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Delivering your new VR social experience: our commitment in VRTogether

Delivering your new VR social experience: our commitment in VRTogether Introduction Although VR has been a buzz word for the past few years, VR experience delivery is still at its infancy. There are some products starting to use tiles and other techniques to broadcast VR videos but real deployments still...

This All Javascript Mania has to stop

This All Javascript Mania has to stop During the few past years, the price of DRAM has droppped significantly... well, not in 2017. Here is the example of the price of a DDR4 2400MHz stick from February 2017 to January 2018. With a lot at $27 in May 2017, it...

What will 2018 be made of?

What will 2018 be made of? We wish you the best for 2018! 2017 was definitely a year of transition. Since we give trainings and license code (including R&D code) we see the trends. 2018 will be a year of consolidation. In early 2017, the VR market collapsed after a...

Semantic UI And The Promotion Of Duplication

Semantic UI And The Promotion Of Duplication The way to Semantic UI You may know that, here, at GPAC, we are mostly "low level" application developers. Developing low level native apps is what we mostly do. However, in 2017, a low level apps is often not enough and you have...

Considerations about Net Neutrality (and on-going discussions...)

Considerations about Net Neutrality (and on-going discussions...) A few days ago, while being at the social dinner for the kick-off of a new project, we had a discussion about Net Neutrality. I realized my views were not the most popular among this technical audience. However I felt I made my...

SUMMARY OF IBC 2017

SUMMARY OF IBC 2017 This year was the 50th anniversary of IBC. IBC is in our opinion the most important show of our industry (followed by NAB in Las Vegas which addresses the US market better). However we find it unfortunate that the organizers feel obliged to report an increasing...

HLS posts updated RFC8216 (draft revision 23)

HLS posts updated until revision 23/RFC8216 Dear readers, We have updated our blog posts on HLS until draft revision 23 (also known as RFC8216): Apple HLS: introduction Apple HLS: comparing versions Apple HLS: technical in-depth Please keep on providing your feedbacks :)

The "Who" book review

Who: The A Method for Hiring by Geoff Smart and Randy Street</em>. Introduction Getting the best team is your number one problem. You want to recruit the best: the "A" players (i.e. the best ones, opposed to “B” players (good ones) and “C” players (average or below average workers)). The...

NAB 2017 report in tweets

NAB 2017 report in tweets Professional low latency MPEG-DASHdemo with @NicolasWeil from @akamami https://t.co/ObNCogLkYp https://t.co/lRfHLWyON8 #NABShow — GPAC Licensing (@GPACLicensing) April 18, 2017 All set for the #NAB2017 @DASH_IF Reception DASH demos: Live CMAF, Low Latency DASH, Ultra Low Latency CMAF + goodies... See you there ! https://t.co/YpIgwe5xkv — Nicolas...

Meet the team behind Signals at NAB 2017

Meet the team behind Signals at NAB NAB is coming up and the Signals team is looking forward to showcasing ultra low latency MPEG DASH delivery using the Akamai CDN. Signals is a powerful toolkit built for developers and technicians who need a fast, modern video processing framework. Signals is...