INTRODUCTION


  • Brief preview of what we will be covering and the order it will be presented



TUTORIAL AND SELF HELP RESOURCES






PRODUCTION TRUCK BASICS


  • Basic overview of PT Login and starting screen (Preview of what we will be talking about)
    • 15 second preview of PT, what is it? 90% of production, 10% of the cost
    • AV Settings, Source Camera Windows, Overlay Area, and Preferences Menu


  • Setting up your camera
    • AV Settings > Camera A + Camera B> Source > Mini Recorder (and Decklink Duo 2)
    • Explanation of capture devices
    • Basic transitions between cameras


  • Setting up your audio device
    • AV Settings > Audio Input > Source > USB CODEC (for USB mixer)
    • Explanation of differences between USB Mixers, USB Sound Cards, and Line In sources


  • Inserting Overlays/Graphics
    • Click the addition symbol > go to the open tab in your overlay manager window > check the box next to the overlay you would like to open > click open
    • Reminder: Items need to be downloaded in order to open and use them in PT. Make sure you have downloaded and opened all overlays you are wanting to use
    • Explanation of Control Panel/Score Banner relationship, customize graphics
    • Click and drag the overlay to the right hand side of the screen > click overlay/clear
    • Saving Overlays
    • https://support.blueframetech.com/hc/en-us/articles/227137787-The-Basics-of-Overlays-


  • Creating a broadcast (through BlueFrame’s Service)
    • Click broadcast > Create Broadcast
    • Explanation of necessary fields - title, section, date/time
    • Contact information is filled automatically
    • Click Create


  • Creating a broadcast (through another service)
    • Brief overview of other service listings in Preferences


  • Streaming a broadcast
    • Test to Live explanation
    • Click Test > Click Live - We are LIVE!



VCLOUD BASICS


  • Basic overview of vCloud Home Screen
    • 15 second overview of vCloud: What is it?
    • User Account correlation with PT
  • Monitor Broadcast Dashboard
    • Explanation of filtering tools
    • Overview of tools for each individual broadcast (view our current broadcast)
      • Normal player, admin player, analytics, logging, etc.
    • Operations > Create Broadcast
  • Broadcast Creation Page
    • Required fields overview
  • Broadcast Embed and Admin Player page
    • Where do I go to see my broadcast if it’s in test mode? Where can I get the embed code?
  • Creating Widget
    • What is the BlueFrame Widget?
    • Examples of integrations, can be pasted within the framework of all major site providers
  • Creating Portal page
    • How to create and edit the portal page

 


PRODUCTION TRUCK ADVANCED FEATURES


  • Instant Replay
    • How to set up on each camera
    • How to capture replay
  • Trimming, Exporting Clips
    • After capture, how can we trim the clip down and save a unique file name?
    • Custom Transitions to instant replays
    • Cutting the replay back into PT as well
  • Social Media Sharing
    • You can capture either a replay or a still image to share on social media
    • After replay capture, how to share to social media?
    • Review where to find Social Media preferences
  • Playlist Builder
    • Review playlist builder
    • How can this be used? Combining commercials for one long break OR pulling together replays into a highlight reel.
  • Sportzcast Scorebot Integration
    • Example of connection to Scorebot and how it integrates with scoreboard graphics
    • Ballpark pricing of Scorebot ($700-$1500 depending on recommended model)
  • Picture-In-Picture
    • How does Picture-in-Picture work?
    • Most common use cases? (scoreboard integration, interview with coach in corner, RTMP “Live Look In”)
  • NDI
    • What is NDI? (Network Device Interface)
    • How can it be utilized? (integrate other production setups, connect two separate instances of Production Truck on the same network)
  • Sling Studio (Kaiser)
    • General Sling Studio setup
    • Advantages


VCLOUD ADVANCED FEATURES

  • Poster + Splash Image Upload
    • Individual Broadcast Upload (1280x720 image with a solid backgorund color)
    • Site Upload
  • Network ID
    • Individual Broadcast Upload (5 to 30 seconds recommended)
    • Site Upload
  • Push Syndication to a Third-Party Service
    • Facebook Live Syndication - explain advantages and disadvantages
    • Achievable with any service that utilizes RTMP protocols (YouTube, Facebook, etc.)
  • Pull Syndication
    • Allows for BlueFrame to pull in a third-party stream from another service
    • Also can be used to do a “live look-in broadcast” from BlueFrame’s own service
  • RTMP Alternate Source
    • If you’re using a production setup that is not Production Truck, you can use the RTMP protocol to bring in content from your current setup (XSplit, Tricaster, VMix, Wirecast, etc.)
  • Overview of OTT and Mobile App offerings for individual schools and conferences
    • OTT and Mobile: IHSAA
    • OTT: NJCAATV, GLVC, ECC, MIAA, and more to come!
    • We can develop branded apps for individual schools and for conferences that join BlueFrame
    • Team1Sports OTT apps free for college sports organizations for 2017-2018 academic year (Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku)