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Comparing WebRTC with HTTP-based streaming

Comparing WebRTC with HTTP based streaming

Reducing streaming latency has been a hot topic for a while. Historically with HTTP based streaming, latencies of tens of seconds and even in the order of one minute is not unheard of. With traditional broadcast being in the realm of single digit seconds and new techniques such as Web …

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HTML5 Player: A Cost-effective Way to Bring Video to Tizen and WebOS

When you design a strategy that fits your streaming market, you will notice that there are a lot of devices and platforms to cover. In this article, we will try to shed some light on Tizen/WebOS applications and explain why we provide our player on these platforms as a HTML5-based sol …

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Streaming Latency: Low Latency Use Cases and Real-Life Examples

Streaming Latency: Low Latency Use Cases and Real-Life Examples

Previously, we’ve explored the different definitions of latency and when it is important, what causes it, as well as how popular protocols fare against each other and the importance of zapping time. Now, we are going to take a look at different use cases for low latency and provide so …

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Streaming Latency: Protocols and Zapping Time

Streaming Latency: Protocols and Zapping Time

Previously, we’ve explored the different definitions of latency and when it is important and what causes it, in this blog we will explore how popular streaming protocols fare against each other. Additionally, we will also discuss one other factor that plays a big role in allowing you …

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Streaming Latency: What Causes It?

Previously, we’ve explored the different definitions of latency and when it is important, in this blog we will talk about where latency gets introduced in the video chain.

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Streaming Latency: What Is It And When Does It Matter?

Streaming Latency: What Is It And When Does It Matter?

Latency, low latency, ultra-low latency are becoming increasingly important. New developments like LL-HLS, CMAF-CTE and HESP confirm and support this statement, in addition to other streaming protocols such as webRTC and RTMP. With all the technology and the definition of latency, it …

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