Delivering Live Video: Streaming Vs. WebRTC
At api.video, our video streaming solution uses HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) to live stream video. Another technology we are frequently asked about is WebRTC. In this post, we’ll look at the features and advantages of both, and the primary applications that they are suited for.
July 28, 2020 - Doug
Live Streaming a video using just the browser
While there are many tools that can be used for video streaming - wouldn’t it be great if we could just use our browser? We, at api.video, wanted to show that it was possible! In this post, we will walk you through the steps to start streaming right form your browser!
April 6, 2020 - Doug
Adding Chapters to Your Videos
When uploading a long video, it can be hard for your viewers to scan to the area of the video they are interested in. Rather than chop your video into smaller segments, you can use chapters to denote placeholders in your video so that your viewers can ‘skip ahead’ or ‘skip back’ to pertinent sections.
April 3, 2020 - Doug
Organize your Live Streams and Recordings on one Simple Page
With thousands of teachers suddenly teaching classes remotely, many new issues arise. What if your students do not have fast enough internet to use Zoom? Or cannot install the required software? How do you share the video recordings? Read more to learn how.
March 12, 2020 - Doug
How to Build the Next Netflix
Netflix is a global platform, not just a content delivery network. Along with your streaming content, there’s the recommendation system, content database, the global farm of servers, and a constantly reliable payments system to support it all. Quite a lot of tools to juggle!
June 4, 2018 - Anne-Sophie