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Ad insertion

Oct 28, 2011 3:39 AM

Tags: #live #hls #discontinuity

Hello

 

Is there a way to insert a piece of different video in the middle of http dynamic stream (live or vod)? In case of Apple's HLS it is trivial - just put #EXT-X-DISCONTINUITY tags in m3u8 file before and after segments of inserted video, but I don't see anything similar in HDS.

 
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    Nov 8, 2011 4:44 PM   in reply to qbast

    Hi,

     

    I do not know if it is possible to do what you are asking by editing the f4m manifest file. I suspect not.

     

    The usual way to insert ads is using an ad aware player. An ad enabled player gives you much more control over your pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, companion, rollover ads etc.

     

    For the OSMF player there is lots of documentaion on www.osmf.org, and all of the ad networks have their own documentation which will help also.

     
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