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Ioan Rus

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Hardware Versus Software Streaming: Which Is Right for Your Facility?

Posted by Ioan Rus on May 11, 2016 1:46:23 PM

One of the primary questions for broadcasters exploring a streaming solution early on, is: Do I go with a software-only product, a dedicated card, or a hardware appliance?

Dedicated Cards: No Way!

First off, I don't recommend dedicated cards. These are cards that you install in your PC and they provide some hardware-assisted audio processing or encoding. While they may serve a purpose for certain applications, they are often a hassle to maintain. As OS versions change, keeping drivers up to date can be a pain. And with fast multi-core CPUs found in modern PCs, dedicated cards are just not needed anymore. Enough said.

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Topics: Streaming Audio

Do you Need Audio Processing in a File-based Encoder?

Posted by Ioan Rus on Jan 9, 2012 12:25:00 PM

That question comes up on a regular basis.

The first answer that comes to mind is “because it’s cool!” but, on a more serious note, there are some very practical reasons for it.

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