HISPlayer

The Video Player SDK for Unity Games

Include HLS and DASH Video Streaming with DRM content protection inside your Unity Games and VR/AR Apps. 

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Multi-Platform

Our Unity Video Player Plugin works across all devices: Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, UWP and WebGL. So, you can launch your XR project on glasses such as Hololens, Apple Vision Pro, and Meta but also on regular mobile phones or PCs.

CONTENT PROTECTION

We include DRM content protection support such as Widevine to protect your premium content. This will allow you to reuse the contents and stream URLs used in regular OTT services.

Premium Customer Support

If you are missing any feature in our plugin or need any custom development with expedited technical support, we will make it happen for you. No limits!


A revolution for Games and Metaverses

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In-game Live Events

Our plugin supports Live and VOD streaming in DASH and HLS formats, making possible to include events such as concerts or sport games inside your apps. It is perfect fit for video streaming inside games.

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VR/AR/XR Experiences

Our Unity SDK enables immersive and interactive streaming, including spatial audio, multistream, UHD resolutions and legacy features such as subtitles or add insertion on devices like Meta Quest, Apple Vision Pro or Hololens. 

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Metaverses

Missing video streaming at your Metaverse? Our plugin makes it very easy, thanks to the sample code included in our packages. We can play any content from the OTT industry inside your Metaverse.

HISPlayer Video Upload / Hosting Preview is now available

HISPlayer Video Upload is a new feature of our Unity Video Player SDK that allows you to upload your local video files and convert them into HLS/DASH streams directly from our Unity SDK. With this powerful feature, it is now easier than ever before to include videos inside your Unity apps. We help you with the full end-to-end setup, get your demo today!

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HISPlayer Video Platform

Supported platforms:

Development Platform: Windows, MacOS (Intel and Apple Silicon), iOS, Android ARM64, webGL, visionOS, Meta Quest

Platform Graphics API / Rendering HLS (m3u8) DASH (mpd) DRM Protection
Windows
DirectX11 / DirectX12
Windows UWP
DirectX11 / DirectX12
MacOS
Metal
Android
OpenGL ES3
iOS
Metal
WebGL
WebGL 2.0
Apple Vision Pro
Metal
Xbox
DirectX11 / DirectX12

Features Overview

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Overview

  • Mp4 progressive download and playback
  • HLS streaming inside games
  • DASH streaming inside games
  • HLS & DASH streams (Live and VOD)
  • Advanced ABR (Adaptive Bitrate) control
  • AES-128 encryption HLS
  • DRM Content Protection for Android & iOS
  • Widevine DRM protection for HLS & DASH
  • DRM Token at Unity
  • Editor (Easy to Use)
  • 8K (UHD) Resolution
  • Rendering Videos on 2D & 3D Objects
  • VR and 180, 360 Video (Mono, Stereo)

Basic Features

  • Auto Playback
  • Play / Pause
  • Seek
  • Audio Volume Adjustment / Mute
  • Loop Playback
  • Configurable Aspect Ratio
  • Portrait / Landscape Orientation
  • Playback speed control

Advanced Features

 
  • Adjustable Buffering Time
  • HLS & DASH Streaming
  • Offline Streaming Playback for HLS & DASH
  • Offline HLS Playback with AES-128
  • Low Latency HLS (LL-HLS)
  • Low Latency DASH (LL-DASH)
  • Multi-Stream (Display multiple streams)
  • Multi-View (Multiple Viewing Angles)
  • SRT, SMI, WebVTT Subtitles & CEA-608/708 Closed Captions
  • Multiple Audio & Subtitle Track Selection
  • Spread Video Across Multiple Objects
  • Content Information and Statistics (Audio & Video Bitrate, Codec, Average FPS, etc.)
  • Transparency and Chroma Support
  • Decoded Frame Buffer Retrieval
  • Server-Side Ad Insertion with Yospace, AWS Media Tailor, Google DAI 
  • Client-Side Ad Insertion with Google Interactive Media Ads (IMA)
  • Video Caching (Cache Streamed Video) 
  • Fast Channel Switching
  • Video Thumbnails

360 Video and VR/AR/XR 

*  There are a few options in the settings for creating 360 content

  • Mapping: 6 Frames Layout / Latitude Longitude Layout
  • Image Type: 180 Degrees / 360 Degrees
  • 3D Layout: None / Side by side / Over-Under
  • 360º, 180º stereoscopic 3D VR Playback

Use Cases

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Deutsche Telekom

Innovative Extended Reality (XR) sports streaming application for live football on MagentaSport. It includes live statistics, multi-camera streams, player cards, and interactive 3D-sponsored content. This immersive solution completely alters sports viewing by blending physical and virtual worlds for an unparalleled interactive experience.

MEGOGO: Live TV & movies

Ukraine’s largest OTT service provider with over 55 million users is bringing interactive and immersive multiplayer OTT experience to AR/VR/MR/XR devices. Users can watch DRM-protected premium content: movies, TV shows, live channels, series, sports broadcasts, cartoons, fast channels, and documentaries.

Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom is the largest integrated telecom service provider in Taiwan. They use HISPlayer for Unity to bring premium video content related to local culture, history, pop music, and shopping experiences into their municipal Metaverse. Video content is always key, also in the virtual 3D world.

Lazy Shrimp Studio

Lazy Shrimp Studio is a developer of educational games and applications for small children. HISPlayer’s Unity Video Player is helping developers to include highly interactive video streaming inside their new game for kids called “Leo’s World”. Leo’s World is based on the well-known preschool series “Leo the Truck and his friends”, which has over 23 billion views worldwide and is available in 15+ languages. 

Vodafone 5G Reality

Vodafone has created an immersive VR app to bring premium video streaming into the Vodafone 5G Reality world, a great app based on mixed reality. Vodafone 5G Reality is a leading immersive and interactive 3D virtual service created in Spain. It allows users to enjoy and interact in real-time with videos of celebrities, live concerts, or amazing shows such as Cirque du Soleil.

VirtuPro: Indoor Cycling

Sweetsport created an immersive way to work out by combining virtual bike trails with real exercise using stationary bikes. It incorporates the realism of video games with the intensity of serious training and helps you perform. Complete challenges and earn achievements in routes based on real-life stages. Experience the most realistic indoor cycling experience ever.

KPGA: 3D Golf Course

KPGA combines virtual tracking of the golf tournament with interactive live video, using our Unity Video Player SDK to show how each hole is played. This real-time 3D golf course integrates live video streams and metadata, displaying interactive objects such as live statistics of each player, multi-camera views, and 3D immersive ads from sponsoring brands

Pipa Studios: Online Bingo

Pipa Studios combines the online Praia Bingo – Slot & Casino game with live video streaming allowing players to engage with dealers, mark on scorecards in real-time, interact with friends within the game, play, and collect coins. 

related keywords: live casino, igaming, live sports betting, interactive fan engagement, live horse race betting, fan interaction, interactive live experience

Funverse: Real Estate

Funverse is creating a Metaverse for Real Estate with immersive video streaming to let customers experience the world’s luxury properties in real-time interactive 3D virtual space.
When shopping meets Gaming – revolutionizing streaming in e-commerce. One more customer using our technology and writing the future of interactivity.

Gambling and Betting

Most of the Unity casino games do not include real-time video of casinos or roulettes, but just graphical content. HISPlayer will allow you to combine your current betting apps and websites with actual video streaming. No more bets please, HISPlayer makes it possible already!

In-Game Video Ads

According to a recent study from Latitude, 78% of Gen Z enjoy immersive and interactive video ad experiences on Metaverse platforms, such as Roblox. Did you know HISPlayer already supports ad insertion technology for Unity and Unreal Engine? Want to unlock a new way to increase game revenue?

Ateme Virtual Rooms

You can call it metaverse, you can call it game or you can just call it a virtual room where you can now enjoy premium video contents at any device. No limits to your imagination to captivate your audience. It is perfect fit for HLS streaming inside games and metaverses.

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DRM protection

DRM protection is key for the distribution of premium content. HISPlayer SDK for Unity now allows premium OTT service providers to reuse their DRM-protected contents inside Unity games and apps on Android and iOS. Protecting your work with DRM…

Apple Vision Pro offers an infinite spatial canvas to explore, experiment, and giving you the freedom to completely rethink your experience in 3D.

Offline HLS with AES 128

Content protection is key for the distribution of premium contents, but also advanced features such as the offline playback of those protected contents. HISPlayer supports Offline HLS, including AES128 encryption.

web3 games, blockchain, AI, UI, UX, XR mode, spatial setting, GameObject, 360-degree experience, UX/UI, spatial tap and/or hand tracking, eye-tracking data,  dully immersive VR apps, visionOS, start building spatial apps with premium video streaming for Apple Vision Pro with Unity, visionOS – Apple Developer,

Virtual Remix Japan

TOPPAN Inc. is bringing interactive and premium quality video streaming into their Virtual Remix Japan. The next-gen metaverse, to promote Japanese culture both domestically and internationally within the fully immersive VR and Metaverse experience. Toppan is revolutionizing Gen Z media and entertainment. 

Live Events

Want to offer a live event such as a concert, with premium video and audio quality? No problem with HISPlayer plugin, that will even allow you to stream several live videos at the same time for the same Unity or Unreal game. 

Immersive OTT Apps

With HISPlayer, Unity and Unreal, OTT service providers can now offer their video contents through fully immersive and interactive apps. With the same top quality and even with DRM protection, our customers are reusing their existing contents at multiplayer game-like OTT apps.

OTT content inside Games​

Bring your premium OTT content into Unity and Unreal games and take your user’s experience to the next level. Make your next-gen web3 games based on blockchain technology alive with video streaming.

Unreal Pixel Streaming

Unreal Engine streaming cloud, webrtc, digital twins, architecture, visualization, metaverse, virtual worlds, 3d car configurator.

Time to generate truly interactive contents customized for your end users profiles? Have you heard of Pixel Streaming? Do you know that our streaming player SDK works now also for Unreal Pixel Streaming? Go for it!

Monetization

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One of the main concerns in the gaming industry is how to monetize or increase the revenue of the games. Our streaming player SDKs for Unity and Unreal Engine will let you include and charge for premium video contents. You will be also able to include video ads as it is already common in the OTT industry. Boost your revenue!

Twitch streams inside Games

Our Plugins for Unity and Unreal enable the insertion of premium video streaming inside games. One use case is the combination of well established contents such as Twitch with related games on the same screen and fully customize for the end users. Sounds like a futuristic scenario? We make it possible today!

Metadata

Metadata doesnt need to be a boring text. Our SDKs for Unity and Unreal will also extract metadata out of your streams and show them to end users in the fanciest way ever seen before. Imaging combining the most advanced graphics with the most advanced metadata!

Microsoft HoloLens

Missing premium video streaming inside your HoloLens AR, XR, or MR apps? HISPlayer SDK for Unity Engine makes it possible, including the support of Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Our SDK enables very quick integration and the most impressive video quality on the glasses thanks to our HW-optimized software and to our advanced ABR technology.

In-car Infotainment

In-car infotainment is becoming very popular and one of the key selling arguments in the car industry. Unity is one of the technologies being used for this purpose; HISPlayer can be also used there, to bring premium video streaming also inside cars. 

Apple Vision Pro

HISPlayer’s Unity Video Player is now available for Apple Vision Pro. Start bringing your OTT content also into this amazing device with cutting-edge spatial computing. Apple Vision Pro, game or app can be showcased in three modes: Windowed (2D), Immersive extended reality (XR) or fully immersive virtual reality (VR). Choose the right mode for your application.

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Audio PCM data

Looking for crazy video streaming use cases inside your Unity and Unreal games? Afraid that it is technically not possible? Here is an example: We recently added an API to access audio PCM data for a very advanced audio project at one of our customers. No limits to your ideas.

web3 games, blockchain, AI, UI, UX, XR mode, spatial setting, GameObject, 360-degree experience, UX/UI, spatial tap and/or hand tracking, eye-tracking data,  dully immersive VR apps, visionOS, start building spatial apps with premium video streaming for Apple Vision Pro with Unity, visionOS – Apple Developer,

Apple Vision Pro offers an infinite spatial canvas to explore, experiment, and giving you the freedom to completely rethink your experience in 3D.

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Spatial Audio

Our Unity video streaming SDK is now compatible with Audiokinetic Wwise audio. Blend spatial audio with best-in-class streaming in Unity. Interactive and immersive audio solution for media and gaming.

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Video caching

Fast channel and content switching is key not only for OTT apps but also inside interactive apps and games. We now support video caching in our player SDKs for Unity and Unreal, achieving also there the best video user experience. 

HISPlayer’s Unity video features include the hardware-accelerated and software decoding of Video content, transparency, multiple audio and subtitle tracks selection, and network streaming. 

Related Keywords: web3 games, blockchain, XR

Hardware acceleration

HISPlayer’s Unity and Unreal Video Player include hardware acceleration to provide the best video performance on every device!
In addition, our advanced ABR control (Adaptive Bit Rate) allows an automatic adaptation to the given network conditions to provide the best possible video quality at any time.

Web Metaverses

Websites are often more convenient to bring your customers into the world of interactivity and VR in a faster way, without the need for additional devices such as glasses. Our Unity Video Player WebGL SDK is very easy to integrate into any web browser on any device, making use of HW components to secure 4K video quality.

Ad Insertion

Do you want to monetize your games? Or maybe expand your audience for OTT ads? No worries, we are now compatible with any kind of ad insertion technology such as server-side & client-side ad insertion also on Unity.

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Create for Apple Vision Pro and visionOS.  Creating and streaming immersive Spatial Video for Vision Pro with HIPlayer Unity Plugin, URP.

Holoride: Infotainment

Holoride is developing the future of in-car entertainment, synchronizing ExXR technology with real-time car movement and navigation data. Holoride has selected HISPlayer for Unity to provide DRM-protected premium immersive video streaming inside luxury automobile brands, turning every vehicle into a moving cinema. Passengers can also enjoy 180° and 360° 3D movies on VR headsets.

Websites are often more convenient to bring your customers into the world of interactivity and VR in a faster way, without the need for additional devices such as glasses. Our Unity Video Player WebGL SDK is very easy to integrate into any web browser on any device, making use of HW components to secure 4K video quality.

Real-time Streaming and Interactivity for massive global audiences, our Unity video player delivers broadcast quality live streaming with low latency, enabling real-time interactivity and fan engagement. dolby, obs, audio

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