This could help alleviate the 'loading wait" streaming video problem

By | January 21, 2012
This could help alleviate the 'loading wait" streaming video problem

While the video stream buffering problem resulting in the infamous spinning circle asking a viewer to wait while the video loads has several contributing factors, this discovery could alleviate one of them.

In an oversimplified explanation for the non-geeks among us: to successfully stream video, you need a sufficiently fast connection to the host server to support the data transfer. There's no way around that, and that is probably the biggest factor currently contributing to the buffering problem. But the compressed stream data needs to then be uncompressed so that you could view it – and that's where this new algorithm could come in handy.

/via +Steven Sudit

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