Introducing Auto Scalable Multi-Bridging for Video Conferencing

To make scaling the Video Conferencing participants simple, LiveboxTM has brought up an excellent technology, thus making the solution entirely manageable and flexible.

LiveBox Video Bridges

LiveBox Video Conferencing Solution has innovated a ground-breaking technology called ASMB (Auto Scalable Multi Bridging).  It is possible to instantly increase the number of Video Bridges in real-time which, in turn, enables smooth real-time audio and visual interactions at scale. 

LiveBox Video Bridges act as the conferencing distribution boxes. In other words, they act like invisible pipelines that carry audio as well as video output. LiveBox works as the network of multiple video bridges, with the built-in option to scale the video conference, thereby paving a way to involve more participants without the slightest rift. 

Scalable scaling

LiveBox Video Conferencing solution is highly scalable which makes the technology a lot cooler than ever. Scaling of Video Conferencing is made simple while using Video Bridges. A number of video bridges can be created from the internal as well as from the external servers to smoothen out the video-audio transitions when more number of participants are connected in the conference. As the number of participants increases rapidly, these video bridges distribute the same HD quality to all the participants without spoiling the flow.

Just with the click of a button, you can scale the video bridge to combine with the other video bridges from other LiveBox Servers. Create any number of video bridges to accommodate thousands of participants at the same time. The number of video bridges you can create depends on the capacity of the Server and the bandwidth of the participants.  Without hampering the video or the quality, LiveBox Video Bridges make sure that the video flows smoothly without any interruption.

To know more about how it works, click:

How to Create Video Bridges for the Video Conferencing App?

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Unifying Phoneline with Video Conferencing Software

This month LiveboxTM is introducing a brand-new feature that enables users to join a Video Conference without any Internet connection. This is done by a phone call. Livebox Video Conference is ready to be integrated with Phone line which will allow users without data or smart gadgets to join the Conference by just making a phone call.

Data Insufficiency and Smart gadget Inadequacy- Sorted out

Internet Connectivity Issues and Data Insufficiency can be overcome with this Phone line integration. When the daily limits of Data Usage exceed while on a highly confidential and crucial meeting, this feature comes in rescue so that the connection can be restored. Just make a phone call to connect with any Livebox Video Conference. It is as simple as that.

Livebox Phone – Video Conference Integration

Integrate Phoneline with your Video Conference so that people who do not have a proper Internet facility or Smart gadgets, are given the option to join your conference by just calling the provided Phone Number. LiveboxTM takes care of the Integration to provide you with the ability to join the Conference of any cause. 

Livebox Video Conferencing solution gives you the option to choose the kind of number you would love to integrate with your software. Either you can choose a Landline number or a Toll-free number, which is purely based on your needs and demands.

User-friendly Mobile Applications

Livebox Video Conferencing solution does not demand you to download and install any application. Join the conference by just a click of the link. Livebox also provides you the facility to create an all-new Mobile Application for your conferences. Create any number of Conferences with the smart app and share the application to any number of participants. With Livebox, you can also schedule your conferences and set reminders. 

Sign up with LiveboxTM to integrate Phone line with your Video conferencing software which could result in better communication with every participant.

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Post-pandemic survival kit inside Livebox

Post pandemic survival kit inside Livebox

Prioritize your goals

Business without goals is like a car without steering. Goals need to be met and this is the perfect moment to push yourself to strive towards your goals. Categorize your short as well as long-term goals. Calculate the feasibility of achieving your short-term goals and never lose sight of your long-term goal. Discuss your priorities with your team and allocate their resources. Sometimes breaking up the work will save a lot of time!

Stay safe and expand your limits

The world is not going to change again to the former normalcy. We are requested to adapt to the new standards that are put forth. We suggest you take precautionary steps in combatting the invisible enemy. When your business needs to be operated physically, you have the responsibility to provide the required space to your workers. Social distancing will help a lot. Furthermore, it is advised to operate on a shift basis, which will keep the danger at bay. 

We do not want your business to go flat. This is the right time to invest in Resource Management software which helps you to operate remotely. Technology Handling modules will make things much easier for you. 

Be Connected! 

Staying connected will not only enhance your business operations but also stabilize the output. Video Conferencing has become the perfect tool for Video Collaboration besides Video calling. From 2010-2020, there has been a 400% increase in the number of employees who work from home at least once a week. Video conferencing statistics and studies on remote work till 2019 show that the global remote workforce has increased by 140% since 2005(Source: Forbes) 

Livebox Video Conferencing Solution has a proven track record of empowering 100+ businesses and institutions to engage in purpose-oriented development. Get APIs and SDKs from us and get the best out of your efforts. If you are planning to invest in a Streaming platform, the Livebox server provides you with innumerable options in which you can run your own TV station!

Life has endless opportunities! Choose yours!

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What does Livebox offer for you in 2021? – Revealed

Livebox gets upgraded! 

Unveil the latest features that are incorporated in your Livebox toolkit, for the year 2021. And explore a million ways through which you can expand and enlarge your business collaborations. 

Here is a glimpse of the latest updates from the labs of Livebox.

  • Livebox now supports SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) protocols. Stream your videos safely through SRT. Experience fast file transmission which is also secure and reliable. 
  • DVR option which enables you to rewind live videos is made more simple and convenient with Livebox. 
  • Another amazing shout-out has to be for the new Ultra-Low Latency Streaming feature. Ultra low latency streaming makes sure that your content is delivered very fast as it is being captured on the camera. 
  • Sharing files has never been so easy! You can share any number of files using Livebox! 
  • White-label your Reseller Panel with your logo and name and engage in as many business collaborations more conveniently than ever! 
  • Expand your business by sharing your Livebox with your clients. You can allot shares for each user. You can also divide and allocate storage for every client/user
  • One box will be totally enough for you to combine the benefits of streaming as well as video conferencing, i.e., Livebox. Joining the video conferencing without an Internet connection is an added advantage.
  • The combination of Pay-per-view and secure streaming with Granular security controls will enable you to charge your viewers as they click into your video.
  • Restrict viewers geographically and prevent your content from being downloaded from anywhere. 
  • Automatic Server scaling, Automatic Channel scheduling, adding CG and advanced overlays on your content are some of the advanced features.
  • The in-built app store in Livebox enables you to include multiple business apps including a full-fledged Video Conferencing suite and Learning Management System.

Moreover, Livebox can be deployed on-premise or as a cloud solution. 

One box for all your streaming needs! 

Stay tuned for more updates!

How to Live Stream using the Livebox Instacast Encoder Device?

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.
instacast encoder portable hardware device
Instacast device from Livebox
  • In the Encoder settings, select a Preset by clicking the drop-down menu.
preset-encoder
preset-options
  • You can also create your own preset by using the given readymade preset values.
preset-settings
SD-encoder-preset-setting
  • 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.
SD-encoder-preset-setting
  • It shows the Live streaming status on the bottom of the “Encoder settings page” as well as on the “Encoder device”.
live-on-SD-Encoder

Now to control your live streaming from your device touchscreen,

  • Go to Social Media menu from your device touchscreen.
portable hardware encoder device
  • And here you can control the live streaming activity on your destination.
socialmedia-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.

How to Create Multiple Video Conferencing Chatroom?

New apps are always getting added into Livebox and one of the newest is the all-new corporate video conferencing system. You can now conduct training, conferences, webinars, and business meetings within the Livebox. The following steps will provide you clear-cut representations to conduct a video conference within the Livebox live streaming server.

  • Login to your Livebox Server.
  • Go to Apps from the Navigation menu.
  • Install the Video Conferencing app.
video conferencing app from Livebox
  • Open the app and go by clicking the ‘Create’ button to create your first video conferencing entry.
create video conference
  • Enter a name for your conference.
Live video conference
  • There is a ‘Waiting Room link’ option, which is optional, where you can enter YouTube URL or embed code to keep the video conferencing members engaged before the admin (Moderator) starts the conference.
waiting rooms in conference
authentication for video conferencing members
  • Then under ‘Settings’, select the features that you want to include in the video conferencing chatroom.
video conference settings
  • You can create your own video conferencing presets with the features given under ‘Settings’ based on your requirements.
  • Also, select video conference video quality. 
preset and video quality for the video conferencing app
  • Then click the ‘Create’ button. And the video conference will be created.
create conference
  • Now by turning On the button under ‘Mode’, you can activate the video conference you have created.
  • You also have the option to schedule the Start and End timings of your video conference.
Enable conference
  • To enter your video conferencing portal, click the ‘Open a New Tab’ button.
open video conference
  • On your video conference page, you can click ‘Allow’ to access your microphone and camera.
video conference
  • Within a few seconds, you can get started with your first video call using the Livebox Video Conferencing app.
  • Give your name for the video calling.
get started with the best video conferencing app
  • You are almost ready now! Go by inviting your peers by sharing the conference URL link.
the best video conferencing solution
  • There is also another way to get your video conferencing link. You can go back to your video conferencing app dashboard on Livebox and click on the highlighted icon to copy the link and send it to your fellow peers.
video conferencing URL

And here’s the other facets of this video conferencing app,

  • Administrators can get the complete history of the video conference all logs.
  • Sub-users can get access to this video conferencing app through the client portal sign-up.
  • Integration of the video conferencing app with any mobile app or web app is possible with the provided REST APIs or SDKs.

Build Websites

Livebox has developed specifications for the pre-built secured WordPressGRAV and Typesetter sites. So, it is now easy and simple to create high-quality sites for your business, events, organization, company and so on without any required programming or designing skills from the Livebox streaming server with no additional cost. So, to create your domain website or a new website,

  • Go to Websites from the navigation menu and click the “Create a site” option.
create website on Livebox
  • In “Create a site” click this button.
  • A dialog box “Create a new site” opens, enter your site name and select your site type.
  • Then click “Create”.
create multiple websites
  • Once you click create, you will be notified to wait for a few seconds. So, wait for a few seconds until your site is created.
wordpress websites

And there is also an option to host your own domain.So, to create your domain website or a new website,

  • To host your own domain, select the site type and click the “My own domain” option below.
hosting own domain
  • A dialog box “Create a new site” opens, enter your site name and give “Create”.
  • You can also add alias domain names to your site.

Note:  See to that you have entered a domain name that is pointed to this server.

domain settings
  • You can see your newly created site in the site entries. It shows the status of your site and by using the given control keys you can play, stop, delete your website.
wordpress websites

( The websites created or hosted through Livebox are always encrypted. But in some rare instance, the websites created from Livebox may have the chance to get generated without the SSL encryption. In that case, you can encrypt  your website within the Livebox streaming server.) 

  • To log in your website, click on the lock icon where you can get your website password generated by Livebox.
website settings

So with these steps, you can easily create and get started with your website.

Transcoding Using the Inbuilt Playout and Encoder Software

Adaptive bitrate streaming (Transcoding) is available only in the higher-end versions of Livebox.

  • Keep your streaming channels ready i.e., output channel and input channel.
  • Now under Manage Channels, go to Transcoding
transcoding
  • Transcoding page opens up and you can select your “Input” channel by clicking the drop-down menu given in the “Select Channel” option.
Select channel
  • In Output Channels, select the channel where the video has to be transcoded. Then give turn on near transcoding.
transcoding on Livebox
  • Once you give the turn on, new options for transcoding shows up, where you can set the “Preset”. And then click “Save”.

Note:  Livebox will generate both Transcode Output URL and Transcode Embed Code.

transcoding streaming
  • After clicking save, give “Service Restart” to get your changes applied.
service restart
  • Then go to Livebox Playout software and click “Add File” to browse video source from your PC and to add video source in your Schedule Playlist.
live streaming playout software
  • Your video source is added. So, now click “Play” to play your video in Playout Preview.
add video files on the playout software
  • You can preview your source and also enable and adjust the audio of your video source.
playout software from Livebox
  • Now go to Livebox streaming server.
  • Then go to Channel Dashboard under Manage Channels from the navigation menu.
  • In Channel Dashboard click Streaming URL to copy the streaming RTMP URL of your “Input Channel”.
streaming URL
streaming URLs
  • Then go to Livbox Encoder. Select your playout device in Video Device and Audio Device, and then enter the copied RTMP URL in the URL tab.
  • Click “Preview” if you want to preview your live stream and then give “Start”.
encoder software
  • Now go to the Livebox Dashboard where you can check the transcoding quality of your output channel near the bottom right corner.
streaming at multiple bitrates
  • To check RTMP stats of your streaming channel go to the Viewers Report. 
viewers report
  • In RTMP stats it shows audio and video bitrate of both output and input channels.
transcoding at multiple bitrates
  • And when you embed the output channel streams on your website, you can copy the Transcode Embed URL to publish the live stream on your website.

Note:  Through the Transcode Embed URL, you can publish the streaming content along with the transcode video quality.

transcoding at multiple bitrates

You are successful in Transcoding with Livebox Playout and Encoder. Now you can start live streaming across your streaming platforms/social media destinations.

Create Multiple Video Conference Rooms

New apps are always getting added into Livebox and one of the newest is the all-new corporate video conferencing system. You can now conduct training, conferences, webinars, and business meetings within the Livebox. The following steps will provide you clear-cut representations to conduct a video conference within the Livebox live streaming server.

  • Login to your Livebox Server.
  • Go to Apps from the Navigation menu.
  • Install the Video Conferencing app.
video conferencing app from Livebox
  • Open the app and go by clicking the ‘Create’ button to create your first video conferencing entry.
create video conference
  • Enter a name for your conference.
Live video conference
  • There is a ‘Waiting Room link’ option, which is optional, where you can enter YouTube URL or embed code to keep the video conferencing members engaged before the admin (Moderator) starts the conference.
waiting rooms in conference
authentication for video conferencing members
  • Then under ‘Settings’, select the features that you want to include in the video conferencing chatroom.
video conference settings
  • You can create your own video conferencing presets with the features given under ‘Settings’ based on your requirements.
  • Also, select video conference video quality. 
preset and video quality for the video conferencing app
  • Then click the ‘Create’ button. And the video conference will be created.
create conference
  • Now by turning On the button under ‘Mode’, you can activate the video conference you have created.
  • You also have the option to schedule the Start and End timings of your video conference.
Enable conference
  • To enter your video conferencing portal, click the ‘Open a New Tab’ button.
open video conference
  • On your video conference page, you can click ‘Allow’ to access your microphone and camera.
video conference
  • Within a few seconds, you can get started with your first video call using the Livebox Video Conferencing app.
  • Give your name for the video calling.
get started with the best video conferencing app
  • You are almost ready now! Go by inviting your peers by sharing the conference URL link.
the best video conferencing solution
  • There is also another way to get your video conferencing link. You can go back to your video conferencing app dashboard on Livebox and click on the highlighted icon to copy the link and send it to your fellow peers.
video conferencing URL

And here’s the other facets of this video conferencing app,

  • Administrators can get the complete history of the video conference call logs.
  • Sub-users can get access to this video conferencing app through the client portal sign-up.
  • Integration of the video conferencing app with any mobile app or web app is possible with the provided REST APIs or SDKs.

How to Create an IPTV Mobile App for the Livebox TV Station Set-up?

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.
mobile-app-for-IPTV
  • 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”.
mobile-app-creator-in-Livebox
  • 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”.
easily-create-your-mobile-app
  • 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.
Apk Builder

Creating a mobile app with Livebox is easy and only a few step process where you can develop a mobile by yourself.