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When using a web conference platform such as Zoom or Teams, you've probably noticed that they do a pretty good job of keeping all session participants in sync. This is because web conference platforms are engineered to set the weakest connection of all attendees as the common denominator, which in turn, keeps everyone in sync regardless of connection strength. With a Live stream, it’s quite a different story and one with many factors contributing to the delay or latency in delivery.
While they work great in collaboration to produce an end result for the viewing audience, they are two different types of technologies that should be treated as two separate systems. Its also important to remember that when hosting a web conference in conjunction with a live stream, the live stream should not be used as a reference point to the actual event.
Live stream viewers should expect a ~10-15 second delay compared to the live event taking place in the actual classroom, and for the reasons listed above, the latency time will vary from viewer to viewer.