MPTF/MPTF Discussions/Continuous Streaming
From Web and TV IG
Tracker Issue ID: ISSUE-35
HTML5 video and audio tags should support continuous streaming as is common in traditional television and radio broadcast channels. This might be a single segment continuously encoded that has no defined length.
- This must work for both adaptive and non-adaptive codecs.
- Support for linear broadcast television programming and continuous streaming over the Internet.
What needs to be standardized
- One or more methods need to be defined for specifying continuous monolithic media streams.
- A method for a consistent time base must be developed in order to support ad insertion, synchronized media, etc.