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Domitian Tamas-Selicean

Domitian Tamas-Selicean

October 23, 2019 12:30 PM

Enhancing video streaming quality for ExoPlayer - Pa ...

Co-Author: Mark Greve, Engineering Manager at Akamai. Part of the Media Client Team The first part of this blog series discussed about the quality of user experience (QoE) metrics and two strategies that heavily influence the QoE: the bitrate selection strategy and the buffering strategy. In this second part, we discuss about ExoPlayer's buffering strategy and how to configure the ExoPlayer to lower the startup time and, for video on-demand

Ritesh Kalyanshetty

Ritesh Kalyanshetty

October 21, 2019 11:00 AM

Akamai Outlook: Optimizing Edge Delivery Performance ...

Written by: Ritesh Kalyanshetty and Sandeep Singh Pervasiveness of CDNs within the expanding Media and Entertainment Industry Media and entertainment companies, including content owners and over-the-top (OTT) service providers are living in an era symbolized by a dramatic increase in content consumption fueled by the widespread availability of online video content, coupled with factors like hyper-connected devices and ubiquitous high-speed data.

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

October 2019 - What's New in Media?

Today, Akamai announced the October 2019 Release, which introduces new capabilities to our Media product line with a focus on helping customers accelerate their cloud transformation using the power of the edge. Within Media, the new enhancements are highlighted by: Scalable forensic watermarking support from the Akamai Edge, pre-integrated with leading third-party providers to provide a more effective way to trace piracy back to the source. The new Access Revocation

Kristen Raybould

Kristen Raybould

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Quickly Extend Live Streams with VOD Clipping

Time is always of the essence to extend compelling video content such as sporting events and concerts and make the most of media rights windows. This is especially true for catch-up TV, highlight creation, time-shifting 24/7 simulcast streams, and social sharing. At Akamai, we are continually making improvements that make it easier to extend content monetization, including a service that simplifies video-on-demand (VOD) clip creation from live streams in an

CJ Arnesen

CJ Arnesen

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Quick Retry: Per Request Route Optimization to Reduc ...

A slow response can wreck an otherwise perfect video playback experience. At least, that is what data shows when it comes to streaming high quality video content to any device, anywhere in the world. While there is no way to control when a slow response will happen, Akamai can offer an alternative when it does.

Pankaj Chaudhari

Pankaj Chaudhari

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Optimizing Video Streaming Performance with Origin-A ...

Online video streaming is everywhere today. It's available on the smallest hand-held devices to the largest of screens in our living rooms. Magically and for the most part, it works and provides a very captivating experience. However, if you step back to look at the overall architecture, media streaming is a very reactive process.

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Access Revocation: A Content Provider's Tool to Bloc ...

Akamai Announces New Capability to Allows Content Providers to Shut Down Sources of Piracy ...

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Watermarking: A Content Owner's Mark to Prevent Pira ...

Akamai Adds Edge Based Watermarking Support, Pre Integrated with leading 3rd Party Providers ...

Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

July 25, 2019 11:43 AM

New OTT Service Changing How New Zealanders Watch Sp ...

Communications service providers are looking for new ways to gain an edge in today's competitive market. In sports-crazed New Zealand, one of the country's largest telecom providers just launched an all-sports video service to attract new subscribers. Spark Sport is a new over-the-top (OTT) offering arriving just in time for Rugby World Cup 2019. And according to Diluk de Silva, Service Quality & Distribution Lead at Spark New Zealand, New