Streaming from mobile devices

For mobile streaming, we recommend to use Wowza GoCoder application. It’s free and available for Android and Apple also.

To download pls use these links:

After installing application, you should configure it for streaming through Boomstream platform. Settings are the same for different devices.

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  • 1 - turn on/off LED flash as a torch
  • 2 - switch camera button
  • 3 - stream bitrate
  • 4 - media server settings
  • 5 - video options
  • 6 - start streaming

2) To specify the Wowza media server information, tap 4 button. On the Connect To page tap Wowza Streaming Engine.

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3) The Engine page lets you provide information about the Host, Application, and Source Authentication.

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4) Tap Host, enter Server and Port information, and then tap Back:

Server – ip address or hostname of media server. In your case, it’s live.boomstream.com

Port – enter the port used for streaming. By default, media server binds to TCP port 1935 for all forms of streaming

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5) Tap Application, enter Application and Stream Name information, and then tap Back.

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Application – you should enter live

Stream name – you should enter unique Stream Code, which is shown in your Boomstream account in live section.

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6) In Login section nothing changes. Configuring media server has been ended.

7) Specify encoding settings for video and audio. Tap the Options button in the upper-right corner of the app to display the Options page

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  • Video & Audio – choose type of stream:
    • Video & Audio
    • Video-only
    • Audio-only
  • Video Settings:
    • Framerate – number of frames per second. Recommended option 30.
    • Keyframe interval – number of frames between keyframes. Recommended option 30 (correlates with framerate).
    • Allow Rotate Video – enable Allow Rotated Video if you want the video output to match the orientation of the camera. If you want to keep the video output upright and be able to switch from portrait to landscape mode, keep Allow Rotated Video off.
  • Video Size – select Video Size. The available Video Size values will vary depending on device capabilities.
  • Sharing Message – if you want to share your broadcast link to a social media account, сonfigure a default Message and webpage URL to use in a post after you have started your broadcast.