(Video) New Live Streaming Standard Championed by Akamai at NAB

04/17/2012 12:29 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2013

LAS VEGAS -- Some 50 of the industry's leading video services companies are rallying around a unified live video streaming protocol known as DASH, says Akamai's Will Law, Principal Architect, Media Division, in this interview with Beet.TV

Members of the DASH Promotors Group includes Akamai, Adobe Microsoft, Qualcomm, Netflix and several others.

Law explains why standardization is essential.

Also in the interview, he explains Akamai's strategies around increased global demand for video streaming.