You can stream directly from your mobile device, either an iPhone or an iPad, to vCloud, with our Remote Truck app. This allows you to use the camera from your mobile device to stream your game.
Download the Remote Truck app from the app store and open it on you mobile device. You can also scan the below QR code to access the app on the App Store.
When you first open up the app, you will be asked to Select a User, you will sign in with your BlueFrame credentials, these will be the same you use for vCloud and Production Truck.
Now that you are signed in, navigate up to the three horizontal bars to access the menu. You will then select Broadcasts from the options.
If you have broadcasts created they will appear here, or you can create a broadcast by selecting the blue plus icon in the bottom right hand corner.
If you need to Create a Broadcast, you will need to select the following, please keep in mind that this information is publicly available for your viewers. Once you input this information, navigate down and select Save.
- Site: your organization or school
- Section: sport or category of broadcast
- Date: the date and time of the broadcast
- Title: the title for the broadcast
- Description: the large blank space, will be a description for the event, this is optional
If your broadcast is already created, or now with your broadcast created, navigate over to Camera. Then select your device's camera, or applicable device camera.
Select the broadcast you just created, or one that was already created from the Select Broadcast menu. Then select a resolution and mbps upload speed for the broadcast. Then select Launch.
With the broadcast now selected, your devices camera and microphone will be pulled up and utilized. To start streaming, select Start at the bottom.
Below is a breakdown of what each option does on the main screen.
Selecting the gear icon in the bottom left hand corner will pull up an Ad Menu and Hide Stats option.
Additionally, selecting the video camera and microphone icon will disable/enable your devices camera and microphone.
Zoom by pinching on the screen.
When you stop the stream, you will be given a two options, you can either select to Archive the stream if you are completely done or you can select Not Done and continue to stream the broadcast later.
In order to access the Overlays customization menu, navigate to the Gear icon in the bottom left corner of Remote Truck. Then select the Overlay Setup option.
This is where you will control the overlay's visual appearance and placement. You can see a preview of the overlay in the upper left by default.
- You can toggle between the Home/Away teams in the upper right.
- You can customize the Team's Color and Font Color.
- You can Rename the Teams in the bottom left.
Finally, selecting the Position option will move the overlay to various areas of the screen, and change design formats.
Below is an example of an overlay after it has been customized and repositioned.
Finally, select Close. Your overlay is now customized.
In order to get the Overlay to appear on-screen. From the main Remote Truck menu, swipe to the right to bring up the Overlay Menu.
Toggle between Overlay On/Off at the bottom to display or remove the overlay. Finally, you can switch between the two teams at the top left and add points.
Interested in firing Google based advertisements in your broadcasts? Get an ad tag set up with BlueFrame. Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have an existing ad tag setup with BlueFrame, you can play advertisements during Remote Truck broadcasts. This is done by bringing up the Ad Menu, via the gear icon in the lower left hand corner.
This will open up timers on the right side of the screen. Select a time you wish for the ad to play and then you will be notified with a pop-up that the advertisement has successfully fired.
You can instantly stop the ad by hitting the Stop Ad button in the bottom right.