Encrypted Video Streaming and HLS encryption

Ok, so lets move the focus a bit away from what rsaplay is doing, yes , I think they are the best in the market today, and yes, I believe for all the security breaches we’ve experienced wholly as a society, that everything we do or even think(a bit superfluous) should be encrypted. And Yes, rsaplay, does that wonderfully, offering a bevy a features to make the experience pleasant. But lets get techy and purely speak about a major technology utilizing cloud video encryption for encrypted video streaming .

HLS the short for http live streaming, enables users to send and receive video over a simple HTTP(hyper text transfer protocol) connection securely on their mobile devices (laptops, phone etc) and desktops .The main ingredient which makes this protocol special and does the hard work is AES, which stands for Advanced Encryption Standard. Lets be clear this is not the only protocol being used , but it uses a bunch others to securely offer a smooth video playing experience indistinguishable from that of an unencrypted player. It should be noted that rsaplay uses this feature for all apple devices which connect to its application, which ensures a smooth and native process for all involved. So , yup , depending on whatever device you are connecting from the application is smart enough to switch to that processing method to ensure a common environment to with which to offer up the video in question.(HLS for apple devices and Flash for windows etc).

Here I will try to break it all down in its simplest form so we can all understand. HLS which is native to apple , is simply a protocol used for transporting content from one end to the other, but this protocol unlike HTTP which is another protocol, does it securely, by encrypting the content. Remember I said, rsaplay was smart enough to switch method of processing to accommodate all devices? Well this is another case, the HLS method it uses actually changes on the fly to suit the connection speed of the end user.So this means if a user connects and is streaming a video or listen music over encrypted tunnel, but suddenly drops their fast connection and is now on say 1mbps connection, the rsaplay senses that and makes the necessary adjustment. So when the user first connects the RSAplay application is sending that user info securely in bits of data or what we call chunks, the faster the connection , the bigger the chunk of data they will send, if the connection speed drop then , the chunks of data that is being sent will reduce naturally. Again harking back to what we said before, where rsaplay’s application does native switching to whatever device is connected? Well get this! HLS immanently requires the size of the media to be over 5mb, but on RSAplay , you can surely go on your IMAC or iPAD and upload a video less the 5mb, simply because when the system detects this, it will switch .

RSAplay protects content of any media( that is mkv, avi, mp3) and ensures not only 100% privacy through encryption, but also , the smoothest playback for the device you are connecting with.But wait , there is more hahaa, see what I did there? Wait there is more from the famous infomercial ads? ..**coughs** I’m sorry bad joke , *clears throat* , lol, anyway, what I about to say, was that now RSAplay offers all of the encryption in security and easy of use from watching or listening to content on disparate devices to now being able to watch and listen from and application. For more about this, come back next time 🙂

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