Transport Stream

Abbreviated as TS or MPEG-TS, transport stream is an audio, video and data communications transmission protocol that is specified in MPEG-2 Part 1. The transport stream allows for multiplexing of the digital video and audio, which means the data is combined into a single synchronous transmission bit stream, for transmission over a variety of standard mediums such as DSL, IP, IPv, Ethernet, Cable TV networks, and more. The transport stream is designed to address only the delivery. Storage applications use the program stream.

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