The figures 6 to 10 represents the captured throughput for RTP/RTSP, progressive downloads
, HLS, DASH and Cloud Assisted-Adaptive streaming respectively.
Although one of the major benefits of a streamed file is that the audience can start to watch it almost straight away, a progressive download
QuickTime movie can also be watched before it has fully downloaded.
In the early days of streaming, every format and codec was defined by its capability to deliver on-demand content in one of three ways: file downloads, progressive downloads
, or streaming.
Commenting on the implementation of their new hybrid features, Shahrul Sultan, Director of Consumer Technology at Astro added: "We consistently strive to provide our subscribers with best in class experience, and to do so we embrace the introduction of new technologies and additional delivery methods to ensure the optimum reach of our offering." He continued, "Throughout the years NDS have enabled us to enhance our platform, whether through the provision of tools to enable us to introduce our own interactive applications or their flexibility to provide us with the necessary technologies to offer hybrid services such as VOD with progressive download
Modern Origin Servers support all widely used HTTP live streaming protocols and HTTP progressive download
. HTTP protocol has been widely adopted by the internet as the delivery mechanism for static content.
Adeptol's CloudConnect brings elastic viewing concept to documents to allow progressive download
of documents from the server while user views the content-a concept that's used for viewing online audios, videos and images.
According to the company, the kit will enable the users to add streaming or progressive download
video through a Dreamweaver MX 2004 extension, which then can be viewed with Macromedia Flash Player.
You have to use HTTP range request (or progressive download
) video in order to have playrate control in HTML5 video.
However, that content and the progressive download
have to be manipulated at the backend so the posters can be viewed and relevant metadata added to the content.
The IP connection allows progressive download
of VOD with content buffered onto the HDD.
However, of the HTML5 streams, 65% were MP4 files delivered via progressive download
, which means they used the video tag rather than the Media Source Extensions.
So if your OVP delivers adaptively, you gain an additional level of technological security over those that deliver via progressive download