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Last updated: 2022-05-11 16:50:03

Leveraging Tencent's suite of audio/video media platforms, global network of cache nodes, and leading AI technologies in audio and video, Live Video Broadcasting (LVB) delivers Tencent’s core live streaming capabilities to users. With professional, stable, and agile features such as live push, transcoding, distribution, and playback, LVB meets virtually all requirements for ultra-low latency, ultra-high image quality, and ultra-high performance while sustaining huge volumes of concurrent requests.


You can use LVB after you activate the CSS service. For more information, see Getting Started with Live Video Broadcasting (LVB).

Product Architecture


Various features

LVB supports RTMP push, HLS origin server, and other ways to integrate live streaming sources. It also provides an RTMP Push SDK, which supports various types of devices and adaptive upstream bitrate. Moreover, LVB offers instant streaming of the first frame, low stutter rate, screen recording, and seamless resolution switching among other capabilities to meet requirements in various scenarios. It also supports playback on all clients and custom development.

Global acceleration

Tencent Cloud provides 1,100+ CDN cache nodes deployed with China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile, as well as over a dozen small and medium-size ISPs across China. It also has 1,000+ global cache nodes in more than 50 countries and regions world-wide, including North America, Europe and Southeast Asia, supporting acceleration of live streaming across the globe.

Professional video processing

LVB provides cloud-based transcoding and processing services that can handle vast amounts of multimedia data. It can transcode audio and video files to different formats suitable for OTT services or playback on PC and mobile devices. It also offers features such as thumbnail generating, editing, content moderation, and encryption.

LVB provides all-round protection to prevent unauthorized playback of your videos, including IP blocklists, referrer blocklists, secure HTTPS acceleration, URL encryption, and other live streaming encryption technologies. It also offers a professional digital rights management (DRM) solution to safeguard your video assets.

Intelligent learning

With powerful AI-based recognition technology, LVB can learn and analyze the content of images or videos. With this technology, LVB can intelligently automate image recognition, speech recognition, content moderation, subtitling, and other video tasks.

Statistics analysis

Based on big data analysis covering different scenarios of various industries, LVB enables real-time control of push quality and identification of playback issues. It monitors metrics such as bandwidth, traffic, requests, and concurrent connections in real time and provides detailed statistical results to help you scale your business.

Free Demo

You can use the demo to try out LVB features.

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Using LVB services will incur traffic/bandwidth costs. LVB supports pay-as-you-go pricing by traffic/bandwidth. Only downstream traffic/bandwidth is billed, while usage of upstream push is not. For details, see Pricing Overview.

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