Sendbird Live SDK for Android offers a variety of functionalities for hosting and watching live events. As a live event's host, a user can create, share their media stream, and use the chat to communicate with other users watching the live event. Users can enter a live event as participants to watch the live event and use the chat to communicate with the live event's host as well as other users.
A live event's host has the authority to create, enter, start, and end the live event as well as share their media stream during the live event.
The following is a list of functionalities available to a live event's host.
Creates a new live event.
Enters a live event.
Configures media settings and can view media stream.
Changes the live event status to ready to allow participants to enter the live event and use the chat without receiving the host's media stream.
Starts the live event to allow participants to receive the host's media stream.
Allows the host to view their own media stream.
Manages media settings during the live event.
Ends the live event.
Leaves without ending the live event.
Manages additional information about the live event stored as custom items.
Users can watch a live event by entering the live event as participants. Participants can send messages to the chat, and leave at anytime during the live event.
The following is a list of functionalities available to a live event's participants.