Joymo Connect enables you to stream your sporting events on the Joymo platform using any camera, encoder, or software that supports the RTMP streaming protocol.
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Ways to Connect: Use your own camera setup
1. Stream directly from a camera
Several cameras available today have built-in live streaming capabilities. Make sure the camera you want to use supports the RTMP streaming protocol. You will be able to input the RTMP/Server URL and Stream Key directly into your device or accompanying software/application. As cameras may be slightly different, check the camera specification and instructions for more information on how to live stream using your camera.
Some examples of cameras that have built-in live streaming capabilities:
- The GoPro HERO 7,8,9 and 10
- Panasonic HC-X1500 UHD 4K
Take a look at this article in our Knowledge Base for further details on how to stream directly from a camera and a quick step by step guide on how to acquire the RTMP URL from Joymo.
In this example a GoPro camera connects to the Quik app and uses your devices wifi/4G connection to stream via RTMP to the Joymo platform.
2. Use Live Streaming and Broadcasting software
There are many great software packages that can help you in creating a professional broadcast and enables you to send your stream to your preferred platform. Broadcasting software allows you to add graphics, transitions, scoreboards, connect multiple video sources, show replays - basically anything you need to create a high-end production that will enhance the experience for your online audience. Connect your camera(s) to your computer, use your preferred broadcasting software and send the live stream to your Joymo channel.
Some examples of popular broadcasting software that supports the RTMP protocol:
- OBS Studio: Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming.
- vMix: Create professional live video productions.
- Wirecast: Compatible with a wide range of capture cards, devices, and camera inputs.
Take a look at this article in our Knowledge Base for further details on how to set up a stream using broadcasting software and a quick step by step guide on how to acquire the RTMP URL from Joymo.
In this example the camera is connected to OBS Studio which is a broadcasting software allowing streaming via RTMP to the Joymo platform.
3. Use a hardware encoder
Hardware encoders allow you to connect several video sources/cameras and also support streaming to an RTMP URL. The ATEM Mini Switcher from Blackmagic Design is an entry level hardware encoder that should fit many of your needs and help you in creating a great sports production.
Take a look at this article in our Knowledge Base for further details on how to acquire the RTMP URL from Joymo.
In this example the camera is connected to a hardware encoder which allows streaming via RTMP to the Joymo platform.