About the Dashboard

The Dolby.io dashboard enables you to easily provision and manage your real-time streams and account settings.

Live Broadcast

Live broadcasting is instant and secure using the dashboard’s online broadcaster. The interface guides you through creating a secure token allowing your viewers to connect securely to your live stream via WebRTC.


Once you have successfully created your token you can publish a live stream instantly. A URL to a Viewer interface is created for you to instantly share your live stream with your audience, making publishing a complete, secure and simple process.

To learn more about tokens you can read the Managing Tokens.


The broadcaster interface connects instantly to your account, and gives you a link to share with your viewers. Your video is streamed via WebRTC to the Dolby.io Real-time Streaming service, which globally distributes the feed to all of your viewers with sub-second latency.


To learn how to broadcast live from the Dolby.io dashboard go to How to Broadcast in Dashboard.


The billing section of the dashboard gives you an overview of the current period and lets you manage your payment method, invoices, and plans.


Dolby.io Real-time Streaming plans include a monthly bandwidth allotment and a per GiB fee for bandwidth used over the amount included with your plan. Here you can see how much bandwidth you have used for your current billing cycle.


In addition, Dolby.io Real-time Streaming plans also include storage. The plans come with an alloted amount storage space you can use for recordings. The storage usage under the Billing Info tab shows how many gigabyte/hour of usage have been accrued under the customer's current billing period.


If you need to scale your account for more storage or to handle more concurrent viewers and bandwidth, simply upgrade by clicking on the “Change Plan” button just below your plan description.


The Personal Information tab, located under your profile, allows you to update your email, first name and last name. Simply update the required field and click Save.

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The Logging in tab allows you to update your password and configure two-factor authentication.


Two-factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication provides an extra layer of security and helps to ensure only an authorized user has access to your account, even if the password becomes known to others.

Using a 3rd party authenticator application (IOS, Android) which generates a single-use verification code, the two-factor authentication user will need to provide this code in order to log into the Dolby.io dashboard.


To enable this feature, navigate to the Logging in page the Dolby.io dashboard, and click Set Up to activate the two-factor authentication service. This button will take you through the setup process needed to register your authenticator application.


When you have started this process, it is advised to complete the setup entirely to avoid any issues or missed information. Please have your authenticator application ready before starting the process.

Read the QR code on the screen with your authenticator application. Once the QR code is read, it will then generate a code on your device that will be required on the next window. Make sure you see the code on your device and click the Next button.


Now that the two-factor authentication system has synced and verified your application, anyone accessing your account will be required to enter a dynamically generated code from the synced authentication application. The generated login codes are valid for only a few seconds from your authentication application.

You can sync other devices with an Authentication application if needed to share access, or just to have more than 1 device to access with. To do this simply go back to the account page and click the two-factor authentication button to open the two-factor authentication management screen.

At the bottom of the two-factor authentication management window you will see the same QR code you used to initially sync the last device, use the QR to sync another device.

The two-factor authentication management window also lets you reset your QR code, which invalidates the last one, as well as other features like generating new emergency codes, or turning off two-factor authentication altogether.


You must resync any other devices if you had multiple synced with the last QR code.


The Analytics page gives you a summary of how your bandwidth was consumed. This can give you good insight, not just how many people are viewing, but also from where they are viewing from.


The page is viewed in 4 parts, the first part is the Date Controller which is the main controller of the page. Altering the date will update the rest of the results on the page.


The next section is the chart. The chart gives you a visual representation of your bandwidth usage broken down by the ingress data coming into the service and the egress data going out as well as the sum of both.


if you prefer to see the data in a non visual chart, you can click the Table button to change the view to a data table. This will show the daily or hourly breakdown of the usage. Click the Chart button to return to the chart view.


The next section is the Geographical chart which displays the data based on your connections geographical regions. You can see the countries on the left chart display views using a hotspot coloring for ranking, while the table on the right gives you a view of the data.


Click on the "Views" button to toggle the left chart for a bandwidth view of your data usage.


This breaks down each region based on bandwidth usage instead of views.


The analytic information in this area has an access window of 7 days, after that 7 day window you will no longer be able to access this per stream breakdown. You can read more about this limitation in our analytics Access Restrictions section of the Analytic API doc.

The final part is a simple high level overview of your total bandwidth. You can change the date range from a day to a week to a month to see what was used during that period or event.



The Recordings section contains your recorded broadcasts giving access to preview and to download.


A storage meter above the recording list shows you how much of your storage your files are using. This helps you to better manage your storage space on your account.

Each item in the list allows you to download, delete or preview your recorded media.


To preview simply click on the respective item on the list and the preview player will launch.


The preview player will display additional information about the media. To learn more read the Recordings doc.