Read this: BBC - Research and Development: The Challenges of Adaptive Streaming
Summary: There are few things that are universally hated always a fun start to a blog post but I would be willing to bet that the experience of trying to watch internet videos on a temperamental network connection is one of them. Adaptive streaming works by encoding the same media file at a number of different bit-rates, which produces multiple representations of the content, each at different qualities. As the quality of the internet connection varies, the streaming client can switch between the different representations to provide a smooth viewing experience. - bbc.co.ukwww.bbc.co.ukBBC - Research and Development: The Chal…
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