Free Media Server For Savvy Budget Communities 1

Free Media Server For Savvy Budget Communities

It’s expensive being a full-time student. Average annual tuition costs for college ranges from $10,000 to $40,000. And that figure doesn’t even include the nearly $1,200 you might need to fork over for textbooks, software, and other materials. The bright side? You can get a lot of great student discount on software. Many students who want to develop projects with live video streaming capability need Free Media Server. In addition to saving you cash, these software Read more…

How to Start Ant Media Server Instance on AWS Marketplace? 7

How to Start Ant Media Server Instance on AWS Marketplace?

This blog post describes how to start Ant Media Server instance on an AWS Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine instance. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery, and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. AWS Marketplace is an online software store that helps customers find, buy, and immediately start using the software and services that run on AWS. Step 1) Log in to AWS Console First, you need to log in the AWS Read more…

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How to Use Ant Media Server on Azure Marketplace ?

This guide describes how to install and set up Ant Media Server on a Microsoft Azure Marketplace  Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine instance. Microsoft Azure is a cloud-computing platform that virtualizes computing resources as virtual machines. Step 1- Sign up for Microsoft Azure You should subscribe to Microsoft Azure before using Ant Media Server on Microsoft Azure. If you’re new to Microsoft Azure, Microsoft offers a free 30-day and 200$ trial so you can try it out. You should use a Microsoft Read more…

5 Ultra-Low Latency Scenarios 10

5 Ultra-Low Latency Scenarios

Let’s start with a striking fact: Real-time Live Streaming (ultra-low latency broadcast) never happened, and there will never be. You are aware of a very ambitious and shocking proposition, right? Even before the live broadcasts from the other side of the world, the local radio of your own city is actually not live in real time. Say you’re at home watching a live-streamed football match, and you see an overly excited audience member jump onstage. The Read more…

How to install Ant Media Server on Google Cloud ? 13

How to install Ant Media Server on Google Cloud ?

In this post, we will show you how easy it is to install Ant Media Server on Google Cloud Platforms. Actually, Google Cloud is a very convenient platform to try Ant Media Server. Because when you register in Google Cloud, you have 300$ quota to use free. Step 1 – How to Create new instance on the Google Cloud Platform? First, we create a new project in Google Developer Console. Next step, click Compute Engine Read more…

WebRTC Servers and Multiparty Communication in WebRTC 14

WebRTC Servers and Multiparty Communication in WebRTC

In previous posts, we have introduced WebRTC technology and basic concepts. As we discussed in previous posts WebRTC is for peer-to-peer communication on browsers. However, you can still use it in multiparty applications with one-to-many or many-to-many attendees. Besides, to use WebRTC in such a project you need WebRTC servers for the most times. In this post, we will introduce WebRTC servers and new concepts such as Multipoint Conferencing Unit (MCU), Selective Forwarding Unit (SFU), transcoding and Read more…

How to Create WebRTC Peer-To-Peer Communication 15

How to Create WebRTC Peer-To-Peer Communication

Here is the 3rd of WebRTC blog series. The first blog describes the WebRTC ecosystem and elements. The second blog gives WebRTC Basics and Components. Now let’s have look at WebRTC Peer-to-Peer Communication procedure. Basics of WebRTC Peer-to-Peer Connection For WebRTC Peer-To-Peer Communication, two clients create a direct connection between each other after completing signaling operations. First, both clients get media sources. Then one of them starts signaling procedures. As stated in the below figure, Browser Read more…

Happy New Year! 21

Happy New Year!

Wish you have a great year.  We have good news for you including new year discounts, free use of Ant Media Server for educational purposes and Ant Media Server Google Group. Get Special New Year Discounts Use the coupon “xmas-mn-10p” to get 10% discount for monthly license and instance purchases and use “xmas-an-20p” to get 20% discount for annual license and instance purchases. Hurry up, get this discount until 14th of January. Use Ant Media Server Free Read more…

WebRTC Basics & WebRTC Components 24

WebRTC Basics & WebRTC Components

We have published a previous post about WebRTC and WebRTC servers without any technical details. Unlike the first post, in this second part of our WebRTC blog post series, we will introduce the WebRTC basics and technical terms: SDP, ICE, STUN Server, TURN Server, RTP, and Signalling. I want to explain WebRTC concept with an example. Let Client-A and Client-B are two pairs who want to communicate via WebRTC. Assume that Client-A starts the communication. Read more…