Http Live Streaming

HTTP Live Streaming (also known as HLS) is an HTTP-based media streaming communications protocol implemented by Apple Inc. as part of their QuickTime and iOS software. It works by breaking the overall stream into a sequence of small HTTP-based file downloads, each download loading one short chunk of an overall potentially unbounded transport stream. As the stream is played, the client may select from a number of different alternate streams containing the same material encoded at a variety of data rates, allowing the streaming session to adapt to the available data rate.
Posts about Http Live Streaming
  • 3 Ways to Optimize Videos for Mobile Devices [Creators Tip #161]

    … HTTP Live Streaming. This technology "responds to a client’s bandwidth capacity and adjusts the quality of the video stream between multiple bitrates and/or resolutions". Basically, it allows you to stream longer videos to mobile devices, and it's the secret sauce behind YouTube and Netflix. With this 'Adaptive Streaming', you can watch a Netflix…

    Carla Marshall/ ReelSEOin YouTube- 20 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!