Roland Pro A/V - Solutions - Case Studies - How to Stream to Facebook Live

Want to learn how to stream to Facebook Live? This quick tutorial video teaches you about the four basic components, how to setup your encoding software and the optimum settings in Facebook in order to stream your live event to your Facebook audience. The Roland VR-4HD AV Switcher allows you to connect computers, cameras, video sources, microphones, key titles, and add special effects to engage your audience and simplify your workflow for streaming to Facebook Live. Watch this five minute video you will become an expert on streaming your events to Facebook Live.

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HOW TO STREAM TO FACEBOOK LIVE Streaming to Facebook Live is definitely a hot topic. Most everyone has a Facebook account, and companies are using Facebook to reach and interact with their customers. In 2016, Facebook launched their Facebook Live streaming platform, giving users a new method of engaging audiences and streaming live events to their Facebook followers. Roland’s VR Series A/V switchers are streaming-ready, making it easy for you to jump in and create pro-quality real-time content for Facebook Live. The all-in-one VR series streamlines your workflow, reduces setup time, and provides a portable live production switcher for streaming or recording. The VR series includes the Roland VR-50HD, which is a multi-format HD switcher, and the the Roland VR-4HD, which is the newest model. The VR-4HD is a full 1080p HD switcher with an 18-channel audio mixer, built-in effects, preview monitor with touchscreen, and most importantly, a super-fast USB 3.0 output for connecting audio and video to a Mac or Windows computer to stream to Facebook Live. This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to stream to Facebook Live using the VR-4HD, including how to configure settings for the encoding software and Facebook Live. EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST We recommend four components for streaming to Facebook Live. The central component is the Roland VR-4HD, which mixes your camera and video sources, and your microphone and audio sources. It includes live production tools with effects that include Chromakey, Lumi-Key, Split Screen, and Picture-in-Picture, plus your standard mix and wipe patterns. We recommend using a Windows or Mac software encoder to encode audio and video signals from the VR-4HD and send to Facebook Live. You will also need an Internet connection with a reasonably fast upload speed, and a Facebook account with administration privileges so you can schedule and stream your live events. Click here to read the full article on Roland

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