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Tag: Low Latency

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Lower Latency with AWS Elemental MediaStore Chunked Object Transfer

Reducing the latency of live streams provides a better experience for audiences, and in some cases, is essential to the core of what the live stream application is providing. For live sports, you want to make sure the viewers get to see the action with as little delay as possible. For gaming, auctions, and other […]

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Demystifying Apple Low-Latency HTTP Live Streaming

The latest entrant to the world of low latency over-the-top (OTT) streaming is Apple’s draft specification: Low-Latency HLS. This blog post will explore some of the features and nuances surrounding the new HTTP live streaming format and as such, and is purely informational in nature. Background OTT streaming, that is video streams delivered over the […]

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Wide Cloud of Sports

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 11. If you were a sports fan in the mid- to late-20th century, you waited… and you waited. Finally, the weekend came and for a few hours, you devoured as much sports content as you could. If you lived in the US, it all kicked off with ABC’s […]

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Guest Post from Videon: Low Latency Live Streaming with Videon and AWS Elemental

Guest post by Videon The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. Low latency live video has typically been synonymous with traditional broadcasting. Being able to achieve 4-8 seconds of system latency has been hard to match with […]

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Better than Broadcast: Optimizing Live Streaming Video Latency

For a long time, OTT video streams over the internet have been lagging behind broadcast TV and social media by 15-30 seconds if not more; it’s been a frustrating problem for both viewers and content providers. New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. […]

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Webcast On-Demand: Achieve Broadcast-Grade Video Latency for Live Streaming

Do your viewers complain about OTT video latency? Are you frustrated by comparisons to broadcast? New knowledge, technologies, and practices are making long-standing video latency problems for live streaming a thing of the past. In this webcast, experts explain ways to optimize your video workflows and achieve broadcast-grade latency using standard protocols and software in […]

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Part 4: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency  Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results (this post) Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results In previous installments of this blog series, we explored the options for optimizing latency across the […]

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Part 3: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players (this post) Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players In previous installments of this blogs series, we looked at the possible optimizations that can be applied […]

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Part 2: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery (this post) Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery In the first part of this blogs series, we covered why latency is a problem […]

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Part 1: How to Compete with Broadcast Latency Using Current Adaptive Bitrate Technologies

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency (this post) Part 2: Recommended Optimizations for Encoding, Packaging, and CDN Delivery Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players Part 4: Reference Architectures and Tests Results Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Why is latency a problem for live video streaming? Whenever content delivery is time sensitive, whether it […]

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