So...what exactly is IoT and what is the fundamental purpose of such technology? The Internet of Things is one of those buzzwords people like to drop into conversation for effect, even though most probably don’t know what it means. After a bit of searching myself, I found this Forbes article which provides a spot-on definition: "Simply put, this is the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other). This includes everything from cell phones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices and almost anything…

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Customer Support is very important to us! A large part of that entails answering your questions. No, I cannot give you any bank account numbers, Nigerian prince or not. However, here are ten questions we can answer (and frequently have): Can I set up a chat function? Using our two-way example application for HTML5, Android and iOS, it is possible to send user data and text chat using RPC calls . . . more What are the best setting to get a high-quality, low-latency stream? The Red5 Pro server was built around providing the lowest latency possible. Since Red5 Pro allows you the…

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As Twitter and Facebook duke it out for live streaming dominance with their apps, there are other, more niche players that are showing tremendous promise. We took a look at what’s out today, and which ones have the potential to make it big. The trend we are seeing is that niche markets and highly specific applications are the ways that these new apps are distinguishing themselves. Within this trend, we have noticed two key differentiators: 1. streaming apps targeting actual "needs" or consumer pain points, such as providing easy live access to international soccer matches, and 2.…

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