SlingStudio and BoxCast can work together to create your live event. There are two ways to connect your BoxCast account to SlingStudio.

Connecting BoxCast RTMP to SlingStudio

All that's needed from your BoxCast dashboard is a RTMP source, where the source's Server URL and Stream Key can be provided to SlingStudio. Needing to know how to create a RTMP source in your dashboard? Click here. Once a RTMP source is created, the Server URL and Stream Key will be available for copying and pasting into SlingStudio as described below.

Step 1

Assuming you've properly set up your SlingStudio hardware and video sources, launch SlingStudio's Console app on your device, connecting to the hotspot as prompted.

Step 2

From the menu button, select Create/Open Project, followed by creating a NEW PROJECT and completing the necessary information, until reaching the LIVE BROADCASTING section.

Step 3

Enable the toggle switch for LIVE BROADCASTING.

Step 4
Under the LIVE BROADCASTING section, find BROADCAST DESTINATION and then click on Select a Destination.

Step 5
Click on Custom RTMP, followed by Add New RTMP.

Step 6
From the RTMP source created in your BoxCast dashboard, copy the Server URL and enter it where prompted in SlingStudio. Do the same with your Stream Key.

Step 7

Click SET DESTINATION.

Step 8

Assuming your audio and video feeds are properly adjusted in SlingStudio, clicking the GO LIVE button in the Console will begin sending data to BoxCast. Please know that your SlingStudio feed will not stream through BoxCast until you've scheduled a broadcast to go live in your BoxCast dashboard. Need to schedule a broadcast? Click here.

Connecting the BoxCaster to SlingStudio

Step 1

Connect the BoxCaster to your SlingStudio unit’s HDMI OUT port using a Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable.

Step 2

The SlingStudio unit should be powered up, the SlingStudio Console app should be connected to the SlingStudio hotspot, and you should have a project open.

Step 3

In the SlingStudio Console app, tap HDMI OUT in the lower-left corner.
A popup menu appears:

Step 4

From the popup menu that appears, choose the best option for your needs: <, In this case, you will want to choose the PROGRAM VIDEO.

PROGRAM VIDEO: Streams your program video (the video currently in the Program window in the SlingStudio Console app) to the BoxCaster and includes audio.

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