Viostream Glossary

Written by Paul Vecchiato

Last published at: September 3rd, 2021

This is a auto-generated Article of all your definitions within the glossary.

Glossary

This is a auto-generated Article of all your definitions within the glossary.

  • Bandwidth

    The amount of data used by the playback of your Viostream videos

  • codec

    A codec is a content representation format for storage or transmission of digital video content (such as in a data file or bitstream). It typically uses a standardized video compression algorithm, most commonly based on discrete cosine transform (DCT) coding and motion compensation. Examples of video coding formats include H.262 (MPEG-2 Part 2), MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10), HEVC (H.265), Theora, RealVideo RV40, VP9, and AV1.

  • GB

    Gigabyte (technically known as gibibyte or GiB) - the unit of measurement Viostream uses for your storage and bandwidth, This is equal to 1,073,741,824 bytes.

  • HLS

    HTTP Live Streaming: an adaptive bitrate streaming communications protocol developed by Apple. Viostream transcodes your video uploads to HLS to enabled distribution to desktop, tablet and mobile devices via high, medium and low quality network connections.

  • iframe

    A iframe is an HTML tag which places another HTML document in a frame.