Getting Started Real-time Streaming APIs make it easier to globally stream your high-value content with broadcast-quality color and sound to massive audiences all with sub 500ms latency. Use this tutorial to quickly set up and run your own private stream and begin building applications for a variety of use cases such as remote production, sports, gaming & betting, live events, etc.


Create a Account

If you haven't already, please create a account so that you can access the Streaming Dashboard.

For an introduction to the platform overall, start with the Introduction to Streaming APIs.

Part 1: Use the Streaming Dashboard

Begin by broadcasting directly using the Streaming Dashboard.

βœ“ Create a Publish token

βœ“ Broadcast a stream with the Streaming Dashboard

βœ“ Playback the stream using the hosted Viewer App

Part 2: Create a Streaming Web Application

After completing Part 1, you can now progress onto Part 2, building a custom web application using the Streaming Web SDK to playback and view a stream or start a new broadcast.

βœ“ Create a web application to playback a stream

βœ“ Create a web application to broadcast a stream

Part 3: Automating Workflows Using REST APIs

After learning how to stream with the dashboard or by building a web application in parts 1 and 2, you can move on to building your production workflows. Using the REST APIs you can automate creating and managing tokens.

βœ“ Get an API Token

βœ“ Call the /api/publish_token REST endpoint to create tokens