TriCaster™ Streaming to Periscope

Twitter’s Periscope is popular for people who want to broadcast live to friends and followers.  In that capacity, most streams are done from a mobile device or a laptop or computer with a camera, and are a simple continuous shot from the single camera involved.  Businesses with a Twitter following have also used these simple live-streams to engage with their following, broadcasting news, quick tips and tricks, new product unboxings, and any form of story amenable to the format.

TC-SelectCustomBusinesses and some individuals would like to use Periscope to reach their followers with content that more resembles television, however: a live multi-camera switch, for example, with graphics and pre-recorded content included.  This would provide for more complex and compelling stories, tutorials and other content. Handily enough, Twitter has recently released Periscope Producer, which offers a capability more competitive with Facebook Live for publishing this type of content – in this case it allows for Periscope to broadcast from an input RMTP stream.

The good folks at Gnural Net have produced a complete tutorial for using NewTek™ TriCaster™ to broadcast to Periscope: How to broadcast on Periscope using NewTek’s TriCaster

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