Live streaming to Youtube and Facebook

Live streaming to Youtube and Facebook

October 22, 2020

Customer: Nepal Television

Nepal Television is the oldest and most watched television channel in Nepal. Established in January 1985, NTV is regulated by the state as a national broadcasting house. Today, only this channel covers most parts of the country terrestrially with free service. This channel is available in satellite, terrestrial, cable and social platforms. Nepal Television is committed to promoting pluralism and protecting the typical Nepali cultures and strengthening the national unity.

CUSTOMER'S TASK

Implementation of live streaming for multiple platforms such as YouTube and Facebook at low bitrate.

SOLUTION

Implementation of a transcoding system based on the Elecard CodecWorks transcoder that receives video content from cameras, encodes it and further streams the video content to Youtube channel and other platforms.

RESULT

  • Live streaming of events and festivals on YouTube and Facebook
  • Loyal viewers thanks to better video quality
  • Increased Television Rating Point
  • Quick product adoption into production

SOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION

Deployment of the encoding solution based on Elecard CodecWorks. An SDI signal is encoded into AVC and streamed via RTMP to Youtube and Facebook. Elecard RTMP filter makes it possible to easily set the required broadcasting parameters for social networks or websites such as Youtube. Parameters include a broadcasting address and a private key of the webpage where the stream is broadcasted. It enables effective streaming to the specified web-source without any other additional settings.

Feedback

"Elecard CodecWorks is a perfect software solution for live streaming, and now we can smoothly stream local events to social platforms. Installation was very quick and easy. The product interface is user-friendly. Elecard engineers are very good and cooperative guys who  helped with all questions regarding this solution."

Sunil Shrestha, Executive Engineer

Key products

Professional platform for real-time encoding and transcoding into HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264 and MPEG-2 video supporting adaptive bitrate streaming via HLS and MPEG-DASH protocols with the best possible quality. 

Windows and Linux support.

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