GStreamer 1.22 saw the introduction of a new plugin for adaptive playback of HLS, DASH and MSS streams. The new elements take a substantially different approach to playing those types of streams, with better buffering and bitrate selection as well as features like LL-HLS playback.
This talk will explain how these elements improve upon the older adaptive demuxers and how they work.
|Jan Schmidt works at Centricular, a Free Software consultancy built by GStreamer maintainers, that provides cross-platform multimedia and graphics expertise. When not writing Free Software, he likes to spend time with his family on their miniature farm, building robots and quadcopters, experimenting with new technology, and playing music. He lives outside Wodonga, Australia.