Google ExoPlayer uses Ant Media’s LibRtmp client for Android 1

Google ExoPlayer uses Ant Media’s LibRtmp client for Android

What is Google ExoPlayer ? Google ExoPlayer is an open source project on GitHub. Its release is in 2014. It is an application level media player. This player is built on top of Android’s low-level media APIs for playing audio and video both locally and over the Internet. It is an alternative to Android’s MediaPlayer API. The differences between ExoPlayer and Android’s MediaPlayer API are SmoothStreaming adaptive playbacks and DASH. It can also play HLS Read more…

Promising new Features (Social Media Broadcast Publishing, GPU, etc.) in Latest Release (v1.1) 2

Promising new Features (Social Media Broadcast Publishing, GPU, etc.) in Latest Release (v1.1)

Ant Media Server comes with promising new features such as Social Media Broadcast Publishing, Cluster in the latest version(1.1.1). These new features make life easier, fast and social. So let’s start to look at these features with a little detail. How to Integrate Amazon S3 ? If you record live streams,  sooner or later you will need a storage solution for some reasons. Firstly, hard drive (SSD/HDD) is expensive. Secondly, you always need to allocate Read more…

What is CDN and which CDN service should be selected? 3

What is CDN and which CDN service should be selected?

Would you like to lower the cost of digital video broadcasting by using CDN? Would you like to please the customer by increasing the upload speed of the video? If you answered yes to one of two questions; you can continue reading. One of the main concepts in digital video and broadcasting is CDN(Content Delivery Network) structures. CDN infrastructure that existed before the launch of the online video market is an abstract infrastructure we can Read more…

Distribute Live Stream to Periscope simultaneously with Periscope Producer API 4

Distribute Live Stream to Periscope simultaneously with Periscope Producer API

Ant Media Server now distributes live stream to Youtube, Facebook, and Periscope simultaneously.  In order to do that, we have integrated Youtube Data API, Facebook Open Graph and Periscope Producer API to Ant Media Server Why to Distribute Live Stream to Youtube, Facebook And Periscope? It means your broadcast will appear all popular social media networks by just broadcasting to Ant Media Server. There are two benefits for this. First, this feature makes your broadcast Read more…

Play Live 360 Degree Video on Mobile and Desktop 7

Play Live 360 Degree Video on Mobile and Desktop

What is 360 Degree Video? 360 Degree Video lets you watch every the direction of an area by giving you the control of the viewing direction. You can control the direction by looking at the different directions on mobile(android, iOS) or dragging the mouse on the personal computers. If you want to have a better experience you should try VR glasses   How 360 Degree Videos are being created ? There are several ways to Read more…

Adaptive Streaming for Live Streams On The Fly 8

Adaptive Streaming for Live Streams On The Fly

More people are getting connected to the internet and more videos are being watched on each day. In other words, each of us watching more videos on each day and according to Cisco, video watching times will become fourfold by 2020.   But there may be an issue about watching video on internet because internet connection speeds usually does not let watching videos in high quality so that player needs buffering and this make you Read more…

Introducing the First Implementation of Periscope Producer API 9

Introducing the First Implementation of Periscope Producer API

What is Periscope Producer API ? Periscope Producer API was first announced with this post on twitter blog at March 21, 2017 by defining it as follows Periscope Producer API which opens up new ways to share live video, such as starting broadcasts directly from external hardware, software, cameras and web services – without the need to connect them via the app. The API enables third-party applications to authenticate Periscope accounts, configure streams, start and stop broadcasts Read more…

WebRTC Live Video Stream Broadcasting One-To-Many and Watching with RTMP and HLS 10

WebRTC Live Video Stream Broadcasting One-To-Many and Watching with RTMP and HLS

With the first version of Ant Media Server, developers can make users broadcast live video from their browser with WebRTC and Live Stream can be distributed to many with RTMP and HLS, thanks to WebRTC Adapter. In other words, users can broadcast live video from browsers as they do with a flash plugin, fortunately, this time there is no need to any third party plugin. By the way, Ant Media Server is a free and Read more…

How to Develop a Live Streaming Mobile App in 3 Steps? 11

How to Develop a Live Streaming Mobile App in 3 Steps?

How to Develop a Live Streaming Mobile App ? Developing a live streaming mobile app is not a very quick and easy job if you develop every piece on your own. It requires extensive knowledge about video streaming etc.  so you may prefer to find some libraries and samples that makes this job easy. Yeah in this post, we are going to tell how to develop a live streaming app by providing sample codes on Read more…

How to Play Live and VoD Streams on all browsers with Ant Media Server?

In this post i am going to describe how to Play VoD(Video on Demand) and Live Streams on all mobile and desktop browsers including web browsers in Android, iOS, Desktop etc. Thanks to Ant Media Server, it is very easy to do it now. We are going to use FlowPlayer as a player. Playing VoD streams on Ant Media Server You can define the skin for the flowplayer. Include jquery library which is needed for video Read more…