The comprehensive, cloud-based SGrecast platform lets broadcasters record, repurpose, replay and rewind their live streams to improve audience experiences and effortlessly create revenue-expanding side channels and podcasts. The new API enables clients to programmatically manage recordings; create new content in the system via uploads; edit content and metadata; list and view all content in the system; generate embeddable content players; request content-related information such as metadata and delivery URLs; and much more.
As a RESTful API with OAuth 2.0 authentication, the SGrecast API is standards-based and aligns perfectly with enterprise customers’ development expectations. StreamGuys will also introduce new APIs for its analytics and monitoring tools in the coming months, including the SGmon real-time listener and bandwidth metrics service and the SGreports logging and analysis service. Longer-term, APIs for additional solutions in StreamGuys’ end-to-end SaaS suite for producing, managing, monetizing, and delivering live and on-demand streaming media will be introduced based on customer demand.