I asked my contact at JW Player whether the company will automatically send VP9-encoded files to compatible Android players
, or continue with H264.
"Despite the Android platform's advancements and its dominant market share, the challenges of profitability remain for a number of Android players
. This will have an impact on the vendor landscape where new or more innovative business models will increasingly become key to succeed."
Available worldwide via Google Play, the games brings all of the great features and gameplay to Android players
around the globe.
For this reason, many developers send a single file delivered via RTSP to Android players
, which ensures problem-free playback, though obviously not the optimal experience.
This is not happening as Android players
like Xiaomi is taking the market by storm.
Apple continues to draw success from its iPhone 6 series challenging the position of major Android players
like the HTC One, Sony Xperia and the Samsung Galaxy.