Developer Tools

Customize and control the viewing experience for your audience or create your own streaming applications with the IBM Cloud Video open video platform and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Software Development Kits (SDKs).

Channel APIfor Media and Enterprise

The Channel API provides total control over IBM Cloud Video accounts and channels. It allows you to build a full white-label streaming platform or create multiple channels under a single account.

Player APIFree for Anyone

Control the features of the IBM Cloud Video player and customize its layout, while maintaining a continuous, interactive data connection with IBM Cloud Video's backend. Embed the player anywhere and manage it according to your needs and preferences.

Player SDKfor app publishers, media, and enterprise

IBM Cloud Video provides Player SDKs for iOS, Android, and Roku, allowing application developers and publishers to seamlessly integrate live and recorded video feeds into a fully customized app experience.

Authenticated Viewing
Access APIfor Enterprise

Connect IBM Cloud Video to your own user database or directory information service and manage access control using your existing security tools for both live and recorded content.

Certified Broadcasting
Device APIfor device manufacturers

Join companies like JVC, Logitech, Panasonic, Samsung and Teradek in using the Certified Broadcasting Device API to build cameras and encoders with a direct connection to Ustream.

Analytics APIfor Media and Enterprise

Tap into IBM Cloud Video’s powerful engagement and telemetry data. Create filters for our live and VOD un-sampled data and get a customized data feed for further processing.