14:33 uur 19-11-2020

Limelight Networks tilt livestreaming naar een hoger niveau met latentie van minder dan een seconde en interactieve ervaringen

Bekroonde Limelight Realtime Streaming biedt nu verbeterde wereldwijde schaalbaarheid en bidirectionele gegevensuitwisseling, waardoor nieuwe, innovatieve online video-bedrijfsmodellen mogelijk worden

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Online video biedt nu echt live en interactieve ervaringen op wereldwijde schaal met de nieuwe functies en verbeteringen van Limelight Realtime Streaming. Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) heeft vandaag de volgende generatie Realtime Streaming aangekondigd, die een latentie van minder dan een seconde biedt voor tijdgevoelige videotoepassingen die live interactie met kijkers mogelijk maken.

De meerderheid van de online videokijkers (64%) zegt dat de kans groter is dat ze een evenement streamen als het evenement niet wordt vertraagd ten opzichte van de uitzending, volgens het onlangs uitgebrachte consumentenonderzoeksrapport ‘The State of Online Video 2020‘ van Limelight. Realtime Streaming maakt deel uit van het breedste assortiment aan low latency online streamingoplossingen in de branche die deze uitdaging oplossen. Het biedt de mogelijkheid voor innovatieve nieuwe online video-bedrijfsmodellen en verandert de manier waarop kijkers live-evenementen ervaren door video-uitgevers de tools te geven om gegevens op te nemen als onderdeel van de online kijkervaring.

Limelight Networks Takes Live Streaming to the Next Level With Sub-Second Latency and Interactive Experiences

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Online video can now feature truly live and interactive experiences on a global scale with Limelight Realtime Streaming’s new features and enhancements. Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW), today announced the next generation of Realtime Streaming, providing sub-second latency for time-sensitive video applications that enable live interaction with viewers.

The majority of online video viewers (64%) say they would be more likely to stream an event if the event isn’t delayed from the broadcast according to Limelight’s recently released “The State of Online Video 2020” consumer research report. Realtime Streaming is part of the widest range of low latency online streaming solutions in the industry that solve this challenge. It provides the ability for innovative new online video business models and changes how audiences experience live events by giving video publishers the tools to incorporate data as part of the online viewing experience.

In addition, Realtime Streaming mobile and HTML SDKs provide easy integration of interactive live applications with Limelight’s massive global private network, delivering global audience reach and scale to support the largest live online events. Realtime Streaming also includes integrated content security and access control to protect valuable video assets.

The combination of sub-second latency and viewer interactivity allow live video applications in areas such as:

  • Live sports—In-event betting allowing fans to bet on in-game outcomes while the game is being played.
  • Live auctions—Remote bidders can participate through a livestream and have a “just like being there” experience along with those on-site.
  • Online gaming—Online casinos can allow all players to instantly see table action and to place bets more quickly, increasing the number of hands that can be played each hour.

“As online video has quickly grown in popularity, performance expectations have increased and new technologies, such as Limelight Realtime Streaming, enable innovative new ways to engage audiences,” said Nigel Burmeister, Vice President at Limelight Networks. “Now live events are truly live with the lowest possible latency, and it’s possible to create interactive experiences that were never before possible.”

About Limelight:

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW), a leading provider of digital content delivery, video, cloud security, and edge computing services, empowers customers to provide exceptional digital experiences. Limelight’s edge services platform includes a unique combination of global private infrastructure, intelligent software, and expert support services that enable current and future workflows. For more information, visit www.limelight.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


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