The Guest Link is an easy-to-use web-based contribution link that runs on almost any device (need compatibility chart here) and provides bi-directional connectivity between the contributor (speaker) and the receiving location (studio).
The Guest Link requires to use VT Publisher and VT Receiver (it currently does not work with VT Server and cannot be set up via the Control Panel).
First, you have to download our latest version (starting with 22.214.171.1245). You can do it on our web site. After you download and extract the Video Transport:
Launch the VT Publisher application. Select the video source from the “studio”, which we will send to the remote guest. Hit “Start Publishing”.
Using the context menu of the selected channel from the studio, select “Copy Web Guest URL”:
Insert the "Web Guest URL" into the browser:
The stream from the browser will appear in the VT Publisher instance as one of the published sources. This feed can be delivered to required number of VT Receivers.
To customize the user experience on the contributing side, the following parameters can be set.
Sets the name of the feed to show in VT Receiver.
Sets location name to show up in VT Receiver.
Sets target resolution for contributor's camera.
E.g. "5m" (5 Mbps)
Sets max bitrate to stream at.
Selects encoder to use.
Sets the audio bitrate.
Mirrors contributor's video feed.
Automatically starts video feed from contributor.
Turns off the guest's camera.
Turns off the guest's microphone.
Here's an example:
https://vt.medialooks.com:8080/webguest2/IHjWJly7s0IrHyAU?name='Donald Trump'&location='Silicon Valley'&resolution=1280x720&videoBitrate=5m&videoEncoder=H264&audioBitrate=40k&mirroring=true&autostart=true