Redesigning Peer to Peer Live Video Streaming


Peer to peer live video streaming presents a number of very challenging problems involving digital security, efficiency, and especially low latency. Those necessitate a ground-up redesign of peer discovery, scheduling, and congestion control. In this talk, Cohen will present details of how to achieve just that.

Speaker Bio  Bram Cohen, Chief Scientist and Founder, BitTorrent, Inc.

Bram Cohen is the Chief Scientist and Founder of BitTorrent, Inc. and the creator of the BitTorrent file distribution protocol, which he grew to be a third of all Internet traffic before taking any funding. He is currently working on BitTorrent Live, a new protocol to enable limitless scaling of live video content on the Internet.