Category: Chartbox 7 – P2P Streaming Component

Decentralized streaming

Unlike the current crop of owned music streaming services, the actual music / video files will not be uploaded to a central server. Instead, the POLR will make use of the latest innovations in decentralized open source streaming P2P technology. This technology is available now. In fact, some commercial streaming services use or have made use of P2P streaming to cut down on costs.

There are many decentralized open source streaming initiatives in the works. Two such options are approaches from bittorrent and storj.