From now on, you can let your audience be a part of the studio scene! We are so happy to be able to now launch the first version of our much requested audience wall! Add an "Emeeting view" block to a module on the screen track and set it to "Audience". Choose what track/channel to get your audience from and set Emeeting channel to "Audience" on the slot.
Connect a screen to your event and participants will be automatically broadcasted in a video collage! The grid is fixed to 50 participants (for now).
And yes, we have lots of improvements/add-ons waiting around the corner...
We have now translated system generated messages into Danish. Set choice of language under Settings/Translation. The other nordic languages will be added shortly. And don't forget that you always can create your own language, based on one of the existing ones.
Let your audience react to what’s happening during the event in real time.
The participants can send emojis and write text. You can also select to only allow only emojis or only text.
This feature is build as a layer on top of your layout. Therefore you can choose to have reactions on top of the whole screen or over a specific module or modules within your layout.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help with production…
You can now save your own templates. Save project templates, slot templates and module templates. This is really handy if you often build the same setup of modules, a specific layout or have made a nice design that you want to reuse.
Note: When you create slots from a slot template the system will create new modules. Therefore consider if you should use multiple select and edit instead.
e.g. if you use a videoblock in a layout and create it from a slot template the video will reload for each slot since it is different modules. If you instead use multi select and edit you can copy all modules and settings from one specific slot to all the ones selected. So consider which method to use.
Build custom layouts, this is second edition of “Multi-module screen handling” located under slot settings. You can design really powerful layouts with numerous modules in a grid system. Move them, drag and drop them and resize them in your very own grid system. The layout system supports PX, %, FR, EM, CH, VW and VH. So you are totally free to build your own or your customers requested layouts.
Under project settings there is a new field called “customer note”. Here you can mark your invoice with a reference number if you want.
You can also write if there is something else that we need to know regarding the invoice.
Add the new slot template "Camera test" to your event to let participants test their camera before entering an E-meet. It's now set to a required question to force the participants to take action. The same solution could be used as a separate test event.
From edit slot you can choose "Select" and then click on any number of slots that you want to change simultaneously. When you have marked all slots you can choose which slot to apply settings from. You can apply layouts, modules, E-meet settings and more. A real time saver!
This allows filtering from any question or participant data from the registration form which is set to segmentable. One effective way to use this feature is to show the results in participant clients filtered on a segment, and the screen on a stage or in a studio showing the total result without filtering.
CSS on slot level is a very powerful way to make special designs for a certain slot. This class is added very high up in the DOM which makes it possible to target from the main CSS on project level.
We have now created the possibility to add streams directly from a module. It has been possible before via an iframe in a normal code block but this has been very limiting because the module reloaded when changing slots in Live mode. With that said, you have probably already figured out that the beauty of this new solution lies in being able to reuse the same video stream block in several places on a timeline without the video reloading.
This provides completely new opportunities to have several simultaneous streams and not least the opportunity to inject a stream in an ongoing E-meet.
E-meet is still appreciated and one of our top priorities. We have now added a browser validator that tells you if you have a browser that does not support E-meet.
The free text input field is improved in many aspects. The more special designs that were created with different widths on modules, grid divisions etc, the free text field no longer worked well. It is now rebuilt and follows the design of the modules much better.
We have now added a markup for modules that are not correctly set up. This was previously difficult to find when e.g. copying a project (all connections to modules are in this case broken/sanitized), and led to projects not starting or sub courses not being loaded. In connection with this, we have also improved our sanitize routine when copying and creating new projects from templates.
Now you can click a bundle of stacked modules and then directly click on any module in the stack to access it.
It's now possible to name slots via slot settings (three dots when hoovering over a slot in the timeline). So from now you don’t have to see the name of the first module in the stack when working with multiple modules in a slot.
In order to be able to build video stream blocks in a good way, we basically had to rebuild Twebcast. Previously, each slot change initiated (reloaded) the modules on the specific slot. This meant that e.g. videos were reloaded even when the same module was used several times in a timeline. We have now changed the handling so that a module only initializes once. This also provides advantages for other types of modules used in several places. Chat e.g. previously reloaded on each slot even though it was the same chat throughout the project.
This is an update that at first glance may not seem so big but this improves Twebcast as a platform a lot.