This article describes how to set up Kaltura Live Streaming using Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio.
Stream Health represents how Kaltura Live servers sense the ingested stream health from the customer encoder. By exposing the stream health, the Kaltura Live Dashboard provides users visibility to potential issues with their live streams and provides additional information that helps to identify and resolve some common live streaming issues.
The Kaltura Live Dashboard
The Kaltura Live Dashboard is the central location for all related live actions and information. The primary purpose of the dashboard is to support customers with a live workflow who want to actively monitor the health of their stream. Users can quickly identify if there are issues with their live streaming and what may be the root cause. The dashboard information give assurance to customers that want validation that their live broadcasting system is functioning at a satisfactory level.
The article answers some FAQ about Kaltura Live Recording to VOD
What is Live Latency?
Live latency is considered to be the delay between the time when the camera captures video and the time when the video is displayed on the player. The overall latency is affected by several elements along the way:
The following topics are described:
A good source stream is essential for live streaming to work properly. Please configure your encoder according to the following recommendations:
Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder (FMLE) is a free encoder that you can use to broadcast directly to Kaltura.
This article assumes you have already performed the following actions:
To get your first live stream up and running with Kaltura, you need to perform the following steps:
Thinking about Live Content
Live content needs to be thought about a little differently from on-demand content. The main differences are: