Are you looking to build a live streaming app for Android or iOs? Here are a few reasons why building a live streaming app is a valid and beneficial idea for you.
For the first step, you need to validate your app idea. Here are a few reasons why building a live streaming app is a valid and beneficial idea for you-
Increase in video content consumption
People want the ease of broadcasting
Influencers are looking for better engagement with followers
Businesses are looking for an exceptional marketing tool
There are different kinds of the live streaming app available in the market, and you have to choose the type of app you want to make. Here are three different kinds of the live streaming app available in the market right now-
Live Video Broadcasting Apps (Facebook live, periscope)
Live Audio Streaming Apps(Pandora, Spotify)
Video On Demand Apps (VoD) (Netflix, Hulu)
A live-streaming app needs some specific features to function and you need to figure that out before you start developing. Here is a list of basic features for your live streaming app.
Sign Up/Sign In
Profile and settings page
Notification To The Followers
Social Media Sharing
In-App Storage Facility
Designing an easy to use and understand UI/UX for your live streaming app is important. The users would judge your app and it’s quality through the UI/UX design. Make sure that the UI for your app is easy to use. In this case following the basic design principle is advised.
More often than not the tech stack depends on the requirements of your app. Here is a list of the basic tech stack you need for your live streaming application-
Programming language- Swift for iOS, Java for Android
Data management- Atlas DB, Oracle, Cassandra
Cloud platform- Amazin EC2
You can use AI to make your app unique among hundreds of other live streaming app in the market. Here are a few unique ways you can use AI in your live streaming app-
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Jessica is a marketer and love all things tech. She loves to write about her learning and experiences, especially about Design Thinking, Human psychology and how Artificial Intelligence works. It fascinates her about how machines and humans are coming closer than ever before. You can find her chilling beside a pool, with a glass of martini, when she is off my work.