|Developer(s)||PacketVideo Network Solutions|
|Stable release||4.1 / [June], 2006|
|Operating system||Red Hat Linux, Sun Solaris SPARC|
pvServer is a 3GPP/2 standards compliant multimedia server that provides streaming and broadcast services to mobile devices. pvServer is developed by PacketVideo Network Solutions , a wholly owned company of Alcatel-Lucent. pvServer delivers multiple streams of live and pre-recorded audio / video content (MPEG-4, H.263 and H.264, Enhanced aacPlus, etc.) to devices with a 3GPP-compatible player. Besides RTSP, It also supports HTTP and RTMP streaming, all with rate-adaptive capability.
The pvServer consists of the following modules:
- The Streaming Module, which is a Unix-based "software applicance" for standards compliant multimedia streaming via RTSP/RTP connections to wireless clients.
- The Download Module, which is a Unix-based "software applicance" for standards compliant multimedia download via HTTP connection to wireless clients. This is commonly known as HTTP Streaming.
- The Integration Services Module, which is a Java-based platform for multimedia service development and integration.