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A Practical Guide to Video and Audio Compression by Cliff Wootton

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26

Putting Video on the Web

26.1 Web Delivery

Web-based video delivery presents the digital video in a compressed form as a stream that you can join at any time. This is like jumping on a train as it passes through the station without stopping.

There may be multiple streams, as with a broadcast TV multiplex, but in this case the streams are synchronous and only relate to a single program.

26.2 Adding Video to Your Web Pages

Over the last few years, it has become popular for broadcasters to augment their TV services by providing web-based services. This has been particularly true of news broadcasters. Having come from the TV world, they naturally have a large body of video content available for repurposing. Many broadcasters’ web sites provide ...

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