMedia X Origin are software-based all-in-one media servers that support the industry s leading OTT standard protocols, such as Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, and MPEG-DASH, to enable high-volume, live, adaptive bitrate streaming and the delivery of time-shifted services such as catch-up TV, start-over TV, and cloud DVR to connected devices.
Adaptive streaming consists of significant usage for both Apple HLS and Adobe HDS.
Some of the big players in this market are Apple HLS, Google WebM and Microsoft Silverlight Smooth Streaming.
0 features support for Dolby Digital Plus in Apple HLS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming, raising the bar for audio fidelity in the streaming market.
Using Elemental Delta's just-in-time (JIT) packaging, adapt catch-up and C3 files to network and device parameters on the fly, allowing consumers to view content instantly with real-time adaptive bitrate streaming for Apple HLS, Smooth Streaming, MPEG-DASH, and Adobe HDS.
Harmonic's shared storage optimizes the delivery of D-Smart's OTT multiscreen VOD and catch-up TV services, leveraging a range of industry-standard protocols, including Apple HLS, Adobe HDS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming.
The MGTS-Prism transcodes content to multiple streaming protocols including Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, Microsoft SST , 3GPP and more, with adaptive bit rate technology (ABR) and built-in packager and content protection.
Supported formats include Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming and now, MPEG-DASH, which addresses HbbTV requirements for interactive television in Europe.
The new release focusses on advanced HTTP adaptive streaming technologies, adding exclusive new features to improve manageability, performance and availability of Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, Microsoft Smooth and MPEG DASH technologies.
Elemental Stream packages video to support existing and future adaptive bitrate protocols including Apple HLS, Adobe Dynamic Streaming, Microsoft Smooth Streaming and MPEG-DASH and can apply content protection such as Microsoft PlayReady, Verimatrix VCAS and Motorola SecureMedia.
Customers who require a streaming media solution can use NGINX Streaming Media Server with features such as adaptive streaming, bandwidth enforcement and support for video-on-demand applications with Apple HLS and Adobe HDS formats.