You've done all your research, analyzed the match-ups and laid out your perfect lineup. Your fantasy team roster is looking great! No frenzied, last-minute shuffling of players for you. All that remains is to sit back, grab a beverage of choice and watch your games as the roster deadline ticks down. Then you see it. Scrolling across the bottom of your screen, a breaking news update alerts you that your star player has been injured in a freak accident. Instead of scoring you points the athlete will be sitting on the bench. Your rock-solid strategy has been broken wide open.…

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Alright, fine. We admit it. Our assertion that low, near real-time latency, is always better has been proven wrong. Apparently, Facebook Live's latency is so long that a band called The Academic recorded a song incorporating the seconds long delay to loop one of their songs. The multiple layers create an increasing complex song that's really entertaining to listen to. With a little creativity, even high latency can be a good thing... at least in this literally exceptionable case. If you think about it, this actually makes latency pretty cool.…

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There's a ridiculous amount of money being thrown around the sports world. The big cable titans were the ones that traditionally clashed in the economic sports arena. However, with the much-discussed trend of "cable cutters" getting rid of their cable box once and for all, online streaming services are becoming more and more prevalent. Accordingly, companies are taking notice. Facebook recently bid roughly $610 million for the rights to stream 5 years of the Indian Premier League games, the most popular cricket league in the world. This was second only to 21st Century Fox's Star India, who ended up paying…

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Small Number, Big Problem Two seconds doesn't sound like a long time, at least out of context. However, in some situations, two seconds can be a very long time indeed. Let's say you are driving down a highway. It's a dark night so not many people are out and the road is wide open allowing you the freedom to just cruise along. Suddenly, a dog jumps out of the bushes, chasing a rabbit across the road, right into your lane. Are you going to... wait... two... entire... seconds to do something? When time really matters, even a seemingly small amount…

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YouTube recently announced the implementation of "Ultra-low latency". Not only is this something that Red5 Pro added a long time ago (last October, in fact, but it's also just plain wrong. We call shenanigans! Let's start with the definition: Ultra: going beyond others or beyond due limit: extreme YouTube's approach boasts an "ultra-low" latency of two seconds. On the other hand, Red5 Pro's WebRTC implementation delivers a much better latency clocking in at under half a second making Red5 Pro the clear winner. It's right there in the definition: "going beyond others". You can't claim to go beyond others if…

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