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REST API – Getting Started Guide

REST API guide is one of the missing guides that our lovely users need to get started. In designing Ant Media Server, we’re trying to make almost everything configurable and accessible through REST API. Actually, we need to do this in order to develop a web management panel. So I can say that by using REST API you can almost do anything on Ant Media Server. Here is an abstract list of available methods in Read more…

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Comparison of Streaming Protocols Latencies

In this post, we will talk about the available streaming protocols without any deep technical details. Also, we will compare them in terms of Latency. First of all let define, “Media Streaming”, “Streaming Protocol” and “Latency”: Media streaming is the transfer of media data from source to target. This media can be a file or a live data captured by the camera at the moment. Streaming Protocols define the rules of this transfer such as Read more…

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Live Video Streamer’s Toolbox (Know-How and Comparisons)

In this post, we will tell you which kind of Live Video Broadcasting Tools are available. Before we start, we should say that there are two categories in Live Broadcast Toolbox. The first one is the live streaming softwares. The second one is the live streaming hardwares. We will tell the software and hardware live streaming tools and give a simple comparison for them. Streaming Softwares vs. Streaming Hardwares, Which is Better ? Live Streaming Read more…

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Reseller Benefits of Ant Media

In principle, the Internet enables clients to discover items without the requirement for resellers (unless you count Google). In reality, the age of full disintermediation has not yet arrived, and perhaps never will. Resellers are still important, especially value-added ones. Therefore, resellers can set up their own business or expand their existing business with reseller benefits. One of the more important types of middlemen for a software vendor is the value-added reseller. A value-added reseller Read more…

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5 Reasons to Prefer Ant Media Server over SFU

In this post, we will tell the advantages of Ant Media Server over an SFU (Selective Forwarding Unit). Actually Ant Media Server supports SFU mode but it is much more than an SFU.  First of all, Let us tell what SFU is. Later, we will tell why you should prefer Ant Media Server among other alternatives. What is SFU (Selective Forwarding Unit)? SFU stands for Selective Forwarding Unit. At times, SFU is used to describe Read more…

WebRTC Load Testing in 5 Minutes 9

WebRTC Load Testing in 5 Minutes

In this post, we will tell how you can do WebRTC load testing in 5 minutes. We will run tests on AWS instances. There will be two instances: one for Ant Media Server and other for Ant Media Test Server. We have a post about how to start Ant Media Server on AWS. So we will mostly focus on Test Server Side. Create Ant Media Server Instance Firstly we will create an instance from one Read more…

Free Media Server For Savvy Budget Communities 10

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…

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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…

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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…