Definitions for "Streaming Video"
full-motion video, such as that seen in movies or on TV, delivered across a computer network; the computer user sees the video playing onscreen as it is delivered, rather than after the complete file as been downloaded.
Video delivered over the Internet.
Clients can watch and hear previously stored video. Not very sensitive to packet loss, can request resending. Wide range of encoding options and data rates from 28.8 kbs to mor then 200 Mbps for high-definition TV (examples at Streaming video services are available as Ouicktime (Apple), Windows Media (Microsoft), VideoCharger (IBM), IP/TV (Cisco) and RealPlayer (RealNetworks).