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Broadcast Your Audio and Video

Terms to Know

On-Demand: Most streaming media files are available “on-demand,” meaning when the audience chooses to access them.

Live: Streaming media produced at the same moment as the content is produced is usually called “live” streaming.

Webcast: A live streaming media broadcast is sometimes called a “webcast,” although the term is sometimes applied to on-demand streaming.

Simultaneous streams: Streaming media producers often measure the popularity of a live stream by the number of simultaneous requests for the stream. One streaming software vendor also bases its streaming server license fees on the maximum number of simultaneous streams.

Outsourcing: Many streaming producers prefer to hire out some or ...

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