Apparatus and method for providing streaming content

  • US 10,277,660 B1
  • Filed: 12/20/2018
  • Issued: 04/30/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for providing a media content performed by a server or multiple servers, comprising:

  • receiving, from a client, a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) request for a segment of the media content based on metadata of the media content, wherein the metadata comprises multiple BaseURL elements and wherein identical segments are accessible at locations indicated by URLs resolved with respect to the multiple BaseURL elements; and

    sending the requested segment of the media content to the client,wherein the URL of the requested segment is generated based on a selected BaseURL element among the multiple BaseURL elements.

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