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

Part 3: Recommended Optimizations for Video Players In previous installments of this blogs series, we looked at the possible optimizations that can be applied to encoding, packaging and CDN delivery steps in the video workflow. We now look at the most crucial area of latency improvement – the parameters of the video player. Even if […]

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

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 for OTT streaming and how to measure the responsibility of different workflow steps in end-to-end latency. Let’s start our journey into the possible optimizations, beginning with encoding, packaging, and CDN delivery […]

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

Part 1: Defining and Measuring Latency Why is latency a problem for live video streaming? Whenever content delivery is time sensitive, whether it be TV content like sports, games, or news or pure OTT content such as eSports or gambling, you cannot afford a delay. Waiting kills the suspense; waiting turns you into a second-class […]

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