Apparatus and method for providing streaming content

  • US 9,467,493 B2
  • Filed: 01/02/2014
  • Issued: 10/11/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for providing media, the method comprising:

  • receiving metadata of media, the metadata comprising one or more BaseURL elements;

    sending a request for a segment of the media using a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the segment, the URL being resolved with respect to a BaseURL element;

    receiving the segment; and

    decoding and rendering data of the media that is included in the segment,wherein the metadata selectively comprises a sourceURL attribute of the segment, andwherein, when the metadata selectively comprises the sourceURL attribute of the segment, a BaseURL element among the BaseURL elements is mapped to the sourceURL attribute, so that the URL is generated.

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