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

Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP)

The Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) protocol was originally developed by Macromedia (Now Adobe) for high-performance transmission of audio, video and data over the Internet between Flash based platform technologies, including Flash Player & Adobe AIR and the Server. RTMP is available as an open specification to create products and technology that enable delivery of video, audio, and data in the open AMF, SWF, FLV, and F4V formats compatible with Adobe Flash Player. RTMP is implemented at these three stages: Live video…

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Resolution

Resolution is the picture quality displayed on a screen (Desktop, Laptop, Mobile, Tablet, Television Screen). Basically, the resolution is measured by the number of horizontal and vertical pixels. Usually, it is mentioned as width x height, with the units in pixels: for instance, "800 × 600" means the width is 800 pixels and the height is 600 pixels. Images become crisper when resolution increases, because of a higher pixel density. As more pixels per square inch are being displayed, text…

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Roku

What is Roku? Roku allows you to watch paid and free video content on your TV via the Internet. Movie and TV streaming services like YouTube, Sling TV, Hulu, Amazon, Netflix, and others download on to Roku devices, like how apps load onto a smartphone. How to Connect Roku to TV? Roku plugs into your TV using an HDMI cable and connects to the internet via a wired or wireless connection to your home network. How Roku Works? Roku downloads…

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RSS (Rich Site Summary)

RSS or Rich Site Summary is type of web feed. This format is used to deliver regularly changing web content to users. User can keep track of several different websites in a single news aggregator. Automatically, the news aggregator will check the RSS feed for additional content, which allow the content to be automatically passed from website to user or from website to website. This is called web syndication. By subscribing to RSS, users can avoid checking the website again…

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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.

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