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HeyWatch Unveils HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) for iOS. And Make it Available for Android Too

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

HeyWatch, the pioneer in professional cloud-based video encoding, today announced the release of HTTP Live Streaming for both iOS and Android devices.

HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), the adaptive bit-rate technology developed by Apple Inc., allows users to optimize video for mobile playback by dynamically adjusting the quality of the video stream to suit the viewer's connection speed, thus delivering the optimum viewing experience every time.

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This great streaming technology was initially restricted to iOS devices, but since the official release of Android 3.0, HTTP Live Streaming has been made available for Android devices too. So, from now on, HeyWatch will offer HLS for all iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod) and also for any Android devices including Sony, HTC, Archos, Nexus, LG, Samsung smartphones and Google TV.

HeyWatch's video encoding API provides the easiest and quickest way to integrate HTTP Live Streaming into any existing platform. Delivering great video content to both iOS and Android users has never been this simple.

HeyWatch has been the leader in high-performance cloud-based video encoding since 2006, converting millions of videos each year with an unparalleled 99.9% encoding success rate. Whether Broadcast, Mobile or Web, HeyWatch has been providing the fastest video transcoding in the cloud to hundreds of world-class customers including Tumblr, Fotolia, Unruly Media, SchoolTube, Kit Digital, Dotsub and Flavorus for 6 years.

About HeyWatch

HeyWatch (http://www.heywatchencoding.com/) has been a pioneer in professional cloud-based video transcoding since 2006, offering a powerful online video encoding solution to both startups and large organizations. Its platform enables users to encode and deliver video content to virtually any internet-connected video device on earth.  Founded by web and tech lovers, HeyWatch's main goal is to make light work of heavy video-encoding processes.  With HeyWatch, tech and web companies free themselves from the headaches involved in providing online video and can devote all their energy to growing their business.

Contact: Eric Fontaine, [email protected], +33-676-399-518

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