A legacy HTTP based audio streaming format with support for MP3 and AAC streaming.
An iFrame (short for inline frame) is an HTML element that allows an external webpage to be embedded in an HTML document. Often used within MainStreaming to embed players on a customer’s website.
In-Stream Video Ad
Normally 15 to 30 seconds long, these ads are used to monetize video content that is being delivered by a publisher and are displayed within streaming video content. The four types of video content where in-stream ads play are UGC (User Generated Content/Video), Syndicated, Sourced and Journalistic videos.
The number of TS segments (chunks) presented within the playlist (.m3u8).
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Leveraging a cloud service to increase a customer's infrastructure and capacity as a managed service. This allows customers to grow infrastructure quickly without purchasing fixed assets with capital expenditures (CAPEX).
Input or entry point (often represented as a URL) into the MainStreaming network.
A measurement of traffic used when customers push content to MainStreaming's entry points of presence (POPs). Applies to both live and on-demand.
A permissioning term used to indicate that a file has followed the account default encoding profile, inherited from the property being used.
A feature of the purging functionality that allows users to actively invalidate content in caches within milliseconds.
Interactive TV (iTV)
Form of media coverage that adds viewer engagement content to television. This can include both interactive content and advertising, and can be delivered in different modes and over multiple formats.
A type of digital video, that users interact with to perform enhanced actions through integrated elements within the video that are more advanced than the standard video playback controls.