Streaming Video Analytics Data Collectors

Are there components in your workflow from which you need to collect streaming video analytics data? Maybe you’re already capturing it via the vendor’s APIs or seeing it in their visualization tools. When you enable a Datazoom collector,  you can get rid of proprietary SDKs and capture data from a variety of sources in a standardized fashion.

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Getting the Right Data Quickly is Critical

Gather The Streaming Video Analytics Data You Need

Collectors enable you to get streaming video analytics data from different components within your streaming technology stack. It could be from a video player, an encoder, or even a CDN. Below are the current collectors.

The Akamai Adaptive Media Player (AMP) is designed to empower content providers to simplify their player operations while ensuring quality online media playback to their web or app-based streaming video and audio experiences.

The Akamai AMP SDK components for Android.

The Akamai AMP SDK components for iOS.

The Akamai AMP SDK components for tvOS.

The Akamai AMP SDK components for browser-based video players.

The Amazon CloudFront Log Collector provides an easy way to stream your Amazon CloudFront logs to Datazoom via Kinesis Firehose. Log data can be correlated with player data to provide insight into CDN performance as it relates to video playback performance.

Amazon fireTV is a line of digital media players and microconsoles developed by Amazon. The devices are small network appliances that deliver digital audio and video content streamed via the Internet to a connected high-definition television. Each fireTV device has an embedded Exoplayer customized by Amazon specifically for their fireTV devices to stream internet video.

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences.

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences.

Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) is a managed live streaming solution that is quick and easy to set up, and ideal for creating interactive video experiences.

ExoPlayer is an app-level media player built on top of low-level media APIs in Android. ExoPlayer has a number of advantages over the built-in MediaPlayer in Android. It supports many of the same media formats as MediaPlayer, plus adaptive formats, such as DASH and SmoothStreaming.

The native Apple video player for iOS.

The native Apple video player for tvOS.

The Bitmovin Adaptive Streaming HTML5 Player: The worlds most intelligent and intuitive Adaptive Video Player. Play video with low delay and no buffering.

Bitmovin has always supported a plugin free Internet and that is why we have developed our web player to run natively in HTML5. Due to the usage of standardized browser interfaces, playback of adaptive video streams is possible without the need for plugins, like Flash or Silverlight – even for DRM use cases. Our HTML5 Player is backed up by professional support from the team that co-created the MPEG-DASH standard.

Bitmovin has always supported a plugin free Internet and that is why we have developed our web player to run natively in HTML5. Due to the usage of standardized browser interfaces, playback of adaptive video streams is possible without the need for plugins, like Flash or Silverlight – even for DRM use cases. Our HTML5 Player is backed up by professional support from the team that co-created the MPEG-DASH standard.

The Brightcove Player has an open-source core. This means you get our dedicated in-house team plus members of the video.js open-source community, all contributing to the best open-source HTML5 video player on the web.

Brightcove provides an SDK for video player development on Android.

Brightcove provides an SDK for video player development on Apple iOS.

Fastly provides a number of common features across our video and streaming services. Real-time logs and analytics deliver rapid insights into how users are consuming your video and streaming content. You can analyze engagement, proactively identify issues, and take immediate action.

Chromecast is a line of digital media players developed by Google. The devices, designed as small dongles, can play Internet-streamed audio-visual content on a high-definition television or home audio system. The user controls playback with a mobile device or personal computer through mobile and web apps that support the Google Cast protocol.

Google TV is an online video on demand service operated by Google. The service offers movies and television shows for purchase or rental, depending on availability.

hls.js is a JavaScript library that implements an HTTP Live Streaming client. It relies on HTML5 video and MediaSource Extensions for playback. It works by transmuxing MPEG-2 Transport Stream and AAC/MP3 streams into ISO BMFF (MP4) fragments. Transmuxing is performed asynchronously using a Web Worker when available in the browser. hls.js also supports HLS + fmp4, as announced during WWDC2016. hls.js works directly on top of a standard HTML.

An HTML5 Video Player is a JavaScript library that builds a custom set of controls over top of the HTML5 video element to provide a consistent look between HTML5 browsers. Video.

JW Player is the solution for seamless video playback across browsers and media types. It empowers the developer to interact with video programmatically to create unique and awesome user experiences.

LG WebOS has a built-in video player into which the Datazoom SDK can be integrated for data collection.

By analyzing access logs, you can view utilization and performance of your websites, applications, content, and hardware/software resources. They can also help you analyze or debug new or errant functionality. Response times, resource usage, traffic, trending, geographic patterns, errors and a wealth of available information can be derived from the access logs generated by the CDN edge servers. The volume of log data generated by high request-rate properties can be extremely large, so you’ll want to plan carefully and consider the resources required to retrieve and analyze the data.

Roku Media Player is a channel available for download through the Roku Channel Store. It may also be pre-installed on some Roku® streaming devices. Roku Media Player allows you to watch your own personal video files, listen to your music files, and view your photos using the Roku device’s USB port (if available) or by accessing a media server on your local network.

Shaka Player is an open-source JavaScript library for adaptive media. It plays adaptive media formats (such as DASH and HLS) in a browser, without using plugins or Flash. Instead, the Shaka Player uses the open web standards Media Source Extensions and Encrypted Media Extensions.

THEOplayer, our Universal Video Player solution, enables online media companies and enterprises worldwide to quickly bring a consistent video playback experience across any device or platform through its feature-rich SDKs and a wide variety of video ecosystem pre-integrations.

Video. js is a web video player built from the ground up for an HTML5 world. It supports HTML5 video and modern streaming formats, as well as YouTube, Vimeo, and even Flash (through plugins, more on that later). It supports video playback on desktop and mobile devices.

Videosmart is a proprietary video player that supports user interaction through programmable events.

Vizio is a global SmartTV manufacturer.

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A Robust Ecosystem

Connect Your Systems

The datazoom ecosystem is a growing library of SDKs and API endpoints to enable you to build Data Pipes between your sources, such as video players and CDNs, and the tools that use that data, such as visualization platforms like Datadog and Looker.

Collectors

Connectors

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