MPEG DASH from Microsoft Azure Media Services

John DeutscherCloud, Media Services, Microsoft Azure, MPEG-DASH15 Comments

With our most recent service updates from our origin server team, we have enabled a new feature in the server called “Dynamic Packaging” that allows you to encode to a single set of standard ISO MP4 files and then dynamically request multiple protocols by simply changing the URL that you use on your content This week we introduced a new “preview” feature of Dynamic Packaging to enable support for MPEG-DASH live profile streaming. For those of you that are not … Read More

MPEG DASH: The File Format of the Future

John DeutscherCloud, Media Services, MPEG-DASHLeave a Comment

Tim Siglin just published his coverage of the MPEG DASH session at Streaming Media West last week where the future of adaptive streaming file formats was discussed.  The article is titled “MPEG DASH: The File Format of the Future?” and can be found on the StreamingMedia.com website. I particularly like the coverage of HLS and the fact that the Apple draft that was submitted to the IETF is merely an “informational draft” and the fact that there are no efforts … Read More