Converting video for web broadcasting
Video Encoding is on demand streaming for video only, live video streaming can also be performed in the form of an Online TV or Live Event Streaming product. Media is normally provided to Prostream via browser upload or FTP transfer in the format of MP4, FLV or WMW at a pre-determined bit rate to provide a video experience from 320 x 200 up to 1920 x 1080 video pixels.
All video streaming provided by Prostream can be delivered to Flash, Real Audio, Windows Media or Silverlight players with each player has it's advantages and disadvantages over the other. In most cases for simple website deployment across multiple platforms and browsers, Flash and Silverlight will cover 99% of all video streaming requirements.
Live Video Encoding can provide an instant play experience for video delivery if the internet connection bandwidth available to the viewer is greater than that of the stream they are requesting. This experience is able to provide a simultaneous play and is perfect for "embedded video websites" and "watch again services". You can also provide navigation bars to your content so people can select to skip or reply parts of your video file, again with and instant play scenario.
How do we bill our clients for Live Video Encoding?
The billing cycle for Live Video Encoding is billed in a similar format to that of Mobile Phone Contracts; we commit you to an amount of data and then we charge you a cost for the excess data you use on a weekly basis. The more data that you commit to the more cost effective that the excess data fees are with the ability to check this in real time via the portal login. All of this is detailed in the price list which you can apply for by clicking here.
Example of Live Video Encoding
We have put together a number of Live Video Encoding examples from MP3 and from WMA files to provide you with a live example on how fast audio streaming can be. This group of examples can be viewed by clicking here or on the demo link below.