Streaming FAQ

  • What is streaming media?

    Streaming media is a technology that enables you to include audio, video and other multimedia elements into your profile or website in a much more seamless and efficient way than was possible in the past. Visitors to digitallagos.tv will be able to listen to or view media files as they are delivered in real time. Media typically consist of audio only. Video with audio or any combination of audio, video, synchronized graphics, text and animation

  • How does streaming media work?

    Streaming media relies heavily on a media player. Media players are applications that capture streaming media data and bring it to life in the form or music, sounds, images, and videos. A media player can be a plug-in, a separate program, or a dedicated device -like an iPod. It can also be part of your browser.

    Media players download data and play data at the same time. This means the next musical note, video scene, or text update is always ready. Media players also delete used data to make room for new data. This allows you to download at a rate that lets media flow without interruptions..

  • Why should I use streaming media in my profile?

    Streaming media makes your profile worlds more engaging. It also allows you to provide in-depth information without being boring. Streaming media can quickly tell the world who you are, and what you’re about.

    Streaming media is not only awesome, it’s absolutely necessary.You can showcase your work and grab people’s attention by using engaging media like -
    • Audio Recordings ( talks and interviews )
    • Video Links
    • Showreels
    • Case studies (photographs or moving images with narration)

  • What are the most common kinds of streaming media?

    The most popular forms of streaming media are:
    • Music
    • Illustrated audio
    • Illustrated videos

    Images are considered one of the most basic types of streaming media. And yes, with sites like FaceBook, Instagram, and Tumblr, selfies and food pics take the cake. Videos and music are constantly being played all over the world as well, and account for tons of the daily media usage. And of course, with out streaming media technology none of it would be possible.

  • Where are some examples?

    If you want a healthy dose of streaming media, just visit websites like Youtube, Vimeo, and Hulu. Or if you’re just into music then check out  a site like Sound Cloud. You’ll see that you can watch and hear a myriad of videos and songs. When you watch videos through your media player or listen to music through your iPod, you’re watching and hearing streaming media.

     

  • How do I get an account with and what’s involved?

    First you have to browse through our comparison table listing details of available features/options, and determine what membership is suitable for you, choose one of our listing packages and build your profile.

  • Who can use Digitallagos’ multimedia streaming service?

    We think everyone should enhance their profile through videos or presentations. That’s why every Digital Lagos.tv member has access to our streaming media service. No matter which membership option you choose, you have the ability to dynamically show the world who you are.

     

  • How do I get started?

    If you know which membership option you want, then simply click the “join “ option at the top of our homepage. Just fill out the form, and you’re on your way to being part of our huge database of creative professionals.

    If you’re not sure which option is right for you, then simply fill out our“ get-in-touch form. “ The team at Digitallagos.tv will quickly respond to help you decide which option is best for you.

  • What will all this cost ?

    Your subscription is through membership and completely free. However, you do pay your advertising costs. Other services, like production, are assessed on a project by project basis at Digital Lagos current rate for streaming.

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  • What’s involved in the production process?

    It’s less complicated than you might think. You just need to have source material such as videos, presentations, or audio. This source material will need to be converted to an accepted digital format.

    It’s important to note that the quality of your streaming audio or graphics will heavily depend on the quality of the initial source material -before conversion. If you need any help, tips, or information on how to gather and convert your material, please contact our production team. We’ll be glad to help.