allows for a single video file to be downloaded to the client's computer and played back as it is downloaded.
Sky's deployment of NDS advanced set-top box software and progressive download
technology is a perfect example of how a service provider can optimise its existing infrastructure to introduce value added services to enrich the subscriber offering.
264 Company Audio Channels Delivery prtocol data rate (kbps) Converse 64 Stereo RTMP Coke 128 Stereo Progressive Download
Oreo 64 Stereo Progressive Download
This new upgrade of NexPlayer SDK complements the previous SDK capabilities such as HTTP Live Streaming, Download, Progressive Download
and Local Playback.
While these boxes have their warts (live content is HLS only, but unlike Flash the boxes do a good job with progressive download
byte-range request navigation), they are likely to be available for more than a few years, and consumer volume only makes them more and more affordable.
Additionally, LifeCache ADM supports a wide range of multimedia containers, codecs and a flexible set of delivery mechanisms including HTTP Progressive Download
, RTSP/RTMP streaming and HTTP Live Streaming (iPhone/iPad).
Also known as transmuxing, given the need to multiplex files for easier delivery, protocol conversion began in the broadcast world but is finding its way into streaming and progressive download
As the service uses progressive download
technology, tracks are available to be played offline in areas of limited or no mobile connection.
Here are overviews of four ideas we recommended, all of which use streaming or progressive download
videos as the key medium:
enables fast starts for SD; HD should be good to go in a minute or three.
NDS has already integrated SanDisk SSDs for use with progressive download
and live-pause technologies, and the SanDisk P4 SSD has an industry standard SATA interface which enables straightforward design and integration for STB manufacturers.
Many companies that want to use streaming or progressive download
video to get the word out about their products or services have been content to upload video clips to YouTube, but they are also curious about ways to better encode their content in even higher quality to stand out from the crowd.