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Level 7

Live stream load slow

I am using the custom video player in the sdk. I am streaming live content from my wowza media server. I have the encoding correctly but I am having problems with the load time. If I select the custom video player icon on the Roku menu it will start at 6% wait for 10 second than 13% 20second after it will go to 20% and so on. In all it take about 1 minute before it complete the loading process then it plays the stream. I streaming with wowza media server and I have 1 TB bandwidth upload and download speed.
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Level 7

Re: Live stream load slow

How much of the stream is available in the m3u8 when you start playing? It sounds like you might have only a few segments in the m3u8 when you start playing, and the Roku player is waiting for more segments to appear before it starts.

--Mark
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Re: Live stream load slow

If the actual bitrate of your stream is less than 1.5 Mbps, you should not set the StreamBitrates content meta data parameter to [0]. Instead, set it to the actual bitrate of your stream..... For example, if your stream is 800 kbps, you should set the StreamBitrates content meta data parameter to [800].

--Kevin
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