[foms] HLS and HLS patents
jeroen at longtailvideo.com
Thu Oct 14 21:55:53 PDT 2010
This filing might actually be a defensive step against Move:
Move networks is the first company that deployed "chunking" on a large scale.
> Hello people,
> I am not sure if this is on-topic of this list. If it isn't, then, sorry.
> Following the FOMS workshop (thanks a lot Silvia), I have done some work
> and some research about HLS.
> Since that workshop, we have fixed infinite live .webm streams in VLC,
> improved the HLS serving part of VLC to be TS-independant, and
> implemented a first HLS client implementation that actually does
> adaptive bandwidth. We still have to work on doing a live .webm
> streaming, though.
> But more importantly, we've hit "Real-Time or Near Real-Time Streaming"
> patent from Apple.
> Isn't that an issue compared to the different solutions overviewed at
> the workshop?
> Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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