Unified Streaming is a software-based media streaming technology that allows seamless delivery of live and on-demand video and audio content to various devices and platforms, including smartphones, tablets, PCs, and smart TVs. Unified Streaming's Virtual Channel service simplifies streaming by consolidating different content sources, such as live and on-demand videos, into a single virtual channel. This enables viewers to access a wide range of content through a consistent user experience, regardless of the device or platform they are using.
To learn more details about Unified Streaming and its supported operations, visit Unified Streaming | qibb Catalog.
Getting started with Unified Virtual Channel integration
Before you can begin using Unified Virtual Channel integration, ensure that you have the necessary permissions. Visit the Unified Virtual Channel page to access information on setting up from scratch and understanding its functionality.
To integrate Unified Virtual Channel into your workflow, follow these steps:
Authentication requires a Host address and API key. While using an API key is optional, it is recommended. Generate your own API key for authentication purposes.
Open the qibb Workflow Editor and navigate to the Node Catalog in the right sidebar.
Install the Unified Streaming node by clicking on the "+" button.
Drag and drop the Unified Virtual Channel node from the left sidebar to your flow and connect them.
Enter your Host address into the host field of the node.
In the Advanced/Security section of the node, enter your API key into the relevant field.
Start using the integration!
Importing flow examples of a node
Once you've successfully installed a node from the qibb catalog, you can easily import example flows that showcase how the nodes can be used. These example flows are directly accessible within the Flow Editor and are designed to guide users with helpful hints, including how to configure mandatory parameters and credentials.
Here's how to import examples:
In the top right corner of the Flow Editor, click on the menu icon.
Select Import to open the Import Dialog.
Click on the Examples tab.
Choose an example from the list.
Confirm your selection by clicking on the Import button.
By following these steps, you are now ready to make basic API calls using the provided examples. For further exploration of what’s possible, you can find more complex examples in the Flow Catalog.