This page describes the streaming functionality of a previously created live stream in the admin panel. This is the function that will allow you to broadcast your stream to your audience. Below describes the streaming function in detail.
When the page initially loads, there are few options, the stream has not yet started. To open the broadcast room, click the Open Broadcast Room, this will make the live stream page viewable on the platform and if you have selected to broadcast the event, a notification will appear on the end-user platform. If you selected to enable the chatroom feature, the chatroom will be activated. You will be able to chat with anyone already on the page immediately and view a list of those currently on the page.
To send a private message to someone within a chatroom, click their name under participants and an additional box will pop up allowing you to type your private message. No other users except for the user intended and you will be able to see this message.
Before you activate your webcam, please ensure that your web browser is allowing access. On Chrome, click the lock icon to the left of the page URL, next to the Camera option in the dropdown, select Allow. You are now ready to activate the webcam.
Live Stream Functions
When you are ready to start your webcam, click Activate Webcam. A preview of your webcam will appear on the page to indicate that the webcam is functioning properly. If you do not see this, ensure you have activated your webcam access in your web browser as explained above. If your webcam is indeed active, you will need to ensure that your webcam is functioning correctly.
Additional options will appear once the webcam is active, below describes these options: