Choosing your room video mode

Once you have activated your virtual room, you will be asked to choose the Room Video Mode.

Please refer to your plan to understand what room modes are available to you

Your room video options (plan dependent) are

  1. Pre Recorded Video
  2. Live Studio
  3. Video Conferencing
  4. RTMP Streaming
  5. External Link

Open the drop-down menu to make your selection, then complete the required steps based on your choice.

Room video mode

If an administrator changes the room video mode while a live session is happening, it will be updated instantaneously in the Virtual without the need of users refreshing their page. All attendees should see a pop-up message informing them that Live content changed and the new room video mode will be displayed for everyone in the room.
Please notice that in all permission levels' tables, 'Networking: Invite user to this session' means that the participant will receive a notification to join the activity and not be invited to speak on camera.
  1. Pre-Recorded Video

The Pre-recorded room video mode will enable you to have Video On Demand (VOD), allowing viewers to watch the selected videos whenever at their schedule's convenience. Click here to learn how to activate and use the Pre-recorded room video mode to have On-Demand content in your online activities.

Here is what each permission level can do in the Pre-recorded room video mode:

Table showing what each permission level can do in the Pre-recorded room video mode

  1. Live Studio

With the Live Studio, you can enhance your streaming by adding animations, lower thirds, chyrons, and custom backgrounds to it. Check this article to learn how to use the Live Studio as the room video mode in an online session.

Here is what each permission level can do in the Live Studio room video mode:

Table showing what each permission level can do in the Live Studio
  1. Video Conferencing

In the Video Conferencing room video mode, you will be able to have up to 17 presenters live at the same time in a session that can be easy, inclusive, and accessible. Please review this article to learn more about the benefits and functions of using Video Conferencing.

Here is what each permission level can do in the Video Conferencing room video mode:

Table showing what each permission level can do in Video Conferencing
  1. RTMP Streaming

You can choose RTMP streaming as your room video mode to live stream a session using an external software such as OBS, Wirecast, vMix or any other live streaming platform. Please review this article to learn more about the benefits and functions of using RTMP Streaming.

Here is what each permission level can do in the RTMP Streaming room video mode:

Table showing what each permission level can do in RTMP Streaming

When choosing this option as your room video mode, you will see the following fields

You can enter your external link in the text box to configure your activity. You will be able to use an external platform such as Webex, Zoom Native, YouTube to manage this call.

If the selected Room video mode is External Link, the user will leave the Virtual Lobby to watch the session.


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