NexPlayer SDK for FireTV
By Carlos Lucas, 7 April, 2020
Do you want to support the same features across all devices? Including the Fire TV devices? With NexPlayer, you won’t be depending on non-updated native players or on open source projects that you can’t control. Contact us and get a demo of NexPlayer for Fire TV’s and start bringing premium video services to those devices. Differentiate yourself from your competitors and make sure that your service includes the latest innovations such as MultiView, Low Latency, Interactivity or Dolby Sound.
The Amazon Fire TV Video Streaming platform has been available for several years now and has become quite popular. It encompasses a line of streaming media devices that receive OTT content (videos, music, games, etc.) and renders it on your TV. It offers several form-factors that make it simple to install.
Some of these devices include the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Stick 4K and the Fire TV Cube. All these versions come preloaded with many of the most popular Streaming Apps such as Netflix, Hulu, HBO GO/NOW, Sling TV, ESPN, Disney, PBS, and History. You can also download and install other Apps as well.
By incorporating the NexPlayer Fire TV SDK into your Video Streaming Service App, you will be able to take advantage of NexPlayer’s tight integration with the Android OS and support for industry-wide standards to provide superior playback quality. NexPlayer provides a customizable SDK based on a common API that enables you to optimize performance and features for use across all platforms. It offers many advantages such as:
NexPlayer SDK is very easy to integrate into any Android Fire TV App.
Support for HLS/DASH Live Streaming
NexPlayer supports HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and MPEG-DASH as well as Local playback and Progressive Download.
4K Video Quality
NexPlayer Supports up to 4K content with HW-boosted video quality.
Intelligent Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) Algorithms
Our in-house built Intelligent Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) algorithms ensure a “best in class” video experience on each Fire TV device.
Latest Codecs and Formats
Supports H265, H264 codecs, Baseline/Main/High Profile video formats as well as audio codecs such as Dolby AC3/AC4 including Atmos for immersive sound quality and Dolby Passthrough of ruse in existing sound systems. Latest video codecs such as Dolby Vision are also supported by NexPlayer and any other codecs can be quickly integrated to differentiate your video services.
Support for all Subtitles and Closed Captioning Formats
Supporting CEA 608/708, TTML, 3GPP, WebVTT, SMI, SRT, SUB and more.
Support for multiple integrated add-ons
Fully compatible with third party solutions for audio, analytics and ad insertion.
DRM Content Protection
Provides integrated support for AES128, Verimatrix ViewRight and Widevine. We can integrate any other DRM solutions that you might need to prevent content piracy.
Amazon Fire TV comes with a default player already installed. Fire TV player support is based on native players supported by the open-source community. Response times to fix any problem are unknown. In addition, the native player might not achieve the level of playback quality expected by your customers. It might also not support the functionality and features required for your streaming video application.
When you integrate the NexPlayer SDK into your application, you are guaranteeing the best user experience and quality of service. NexPlayer’s 24/7 support ensures that should any problem arise that impacts your service, we will be available to help solve that problem in the shortest time possible.
So the next time you are considering which player partner to choose, think NexPlayer!