Tag: ABR

HTTP Live Streaming

Apple standard for ABR media streaming using fMP4 or MPEG-TS containers and H.264 or H.265 video codecs.

Encoded Bitrate

Encoded Bitrate is the bitrate of the compressed (i.e. during ABR encode/transcode) audio or video media objects, each Bitrate level representing different quality levels in

Common Media Application Format

Apple-Microsoft standard aiming to simplify workflows by defining concurrent use of multiple ABR methods (e.g. DASH, HLS) while using one set of audio and video

Variant

Program content that has been encoded into a particular bit rate, frame size and/or frame rate. ABR streaming technology provides consistent, high-quality viewing in situations

Unicast

Unicast delivery in IP networks involves a 1:1 data transmission scheme where one host or endpoint is communicating with one other host or endpoint exclusively. 

Manifest

A manifest refers to a text file that describes other files that can be fetched as part of Adaptive Bitrate Streaming (ABR). A master manifest

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