Live streaming of webpages can be carried out on social media destinations, streaming platforms, websites, blogs or any RTMP servers by the Livebox Autostream feature. When it comes to the webpage live streaming, it is useful to live stream the subscribers/viewers count or the countdown timings before starting a live streaming event.
To live stream a webpage,
Go to Livebox Autostream.
Click on the “Create” button.
Then on the Playlist creating options, select Webpage streaming.
In the Webpage URL option, enter the URL of the webpage that you want to capture and live stream on your preferred destinations.
Then under the “General Settings”, enter Playlist name, then Streaming URL of your destination, select a preset, set buffer size and resolution, then finally click the “Play” button.
The live streaming of your webpage will begin on your streaming destination within a few seconds.
You have successfully kick-started the webpage live streaming on your streaming platforms.
The Livebox TV is available to the user in both websites and in the mobile app. In today’s scenario, most of the world’s population uses mobile phones, so the presence of a mobile app of your channel can make you connected with your viewers 24/7. Thus by not constraining yourself only to the website, you can also switch between a mobile app for your Livebox TV. The Livebox TV mobile app is user-friendly and the following steps will help you to understand the Livebox TV better.
Install the Livebox mobile app.
Now you are looking at the first step of your mobile app. Wait for few seconds and you will be connected to the login portal.
Through this login portal, the user can register to subscribe your TV channels.
Note: If your user registers from their mobile to subscribe to your channel, it is enough of you to activate your user’s device in your Livebox TV Manage Device option.
In the Livebox TV app, the user can get their mobile “device ID” by clicking the option provided at the top corner.
The registered user can log in to your Livebox TV by entering their Email and password stay in touch with your service 24/7.
Note: The device ID is very important for the activation of your Livebox TV service to the user device.
This is how your mobile app interface looks like once the user gets logged in.
The user can access your different channels from the navigation menu.
In this given image, you can see a channel “Cricket” under the “Sports” category.
By clicking on the thumbnail image of your channel, the user can get to see your programs.
This is how your Livebox TV user views your distribution of programs. It doesn’t stop just with this, you can also, – Produce broadcasting programs. – Buy some broadcast syndication programming. – Be part of the high-scale broadcasting network. With Livebox TV You can set up your professional TV station that too in a low-budget expense.
The Livebox Instacast is a portable hardware encoder device that can live stream even with the low-internet connectivity. It is just enough to have this encoder device fixed to the camera to start the live streaming from anywhere. Even in the absence of a camera, live streaming can still be carried out with the help of a USB device.
So, to live streaming using this Livebox Instacast encoder device,
Note: To access the Encoder settings page from your browser, you can use the IP visible on your Encoderdevice along with the port URL (:3978) provided by the IVB7 team. E.g., 127.0.0.1:3978
Turn on your Livebox Instacast device.
Make sure that you have connected your camera/USB device to the Livebox Instacast encoder.
For the network connectivity, you can use it through the LAN or Wi-Fi connection.
Now login to the Encoder settings page from your browser.
In the Encoder settings, select a Preset by clicking the drop-down menu.
You can also create your own preset by using the given readymade preset values.
After selecting the preset, you can enter the RTMP URL of your Livebox server channel, social media accounts or any RTMP servers and click the “Start” button.
It shows the Live streaming status on the bottom of the “Encoder settings page” as well as on the “Encoder device”.
Now to control your live streaming from your device touchscreen,
Go to Social Media menu from your device touchscreen.
And here you can control the live streaming activity on your destination.
Well, the live streaming through this Livebox Instacast Encoder device is successful on your server channel. Now, from your server channel, you can launch your live streams on your preferred destinations.
Double, triple, quadruple your Internet speed by using the Livebox Internet Bonding device. If you are facing network failover or if you want to maintain the bandwidth robustness while on live, you can gallop your current Internet connections to new speeds by using this bonding device.
To initially set up your Livebox Bonding device,
Turn On the Livebox Internet Bondingdevice.
And access the device interface on your PC using the IP 192.168.95.1.
On the device interface, pick up the Device ID and Hardware Key and send it to the IVB7 support team through Email.
The IVB7 support team, in turn, will send you the License Key.
So, after entering the License Key, you can click Save.
Now you will be taken to the Livebox Bonding device login interface and you can login. (The IVB7 team will provide you the login credentials)
Back on your system interface, you have to reboot the server first.
Then go to “Settings” to configure your Bonding device.
To configure the device, enter the Server IP and Server Key provided by the IVB7 team and click “Submit” button.
Now “Insert SIM cards” with data in the slots given on the device.
Then you have to reboot each SIM card.
Then you can set your SIM cards status.
Master- When you set a SIM as Master, it plays the role of the main SIM card.
Backup- When the Master SIM card fails, the Backup SIM becomes the Main card.
ON- All the turned ON SIM card data combines to the Master SIM card.
OFF- You can Turn OFF the SIM you are no longer using.
You can also select the Network for each SIM card.
Once you set up the above settings, the bonded Internet of your SIM card data will take into new speeds.
And you can use your blazingly-fast bonded Internet either through LAN or Hotspot option.
With the APK Builder provided by Livebox, you can create mobile apps for your IPTV set-up and even for the viewers to view all the live streams you can create a single page app to stay updated with your live streams right from their mobile devices.
To create a mobile app for your IPTV set up,
Install and open the APK builder app.
If you want to create an app for your IPTV broadcasts, then click “Create an App” under Livebox TV.
In the App Creation Form, give app name, display name, app description.
Note: In App Name, there shouldn’t be any space or special characters given.
In the Server URL, the app creation form will automatically read your server URL and display it on the bar.
Then browse and set your app icon and logo.
Then finally click on the “Generate App”.
Your app creation process begins and when it says at the end like “Click the below button to download APK”, click on the “Download APK”.
The app gets downloaded to your PC downloads in the zip file format.
Unzip the file, where you can use the Testing.apk to test the app on your device and Release.apk to upload your app on the play store.
Creating a mobile app with Livebox is easy and only a few step process where you can develop a mobile by yourself.
The Livebox mixer is one of the dimensions of the Livebox streaming server. With the Livebox mixer, you can mix and match your streaming contents based upon your needs. And also, you can add effects and configurations to your streams by using the Livebox mixer.
Login to your Encoder-Mixer-Playout software and open the Livebox Mixer window.
Click inside the “Add Source” area to add your video source. Likewise, you can add two or more sources to proceed with your mixing.
A new dialog box “Menu_Dialog_Form” opens, where click the option “Add File” to add your local files.
Note: -To add your professional camera or webcam sources, click the Add Live option.-To add URL from any other media platforms, click the Add URL option.-To add your Livebox playout sources, click the Add Playlist option.
Now your sources are added, click the drop-down menu from the “Transition” option and select the required transition effect and also set time for your transition effect.
Note: Scroll down for more options like adding the scrolling text, PIP option and also alternative audio file for your source. You can also remove your source by clicking the remove option.
You can see different transition effects for the added source in the below illustration. There are so many interesting transition effects available for your contents.
You can view your source in the preview area. If you want to set or change your background in the preview area, click “BG” to have the background for your streaming project.
After doing all these settings, you can click “Save” to save it to your local files. In the same way, you can click the option “Load” to take your saved contents from your local files (This is optional if you are doing it for your future broadcast purpose).
The marked arrow portion is to manually set your transition time.
Now go to the Livebox encoder and select your Video Device and Audio Device.
You can also go to your usual encoder to encode your source.
Then go to Livebox and create your channel.
From Livebox Channel Dashboard copy the streaming URL and paste it in the Livebox encoder URL bar.
To preview your stream, click the preview option.
And then click the “Start” option to stream your contents.
After setting all your transition effects and the encoder set-up, come back to your Livebox mixer window to click the content, from where you want the transition to happen.
In this given illustration you can see the transition effect between two streaming contents.
You are now successful in mixing and streaming your contents