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Article ID: 000055985
Date de dernière modification: 12/08/2021
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Enabling Live Streaming for iOS Devices

Polycom RealPresence Capture Station version 5.1 and higher now has the ability to deliver live presentations with streaming video and content to iOS devices such as the iPad and iPhone.  This functionality works in conjunction with Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Pro and IIS 7 Media Services.  You will need to purchase a license for Expression Encoder 4 Pro through Microsoft ( as well as have a Windows Server 2008 server running IIS 7 with Media Services installed.  You may also use a CDN (Content Delivery Network) that supports Smooth Streaming. 
To enable iOS/Smooth Streaming in Capture Station, please open the Capture Station Administrator Settings by going to Edit -> Administrator Settings.
Click the WMV VC-1 Smooth & iOS tab on the left side of the screen.
Check the "Enable" box to turn on this stream.
Under Live Stream URL, enter the URL to your Smooth Streaming publish point provided to you by your server administrator or CDN.
If your server administrator or CDN has also provided you with an on demand URL you may enter that in the On-Demand URL field.
Click the Configure button on the top right of the Publish Point screen then click the Audience tab.
On this tab, select IIS Smooth Streaming as the Type and H.264 as the Codec.
You will now be able to a variety of Standard Encoding and Widescreen Encoding profiles for iOS devices under the Profile dropdown menu. 
Once you make your selection, click OK, then Save.
You will now be able to start a live presentation for iOS devices using the Polycom SL3 interface.
Please contact Polycom Global Services for support if you have any questions or conerns with this workflow.