How to Re-stream on Facebook Using the Livebox Client Portal?

The sub-user created by the Livebox admin can access the Client Portal and re-stream the live videos running on the Livebox server channel to their desired destinations. The destination could be anywhere, like Facebook, Periscope, YouTube, Twitch, RTMP servers, and other streaming platforms.

So, to start re-streaming the Livebox server channel content on Facebook, the sub-user have to log in the Client Portal with the credentials provided by the admin.

  • Enter your username and password and then give Login.
Client-Portal login
  • You can click the ‘Add Destination’ button located on the right side or the thunder button on the left side to select your destination.
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  • A dialog box ‘Share on’ with several destinations shows up. As you wanted to stream live on Facebook, select the Facebook option and then click Push live stream to Facebook to get connected to Facebook.
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Note:  If you select the option Automatically TURN ON when adding push value, the live stream will automatically begin to happen on your Facebook destination once the live streaming set-up is done. Otherwise, you have to manually turn on the push value followed by giving Go Live on Facebook live streaming settings page.

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  • Once you select Push live stream to Facebook, a pop-up notification on the top left of your browser appears, on which you can give ‘Always allow’ and click ‘Done’.
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  • Client Portal is now connected to your Facebook and it opens your Facebook login page. So, log in to your Facebook.
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  • Select where you want to post your live video and give ‘Next’.
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  • Once you click the ‘Next’ button, a Connect your Live stream to the Live API Facebook page opens, you can minimize the window to see your Facebook destination being added in the push destination.
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Note:  If you haven’t enabled the Automatically Turn On when adding push value option, then Turn on the button on your destination when you really wanted to re-stream to your Facebook destination.

  • Then go to Facebook, where it starts to fetch your Livebox contents for streaming.
  • Your contents are now fetched, so you can give nice description and title to your stream and also decide the audience to share your live stream with.
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  • Then click Go Live which is located in the bottom right corner. You have done your Facebook re-stream successfully.

Note: Unless you click on the Go Live button, the live streaming won’t happen on your Facebook timeline.

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  • You can check your re-stream on your Facebook timeline.
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You have successfully re-streamed on Facebook from the Livebox Client Portal.

How to Get Started with the Livebox TV Mobile App?

  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.
Livebox IPTV 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.
mobile app Livebox
  • 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.

Livebox IPTV
  • 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.

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  • 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.
Livebox IPTV set up
  • 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.
private IPTV set up from Livebox
IPTV setup from Livebox

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.

Best Live Streaming server with IPTV and Set Top Box

The best Live Streaming Server now supports running your own TV hub to distribute your live channels.

Did you know that you can manage IPTV with the all new IVB7’s Livebox server?

Compatible receiver devices with the LiveboxTM server :

  1. IVB7 Receiver unit – for long distance Transmission / Receiving
  2. IVB7 Set top box – (Linux / Android) – For digital TV subscribers
The receiver

The receiver unit is for Cable TV operators to transmit and receive video remotely over long distances. It flawlessly enables you to transcode and distribute video over long distances in-combination with LIvebox live streaming server.

The IVB7 receiver unit does not need port forwarding or any configuration on your router. It’s as simple as a plug and play instant receiver with monitoring capabilities.

The Set Top Box

The Livebox OTT/IPTV Set Top Box comes with the inbuilt IR remote and the remote controlling mobile app. It can be fully white labeled. It automatically updates channels based on subscriber info dynamically received from your LIvebox Satellite Server.  You can also enable all your subscribers to pay instantly online to renew their subscription through the integrated payment gateway, manage or cancel their subscriptions. Devices can be completely controlled or blocked through the IPTV admin interface built into the Livebox live streaming server.

Long distance transmission with Livebox:
What if you want to transmit live over long distances without a server? Does IVB7 have a solution for that?

Absolutely! Use Livebox with the IVB7 encoder, place it anywhere like on-cloud or on-premise. For the on-premise Livebox, all you need to do is enable port forwarding or DMZ on your router and you’re done to be able to access and distribute content through your own hub anywhere. We will provide you support and help you get started after purchase.

It’s a Fully white labelable live streaming server solution with in-built IPTV server

With the IVB7 Livebox server, you can not only stream but it provides you ready-made features to sell or resell a whitelabeled solution to your clients. Not only that, you will also be able be your own Cable TV provider. No other server provides features such as on the fly encoding and transcoding like the Livebox live video streaming server along with the ability to distribute transcoded content to IPTV subscribers.

Dedicated Streaming Server with IPTV and subscription management

With your own dedicated live streaming server, you can not only stream to various destinations such as YouTube,Facebook, Periscope and hundreds of other RTMP providers, you can also provide subscription services to your clients for watching your live TV channels.

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How to conduct Multi-bitrate Streaming Using the Livebox Playout and Encoder?

To conduct Multi-bitrate streaming using the Livebox Playout and Encoder software,

  • Create your channel in the Livebox streaming server.
  • Go to Manage Channels from the navigation menu. Under manage channels, select Multi-bitrate.
multi-bitrate streaming
  • In Multi-bitrate page, select your channel and turn On multi-bitrate.
Select channel
  • Once you turn on Multi-bitrate, the preset options will appear. You can set the required resolution and click “Save”.

Note:  You also have an option to edit or set your required preset.

set preset in Multi bitrate streaming
  • Once you click save, RTMP URLs for your resolution gets listed below. Make a note of the required RTMP links and click “Save”.
  • With each URL of definite qualities (resolutions), the player will adjust video quality to that of viewers bandwidth.*The first given URL is the RTMP URL of your channel. The remaining URLs are RTMP URLs with resolutions.

Note:  The RTMP URL should be used to initiate the live streaming on your server channel. And the other RTMP URLs of resolutions can be used to deliver the same streaming content in different resolutions.

  • After clicking save, give “Service Restart” to get your changes applied.
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Now access your Mixer and Playout software

mixer and playout software

Note:  Make sure to open the Playout/Mixer window first and then open the Encoder window.

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  • In the Livebox Playout software, click “Add File” to browse video source from your PC and to add video source in your Schedule Playlist.  (You also have the option to add your camera source and YouTube URLs through the Playout software)
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  • Your video source is added. So, now click “Play” to play your video in Playout Preview
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  • You can preview your source and also enable and adjust the audio of your video source.
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  • Now on the Livbox Encoder, go to the “Advanced Settings”.
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  • On the Encoder Advanced Settings, click the drop-down menu to set the preset as Multibitrate.
  • You can enable (select) the “Preview” option after selecting your video device.
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  • In Video Settings, enable the video option and then select your “Device” as Streaming Playout Device.
  • Copy the URLs from the Multi-bitrate settings and enter it in the given URL bars. Then set the bitrate. (Give the bitrate same as the resolution of the RTMP link you have entered in the URL bar)
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  • In the Audio Settings, enable Audio and select your Audio Device.
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  • After setting up all these options, click on the “Start” button.
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  • Once the streaming is started, it shows the Streaming Started status below the Start button.
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  • To view your live MBR streaming status with the definite video quality, go the Livebox Dashboard and check on the player.
streaming in different resolutions
  • Then go to Viewers Report to check the RTMP stats of your streaming channel. It shows audio and video bitrate of your channel.
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You have successfully done your Multi-Bitrate streaming using Livebox Playout and Encoder. Now you can start to stream the resolutions achieved source on your streaming platform/ social media destinations.

Live video playout software to re-stream YouTube videos

Livebox is the ONLY live streaming server that comes with in-built Playout software.

There are two options for playout with Livebox

  1. Playout using the playlist and queues function within Livebox. This can be just used on-cloud within your dedicated Livebox without the need for any additional software. This can also import and re-stream both live and plain YouTube videos.
  2. The freely included professional playout software which can be downloaded from within Livebox.

In this blog post,we’re going to mainly focus on the downloadable Playout software for Windows.Playout 1

The IVB7 live playout is included with every Livebox server. To use your Live playout, just go into the settings of the Livebox server and generate your own unique license PIN number so that you can use the Playout software without restrictions to stream live when used with the livebox encoder.

Live video playout software download with license pin

 

Once you generate the PIN, ie the license key for your Playout and Video mixer, you can download the software from within Livebox and activate it using the generated PIN. Remember tokeep the license code very confidential since it is only licensed per Livebox administrator

The Livebox Playout software even to simply output content into any LED TV or Monitor.

YouTube video import and re-streaming by just copy/pasting the link

Ingest YouTube content into Livebox

Paste the link inside the Playout software

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The IVB7 Playout software  can seamlessly import videos from YouTube. The only condition is that they should not be monetized. Monetized videos cannot be directly imported into the live playout however they can be directly re-streamed from within Livebox itself using the in-built queues.

With the IVB7 Live playout, you can add unlimited files, streams or Advertisement breaks. The in-built CG editor makes it extremely easy to add your own Lower thirds, scrolling effects or titles.

Import any stock footage or lower thirds from any site that sells stock footages. It is possible to also import richly designed graphics rendered from Adobe After effects or the Adobe Premiere Pro to use within the CG editor.

The possibilities are literally endless when it comes to the features of the live playout software that is bundled along with the Livebox server. The playout software is alone worth over 1500 USD when purchased seperately however it is included at no additional cost within Livebox streaming server panel, the live backpack hardware and the livebox appliance.

All media streamed through the Livebox streaming server is the user’s responsibility. So, if you are using content from YouTube,make sure that it is your own content or you get the appropriate rights to stream the content.

Refer Livebox to friends and people you know so that they can also be benefitted by this affordable product that costs less but is rich in features. If you have never used Livebox or any of the hardware equipment manufactured by IVB7 before, just signup now at livebox.co.in to experience it.