Switcher overview

  1. Menu
  2. Production area
  3. Panels
  4. Communication tools

Menu

  1. Event details: Support level, Event Name & Duration
  2. Multiviewer (Coming soon): Overview of all input streams and outputs 
  3. Load indicator (Coming soon): Overview of the load on the cloud mixer / server and the your local device 
  4. Options
    • Profile: Set your location, Preview quality, Video & Audio quality
    • Devices: Select your camera and microphone
    • Settings: Set the Switcher event quality
    • Support: Link to Kiswe support center
    • Leave: Exit the Switcher event. The event will continue to run until the end date and time that was set


Production Area

  1. Preview & Program: Preview and Program windows
  2. Cut Button: Switch the content from the Preview window to the Program window
  3. Quick Action Buttons (Coming soon): Turn on / off layers, audio streams, & change content or clips
  4. VU meters: Stereo volume indication of Preview and Program windows. Independent volume meters with the option to listen to the audio of Preview or Program separately

Panels

  1. Switch
  2. Scenes
  3. Audio
  4. Crew
  5. Channels
  6. Presets

1. Switch 

Add sources and create scenes by adding layers, audio streams and transition effects. Find an overview of the sources that you can add here.  When you select one of the added sources, or want to edit the content of the scene, it will be placed in preview.

 

  1. Empty source box: Click to add a source
  2. Filled source box: Click to put the source in preview, hover over the source to edit the scene or remove the source
  3. Hot switching (Coming soon): This mode removes the preview and you directly put the sources in program mode
  4. Customize the Content Panel (Coming soon):  This mode allows you to change the order and sizes of the source boxes in the switch panel

2. Scene 

Create your scene by adding content, layers, audio streams and transitions to the source. 

  1. Scene Name (Coming soon): Double click to edit the name
  2. Content:  Main content source of the scene. There can only be 1 main content source stream, but there can be added multiple images or clips.
  3. Layers: Layers added on top of the content in a full screen size (1920x1080) with transparency. Add an image or 3rd party link with live animated graphics.
  4. Audio: Turn on the audio streams that you would like to have in the scene. The volume of the streams is set in the audio panel. 
  5. Options:  Set specific functionalities to use during the scene. For example start a certain transitions when the scene is activated

3. Audio 

Master all of the audio streams that are added to the Switcher event. Change the volume, mute, or listen to individual streams. 

  1. Headphone: Listen to a single stream
  2. Stream Info: Hover over the buttons to get detailed information on the audio stream and the health quality
  3. Master: The volume of the audio streams. This volume will be used in all scenes where the audio is active
  4. Mute: The audio stream

4. Crew (Coming soon)

Manage all crew members added to the Switcher event, regulate their volume and detect their connectivity status and health.

5.Channels

Add & manage the Output channels where your Switcher event will be sent. 

  1. Add New Channel: Select an output stream where you would like the final product to be sent. (Note: These streams should be setup prior to the event in the streams manager.)
  2. Turn On / Off the Channel: When added, you can select if the output stream is used or not by changing the toggle. 
  3. Details / Delete: Hover over the channel to get more details and the option to delete the channel

6.Preset  (Coming soon)

Enhance the setup process by creating scene presets with layers, audio streams and transitions that can easily be added to multiple sources. Instead of setting up scenes individually you create presets that can be used over multiple sources.

  1. Preset Name: Name of the preset
  2. Delete: Delete the preset from the event
  3. New Preset: Create a new preset
  4. Preset Controls: Add layers, audio streams & transitions to the preset

Communication Tools

Collaborate with all crew members and guests via chat, talkback and intercom. To open up the communication tools, you need to connect your devices and allow Kiswe access your computers camera microphone.

  1. Chat: Message everyone in the event
  2. Talkback: Talk to crew only
  3. Intercom: Talk to the Crew & Guests
  4. Disconnect: Disconnect your device from the event

Learn here how you start to add your first source here.