Changing Port Numbers

Homonym: one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings. Take for example, the word "port". It could mean a place where ships take shelter, the left side of a vessel, a type of wine or, most importantly, a communication channel or endpoint on a computer or network. To complicate things further, the term "computer port" has three distinctions within itself (a hom-homonym?). For today, let's define a port as a virtual connection that allows computers to handle multiple networking tasks at the same time. Still with me? Good. That was the hard part.…

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"We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies than ever, but have less communication" - Dr. Bob Moorehead That quote (often falsely attributed to the Dalai Lama) summarizes one of the most intriguing paradoxes of the modern age; what do we do with all our technology? How can we use the piles of data that all our gadgets produce on a daily basis? More importantly; how can all that help us? The answer is to connect the many things surrounding us through a concept know as the Internet of Things (IoT). The "things" in IoT are…

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New Year Changes

Dear Red5 Pro Community, A long time ago, we started an open source community dedicated to a single goal: to make it easy for the world to create high-quality streaming environments for an unlimited number of applications, platforms and use cases. We’ve come a long way since we first launched our beta in October of 2015, and since then we’ve released powerful mobile SDKs, autoscaled clustering and WebRTC support all in an effort to enable developers to build awesome low-latency video applications. Since then, users like yourself and the entire developer community have provided invaluable insights into how…

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The new year is all about self-improvement and looking forward. As such, our developers caught the spirit and churned out a new release for both server and mobile SDK. They improved the performance of our autoscale solution and load balancing stream manager, added Flash to HLS audio support (so you can video call your parents more often this year), and updated the mobile example applications. Having already started down the path of self-improvement, it's time to continue looking forward to future improvements. What do you want to see added to Red5 Pro? Let us know! Release 2.1.0 -…

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