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Leuven, San Francisco, New York
Belgium, USA

Phone: +32 477973641
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THEOplayer is at the forefront of the player industry. As one of the only truly dedicated player companies in the market, our Universal Player capability built in HTML5 provides a single player across all major devices, platforms and browsers – both in browser and native environments without the need for plug-ins.

The Universal Player is pre-integrated with leading solution components across the video ecosystem including streaming, analytics, DRM and content monetization to remove the complexity of service development. We power the video services for some of the biggest video publishers in the world including: CNN, NBC, BT, Swisscom, Mediahuis, SBS, Telia, VRT and Telenet covering all industry segments and regions.

THEOplayer has been awarded best video player SDK by Streaming Media Europe in 2016 and 2017. Furthermore, we received the best of show award in the most innovative solution category at IBC Show Amsterdam 2017.

Please visit or contact us via email to learn more.

Product Description
Key features:
- Adaptive playback of MPEG-DASH and HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
- Video-on-Demand, Live and DVR streaming
- Proven compatibility with streaming solutions from Elemental Technologies, Envivio, Fabrix, Microsoft Azure Media Services, Unified Streaming, Imagine Communications, Wowza, ...
- Support as well for non-MSE browsers (such as IE10 or IE11 on Windows 7) fully in HTML5 without plugins
- Cross-platform DRM with Common Encryption, Widevine and PlayReady
- UI or fully chromeless depending on specific needs
- Managed cloud hosted or self-hosted depending on specific needs
- Server Side Ad Insertion
- Analytics
Playback features:
- Multi-audio tracks
- Seamless multi-period playback for MPEG-DASH
- Subtitles: CEA608/708, WebVTT, TTML
- Trick play: slow motion and high speed playback
- Frame accurate seeking
- Integrates with Nielsen DTVR (Digtal Television Ratings)
- Ads support: VAST, VPAID2, VMAP, ...
- Dynamic Ad Insertion
A complete feature overview can be found in our knowledge base:
For more information visit:
Online Resources
  • Buy vs Build your videoplayer
    The online video industry continues to gain ascendency, with the applicability and reach of video services growing exponentially across industry segments. As video becomes an increasingly core service for customer engagement a key decision facing many companies is “do we buy or build a video player for our video service?” What you’ll learn from this whitepaper? The five key considerations you’ll face when evaluating buy vs build Tips on making the correct decision for your type of business A strategy to maximize your investment As in essence, there is no quintessential right or wrong decision between Buy vs. Build, this whitepaper highlights some of the major factors which can shift the ledger in favour of one option over another.
  • Telenet and THEOplayer: Beyond the customer case
    Telenet, the largest provider of cable broadband services in Belgium, has opened its Head Quarters doors in Mechelen and offered us a great time talking about our collaboration. We had the chance to talk with Dann Rogge, VP Product & Customer Journey Management, and Bart de Vleeschauwer, Manager, TV Engineering Strategy & Architecture at Telenet about their experience as customers of us. The best way to get a review on a product is hearing their customers’ thoughts. Innovation Division of Liberty Global Group Telenet and THEOplayer are jointly painting the Belgian market in yellow with their common values and innovative solutions. In this video, you will discover why the largest Telco in Belgium and Head of Innovation of Liberty Global Group chose THEOplayer, the best Online Video Player Solution, to deliver their content all over the world. Click on the play button and get to know this 3 years-relationship between THEOplayer and Telenet.
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Articles Mentioned
SMW '18: THEO Technologies' Pieter-Jan Speelmans Talks Modular Player APIs
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews THEO Technologies CTO Pieter-Jan Speelmans at Streaming Media West 2018.
The 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
281 nominees. More than 25,000 votes. 90 finalists. Here's who made the shortlist of the top streaming video products and services in our annual reader poll.
NAB 2018: V-Nova Talks PERSEUS and Delivery Platforms
V-Nova co-founder and CEO Guido Meardi describes how his company has taken the PERSEUS codec launched three years ago and produced a finished product playable in all browsers and mobile devices, and many STB and OTT platforms.
SMW 17: StreamOne's Ruud van der Linden Talks OVP Pre-Integration
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Ruud van der Linden, Founder and CEO of Netherlands-based online video platform StreamOne, at Streaming Media West 2017.
2017 Readers' Choice Awards: The Finalists
We've counted all the votes—more than 37,000 of them—and we're announcing the finalists in this year's awards, ahead of presenting the winners during Streaming Media West and the Live Streaming Summit in November.