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Zixi Broadcaster


Zixi Broadcaster is a universal live media gateway that ensures high performance and highly resilient connections between sources and destinations. Facilitating advanced live video broadcasting functions, Zixi Broadcaster standardizes source acquisition and normalizes feeds for distribution, providing an interoperable solution that will help simplify any broadcast workflow.

Zixi Broadcaster provides the necessary agility within streaming infrastructures that can iterate as industry trends and technology evolve.

How to get started with Zixi Broadcaster integration

Before you begin, ensure that you have the necessary permissions to perform the integration.

  1. To authenticate, you will need a Host URL (Broadcaster IP and Broadcaster Port) and an Username and Password. Your Host URL has the following structure http://<broadcaster_ip>:<broadcaster_port/ and is the URL your Zixi Broadcaster dashboard is running on.

  2. Open the Node Catalog in the right sidebar of the qibb Workflow Editor and install the Zixi Broadcaster nodes by clicking on the "+" button.

  3. Drag and drop any needed Zixi Broadcaster nodes from the left sidebar into your flow, and connect them.

  4. Enter your Host URL into the Host field, then your Username and Password into the Advanced/Security field of the node and start using the integration!

Additional resources:

Zixi Customer Portal - Software, Documentation (login required!)

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:

  1. In the top right corner of the Flow Editor, click on the menu icon.

  2. Select Import to open the Import Dialog.

  3. Click on the Examples tab.

  4. Choose an example from the list.

  5. 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.

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