HTTP Live Streaming

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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.
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It supports Apple HLS, MPEG-DASH and all DRM methods, including Nagra PRM.
This allows for enhanced, compliant delivery of streams at scale, and more options to stream in cached formats beyond Apple HLS. By implementing DASH workflows, broadcasters using Akamai are now better able to deliver around the world, while satisfying European requirements for set top box delivery and multicast distribution via DASH.
When used in OTT applications the AL2000-UHD also features a built-in packager which generates an output stream compliant with popular streaming protocols such as Apple HLS and MPEG- DASH.
bitmovin - which is ranked by Streamingmedia.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.
We'll explain the tech behind Adaptive Streaming, demonstrate a working online station streaming the Apple HLS standard, and show how both broadcasters and listeners come out ahead with Adaptive."
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.