(PRWEB) July 02, 2014
The new low latency WebRTC technology has enabled real time browser-to-browser broadcasting at the performance previously unreachable by classic Flash or HTTP streaming methods. However, the range of application for this technology is not limited with browsers. Other possible uses include IP television and interactive multiuser conferences on any WebRTC-enabled device.
Although, WebRTC can’t work directly with IP-cameras. And this is where the server-side solution developed by Flashphoner, WebRTC Media and Broadcasting Server, comes in handy, as its key function is broadcasting of a video stream from IP-cameras to WebRTC browsers.
This Linux server app works as a mediator between an RTSP compatible IP camera and end users’ computers by receiving the video stream from the camera and broadcasting it to all connected clients. Needless to say, this function promotes wide usage of the server in various video monitoring and surveillance systems. And importantly, the broadcasting works on any modern WebRTC browser, so no other third-party applications are required by the user.
In addition, Flashphoner WebRTC Server can work as a video-streaming server—a good platform for webinars or online calls based on any WebRTC compatible browser. And since most of today’s browsers (including those on mobile platforms) are WebRTC compatible, this opens vast opportunities to effortlessly broadcast any video content to millions of users online. And thanks to low communication latency peculiar to WebRTC, the broadcast becomes more live and real time than ever before.
WebRTC Media and Broadcasting Server can broadcast video from browsers, stationary IP cameras, media servers, and other devices having the support for the RTSP protocol and all necessary codecs including H.264 and VP8 for video, and G.711, Speex, and Opus for audio.
Price and Availability
WebRTC Media and Broadcasting Server easily installs on any Linux server. There are two licensing options offered by the company: SIMPLE and ENTERPRISE. A SIMPLE license is offered for $999 or $1499, depending on whether or not a brand link is displayed in the playback window. Also, installation services are available for an additional price.
Flashphoner is a developer of real time internet communication and streaming video software solutions. The product line of the company includes Web Call Server 3.0, RTMP-SIP-Gateway, and WebRTC Media and Broadcasting Server.