Live Video Broadcasting

A low-latency, accessible and high-speed live video broadcasting service

Overview

Backed by Tencent's well-established audiovisual platforms, globally-deployed cache nodes and leading AI technologies in audio and video, Tencent Cloud Live Video Broadcasting (LVB) provides developers with an end-to-end one-stop live audio and video broadcasting solution, including services such as professional and stable live push, transcoding, distribution and playback that fully meet the requirements for ultra-low latency, ultra-high image quality and ultra-high performance to sustain massive volumes of concurrent requests.

Benefits

Comprehensive Functionality

LVB has a complete set of features such as beauty filter, audio processing, instant broadcasting on splash screen, low lag, live screencap broadcasting and seamless video definition changing. It is adaptive to various types of terminals and features self-adaptive uplink bit rate, which enable it to meet the needs of different application scenarios. It supports playback on any platform, making it easy for customized development.

Global Acceleration

Tencent Cloud boasts 1,100+ CDN cache nodes deployed with China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile and over a dozen small and medium ISPs such as Great Wall Broadband Network across China. It has 200+ global cache nodes in more than 50 countries across North America, Europe and Southeast Asia, supporting global acceleration of live broadcasting businesses.

Professional Video Processing

LVB provides cloud-based transcoding and audio and video processing services for massive amounts of multimedia data. It can transcode audio and video files into formats suitable for playback through OTT and on PCs or mobile devices, and can perform various operations such as cover screenshots, editing, porn detection and encryption.

Security Protection

Leveraging a variety of live broadcasting encryption technologies such as referer-based blacklist/whitelist, HTTPS-based secure acceleration and URL encryption, LVB can achieve comprehensive detection and protection to eliminate piracy. Plus, it features a more specialized digital rights management (DRM) solution to fully protect the security of video assets.

Intelligent Learning

Empowered by AI-based smart recognition technology, LVB can intelligently learn and analyze the content, color and scene of images or videos, allowing machines to recognize and audit them in place of humans and thereby implementing features such as speech recognition, advertisement recognition, intelligent porn detection, intelligent subtitling and meaningless scene recognition.

Statistical Analysis

Based on big data analysis and 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 with business expansion.

Features

Live Push

LVB can push live streams to Tencent Cloud through the RTMP protocol for lower lag and latency.

Scenarios

Live Game Broadcasting

LVB provides uplink acceleration, high-quality transcoding and accelerated delivery services for live game broadcasting platforms, helping them quickly gain the capabilities of internet-wide low-latency low-lag live game broadcasting.

Live Show Broadcasting

LVB features instant broadcasting, color filter and manual exposure which are ideal for live broadcasting in the show business. Its out-of-the-box ease of use readily helps boost the buzz around live show broadcasting.

Online Education

LVB provides a convenient one-stop service for the online education industry. Your well-crafted teaching materials and assets are comprehensively protected through the agile consoles with two security features: player password and dynamic URL-based hotlink prevention.

Radio, TV and New Media

LVB provides a complete set of live video broadcasting services for the radio, TV and new media industries. It can be quickly accessed by professional live broadcasting systems for specific fields such as news, entertainment and variety shows, helping them transition from traditional media to internet-based new media.

Live Ecommerce Broadcasting

LVB helps with the growth of ecommerce platforms by enabling merchants to display items in greater detail and assisting consumers in making informed decisions, ultimately reducing marketing costs and boosting sales.

Pricing

LVB is billed based on the daily consumed traffic and daily bandwidth in a tiered manner. For pricing details, please see the pricing doc.