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What is the fundamental difference between electromagnetic waves and other types of waves?

electromagnetic waves are related to light whereas the kinds of waves or types are related to the particles vibrating perpendicular or parallel


Em consists of oscillating electric and magnetic fields which can travel through a vacuum
while all other type of waves need a medium to travel
they travel at fastest speed possible in the universe
they can behave as waves or a stream of packets (photons)
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The electromagnetic waves are mostly light waves which are in the form of photons
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