August 17, 2018


Bitrate In video streaming, bitrate refers to the number of bits that are conveyed or processed in a given unit of time. Bitrate is commonly measured in bits per second (bit/s) and often includes a prefix, such as ‘kilo’, ‘mega’, ‘giga’, or ‘tera’. One kilobit per second (kbit/s) is the equivalent of 1000 bits per second. One megabit per second [...]

August 17, 2018


Bandwidth   When used in the context of video streaming, bandwidth defines the volume of information per unit of time that a transmission medium, like an Internet connection, can handle. For example, a connection with a larger bandwidth is capable of moving a specific amount of data, such as a video or audio file, much faster than a connection with a [...]

July 13, 2018


Backhaul Peter Maag, CMO of Haivision, breaks down the use cases of backhaul in broadcast and enterprise applications in this video.  Backhaul—in broadcast— refers to the transport of raw video content from a source (a remote vehicle or camera site) to the broadcast stations where production, packaging, and redistribution may occur. Wireless backhaul is the use of wireless communications systems to [...]