For many companies, especially for broadcasters, there is a common question : how can I de-linearize the live to create VoD contents ? During last IBC, I made a turn of the different tools which can help to create this kind of workflows. Some provides software and others provides appliances. Here is an overview of the different solutions of the company I identified which provide solutions. Continue reading
I will be a speaker (as panelist) in one session during the next Satis expo in Paris. This session is called : “White card to the Online Video French Squad”. Online Video French Squad a french group of tech guys who working in the online video ecosystem.
In this session, we will talk about : DRMs, what costs for the OTT security ?
Which DRM for which devices ? Business models, technical constraints, issues on multiscreen workflow and user experience…
The others panelists will be :
- Nicolas Weil, Solution Architect at Akamai
- Simon Laroque, Project Manager at Cognacq-Jay Image
- Philippe Rambourg, Broadcast Engineering Manager at Canal +
The session will be on Wednesday, the 20th of November at 12PM.
To my english readers, I apologize in advance, this session will be in french.
The concept is to use ffmpeg to push content to one server. This server will transcode streams and deliver to the end-users.
Input streams are called feed and for each feed you can have multiple output stream.
We will see two examples on how to deliver content via a ffserver. There will be a FLV and a WebM stream.
In the previous post, we looked the new features of MistServer (version 1.1).
Today, I expose an idea exposed by a friend Nicolas Weil. We talked about the content caching for an architecture based on Mistserver especially for HTTP based format. We thought about Varnish, an HTTP accelerator. The idea is to keep in cache the different fragments which are generated by MistServer. This article will not talk about the RTMP or TS part, theses protocols are not HTTP based.
To make this test, I use on the same server MistServer and Varnish. Here is the architecture.