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Thread: Create YouTube Live Event when stream starts

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    Arrow Create YouTube Live Event when stream starts


    I'm using wowza to pull streams from 6 cameras using RTSP. Wowza then creates overlays using transcoding.
    The cameras are turned off every night and possibly also during the day.

    I want to use live events on Youtube with the Push Publish module
    This is working 100% perfect when I manually every day create new live events on Youtube.

    I dont like spending time with that :-)

    Is it possible to trigger the live event creation on Youtube, if it doesn't exist whenever Wowza starts a new stream (eg. is able to connect to the camera)?
    I have looked at this,, but wondering if it can trigger itself? I need to start the live transmission as far as I've read.
    Last edited by Kent WOW; 10-19-2014 at 01:06 PM.

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    I am not aware of such a functionality on Youtube.
    Did you try checking Youtube documentation to see if there is an API available that could to that?


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    There is an API that can do it all and it can be java, see link in first post.
    But can Wowza trigger this when a new stream is ready to be published if there isn't a Live event on YouTube already?
    Basically Wowza needs to trigger some code that checks if the stream already has a live event, and if not then insert a new live event, so that the Wowza Push Publish will work.


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    Isn't there a way to trigger when Wowza is able to connect to a new stream (RTSP)??

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    This request is still not completed. If anyone can do this, then please let me know

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