Brightcove Live Auto Captioning: Start Live Event With Auto Captions

Follow the steps below once the HTML code for both the Brightcove Live Player and 3Play Media Live Auto Captioning have been published and the live event is ready to start streaming!

Note:The steps below detail how to do this using OBS, an open-source streaming and recording program.

Step 1- Copy the RTMP URL

Navigate to the scheduled event within Brightcove. 
Click into the event's Control Room and copy the Streaming Endpoint (RTMP URL).

Step 2- Launch Broadcast Program

 Launch your preferred webcasting program. 

Click here for more information regarding working with OBS and Brightcove
Click here for more information regarding working with Telestream Wirecast and Brightcove

Step 3- Paste RTMP URL in Broadcast Program

In OBS, click Preferences > Stream.

For Service select Custom.
Paste the Streaming Endpoint (RTMP URL) in the server field.
For Stream Key enter alive.

Exit out of the Settings page in OBS and Save Changes.

Step 4- Start Streaming

Once the sources have been set in OBS, click Start Streaming.

Live Auto Caption and the Live Brightcove event should be displaying on the webpage. Note that there may be a delay between the captions and video. It may be that the captions are actually playing ahead of the audio. Click here to learn how to offset the latency between the live auto captions and the media stream.

 

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