Bannister Lake Integrates MPEG-DASH Into Chameleon Data

Support for DASH extends Bannister Lake’s reach to OTT operators and to broadcasters looking to launch streaming services.

The MPEG dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP (DASH) video content is now supported through Bannister Lake’s flagship Chameleon data management product. DASH playback is supported in the Chameleon Web Server and is integrated as a media material within design tool, Chameleon Designer. Utilizing Chameleon Designer, users can build graphic templates that incorporate multiple real-time and static data sources.

“The combination of DASH and Chameleon helps ensure that OTT operators can take full advantage of the streaming standard's ability to adapt to changing network conditions while providing superior quality playback and simultaneously displaying timely, real-time data content,” explains Georg Hentsch, president, Bannister Lake. “As the broadcast industry moves toward streaming and new distribution models that include multiple devices, the incorporation of the DASH streaming protocol into television technology solutions has become an industry priority. DASH has quickly become a favored international standard and is widely supported on virtually all platforms.”

He adds, “With the inclusion of DASH, Chameleon can support multiple concurrent streams of live or pre-recorded content, allowing OTT operators to switch between different streams. This feature provides enormous flexibility for media organizations to quickly and affordably launch multiple national, regional, and localized versions of streamed services.”

You might also like...

Data Recording: Burst Errors - Part 20

The first burst error correcting code was the Fire Code, which was once widely used on hard disk drives. Here we look at how it works and how it was used.

Complexity Barrier Drives Simpler Video Compression

Video encoding is running up against a complexity barrier that is raising costs and reducing scope for further improvements in quality.

“Content-Aware” Encoding Could Be Key To Cost-Effective 8K Delivery

If an 8K content service from OTT providers like Amazon, Netflix and YouTube is ever going to be successful, and that’s still a hot topic of debate, new types of compression will have to be part of the solution. T…

Bonded Cellular Spring 2020 Update

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

VSF RIST Spec On Road To Wide Implementation

In 2017, at that year’s VidTrans conference a regional gathering of members of the Video Services Forum (VSF), a new protocol for delivering audio and video over lossy IP networks (including the public Internet), was born. It was an idea t…