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LEADTOOLS Multimedia Streaming SDK Technology

Multimedia Streaming

LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDKs offer a full range of multimedia streaming functionality to developers. The SDK supports the widest variety of streaming technologies including high-level Media Streaming Server, Client/Server Video Conferencing, MPEG-2 Transport, RTSP and more. LEADTOOLS turns normally complex tasks using low-level DirectShow or Media Foundation into simple tasks requiring much less coding.

Overview of LEADTOOLS Multimedia Streaming SDK Technology

  • Media Streaming Server

    The LEADTOOLS Media Streaming Server provides developers with everything they need to quickly and easily build professional audio/video multimedia streaming applications for playback on any device. This advanced technology takes any file or repository and converts it on the fly to a variety of formats and industry-standard protocols including Flash, Adobe HDS, Apple HTTP Live Streaming, MPEG-DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, RTSP and HTML5.

  • Video Conferencing

    Advanced video conferencing technology for developing DirectShow and Media Foundation applications that require video capture, playback, transmission and efficient compression. LEAD's collection of world-class audio and video codecs will improve quality and speed while also cutting back on bandwidth consumption, creating the perfect environment for broadcasting and receiving live multimedia streams over industry-standard communication protocols.

  • MPEG-2 Transport

    With LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Transport Stream SDK technology, developers can add complete support for one of the most popular multimedia formats today. MPEG-2 Transport stream technology is used in digital television, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Blu-ray media and more, and supports MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.265 and H.264 encoded video.

  • RTSP

    LEADTOOLS includes DirectShow filters and Media Foundation Transforms that support Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) for sending and receiving audio and video over UDP and HTTP Internet or intranet connections. Developers can use LEADTOOLS to create or connect to any RTSP source to create powerful applications for surveillance, shop floor machine vision, video conferencing, live streaming, video on demand and more.

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LEADTOOLS SDK Products that Include Multimedia Streaming SDK Technology

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LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite SDK

The LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite SDK is a comprehensive collection of multimedia development technology that provides developers with everything they need to create enterprise-level multimedia applications for a wide variety of industries including defense, broadcast, security and more. By bundling features from the Multimedia SDK, DVD Module, Streaming Module, MPEG-2 Transport Module, Imaging Pro SDK and Distributed Computing SDK, Multimedia Suite offers a tremendous value for the world-class technology it includes.

LEADTOOLS Streaming Module - Does not include MPEG-2 Transport

The LEADTOOLS Streaming Module is perfect for developers who need to stream audio and video across the Internet or corporate networks. This module adds on to the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK and offers a programmer-friendly set of tools for creating a wide variety of client/server applications including video conferencing, security/surveillance, IIS Smooth Streaming, Windows Media Server and more. In addition to the SDK features, the Streaming Module bundles together several of LEAD's world-class audio and video codecs which will reduce costs and improve user experience through reduced bandwidth requirements and high-quality playback.

LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Transport Module

The LEADTOOLS MPEG-2 Transport Module adds advanced MPEG-2 Transport and MPEG-2 Program streaming, playback, capture and conversion capabilities to the LEADTOOLS Multimedia SDK. Developers can utilize robust UDP and TCP streaming with DVR and KLV metadata to create a wide spectrum of applications including security systems, HDTV playback, and UAV ground stations.

LEADTOOLS Online Documentation for Multimedia Streaming SDK Technology

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