Low latency streaming is always a compromise, but what can be done to keep QOE high?
This on-demand webinar looks at CMAF and presents some real-world data on this low latency technique. The webinar starts by explaining that CMAF is a low-latency streaming technology similar to HLS and other streaming protocols where the idea is to deliver the video as small files. Olivier and Alain from Harmonic explain how this is done and look at some of the trade-offs and compromises that are needed and introduce techniques to keep QOE high. They also look at deployment in cloud vs. on premise.
Pieter-Jan Speelmans talks about play tradeoffs and optimisations within the player. CMAF allows the buffer to be reduced and whilst a bad network may mean you buffer is similar to ‘normal’, but in good networks, this buffer can be brought down significantly. He also talks about how ABR switching is impacted by GOP length even in CMAF.
Viaccess-Orca explains how DRM works with CMAF and looks at some of the challenges including licences acquisition time and overloading licence servers at the beginning of events. Akamai’s Will Law explains some benefits of CMAF and the near-real-time of chunk-based transfer (HTTP 1.1) and how downloading chunks at full speed leads to problems when the same broadband link is used by several clients.
There are lots of good talks on CMAF, but this is one of the few which talks about CMAF not as theory, but as is deployable today.
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Sr. Manager, OTT & IPTV Solutions,
Chief Architect – Media Devision,
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Date: Thursday 6th December, 2018. 11AM PT / 2PM ET / 19:00 GMT
Nobody wants to find out about a big play or major news event on Twitter before they see it in their video stream, so reducing latency is crucial for OTT services’ success. Likewise, ultra-low latency is crucial for interactive streaming applications. Depending on your use case, a few seconds of latency might be fine, or you might need to try to hit that sub-second target.
Learn which technologies and solutions are best for your business, and make sure your viewers get their video on time, every time. In this webinar, you’ll learn the following:
- Why it’s important to evaluate and improve latency end-to-end, including software and services, encoder, platform, and player
- How to decide which technology and solution is best for your use case (e.g. CMAF, HLS/DASH, WebRTC, Websocket)
- How chunked CMAF offers a standards-based approach that allows latency to be decoupled from segment duration
- How chunked CMAF leverages existing CDN HTTP capacity to provide low-latency solutions at high scale
- How WebRTC can be used to deliver live video sub-second latency at scale, and provide rich, interactive experiences for live streaming applications
- How a single misconfigured component can undo any other effort to achieve low latency
- How integrated solutions create new business opportunities for low latency interactive use cases
- How to achieve low latency across all platforms and devices
VP of Product Strategy,
|Moderator: Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen