Livebox Glossary

  1. Attempts– A number of attempts that you want your streaming media to make if there occurs any interruption while it is being streamed.
  2. App Store- In the Livebox app store, you can install or uninstall the apps based upon your needs.
  3. APK builder– The APK builder is for generating different kinds of ready to use white-labeled mobile apps directly from Livebox.
  4. Autostream– You can create a playlist from your local files or from the existing videos of your YouTube channel and automate it live on Facebook, Twitter, Periscope or any other RTMP server channel.
  5. Branding Settings– In Branding settings, the Livebox server can be white-labeled under the client’s business or brand identity.
  6. CG Editor– It is an editor available in Livebox playout software which enables the adding of texts, image, crawling ticker, rolling ticker, date and time for your live streams.
  7. Channel Logo– By creating a unique logo for your streaming channel, you can establish your live streaming brand and make the viewers recognize all of your live streams.
  8. Clappr – It is the embeddable video player which is built-in to view your preview.
  9. Client Portal– It is the login page accessed by the sub-user, where they can stream and re-stream live contents.
  10. DASH-It is also known as MPEG-DASH which is an alternative for HLS. It supports Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, smart TV, games, set-top boxes.
  11. Dashboard– A control panel where you can preview your live stream, check the HTTP hits, select your channel and know about disc space and other system overviews.
  12. Delay– It indicates the setting of the time interval between consecutive streaming videos.
  13. Destinations– It includes several media destinations like Facebook, YouTube, Periscope and other media which support RTMP sources.
  14. Disk space– It shows the used storage space and the left storage space in Livebox Server.
  15. Download speed– It shows the Internet speed of the downloaded streaming media.
  16. Embed code– It is the autogenerated HTML code. Copy-paste the embedded code in your broadcasting page, so to stream live your video.
  17. FLV recording– (Flash video) It is the recording of digital video content which includes audio, video, text and data.
  18. HLS recording-HLS is also known as HTTP live streaming. It is the recording of digital video content which includes audio, video, text and data.
  19. Load– Load shows HTTP hits, i.e. the number of access that the server experience.
  20. Loop– Loop enables continuous live streaming. If you set priority for your streams and turn on loop, then your streams will be streamed on one after the other.
  21. MP4 recording– It is the recording of MPEG-4 Part 14 (MP4) media content which includes audio, video, subtitles, and other data.
  22. Multi-bitrate– Multi-Bitrate helps you to stream in multiple formats to achieve seeing qualities. If your stream is of high-quality resolution then you can convert the stream into the lower quality and the other way around by using Multi-Bitrate.
  23. Multi-CDN– Through multi-CDN you can set up the alternate servers as the back-up to run the streaming program uninterrupted when the server fail-over occurs.
  24. PIP– Picture-in-picture(PIP) is similar to multi-window mode, where you can pin several small source window on the same screen and broadcast it on your channel.
  25. Playout– It is the Livebox in-built software in which you can add your content, and then encode your source to make it ready for your live streaming without being dependent on any other external encoders.
  26. Player Logo– Like a channel logo, you can also create a logo for the player. When a logo is added to the player, then the logo is fixed only to that player. So, adding a logo to the player is beneficial when the same content is reproduced to multiple destinations/channel.
  27. Preset– It is the set of resolutions for your live streams. In streaming like Multi-Bitrate and Transcoding, you can set or even change your required resolution.
  28. Preview– By clicking play in the preview, you can view your streams before it’s been broadcasted or streamed in real-time.
  29. Priority– It sets the sequential order for your streaming.
  30. Push destination– It is the process of pushing your streams to several media destinations.
  31. Queues– In queues, you can set your encoding tasks based on your priority.
  32. Re-stream– Re-stream happens inside Client Portal. It is the sub-user who will be re-streaming Livebox’s live streams to their accessed destinations (media platforms). Re-stream is the process in which the sub-user is given access to stream the content which is streamed by the Livebox admin.
  33. RTMP URL-It is the flash-based streaming protocol that sends the stream from your encoder to several other media destinations.
  34. Service monitor– It allows monitoring of Livebox services and its status. In service monitor you can give factory reset for all your services and start, stop or restart any service you want.
  35. Service restart– By clicking the Service restart, all your new changes will come into existence.
  36. Stream key– A stream key is one of the essential components of your streaming process. In the Livebox streaming server, the streaming RTMP URL is auto-generated, and from the streaming URL, you can easily obtain your stream key.
  37. Streaming URL– It is the autogenerated HTML code that should be copy-pasted to make your live stream happen.
  38. Stretch– By using the stretch option, video size can be increased to fill the player screen aspect ratio.
  39. Sub-users– Admin has the power to create sub-users and assign a separate login portal for sub-users to hand over control of a particular channel.
  40. Thumbnail– Turn on thumbnail setting to get displayed snapshot copies of your streams in the preview box.
  41. Transcoding – Transcoding is the conversion of live streamed encoded digital video into another digital format.
  42. UDP– By using the UDP option in the Queues feature, you can convert the cable TV channels sources into streamable sources.
  43. Upload speed– It shows the Internet speed of the uploaded streams.
  44. Video Conferencing– You can conduct Videoconferencing with your teammate, customer, employee, business partner, online students using the Video conferencing feature in Livebox.
  45. Website– In Websites, you can create high-quality WordPress sites for your business, events, organizations, churches, education for cost-free.