Video/Image Streaming/Desktop Sharing

We're currently trying to develop a video streaming/screen sharing platform similar to twitch.tv/omnovia.com/etc/etc.

The issue we're having is bandwidth, which we figured would be a hurdle early on, but something else has come up .

Twitch.tv, as I'm sure plenty of folks are aware, uses video streaming. Which we can easily do.

However, Omnovia is using some kind of static image stream, where it updates each pixel as it changes, rather than a streaming video.

Which allows them to use significantly less bandwidth, and stream much more higher quality images than video.

Does anyone know what technology is omnovia using to do this ?

Our dev team is unsure of what they're using, and understandably, omnovia wont enlighten me since they're selling a service ofc.

Anyone have any ideas on what protocol is being used ?
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gheistCommented:
Looking at their flash player requirements they do use H264 which perfectly supports not repeating static blocks of original video stream.
I'd say they use own h264 encoder that focuses on low bandwidth
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gheistCommented:
mjpeg is not decoded by video card...
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Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
Flash supports HLS and mpeg-dash as well as RTMP streaming. I did not reverse engineer the Omnovia player, but I would guess that they did not reinvent the wheel for their service.
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