Kaltura Enhances Cloud TV Platform SDK

HEVC support and ad solutions included

Kaltura release a new version of its Cloud TV Platform SDK, including a feature to provide faster, smoother playback on low internet connectivity for mobile devices. The enhanced SDK now also includes HEVC support, real-time analytics, as well as multiple ad solutions support including Facebook Audience Network (FAN).

Source: Kaltura

The new playback optimization solution for mobile viewing was developed by monitoring internet connectivity data at the network level in addition to device and player-level data. This monitoring enables Kaltura’s mobile SDK to dramatically shorten load and handshake time, thus delivering a smoother and faster video start time. It will be will be particularly relevant in emerging markets which may have slower mobile network connections. Mainly a major boost to viewing of primetime events with high levels of simultaneous viewers.

Kaltura’s new Mobile SDK version also supports HEVC and provides real-time analytics such as indications of join time, play failures, time spent on the service and more.

In addition are multiple advertising solutions given, including Facebook Audience Network (FAN) Facebook ads, and Google AdManager, to provide service providers with far greater flexibility to monetize their content and increase advertising revenue.

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