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Explanation of terms and acronyms related to the media and broadcasting world. Updated every week!

Latency

In computer networking, latency, or delay is an articulation of how much time it takes for a data packet to travel from one defined point to another. One can measure the network latency by determining the round-trip time (RTT) for a data packet to travel to a destination and back again. During live streaming, the latency occurs when the camera captures an event, and the specific event being displayed to viewers. Latency also depends on which type of channel you…

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Linear TV

Linear TV is a real-time television service that broadcasts scheduled programs, conventionally over the air or through satellite/cable, not streamed to a specific user. Nearly, all broadcast television services count as linear TV.  

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Live Streaming

Live streaming is the process of broadcasting real-time, video feed or live video footage to an audience over the internet. The viewer can access the video stream on a digital screen, smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. Live streaming requires a form of source media (e.g. an existing feed, a video camera, screen capture software, an audio interface), an encoder to digitize the content, a media publisher, and a content delivery network (CDN) to distribute as well as deliver the content.  …

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LMS (Learning Management System)

LMS or Learning Management System is a software program that helps you create, manage & deliver eLearning courses anywhere on any device. An LMS delivers and manages all types of content, including documents, courses, and videos. A learning management system may also provide students with the ability to use interactive features such as discussion forums, video conferencing, and threaded discussions. Today, the majority of the LMSs focus on the corporate market even though the first LMS appeared in the higher…

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Security and Compliance in Streaming Solutions
Security and Compliance in Streaming Solutions

Security and compliance are critical considerations in the development and deployment of streaming solutions, ensuring the protection of sensitive data and adherence to regulatory standards. In this webinar, we shall have an insightful look at both these aspects.

On Security, we shall look at Data Encryption to protect Content and Access Controls for the Network. On Compliance, we will look deeper into regulations on Data Privacy, Accessibility Standards, Industry-specific regulations, and Recordkeeping & audit trails.

Why attend the webinar?

  • To understand the protection of your content and the platform.
  • To understand industry-specific regulations such as HIPAA, HECVAT, PCI DSS etc.
  • To learn about regulations on user data privacy and accessibility standards
  • To learn more about good security and compliance practices in streaming business

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February 22

8:00 AM PST

30 Minutes