Connect 5Gor 4G Phonesfor Mobile Data
If you’re streaming from a remote location, or you need a backup for the main Ethernet connection, you can plug in an Apple or Android phone to connect to the internet via mobile data. For convenience, there are USB connections on both the front and rear panel that can be used for tethering phones. Plus it works with the latest high speed 5G phones, as well as 4G phones! Blackmagic Web Presenter will auto detect when a phone is connected and switch its internet connection to use it. You can select Ethernet or phone priority, which makes phone internet backup fully automatic. Plus, by using phone tethering and mobile data, Web Presenter becomes the perfect remote location streaming solution!
USB Webcam Output forVideo Software
Blackmagic Web Presenter features two USB connections that operate as a simple webcam source. That means you can plug into any computer and work with any video software. The software is tricked into thinking the web presenter is a common webcam, but it’s really a broadcast quality SDI video source! That guarantees compatibility with any video software in full resolution 1080 HD or even 2160p Ultra HD quality, depending on the model! Imagine connecting web presenter to a camera and then Skype or Zoom calling your client with live video of a shoot! Web Presenter works with any video software including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Open Broadcaster, XSplit Broadcaster and more
Built-in Technical Monitoring
Traditional broadcast transmitters are critical equipment in a television station, however now the streaming server is just as critical because millions of viewers can be watching globally! To help, Blackmagic Web Presenter includes a feature rich technical monitoring output. The graphics based monitoring output includes a video view, audio meters with accurate ballistics, trend graphs for codec data rates and cache fill, plus a summary of the streaming settings and detailed SDI technical information. Plus the technical monitoring output works in full 1080 HD and outputs to both SDI and HDMI. That means you can use an SDI router for monitoring multiple units, or connect a simple HDMI TV!
1. Streaming Status
There’s a very large ON AIR indicator on the top left of the monitor output, so it’s always clear when you are online and streaming! Plus all your current streaming settings are displayed clearly.
2. Video Input Status
The SDI input technical details are displayed, such as video standard and ancillary data. The bit activity indicators let you see the quality and bit depth of video before H.264 encoding.
3. Audio Input Status
Audio is de-embedded from the SDI input and the channel status is displayed. The bit activity indicator lets you check for 16, 20 or 24 bit audio. You can even see which audio channels are present!
4. Video and Audio History
The audio and video technical displays also include a 6 second history display so you can see the recent video input history. This ensures you can instantly see what’s been happening.
5. Trend Graphs
The trend graphs below the video display let you see the last 60 seconds of codec data rate and cache fill. Plus codec data rate is critical for ensuring you have enough internet speed from your ISP!
6. Video and Audio Meters
A large area is dedicated to the video input display, and the large multi segment audio meter with accurate ballistics. You can even change the type of audio meter from VU, PPM and more!
Includes Web Presenter Utility
The Blackmagic Web Presenter Utility software provides a single place to manage multiple web presenters and to update the settings and software. Simply plug directly into the front of the web presenter’s USB connection, or connect using Ethernet so you can configure remotely, which is important when you’re managing multiple remote sites. The familiar menus and controls make it very easy to set up a live event, so you can get started fast! Plus the front panel LCD menus have the same settings and controls! You can even load additional services for ATEM Streaming Bridge. The Blackmagic Web Presenter Utility software is included free and runs on both Mac and Windows platforms.