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simplex - Livestreaming

simplex - Livestreaming

Livestreaming requirements and instructions

Livestreaming requirements

The following is needed to produce a livestream:

  • Computer
  • Internet connection and browser
  • Camera and microphone
  • Streaming software or hardware

We offer material and appropriate expertise together with our technology partners. We plan and execute productions together with our production partners.


Livestreaming checklist

xtendx Livestream Production checklist.pdf

This checklist contains the most important points to consider a few days before a Livestream production. For the planning of a complete event, please ask us for the extensive checklist.


Livestreaming with simplex

  1. Connect the camera / microphone to the computer
  2. Install streaming software OBS: https://obsproject.com
  3. Open streaming software OBS and add camera / microphone as sources
    (Video recording device, audio input recording)
  4. Open simplex in the browser and log in: https://media10.simplex.tv/simplex/
  5. Test if simplex is reachable by opening in your Browser: http://live.simplex.tv:1935
  6. Create a new LIVE project (New Project), capture title under LIVE and click on the button "Create"
  7. Open project
  8. Copy server URL and stream name
  9. Insert server URL and stream name in streaming software OBS under Settings / Stream
    (Platform: Custom, Server: Server URL, Stream Key: Stream Name)
  10. Adjust OBS output settings under "Settings > Output"
    Output mode: Advanced
    Streaming: Encoder x264, Force Streaming Service Encoder Settings, Resize Output 1280x720, Quality Control Method CBR, Bitrate 1200, Keyframe Interval 2, Processor Usage Default Veryfast, Profile Main, Tune
    Audio: Audio Bitrate 144
  11. Adjust OBS audio settings under "Settings > Audio"
    Sample Rate 44.1khz, channels stereo
  12. Adjust OBS video settings under "Settings > Video"
    (Scaled) output resolution 1280x720, scaling filter Bicubic (sharpened scaling, 16 samples), integer FPS value 25
  13. Save changes under "Apply" and close the settings
  14. Start OBS streaming
  15. Check simplex project stream in browser
  16. simplex GO LIVE


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