Video and audio streaming occupied the large part of the global traffic nowadays. Thanks to such services as Vimeo, YouTube and SoundCloud, it became an integral part of modern users life. Meanwhile, video content delivery takes a dominant place. One of the most important decisions for companies, which are going to use video delivery, is to choose the most suitable video hosting. By services, which hosting companies provide, they can be divided in three groups: Web hosting companies, which provide advanced [...]
All kinds of video streaming became a part of our life nowadays. The biggest increasing of CDN streaming use was in 2006-2007 years. This period characterized with a big growth of such services as YouTube and Vimeo. Since then video services became even more popular and were supplemented with live streaming. For example, market grew from thirty vendors in 2007 year to almost sixty at the end of 2010 year. According to services that different CDN companies provide, they [...]
A pseudo streaming is the transfer of digital media files from a server to a client, typically using the HTTP protocol when initiated from a computer. The consumer may begin playback of the media before the download is complete. The key difference between true streaming and pseudo streaming is in how the digital media data is received and stored by the end user device that is accessing the digital media. Read in our CDN knowledge base about pseudo streaming Differences between [...]
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Streaming media is a type of a live broadcast. Live broadcast includes live radio, live television, Internet radio and television, live blogging and streaming media. With streaming media user constantly receives content through the Internet from the streaming provider. Verb ‘to stream’ here characterizes the process and the method of a content delivery. Streaming media is the video and audio content that is received constantly. The main advantage and main idea of the streaming media is that a client [...]
Multi-bitrate streaming is becoming a standard these days and it makes perfect sense because connection to the Internet differs from viewer to viewer significantly. So if you want to have as much viewers as possible then you should consider multi-bitrate streaming to be able to provide smooth streams to everyone. Multi-bitrate feature enables your viewers to change stream bitrate using player's menu. So viewers with saturated connection can switch to lower quality and viewers with good connection can enjoy [...]