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HTTP Live Streaming Client SDK for Windows 8



3ivx Technologies is a member of the Xbox Live Developer Partner Program and is a component provider for Xbox LIVE Application Developers.


The 3ivx HLS Adapter for Xbox One allows developers to add first class support for HLS content to Xbox One applications. Now developers can Easily play Apple-style HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) m3u8 urls in Xbox One Applications with the 3ivx HLS Adapter.


No need to transcode, no need to convert anything. It just works.

Important Features:

  • Code Compatible with Windows 8 SDK for development/testing
  • AES/HTTPS/TLS Support
  • CEA608/608-in-708 and WebVTT Closed Caption Support (Streaming and VOD)
  • VOD, Live, and Live DVR support
  • Adaptive Bitrate
  • Fast-start
  • Seeking/Scrubbing

More details are included in the 3ivx HLS Adapter Specifications.



Why HLS?

If you already stream video to Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod), you already stream HLS. There are many reasons why you would want to re-use your existing HLS infrastructure, or standardize on HLS, when targeting Xbox One.

Find out more here.

Case Study - Broadcaster

A French National broadcaster, has used the 3ivx HLS Adapter to deliver their Live and VOD streaming TV service to both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.



HLS, Windows 8 and The FutureiPad, iPhone, iPod

Media companies around the world have built infrastructure for Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming protocol to capture massive iOS audiences. It’s one of the most prevalent video formats on the internet today!

With the successful launch of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, the process of unifying the Desktop and Laptop paradigms with the new touch interfaces used in Tablets and Smart Phones has begun. Windows 8 and Slate ImageWindows 8 is geared towards tablets and is leveraging Windows PC penetration to win back mobile computing dominated by Apple’s iPad.

Windows 8 does not support HTTP Live Streaming meaning companies need to invest in new infrastructure or miss out on the audience.

The 3ivx HLS Adapter is a simple software solution that is already being used by many media companies to bring their existing HLS content to new audiences on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.




How can we help Xbox LIVE Applications Developers?

The 3ivx HLS Adapter for Windows 8 SDK is available now for evaluation, and can be used for development and testing of Xbox One applications on Windows 8 platforms If you are interested in access to the Windows 8 Evaluation SDK please contact us.




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