Digital Video, Technology

“Controlled Chaos” – Moderating the User Generated Content

Back in 2007, a movie featuring Madhuri Dixit was released; a film where we could see the quintessential heroine of the Indian screen after almost a decade. This movie was a disaster, but it gained bad publicity because of a completely different reason. A few lines in one of the songs were not taken well by a community and hence was...

by Akhil
Tag: Video Streaming
16-May-2019

Automation Testing, DevOps

Load Testing HLS Stream Using JMeter

  What is Video Streaming? Although highly unlikely, but if you are wondering the meaning of video streaming, it simply means that to play the online video, you won’t need to download the video completely. It offers you other advantages like you can jump directly to a section of the video and start playing it from there. As you...

by Raghu Sharma
Tag: Video Streaming
31-Aug-2016

Digital Video

Devil’s’ Advocacy for India’s OTT Goldrush

We saw the rise and fall of food-tech in the past few years and there are clear lessons that everyone has learnt. First lesson, it is not a gold rush but a rat-race; a maddening race that everyone wants to run or has a mandate to run. Second lesson is to think about the running operations before even conceptualising the product. ...

by Akhil
Tag: Video Streaming
22-Feb-2016

AWS, Digital Music

Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)

Hi Guys, I have already discussed briefly about different streaming technologies, different adaptive streaming implementations, on-premise solutions and cloud solutions in my last blog Kick start with Video Streaming. Now I am going to discuss HTTP Live Streaming, which is one of the popular implementation of adaptive streaming....

by Anil Agarwal
Tag: Video Streaming
24-Aug-2015

Digital Video, Software development

Kick start with Video Streaming

Hi Guys, Developing a video hosting site? If yes, then you must be thinking of how to serve the multimedia content to end users. There are a lot of ways to serve the audio/video content to end users, Static Download Progressive Download (Pseudo Streaming) Single Streaming (UDP, HTTP, RTSP, RTMP protocol based) Adaptive...

by Anil Agarwal
Tag: Video Streaming
24-Aug-2015