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HTML5 Video Trumps Plugins. Here’s Why...

HTML5 Video Trumps Plugins. Here’s Why...

The humble video element has come a long way since its proposal in 2007. Before the video element, video on the Internet was delivered via plugins, the most popular of which being Flash. While Flash is still a dominant method of delivering video to browsers, it's only a matter of time before it's completely replaced by HTML5 video.

Structuring Renditions for Simplicity

Structuring Renditions for Simplicity

In a multi-device world, navigating the murky waters of video support can be tricky, especially when you’re trying to keep costs down and quality high. Renditions and The Modern World In its most basic form, online video consists of transcoding a single source file into a single output file that will play over the Web.

Concatenation? HLS to the Rescue

Concatenation? HLS to the Rescue

How to deliver unique viewing experiences through dynamic manifest generation This article is focused on HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), but the basic concepts are valid for other HTTP-based streaming protocols as well.