[FFmpeg-devel] EBP

Kieran Kunhya kierank at obe.tv
Wed Apr 1 18:46:35 CEST 2015

On 1 April 2015 at 17:23, Niklas Fondberg <niklas.fondberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> In the current project we are using ffmpeg for encoding multi-bitrate live
> streams towards an external OTT packager and I have a question:
> Are there any patches or work with the CableLabs ATS standard and with
> Encoder Boundary Points in particular?
> http://www.cablelabs.com/wp-content/uploads/specdocs/OC-SP-EBP-I01-130118.pdf
> Some info from the specification:
> "The Encoder Boundary Point (EBP) Structure is a signaling mechanism that
> can provide a hinting mechanism for taking continuous streams conditioned
> for adaptive streaming and creating discrete chunks of decodable content
> with boundaries in one component stream in the multiplex (Fragment) or
> across the multiplex (Segment)”

Yes, we got the first email...

Anyway from that document there's a lot for FFmpeg to do to comply
(HRD etc) so it's nontrivial.
That said I doubt many of the web encoders follow all of that.


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