Ustream Broadcast Consol

 

    To use Ustream Broadcast Consol click the green "Broadcast Now" button at the top right on any Ustream page. Wait for the Broadcast Consol to load. It may take a minute depending on how fast your computer and internet connection is. Make aure you are fully logged into your Ustream account by clicking "Log In" at the top right on any Ustream page. Make aure you have the latest version of adobe Flash Player installed on your computer. You will see an Adobe Flash permission access window come up to allow access to your webcam and microphone. To give access to Adobe Flash Player for your camera and microphone right click on the Broadcast Consol and select “Settings”.

 

Here is the main Broadcast Consol Window

 

Make sure your cam is in the video drop down menu in the Broadcast Consol and “Video Broadcast” is checked marked under your live video preview box.

Make sure your audio is in the audio drop down menu in the Broadcast Consol and “Audio Broadcast” is checked marked under your live video preview box.

   

Click the green "Broadcast Now" button at the top right of any page to log into Ustream Type in your Ustream log in username and password. Check mark "Keep me signed in" if you wish to keep logged in if you navigate away from Ustream.

   Here is the "Your Shows" page once you have logged in. I recommend going to this page whn you log in to broadcast and leave it there.

    Here is the Ustream Broadcast Consol tabbed menu. From here you can access all your setting for your stream. Adjust framerate, Toggle Picture Smoothing, Soundmixer, Widescreen, High resolution.

   

Here is the "Text & Videos tab. Here you can do text over lays, show Youtube videos or any of your own pre recorded Ustream videos in screen.

    Here is you "Send Twitter" tab. You can send out a direct Twitter to friend to let them know you are live streaming.

    Here is the "Audience Tools" tab. You can use this to have other people on Ustream as a Co Host.

    Here is the "Poll" tab. Here you can make a poll for people to take and vote on and show the voting statistics.

    Here is the "Help" tab. Here you can access basic Ustream Broadcast Consol how to.

 

    Here is how you can set a text over lay. Go to the "Text & Videos" tab and at the left pane you can create your text overlay. The right pane is setting for the options for the text over lay such as font, font size & colors, background & shadow colors, bold, italic, underline, linking your text over lay, scroll speed. Once created you click "Add". That will bring up the Show Preview and Push To Air buttons in the right pane at the top.

    Here is how you play a Youtube video. Go to the "Text & Videos" tab and at the left pane you can create your Youtube video to play. The right pane is setting for the options for the Youtube video. Once created you click "Add". That will bring up the Show Preview and Push To Air buttons in the right pane at the top.

    Here is how you play a pre recorded Ustream video in screen. Go to the "Text & Videos" tab and at the left pane you can create your pre recorded video to play. The right pane is setting for the options for the pre recorded video. Once created you click "Add". That will bring up the Show Preview and Push To Air buttons in the right pane at the top.

    Here is the Broadcast Consol override. This is used if you want to broadcast from a different location while still having your home broadcast going.

    Here is how to record and save a video. Once you have recorded your video it will prompt you to name and have it and upload it to Youtube providing it's less than 10 minutes.