Build-in live video to the website. Universal instruction

A live online stream broadcast to the site will increase the trust and loyalty of the audience. Open broadcasting of video surveillance is a trend in marketing and business. If you are wondering how to embed a video on your website, this article is for you.

Video stream sources

To organize a video broadcast on the site, you do not need a complex equipment scheme. A web or IP camera, a media server, a camera on the phone will be enough as the stream source.

And you can receive and view information from any device.

Online video stream. Three options

You can organize an online broadcast:

  • with the help of an IP camera.

All you need is a camera and an internet connection. For broadcasting to the resource, you need to write the camera’s HTML code in the page code.

The main advantages of the method are no unnecessary waste and ease of implementation.

Disadvantages: the image may slow down, there are restrictions on the number of one-time connections, you will need to buy special software for recording, low level of cybersecurity.

  • run your own server.

Of course, the advantages of this method are unlimited stream recording, an unlimited number of viewers, and high cross-platform functionality. But to launch your media stream, you will need powerful servers, specific knowledge, and a large budget.

  • use the service for online broadcasts.

This method is gaining popularity rapidly. And this is no coincidence. After all, the main advantages are the ease of creation, comprehensive recording options, sheathing analytics, and resistance to a large flow of visitors.

The only drawback of the service is that to start broadcasting, you need to pay for the tariff.

Universal instruction

To insert video cameras on the website, you need to enter your account, and:

  • open video viewing using the desired device;
  • go to camera settings and enable public access mode;
  • then follow the instructions provided in the app.

At the end of the broadcast, you need to go to the settings again and turn off public access to turn off the mode.


If you need to combine video surveillance and broadcasting from cameras in real-time, use Faceter. The service is suitable for both home use and business.

Available options for users:

  • online surveillance;
  • multi-user access to viewing video files through a link;
  • monitoring through a mobile application, which is always at hand;
  • export of recorded fragments  to the phone;
  • video analytics;
  • sharing.

A regular camera with remote access and a good built-in battery for online broadcasts will cost more than 10 thousand rubles. It is also worth adding to this the special software for working with the stream on the website.

Faceter provides all of this but completely free. Instead of a camera, you can use your phone, and to start the broadcast, you need to copy the link from the application.


Open video streams are becoming a powerful marketing and development tool on the Internet. If you do not plan to pay lots, you can choose the budget service Faceter. With the help of cloud video surveillance, you will secure your facility, and the function of multi-user access to cameras will allow you to start broadcasts for free.

Александр Вебер

Alexander Weber

Specialist in video surveillance, video analytics, cloud storage systems. Consultant on the integration of video surveillance systems and tools in various business sectors. Over 10 years of industry experience.

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