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HLS Gageway for Android

Nearly a billion internet users are around the world. Now they are moving toward the mobile world without the constraints of time and space. Everyone of them requires advanced media experience on their mobile device. But with varying system requirements this can be complicated and expensive.

The Solbox HLS Gateway for Android(Solbox HLS) is an innovative solution to enable Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming in a variety of Android devices like smart phones and tablet PCs. With the Solbox HLS you can deploy a high-quality set of media capabilities on Android devices with the performance your customers demand and the reliability you require.

HLS Free Trial

We are so confident in the performance and reliability of SB HLS that we will provide you with a SB HLS Free Trial to enable just 10-minute streaming playing service. This trial includes SB HLS Library, Installation Guide, and Trial Key. Simply complete the application form in the "Download Window" and you can download a Free Trial Kit.



The Solbox HLS Library is the core component of Solbox HLS provided as a library without user interface (UI). You can develop your own mobile applications by using the Solbox HLS Library.

The Solbox HLS Player is an application to utilize the Solbox HLS, available in the Google play market. You can deploy an UI-based application using the Solbox HLS Library and support Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming in web environment interconnected with the web browser of Android.

Service Architecture - The Solbox HLS Gateway for Android enables the Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming on various Android devices like smart phones and tablet PCs. When the Android users playbacks the contents created with the Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming Protocol, the contents are streamed in the RTSP or RTP converted through Solbox HLS Library in Android 2.3 or lower versions.


  • Support Apple's HTTP Live Streaming in Android environment.
  • Interwork with Media Framework in Android through RTSP.
  • Use the optimized decoding scheme according to the hardware and operating system of the device makers.
  • Support live and VOD streaming both.
  • Provide playback, stop, pause, and seek functions.
  • Support AES128 bit encryption of the MPEG2-TS segments.
  • Support 720p HD-videos (depends on hardware performance).
  • Provide accurate playback start time by detecting image changes.


  • Ensure the same high definition and high quality streaming services as iOS in Android OS 2.3 and lower.
  • Provide the Solbox HLS as a library to deploy your own UI-based application easily and conveniently.
  • Support Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming by interworking web browser of Android.
  • Maximize the user satisfaction by allowing them to access the high-quality video contents that has been experiencing broken or low-quality image.
  • Minimize packet loss during protocol conversion and firewall blocking caused in the RTSP streaming environment.