Video Streaming is a type of media streaming in which the data from a video file is continuously delivered via the Internet to a remote user. It allows a video to be viewed online without being downloaded on a host computer or device.
Video streaming works on data streaming principles, where all video file data is compressed and sent to a requesting device in small chunks.
Video streaming typically requires a compatible video player that connects with a remote server, which hosts a prerecorded or pre-stored media file or live feed. The server uses specific algorithms to compress the media file or data for transfer over the network or Internet connection.
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Video Streaming can also be used for much more than just playing broadcast-television-like clips over the Internet. Video streaming technology now gives us a quick way to deliver videos to one another.