Flumotion is an open source streaming platform, based on gstreamer, which enables modular composition of streaming filters and combination, allowing seamless insertion of effects, watermarks, video ads into the emitted stream.

Flumotion is also a company offering advanced streaming services based on the flumotion platform. Among this offering, the WebTV or Flumotion360 (as it has been known in different phases) is a complete CMS and player, adding flash-based interactive ads, embeddable metadata widgets, advanced metrics and other premium features.

The video player has some interesting feature, that were much ahead of the rest of market at launch time:

  • instant seek with HTML-compatible streams
  • instant preview of the seek point
  • share of a specific section of a video