FLOOR has a number of options of social streaming, whether you want to stream your events from FLOOR to other channels or if you want to stream events from third party software on to FLOOR.

SOCIAL STREAMING

1. Live Streaming

This option comes into play when you want to live feed/ broadcast event happening on FLOOR to your external audience on other social media channels like YouTube, Facebook etc.

For this, kindly refer to this article

2. Schedule Pre-Recorded Stream

This option will allow you to live stream a pre-recorded session on FLOOR stage, received from any of your panelists.

To do so, kindly follow the simple steps below.

  • Go to Settings from bottom right of your FLOOR screen

  • Select the Session from the drop down menu

  • Go to Settings > Schedule Recorded Stream

  • Upload the required File (session)

  • Select the Date and Time for it to play

  • Select the Frequency from the drop down option

  • In case, the session is ready to start, you may also select the option "Click to Go Live Now"

Note: Kindly upload your recorded session at least a few minutes before the session starts

Also, you can upload video via dashboard and then select the same file on FLOOR:

  • Go to your partner dashboard

  • Select the event > Content > Floor > Recordings from the left panel

  • Click on Import and Select the Session > Browse the video file to upload

  • Now Go to Floor > Room Settings > Settings > Select the session > Schedule Recorded Stream >

  • Click on Upload and Select the file from drop down menu in "Uploaded Video"

  • Select the Date and Time for it to play

  • Select the Frequency from the drop down option

HYBRID EVENTS

So, it’s time to have a hybrid experience on FLOOR! Hybrid event is an offline event with a virtual version.

There can be two cases to host such events with different kind of experiences:

1. Broadcasting with Streaming key: When you want to live feed external audio/ video to your audience on FLOOR

For this, kindly refer to the steps below:

  • You would set up your studio suite (external microphone/ camera) at the physical event.

  • Now, on FLOOR, Go to Troubleshoot option, at the top right corner

  • Select your external camera and microphone from the respective drop down menu and it is now all set to go live.

  • Now you can display the footage from your offline event directly on your event FLOOR to your online audience.

Note: When we use the output of any software as input of camera on FLOOR, it is termed as FLOOR broadcasting.

2. Event happening on 3rd party software, to be broadcasted on FLOOR:

When you want to broadcast your event on FLOOR from third party software/ platform like Zoom, OBS etc, then follow the simple steps below.

  • Go to Settings from bottom right of your FLOOR screen

  • Select the Session from the drop down menu

  • Go to Settings > Broadcast via RTMP Stream

  • Enable the option "Stream-in feed from 3rd party Studio"

  • You will see the Stream Key generated instantly there for the selected session, using which you can broadcast your event here, on FLOOR.

Note: There will be a unique RTMP Stream Key for each session. You cannot use the same Key for all your sessions.

Kindly refer to the GIF image below for better understanding.

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