In the final installment of our video series on low latency streaming, we examine the app and development trends that are spurring innovation.
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WebRTC is a popular alternative to RTMP—but is it the best solution for your use case? Find out in part two of our low-latency video series.
We field a lot of questions about low-latency streaming. While no one wants high latency, what does low latency really mean? And in what contexts does low latency really matter? Read on and watch a short video to learn the answers.
Things have come a long way since HTML5 video came onto the scene in 2013. Here are some observations about the continued growth of HTML5 support.
If you're thinking about streaming media, odds are, you either already know something about transcoding, or you're wondering why you keep hearing about it. In this post, we'll explain what transcoding is (and isn't), and why it might be critical for your streaming success, especially if you want to deliver adaptive streams to any device.
The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show was surprisingly light on new innovations and swoon-worthy gadgets, but we still managed to gather five interesting takeaways in voice-assisted tech, autonomous vehicles, bigger and better displays and more.
From user-generated content to online gaming; from financial trading to security platforms; today’s streaming apps and services are highly interactive experiences, facilitated by low-latency streaming delivery. But achieving low latency, with high reliability and security simultaneously can be a challenge, especially when delivering over the public internet.
A growing number of streaming-media platforms are now “StreamingPLUS” apps: offering video streams augmented with interactive elements, which depend on low latency to provide direct-response user experiences.
Our friends at Facebook have announced their Live 360 Ready Program, and we’re proud to be leading the pack of software partners. Read the blog post to learn more.
Game of Thrones is back—but when its servers crashed during the premiere, HBO learned some hard lessons in scalability. We discuss them in this podcast.
Most live UGC videos capture random moments of everyday life—that may not be inherently fascinating to the average viewer. What makes this content compelling is the ability to interact with streamers in real time, where latency must be at an absolute minimum.
Since interactivity and real-time video is a cornerstone of the user experience for game streaming platforms, low latency is especially important in this market. To see how successfully this is being achieved, we tested the latency of seven well-known game streaming services with publicly available platforms. Here are the results.