Internet streaming has become a dominant force for delivering both static and live audio and video content. Advances in streaming and mobile technology have made it is easier than ever to reach large potential audiences via desktop computers and mobile devices.
The state of the art in Internet streaming changes quickly. The information in this chapter was up to date at the time of this writing (late 2016), but before designing and deploying a streaming infrastructure, practitioners should do online research to familiarize themselves with the latest information about these topics.
Unlike AM and FM broadcasting, several ...