What Is Android TV – Your Ultimate Guide


According to Shalini Govil-Pai, the senior director of product management for Android TV, Android TV has "tens of millions of users" worldwide, with Europe being one of the leaders in the number of consumers. People are using smart TV to stream…

IPTV In a Nutshell


If you haven’t heard of IPTV before, chances are you probably will – or, better yet, you are already using some incarnation of it without even knowing. IPTV is gaining momentum, and it’s high time to keep your tabs on how it’s changing the media…

The ABC of Streaming Services


Set-top box, over the top, live streaming, on-demand. You may come across these terms every now and then, especially when reading about online video streaming services and technology. You think you know what they mean, but do you really? When living…

Want to Be a Chromecast Developer? Here Is How to Get Started


Since its release in 2013, Chromecast has gone a long way and had several iterative hardware upgrades (generations 1-3, Ultra, and Audio). Nonetheless, the core design principles of the device remained – Chromecast offers a simple and affordable…

What Is the HLS Protocol and Why It Is Popular in the Streaming Industry


Video on demand has been replacing television over the past two decades, gradually gaining maturity and technological sophistication. The evolution of video streaming technology has always focused on offering streaming audiences a more reliable,…

How We Got Our Automatic Content Enrichment Patented – The Full Story


With the Automatic Content Enrichment (or ACE) project, we wanted to offer a solution which would address the problem signalled to us by many of our business partners offering video streaming services and monetizing their content on the internet.…

Better Software Group Contributes to Huawei’s Cast+ feature


Due to health and safety considerations associated with the increased risk of COVID-19 contamination, the Huawei DEVELOPER CONFERENCE 2020 was held only for a limited audience at the company’s headquarters in Songshan Lake in Dongguan, China between…

Huawei DEVELOPER CONFERENCE 2020


Huawei DEVELOPER CONFERENCE 2020, codenamed Together, was an event the company held this year not only to announce new hardware products but also to provide a valuable update for their growing developer community.  The event was held between 10th to…

Launching Your Own Roku Channel – A Quick Step-by-step Guide


Roku is one of the most popular media boxes on the market today. With over ten million devices sold, the platform is well bound to become the leading streaming device on the planet, and a platform to be reckoned with in terms of presence. Building…

Would You Rather Quit Beef for Life or Never Watch Netflix Again?


Canceled holiday trips, postponed music festivals, closed cinemas, lost jobs, suspended contracts and stringent social distancing rules in full swing – these are just a few examples of the grim consequences of COVID-19. The virus has spared no one,…