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Do you want to know how to easily create a professional stage broadcast experience for your event with the StreamYard Backstage? In this video we will show you how to set up your StreamYard studio and stage. The Hopin stage is where you can reach your entire audience in one place. It's great for your main talks, keynotes, presentations, fireside chats, panels, interviews and so on.
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Up to 100,000 people can view the stage at a time. To set up the stage go to the event dashboard, select venue, then stage. Here you can start setting up the basics of your stage, such as the title description, and if anyone can watch it or if you want to restrict the viewing to specific ticket types. If you are planning to use Hopin’s backstage, select Hopin Backstage.
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powered by StreamYard. You also have the options of YouTube, Vimeo or Wistia as your stream providers. If you will be streaming to an audience that has an unstable internet connection, you can turn off the low latency mode to ensure they are still able to view your event at a reduced quality. You can also set up some of our many integrations such as Twitter, Slido and Typeform, to offer your attendees a truly immersive experience.
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Click Add an integration to be directed to the integrations area of your Hopin account, where you can add even more great tools such as GoFundMe or Syncwords to save time,. Collaborate with others or engage your attendees even further with surveys, quizzes or games throughout the event. And if you're looking for a specific integration that is not listed yet, you can always request it here.
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Our product engineers might be able to build it for you. In the streaming settings, organizers can choose between the classic Hopin backstage or the built in Hopin backstage powered by StreamYard to easily broadcast from various locations and screens. If you have a separate StreamYard business account, which offers some additional features compared to the built in backstage one, you can use the RTMP stream option here to connect a third party stream to broadcast to your stage.
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When choosing the StreamYard backstage option, start by setting up your webcam and mic, and a green screen if you want to use virtual backgrounds. Organizers can choose between various video layouts and add their webcam and audio, as well as their virtual background to their stream. Alternatively, they can easily share prerecorded video files with their audience. This is a great option for sharing a quick demo or marketing video.
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Additionally, there are many options to customize your broadcasts by adding a banner, your brand color logo and video clips to truly make it your own. And that's all! We hope this quick video provided you with an idea of how easy it is to create a professional stage experience for your event with the Hopin backstage powered by StreamYard.