Video API features

The leading live video platform for global business, our Vonage Video API (formerly TokBox OpenTok) has the richest set of live video features on the market, honed over many years in response to the needs of thousands of customers.
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Create comprehensive live video experiences.

Video

Support all your video use-cases with 1:1 video, group video chat or large scale broadcast sessions.

Screen sharing

Share screens and content between session participants.

Voice

Video sessions can be video and voice, voice-only or mixed.

SIP interconnect

Enable WebRTC and telephony interoperability with our Voice API. Learn more

Messaging

Easily send data and chat messages between all participants in a video session.

Video Chat Embeds

Add live video to websites in 4 minutes with one line of HTML, including WordPress, Squarespace and Zoho sites. Learn more

Audio detection

Dynamically control app layout and display based on audio activity.

Video stream customisation

Customise audio/video streams easily on mobile devices, including effects, filters, AR/VR and more.

Recording

Record live video sessions easily and securely for later playback or analysis.

Analytics

Comprehensive performance data maintained for detailed session review, account dashboard and our Insights API. Learn more

High security and reliability.

Encryption

All voice, video and signalling traffic is AES-128 encrypted. Optionally, AES-256 encryption can be added.

Encrypted recordings

Optionally, all video recordings can be AES-256 encrypted at rest as well as in transit to achieve deep security.

Audio fallback

Prioritise audio dynamically in response to network quality changes.

Firewall traversal

Easily connect across corporate and enterprise firewalls with STUN/TURN included.

Advanced firewall control

Optional enterprise capabilities allow organisations to deploy their own servers for proxying through firewalls.

Regional media zones

Enterprises can maintain industry compliance standards by restricting media traffic to regional zones such as the US, EU, Germany and Canada.

China relay

Improve connectivity with users in China, leveraging our Video API infrastructure in China.

GDPR compliant

We're fully GDPR compliant, guaranteeing customer privacy and comfort. Learn more

HIPAA compliance

Our security features enable healthcare organisations to build HIPAA-compliant applications, including receiving BAAs (additional service).

Reach thousands with Interactive Broadcasting.

High-scale WebRTC

Reach up to 3000 viewers in real-time over our Video API's WebRTC streams.

HLS streaming

Reach unlimited audiences by live streaming video sessions over HLS.

RTMP streaming

Stream sessions live to FaceBook Live, YouTube, Twitch and other RTMP services.

Manage your services easily.

Comprehensive account dashboard

See usage and quality metrics and drill-down into individual session details.

Developer tools

Access API keys, test performance and try out APIs in a "playground". Learn more
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Analytics with insights

Analyse trends including geographic, usage and device patterns easily.

Advanced Insights

In-depth video engagement and QoS data integrated into your analytics data flow. Learn more

From web to mobile, use our SDKs to create apps and services for all your devices.

Web

Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge including Chrome and Firefox on Android and Safari 12.1 and later on iOS.

iOS

iOS 6.0+, iPhone 4S+, iPod Touch 5+, iPad 2+, iPad Mini.

Android

Android 4.1+ and devices from the Samsung Galaxy, Google, Motorola Moto and LG Optimus families.

Windows

Windows 7, Windows 8.x & Windows 10

Visit the Vonage Video API Developer Centre

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