Archives for Traci Ruether
Traci Ruether is a Colorado-based B2B tech writer with a background in streaming and network infrastructure. Aside from writing, Traci enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her kith and kin.
Follow her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/traci-ruether/ or learn more at https://traci-writes.com/.
Without video codecs, “Netflix and chill” wouldn’t have ever been coined. These two-part compression tools allow distributors to condense a video file for delivery across the internet via a process called video encoding. Codecs…Read More
What do ESPN, Microsoft, and Al Jazeera share in common? All three power their live broadcasts with Secure Reliable Transport (SRT). The cutting-edge protocol has gained prominence for its ability to deliver smooth streams,…Read More
The Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is a tried-and-true video technology. It’s used to control audio/video transmission between two endpoints and facilitate the transportation of low-latency streaming content across the internet. Along with the Real-Time Messaging Protocol…Read More
Using videos to promote goods and services is a no-brainer. Since the first U.S. TV ad aired in 1941, video marketing has taken on a life of its own. Catchy commercials dominated in the…Read More
It’s a different world than it was ten years ago. Flash Player and the RTMP used to rule the landscape. In this article, we take a look at the RTMP specification, the history behind it, and alternative protocols to use.Read More
When it comes to online video delivery, RTMP, HLS, MPEG-DASH, and WebRTC refer to the streaming protocols used to get content from point A to B. Because different protocols play a role in…Read More
2020 marked the long-awaited death of Adobe Flash, and with that came the phase-out of the Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) for video playback. While RTMP is still a reliable mechanism for transporting video between encoders and servers,…Read More
For interactive live streaming solutions ranging from video conferencing to online betting and bidding, Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC) has become an essential underlying technology. The proliferation of WebRTC comes down to a combination of speed…Read More