Detect Live & Timeshift TV Channels

Detect which live channels or timeshifting content the audiences are watching on the app/device.

Live TV Channel Detection Service enables apps/devices to recognize which live channels or timeshifting content is being watched by the audiences.

Create an account

Sign up an account on this page and click the link on the verification email to complete the registration.

Create a Live Channel bucket

Go to Live Channel Detection service and click "Live Channels" under "Buckets" to create a bucket.

Please note: You can select "Type" of the bucket, simply click "Live Ingest" if you want to add live channels from scratch.

Add a Live Channel to the bucket

Click the bucket you just created, click "Add" to fill up the details of the live channel.

You need to input the internal stream URL of the live channel on your local server, you will need to deploy the Local Monitoring Tool to ingest the local live feeds. You can also import the live channels you have added to the "Timehsift channels" buckets for detecting timeshifting content.

Deploy Live Channel Fingerprinting Tool

If you created your own bucket, you need to use the Live Channel Fingerprinting Tool to generate fingerprints of live channels on your local server.

Create a project

Click "Live Channel Detection" under "Projects" to create a project and attach the bucket you just created.

Find the credentials

Save the “host”, “access_key”, “access_secret” of your project. You can find them in the places shown below.

Integrate with SDK/API

Start sending requests with Mobile SDK, Backend SDK or Identification API. You can find all of the SDKs and Tools on this page.

Manage via Console API

You can manage everything via Console API without doing it manually via the dashboard:

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Check out Live Channel Metadata to get familiar with the JSON structure of the response data for future development.

Pricing and Discount

You will have 14 days for the free trial after registration. You can find the pricing on this page (login required). Please feel feel to contact us if you have more channels or requests.

Please feel free to add a credit card to upgrade to the paid customer to unlock more capacity if you are happy with our service.

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