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trevsdad  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:20:07 AM(UTC)
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A month ago on the US election night (nov 3) we managed to pull off a 4-hour livestream coverage of election returns with the help of vMix. Our biggest issue was the 20+ live guests that we had to manage with an average of 4-guests rotated in and out each hour. Because VMix cancels out the existing guest if someone connects on that same line (...we have 4) we needed a ‘green room’ to hold guests until we were ready to bring them in the stream.

We accomplished this using Zoom, but it was a MAJOR undertaking. Can you guys please consider creating this feature? Others keep recommending Streamyard for this but we prefer vMix. Link to the election night livestream is below.

Election Night Livestream
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:31:41 AM(UTC)
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trevsdad  
#3 Posted : Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:39:41 AM(UTC)
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#4 Posted : Saturday, January 16, 2021 9:31:53 AM(UTC)
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Would be so needed. In November we had a presentation with around 30-40 callers. Was hard to manage this. One guy was doing this by Telephone, we could not reach him and was always kicking the actual speaker out, because we gave him the caller too early. While one was speaking, we did establishes the next 7 callers in background to treat them and be safe with the connection. Managed everything with Google docs (caller numbers, their name for lower thirds, title of the subject and so on). Hard work, a green room could make this much easier.
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#5 Posted : Monday, January 18, 2021 2:55:52 AM(UTC)
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+1 It will be nice to lock calls in the Call Manager. It will be very useful feature ;)
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#6 Posted : Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:00:41 AM(UTC)
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I have asked for a Vmix Call Protection setting as well.
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#7 Posted : Sunday, January 31, 2021 2:31:40 AM(UTC)
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+1 for Green Room and Lock Call.

Major hurdle in moving our producers away from Zoom and over to vMix Call
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#8 Posted : Thursday, February 4, 2021 11:25:54 PM(UTC)
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That is essentially what my Feature Request was all about some weeks ago:

https://forums.vmix.com/...o-allow-better-Show-Prep

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trevsdad  
#9 Posted : Thursday, February 18, 2021 3:04:20 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: streaming---pro Go to Quoted Post
That is essentially what my Feature Request was all about some weeks ago:

https://forums.vmix.com/...o-allow-better-Show-Prep

Cheers


pro


Heard that. I'm seeing this capability more and more in Ecamm Live for iOS with more and more producers using it.

BTW...I updated the link on my OP in this thread, just in case you wanted to see the backflips we had to perform to pull off a multi guest multi hours livestream

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#10 Posted : Monday, March 1, 2021 5:57:37 AM(UTC)
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BBergman  
#11 Posted : Friday, March 5, 2021 4:12:05 AM(UTC)
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we do several events and the ability to have a green room to manage presenters and do tech check is one of the main reasons we are still using zoom. if teams gets their Breakouts to work more like zoom and their NDI stable we will probably shift that direction.
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#12 Posted : Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:02:04 AM(UTC)
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+1, would love to see this feature added. Would help a lot.
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#13 Posted : Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:10:42 PM(UTC)
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Fergy  
#14 Posted : Sunday, March 21, 2021 3:18:45 AM(UTC)
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+1, and amen to what BBergman said.

Zoom Breakout function is working "adequately" for this, and it unfortunately works for most clients, even with the poor quality. It allows us to "green room" 20+ presenters and push them to different "ON Air" concurrent breakout rooms and Vmix control rooms once we get them connected and tuned. And they can lurk there all day if needed, and then be moved back into "On Air" rooms as needed.

Teams has been a MESS lately, and likely will continue to have problems due to Microsoft system exploits that keep getting discovered.

Originally Posted by: BBergman Go to Quoted Post
we do several events and the ability to have a green room to manage presenters and do tech check is one of the main reasons we are still using zoom. if teams gets their Breakouts to work more like zoom and their NDI stable we will probably shift that direction.


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