Understanding and overcoming latency in streaming video

Authored by Silvia Candido, Field Marketing Director

Why does latency matter – and how can you reduce it?


In his interview with Advanced TV, Damien Lucas had said that low latency is important for live events such as sports.

Jérôme Blanc, EVP Compression Products, and Philippe Carol, Product Management Team Leader, delved deeper into this issue in their talk at the Streaming Video Alliance in Budapest: “Understanding and overcoming latency in streaming videos.”

They discussed what latency is, why it’s important, where it comes from, how to reduce it in each of the OTT bricks, and what the next challenges are.




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