Streaming Video Engine

  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … size by 25 percent against the original. Encoding 360 video with a pyramid geometry (see more below) reduces file size by 80 percent against the original. View-dependent adaptive bit-rate streaming allows Facebook to optimize the experience in VR. Facebook also build a new streaming video engine for transcoding video, migrating all of its…

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