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HLS Latency Sucks, But Here’s How to Fix It (Update)

December 3, 2019 8:30 am Published by Comments Off on HLS Latency Sucks, But Here’s How to Fix It (Update)

Since Android started to support HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) in its Honeycomb release, HLS has taken over the world for streaming video. But while HLS surges in popularity, we continue to hear complaints from customers about tuning and reducing latency. The basic message we hear, “HLS latency sucks.”


What Is Low Latency, and Who Needs It? (Video Series: Part 1)

May 14, 2018 1:05 am Published by Comments Off on What Is Low Latency, and Who Needs It? (Video Series: Part 1)

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.