You can add multiple multicast streams to a channel in Pearl-2. A multicast stream consists of one stream distributed to many viewers via a multicast-capable network. You can stream to several multicast networks and at the same time, stream to non-multicast CDNs.
Pearl-2 supports multicast streaming to an IP TV or a set-top box playlist using SAP when the stream format is MPEG-TS.
- MPEG-TS streams using RTP/UDP push
- MPEG-TS streams using UDP push
- Multicast streaming using RTP/UDP
- Set up traffic shaping
- Viewing with Session Announcement Protocol (SAP)
To setup multicast streaming to set-top boxes, digital signs, smart TVs and other digital media players over a local network using UPnP, see Stream using UPnP.