- 23 May 2022
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- Updated on 23 May 2022
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Getting started with Ant Media Server
Ant Media provides ready-to-use, highly scalable real-time video streaming solutions for live video streaming needs. Based on customer requirements and preferences, it enables a live video streaming solution to be deployed easily and quickly on-premise or on public cloud networks such as AWS, Azure, Digital Ocean, Linode, and Alibaba Cloud.
Ant Media’s well-known product, called Ant Media Server, is a video streaming platform and technology enabler, providing highly scalable, Ultra-Low Latency (WebRTC) and Low Latency (CMAF & HLS) video streaming solutions supported with operational management utilities. There are two versions of Ant Media Server: Community Edition and Enterprise Edition. You can find a comparison table below.
Ant Media Server in a cluster mode dynamically scales up and down to enable our customers to serve from tens to hundreds of thousands of viewers in an automated and controlled way.
Ant Media Server provides compatibility to be played in any web browser. In addition to this, SDKs for iOS, Android, and JS are provided freely to enable customers to expand their reach to a broader audience. Thanks to the adaptive bitrate streaming feature that allows any video to be played at any bandwidth on mobile devices.
Ant Media has been serving more than 1150 customers in more than 120 countries. Customers from different segments such as education, live auctions, radio and TV broadcasts, enterprises, service providers, government agencies, gaming companies, and mobile / web app developers enhance their business by using Ant Media Server and benefit from its capabilities.
Ant Media can provide virtual classrooms to teachers, using ultra-low latency technology, enabling teachers to connect with the audience using 1-1 or 1-many connection types.
🤖 IP camera streaming 🙇 Webinars
Ant Media Server supports N-N live video/audio conferencing by using WebRTC, allowing you to achieve ultra-low latency (~ 0.5 sec). Ant Media Server also provides scalability that can help you to scale up your solution dynamically.
👾 Mobile streaming application
Using our SDKs, you can integrate your mobile application solutions with Ant Media Server, and build a fast, reliable and stable streaming platform with AMS APIs and SDKs.
📺 Live game shows
Live video experience has a significant role in live game show success, with a strong requirement of being scalable and having low latency.
🎯 E-sports & betting streaming
Due to the ever-growing esports domain, there is a tremendous demand for video streaming with ultra-low latency.
🎭 Auctions and bidding
Live auctions should be streamed with ultra sub-second latency in order to get bids on time.
✨ Video game streaming
Ant Media Server resolves interactivity and scalability issues by providing ultra-low latency streaming via WebRTC.
Community Edition & Enterprise Edition comparison
Ant Media Server has two versions. One of them is the Community Edition (freely downloadable) and the other one is Enterprise Edition, which is a paid and supported version. Community Edition is available to download on Github. Enterprise Edition can be purchased on antmedia.io.
Community Edition Releases
You can directly download AMS Community Edition from Github.