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What is considered low latency in 2022?

Separate categories like ultra-low latency and near real-time streaming have emerged and these refer to latency coming in under one second, or sub-second latency.

  • Near real time for video conferencing and remote devices
  • Low latency for interactive content
  • Reduced latency for live premium content
  • Typical HTTP latencies for linear programming and one-way streams

It's important to remember to balance latency with quality and if you go too low, you can risk some buffering or streaming issues.

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