In your cloud video control room, the Layers section allows you to manage your different sources that appear in the live or not.
Sources appear by default: Logo, Lowerthird, Overlay, Background.

All the speakers are also found in the layers, by hovering the mouse over their nickname, you can click on:
  1.  play them in full screen on live
  2.  designate one person as the keynote speaker
  3.  mute their microphone
  4.  mute the camera
  5.  pause them which will cut off camera, microphone, and avatar on the live

There is a small dot on the avatar to the right of the source to indicate its status: red B for broadcaster, purple A for host, lavender M for a moderator and blue S for a speaker

By clicking on the name of the speaker, a panel of additional settings is displayed. It is the same which is displayed by clicking directly on the video. In addition to the previous settings, you will be able to:
  1.     withdraw a request to speak
  2.  remove the person from the video
  3. manage the person's volume level
  4. change name
  5. define the image that will be displayed instead of its video when it cuts its video

To find out more about managing your sources, visit the page dedicated to sources

To add a source, click on "Add a source" then choose between adding a document, a participant or an RTMP source.

For more information on the documents, find the dedicated help page here.

Let's now look in detail at the Logo, Lowerthird, Overlay and Background management:

He appears at the top left of the video. To modify it, click on "Logo" in the layers, then drag and drop the image of your logo. All your logos will be stored in your logo library, so you can change them with one click. To not display a logo on your live, simply click on the pause button while hovering the mouse over "Logo" in the layers.

The recommended image size for logos is approximately 200 pixels.

the lowerthird is a video title containing information like a TV show. Here is an example below:

To set it up, just click on Lowerthird in the layers.

You can choose its appearance from three different appearances. Then personalize it by modifying its colors, its display duration and its position.
By default, the lowerthird is displayed with the name of the user and the title chosen.

By clicking on "New" you can add lowerthirds which will be saved and which you can send to the live stream at any time using the arrow at the top right as below:

the overlay is an overlay on your video, it is present in the foreground. At Blastream we use a "Live" overlay at the bottom right of the video. as below:

As with the logo, simply drag and drop your image which will be stored automatically.
To not display an overlay on your live, simply click on the pause button while hovering the mouse over "Overlay" in the layers.

The overlay must be a png image with transparency so as not to hide the sources since it is displayed above.
Image should be in 1920px to 1080px format for optimal viewing


As with the logo and the overlay, a library of backgrounds allows you to store your backgrounds and change them at any time. Blastream also allows you to choose a solid color if you don't want to put an image.

Image should be in 1920px to 1080px format for optimal viewing

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