Choosing Between iframe Player vs. Player SDK

BlendVision One offers both iframe and player SDK solutions for integrating streaming content into websites or applications. To make the best decision for your project, let's explore the advantages and considerations of each option.


Before We Start

Check out the following articles to get foundational understanding of BlendVision One's player solutions:


Key Considerations

Iframe Player

  • Advantages: Offers quick and straightforward implementation into websites and applications (webview).
  • Limitations: Provides restricted control and customization, and may have less seamlessly integration with your website and application's UI.

Player SDK

  • Advantages: Allows for full customization, advanced control, and seamless integration into your website and application, providing users with a consistent experience.
  • Limitations: Require more development effort and the workload will expand when supporting multiple platforms (e.g., Web, iOS, Android).



Aspect Iframe Player Player SDK
Integration Effort
  • Quick and straightforward implementation
  • Cross-platform compatibility for website and application (webview)
  • Requires integration with libraries and APIs
  • Different SDKs for different platforms (e.g., Web, iOS, Android).
User Experience May have less seamlessly integration Provides seamlessly integration
UI Customization Limited customization options Full customization capabilities
Control Limited control Advanced control
Maintenance BlendVision One handles updates Requires developer effort for updates