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Real time/ Latency

Streaming latency is basically the delay between the camera capturing an event and the event, which is displayed on viewers' devices. It takes time to transfer the content from the source to the viewers' devices. The time of this period depends on the type of live streaming and affects the success of the live broadcast.

The Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is designed for use in entertainment and communications systems to control streaming media servers. The protocol is used for establishing and controlling media sessions between endpoints. There are clients of media servers who issue commands such as play, record, and pause. They facilitate real-time control of the media streaming from the server to a client (Video On Demand) or from a client to the server (Voice Recording).