Livestream Learn Recap: Stream to Multiple Destinations with Simulcast

This week on Livestream Learn, Product Manager Matt Newberg demonstrated our newest feature: Simulcast with Livestream. Simulcast from the Livestream Platform lets you stream to multiple destinations from a single source. Enable Simulcast on all of your events in your Livestream account settings, or on an event-by-event basis within your event editor.

With Simulcast, Premium and Enterprise customers can reach viewers across multiple live platforms. Stream to Livestream and Facebook Live simultaneously, or YouTube Live, Twitch, and Periscope at the same time with a single stream to the Livestream platform. Simulcast works with your existing workflow, requiring less bandwidth from your network by streaming to each platform in the cloud.

What are the benefits of streaming to multiple destinations? Streaming to other platforms expands your reach, bringing new viewers to your content.

Premium and Enterprise users can embed the Livestream player on their own website, and Simulcast to drive traffic back to their own properties. Livestream Analytics shows you who is watching your Livestream event or live player embed, as well as where in the world they’re tuning in, and on what device. Livestream’s VOD functionality ensures the highest-quality version of your stream will be available to download after your live event has ended. Additionally, Premium and Enterprise users have access to Livestream’s Customer Support team seven days a week.

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO LEARN:

  • How to stream to multiple destinations from a single source.
  • How to integrate Simulcast into your existing Livestream workflow.
  • Why streaming to multiple destinations can help you grow your audience.
  • Why Livestream is the best place to maintain your live video content.

Meet Vimeo Enterprise: Video for the way you work

If you’ve been a longtime reader of this blog, then you already know — video is a crucial communication tool for connecting with audiences, customers, and employees.

As people have grown accustomed to high-quality, consumer video experiences in their day-to-day lives, they have come to expect similar video experiences from the companies they work for or with. We at Vimeo realized we could do more to help businesses harness the power of video across the organization.

“Live video is becoming a necessity for companies. It’s the best way to get your point across to as many people as possible.”
Michael Weinstein, Video Studio Lead at Deloitte Global

With that in mind, we’re proud to introduce Vimeo Enterprise — a secure, centralized video solution for organizations of all sizes.

What’s happening to Vimeo Livestream?

Never fear, live streaming fans — nothing is changing with the Vimeo Livestream product you know and love. The team at Vimeo continues to support the Livestream product and users just as we always have.

Vimeo Enterprise is a new way to manage videos built specifically for the needs of businesses and organizations, with new security features, built-in Q&A and lower thirds, private video Showcase, and much more.

Is Vimeo Enterprise right for me?

If you’re currently using video to communicate with your workforce, or if you’re looking for a better way to manage and distribute your organization’s video content, Vimeo Enterprise might be right for you.

Our new, end-to-end solution combines what millions of users already love about Vimeo with the dedicated support and advanced features that large organizations require, like:

  • Enterprise-grade security with single sign-on (SSO) for viewers, private team projects, embed permissions, and much more
  • Private Showcase, a branded viewing destination that gives you complete control over your video experience, anywhere, now with SSO-secured access and live streaming
  • Built-in engagement tools like live polls, live Q&A, and audience chat make it easier than ever to drive viewer participation
  • Easy-to-use, professional live graphics let you add images, animated text, and logos to your live events, straight from your browser
  • Advanced video analytics to help your team better understand your audience, down to each and every employee, trainee, viewer, etc.
  • Dedicated support, when you need it with white-glove onboarding, dedicated account management, and access to Vimeo’s award-winning live production services
  • High-quality, reliable HD streaming with support and uptime SLAs to ensure your live events go smoothly, every time

Where can I learn more?

Read more about Vimeo Enterprise on the Vimeo blog, or sign up for our product walkthrough and see Vimeo Enterprise in action on October 1 at 1 PM ET.