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Hypertext transfer protocol Informatics The most commonly used language protocol for transmitting information in Web sites; http on a web address–a URL indicates to Web browsers, “HTML spoken here”. See Client, HTML, Server, Web browser, World Wide Web. Cf Gopher.

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Panther Express, a global provider of high-performance, low cost content delivery, announced today the launch of their Progressive Download Seek (PDSeek) service, making them the first CDN to provide the ability for Internet video and audio users to immediately jump to any point in multimedia files delivered via HTTP.
Using NDS set-top box software and end-to-end progressive download technology to power its on demand service, Sky is able to deliver VOD content over Sky's own broadband network direct to the customer's set-top box.
From download, to progressive download, to streaming - Velocix Video can do it all; for short form video, traditional DVD quality video and now High Definition video delivery.
HTC Watch uses progressive download technology that makes it possible to watch videos without waiting for a huge file to finish downloading.
It incorporates GPRS/EDGE functionality for speedy over the air downloads, progressive download and video streaming as well as CrystalTalk.
Astro deploys NDS Progressive Download technology to enable uninterrupted viewing of on-demand content
Boosts first-frame delivery and progressive download performance; reduces buffering and frame drops across all devices, including mobile phones and tablets
AuthenTec's solution works seamlessly in Android- and iOS-based devices with minimal to no action required from end users and supports file based PlayReady protection including progressive download as well as streaming media including PlayReady protected adaptive video streaming both with Smooth Streaming and HTTP Live Streaming.
By combining their solutions, SoftAtHome and Vestel ported all the features usually available on an IPTV STB directly on to a Connected TV including Live IPTV, PVR, Time Shifting, VoD, progressive download, premium content delivery and content sharing.
Using an internal flash memory drive, progressive download and extensive buffering, the VIP1002E/F can provide a 'Pause Live TV' function.
Up to now, the only solution for mass-market devices running full-length tracks has been a native implementation of the music player, DRM Client and download manager for progressive download.

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