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.
Open the app and go by clicking the ‘Create’ button to create your first video conferencing entry.
Enter a name for your 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.
Then under ‘Settings’, select the features that you want to include in the video conferencing chatroom.
You can create your own video conferencing presets with the features given under ‘Settings’ based on your requirements.
Also, select video conference video quality.
Then click the ‘Create’ button. And the video conference will be created.
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.
To enter your video conferencing portal, click the ‘Open a New Tab’ button.
On your video conference page, you can click ‘Allow’ to access your microphone and camera.
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.
You are almost ready now! Go by inviting your peers by sharing the conference URL link.
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.
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.
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.
Multi-channel usability is one of the features that Livebox integrates as it helps in distributing content around the globe over multiple mediums efficiently. Through Livebox the users can send their live streaming videos to all media that supports RTMP sources. Facebook is one such media which is supported by Livebox to stream live videos. The following steps will provide you clear-cut representations to stream your videos in Facebook live using the Livebox streaming server.
Create your channel on Livebox and stream a source to the channel.
Then preview the live source on the Livebox Dashboard.
Now go to Push Destinations under Manage Channels.
A Push Destinations window opens, select your streaming channel and then click the “Add Destination” button located on the right side or the thunder button on the left side to select your destination.
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.
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.
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”.
Now you’ll be able to access your Facebook login page.
After logging in, select your sharing option and click the “Next” button.
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 on the push destination.
Note: If you didn’t select the Automatically TURN ON when adding push value option, then you have to Turn On the push value to start your live streaming.
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.
Then click on the Go Live button on the right bottom corner.
Note: Unless you click on the Go Live button, the live streaming won’t happen on your Facebook timeline.
You are now on live streaming on Facebook. Check your live streaming on your Facebook timeline.
You have successfully live streamed on Facebook through push destination.
The Livebox streaming server supports the live streaming of the 360-degree camera and its source. So, to live stream a 360-degree source in Livebox you can’t do in the regular streaming way, as you have to enable a few settings in the player settings.