HTTP Dynamic Streaming

I’d like to demo HTTP Dynamic Streaming for you….

Benefits:

  • * Adaptive bitrate – will seamlessly switch between streams depending on your flexing bandwidth conditions.
  • * Jump point navigation – can jump to any point in the movie instantly.
  • * Only download what you watch, only holds a small amount of buffer at a time. This saves on bandwidth charges.

I’m going to point it to this URL:

http://zeridemo-f.akamaihd.net/content/robinhood/robin_hood_25fps_3000-2.f4m

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OSMF Flash Video Player for WordPress

Trying out this WordPress Plugin:
Flash Media Playback

Up till now, I’ve used the Viper’s Video Quicktags, which has served me well to date, and is great b/c it allows you to embed a variety of videos like YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr and a bunch more. The problem with Viper’s is the Flash option uses the jwplayer, which comes with some restrictions like non-commercial use only.

So, I think the perfect combo of WordPress video plugins is Flash Media Playback for Flash with HTML5 fallback, and Viper’s Video Quicktags for YouTube, Vimeo, etc (i.e. everything else). Read on to see the examples:

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