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Streamroot evidences the business case for P2P video streaming

Streamroot evidences the business case for P2P  video streaming | cross pond high tech | Scoop.it

Streamroot harnesses the latest web technologies (HTML5 and WebRTC) and powerful proprietary algorithms to offer state-of-the-art P2P streaming.


Streamroot improves on traditional unicast video delivery by decentralizing exchanges and providing content via multiple sources. 

With Streamroot, viewers begin loading video content directly from your server. At the same time, they connect to the Streamroot tracker, retrieve an intelligently selected list of peers, and establish a direct connection with them to exchange video segments. 

Segments come from the source that provides them most quickly, improving exchanges, heightening reliability and better managing traffic.

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P2P has often been too easily associated with its early "uses cases" that often involved unauthorized content distribution. Streamroot reminds us that technology is neutral and apparently has found an interesting business model.

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Facebook Just Updated Its iPhone And iPad Apps With Some Must-Have Features

Facebook Just Updated Its iPhone And iPad Apps With Some Must-Have Features | cross pond high tech | Scoop.it

Beyond an impressive (and long awaited) speed and UX improvement, facebook's last iOS release raises the HTML5 vs.native apps debate to a whole new level

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