Your professional HTTP Live Streaming server !
VODOBOX Live Server software is the perfect solution to broadcast over Internet a live TV program channel, a Web TV or a commercial video event onto any brands of mobile devices and personal computers.
Quick and easy to implement by a small IT team, the software runs on a Windows operating system. Its main role is to capture an uncompressed video stream to instantly convert it into a multi-client HTTP output stream, displayable on mobile devices like iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones/tablets and any other home computers.
If your network infrastructure capacity can't broadcast a multi-client video stream, VODOBOX Live Server has some communication bridge interfaces to evacuate the video traffic customers connections onto a traditional Web hoster or through an Internet cloud server architecture (Akamai Intelligent Platform, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Aruba Cloud, Windows Azure, etc).
Design your own custom client applications
Once your software server runs in its production state, you would probably develop and promote access to your video platform for each brand interface you're considering :
. a mobile application on Google Play, Apple Store, Windows Store and BlackBerry World
. a Web application hosted in the HTML server of VODOBOX Live Server,
. a simple HTTP link on your website.
Many format of input video broadcastable
Video capture module is built from the development of the famous VLC Media Player libraries, so it has many compatible video input sources such as :
. DTTV channels from a DVB-T tuner,
. satellites channels from a Dreambox receiver,
. TV channels from Internet Service Providers,
. video live productions software having a standard video output protocol,
. live video from acquisition cards or cameras compliant with DirectShow,
. Web streams and IP streams from others live video sources.
A professional solution
Convenient : VODOBOX Live Server's configuration operate with an intuitive graphical interface, it's complete and functional. You don't need advanced skills in computer science to implement your server because no configuration file and no command line knowledge are required to execute.
Reliable : VODOBOX server's resource monitor has an anomalies detection manager plugged on the input video stream and an automatic error recovery process that guarantee all your TV viewers to receive your broadcast continuously without permanent blackout.
Scalable : The output video stream can be sent to a local or remote web server (Apache, IIS, Nginx, etc). By shoving all the bandwidth traffic consumed by your clients to your web hoster or Internet cloud server, you can adjust the real needed bandwidth for your TV ratings.
Standardized : VODOBOX Live Server's encoding engine strictly adheres to the HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) video broadcast standard defined by Apple. This new broadcast protocol has been designed to suit multimedia applications and mobile devices with WiFi and 3G/4G connections. It's also convenient with video playback on PC Windows, Linux and Apple via Web plugins like Adobe Flash Player, VLC Media Player or Quicktime.
Adaptive : Whatever the traffic load is between your viewers and your broadcasting server, HLS video streams with multi-bitrates always provide your shows in its best suited compression quality. Adaptive Bitrate Streaming technology improves mobile users experience, who are often disturbed by wireless networks alterations flow.
Accelerated : Hardware technologies using parallelized graphics calculations like Nvidia NVENC and Intel Quick Sync Video undertake the real-time encoding of your HLS video stream, and protect the server's main processor against calculation overloads.
High Definition : The video capture module keeps the digital quality source and can produce an HD video stream. Running on a 64 bits Windows platform, VODOBOX Live Server can push your broadcast possibilities into 4K Ultra HD format.
Efficient : Built on the Microsoft .NET Framework, the VODOBOX Live Server solution merge naturally with Windows operating systems family. Your streaming server is ready to operate optimally and can accommodate your many customer's connections. By consulting the resource monitor, you'll note promptly you own a trustful streaming platform.
Innovative : With the same quality, the new compression standard HEVC H.265 allows VODOBOX Live Server software to broadcast a video stream consuming nearly less than half the bandwidth. The operating cost of your streaming platform is immediately reduced.