What is Live Video Streaming?

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Live streaming is the process of broadcasting video over the internet in real-time. It’s a relatively new phenomenon that has gained popularity and new applications over the past decade. In its most basic forms, live streaming is an easily accessible technology that anyone with access to a server, a computer and encoder, and recording equipment can use. The increase of speed and reliability of internet connections in recent years have enabled broadcasters to transmit high-quality video with limited latency (lag time) and buffering. Finally, the advent of platforms like DaCast and UStream that have made streaming more accessible as well.