InEvent virtual backgrounds

When planning your virtual event you were inclined to use a virtual background to look modern?

At InEvent you have the option to choose from a native virtual background tool or you can also download a third-party virtual webcam.

This article intends to teach you how to enable and use the native virtual background tool.

How to enable the InEvent Virtual background

If you, the event organizer, would like the speakers to have the option to blur their backgrounds or pick a different 'scenario', you should go to Settings > Tools > and make sure Virtual background is enabled.

Enabling video background

By enabling the Virtual background tool, speakers will see a device configuration pop-up where they will be able to choose their preferred background.

Customizing the Virtual Background

In the Platform

InEvent offers the option to select one of the default backgrounds as well as set up a virtual backgrounds of your choice.

  • To hide the default background, go to Event > Virtual Lobby > Virtual Background > Edit > untick the Enabled box.
default background
  • To add a custom background click on +Add. A new window will appear to fill up the Name, and choose a file by clicking on the red bar > Add.
Adding a virtual background

You can add as many virtual backgrounds as you wish.

The image needs to be uploaded in JPEG, JPG or PNG format and the desired size should be 640x350 (px by px).
Removing a Custom background

To remove a Custom background from the platform, simply click on the Edit button > click on the cross sign in the upper right corner of the image you wish to remove > A pop up window will open for you to confirm removal.

Removing a custom virtual background
Default backgrounds cannot be removed

In the Virtual Lobby

You can also upload a Custom virtual background directly from the Virtual Lobby when joining an activity. Only room hosts and participants with Staff permission can make such upload.

To add a custom background from the Virtual Lobby:

  1. Click on the activity you are joining.
  2. Under the Background section in the Device configuration pop up, click on the Upload image button.
  3. Type the name of your Virtual background and click on the red bar to select an image.
  4. Click on the Add button once you are done.
adding a custom background from the Virtual Lobby

Custom backgrounds can also be Uploaded from inside an activity.

To do so simply click on the Settings button inside the activity and the Device configuration pop up will appear > follow the steps listed above to upload a custom background > press Save when done.

Uploading a virtual background from inside an activity

You can add as many virtual backgrounds and switch backgrounds as you wish.

Removing a Custom background

To remove a Custom background directly from the Virtual lobby, simply click on the cross sign by the side of the image you wish to delete > a pop up window will appear for you to confirm the removal.

Deleting a custom background from the Virtual Lobby

Customizing the Live Studio background

You can add a different company logo other than the default one retrieved from your company images to be shown when using the Live Studio. You can also customize the colors, and add images and video backgrounds.

To customize your company logo, background colors, images or videos, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Event > Virtual Lobby > Live Studio > click on Edit
  2. For the images, videos and colors, click on the +Add. For the company logo click on the red bar.
  3. You can select one of the options for the background colors. For the others choose a file from your computer.
  4. To save the changes made, click on End.
Customized background
Please note that the company logo selected at the company level will still be reflected in the Virtual Lobby for all events. If you change the logo at this page will only affect the company logo while using Live Studio.
The option to use the InEvent virtual background will not be supported if your webRTC provider is Agora.io.

If you want the default company logo to come back, click on Edit and press Reset in the upper right corner of the Company Logo section.

Remove logo

Removing a Live Studio background

To remove a live studio background click on Edit and click on the cross sign in the upper right corner of the backgrounds you wish to delete > A popup window will open  > Press Remove.

Here is an example of the pop up window when deleting a background color:

deleting a background color


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