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RIST, SRT and RTMP in a Nutshell (Price: $39)

Description: This course is designed for users who want to explore the use cases and basic functions of these technologies and who want an unbiased comparison between them. After completing this course, students should understand the capabilities of these protocols, how they work, and how to select products with the right features for their applications.

Course Outline

Internet Video Technologies

  • Consumer, Prosumer, Professional

  • Key Attributes of Broadcast Quality Internet Video

  • Why RIST, SRT and RTMP are Needed

  • Impact of Packet Loss

Applications

  • Typical Internet Video Application

  • Traditional Production Model

  • REMI System Requirements

  • Contribution and Distribution

  • Ground->Cloud, Cloud->Ground

  • Linear Channel Distribution

Protocol Alternatives

  • Proprietary Formats

  • RTMP – Real Time Messaging Protocol

  • SRT – Secure, Reliable Transport

  • RIST – Reliable Internet Stream Transport

Network Considerations

  • Round-Trip-Time (RTT)

  • Public vs. Private Networks

  • Connectionless vs. Connection-Oriented protocols

  • Firewalls

Protocol Capabilities

  • Packet Re-Transmission vs FEC

  • Acknowledgments (ACK) and Negative Acknowledgments (NACK)

  • Bonding and redundancy, including cellular

  • Delay compensation

  • Tunneling

  • Null Packet Deletion

RTMP – Real Time Messaging Protocol

  • Early Days, Current Status

  • Key RTMP Building Blocks

  • RTMP Capabilities

  • Flash Phase-Out

  • Future Direction?

SRT – Secure Reliable Transport

  • Development

  • Key SRT Building Blocks

  • Published Specifications

  • SRT Capabilities

RIST - Reliable Internet Stream Transport

  • Project Objectives

  • Key RIST Building Blocks

  • Published Specifications

  • RIST Capabilities

  • Open Specification vs. Open-Source

Encryption Choices

  • PSK – Pre-Shared Key

  • Applications for PSK

  • TLS and DTLS

Industry Support

  • Amazon

  • Wowza

  • VLC

  • OBS

Performance Comparisons

  • SRT vs. RTMP

  • RIST vs. SRT

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Coming Fall 2020:
RIST, SRT and RTMP Essentials (Price: $129)

Description: This course is designed for technologists who need to select, evaluate, install, test and/or maintain equipment and software that implements these protocols. After completing this course, students should understand how to properly deploy and support systems that use these technologies.
This course also includes all of the content from the “RIST, SRT and RTMP in a Nutshell” course.

In Development:
RIST, SRT and RTMP Deep Dive (Price: $299)

Description: This course is designed for engineers and developers who need to understand the inner workings of these protocols for system and product design. After completing this course, students should fully understand all of the key aspects of the specifications and understand the requirements that need to be met in order to implement a compliant solution.
This course also includes all of the content from the “RIST, SRT and RTMP in a Nutshell” and the “RIST, SRT and RTMP Essentials” courses.

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