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What are HEVC and Adaptive HEVC?

What are HEVC and Adaptive HEVC? HEVC is a relatively new video codec that offers excellent compression and video quality. HEVC is also called H.265 and is the successor to today’s most widely used codec, H.264. How do codecs work? Video codecs are the workhorses that power today’s video-centric applications. Every time you watch a […]

WebRTC vs. HLS: What is the difference?

What is HLS? HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) standardizes video delivery to large audiences. HLS is used by platforms like YouTube and Twitch to send recorded videos (“video on demand”) and event broadcasts (“live streams”) to millions of viewers globally. Typical HLS latencies are 10 to 20 seconds. Good HLS implementations use client-side buffering, CDN edge […]

What is a live streaming SDK?

What is a live streaming SDK? A live streaming SDK is a software development kit that helps developers implement live streaming video features into their websites and apps. Live streaming is growing massively, and both live streaming use cases and underlying technologies are evolving. Today, there are two main technologies used for live streaming: WebRTC […]

What is a video call API?

A Video Call API is a is a library or toolkit that provides building blocks for implementing video and audio calls (video and audio chat) and other real-time features like text messaging, screen sharing, recording, and transcription. API stands for “application programming interface” and is a common way of referring to the parts of a […]