ABR Linear Packager
A part of the Appear Software Portfolio
Adaptive Bitrate Streaming
Adaptive bitrate streaming adapts video quality to changing network conditions dynamically, providing optimal user experience according to available bandwidth. If bandwidth is diminished, video quality is reduced without the viewer experiencing repeated buffering issues and interrupted transmissions.
The Appear ABR Linear Packager consists of a powerful video segmentation engine, high-performance storage with internal and external options, just-in-time packager/DRM engine, origin server and optional offline encoding/transcoding. A variety of deployment architectures including edge deployments without CDN is supported. Running on industry standard COTS server hardware, customization according to individual requirements is ensured.
“A space and power-efficient solution with full redundancy, 1st rate standards of performance and exceptional reliability”
Key features include
Support for catch-up TV, nPVR and VOD
H.264 and HEVC compatilble
Flexible JIT packaging of DASH, HLS, MSS and HDS
Pre-integrated with popular DRM vendors
WebVTT/TTML captions for live and VOD
Dolby® multi-channel sound
Encoding vendor agnostic