- You will need version 2.5 (or higher) of the Tricaster software (available from here).
- A Ustream account (register here).
- A reasonable internet connection (at least 300kbps). You can check your upload speed here.
On Your Tricaster
Click the X on the right-hand side of the screen and choose Admin Mode to enter the desktop. Open the browser and navigate to http://ustream.tv and log in to your account. Go to Manage Your Show -> Settings, then at the bottom of the page, click Advanced Settings and then the Download the Flash Media Encoder XML file link.
Click Start Menu -> Run… and type in winrtme. Click OK. Then click Start Menu -> All Programs -> Adobe -> Flash Media Live Encoder 3.1. You can ignore any errors that occur. In Flash Media Live Encoder, click File -> File and open the XML file that was downloaded earlier from the Ustream site.
Take note of the FMS URL and Stream values, we will be using these later on.
In Tricaster Studio, click Launch Tricaster and then click the Record Stream tab. From the Stream Type dropdown box select either of the two Flash Ustream options. Copy the values for FMS URL and Stream ID from Flash Media Live Encoder and paste them into Tricaster Studio.
Finally, click Stream Live Output. You’re now streaming live to Ustream!
On another, internet-connected, computer
Open your browser and log in to Ustream. Click the Broadcast button.
Select the show that you would like to broadcast and click the Broadcast button.
The Ustream console will appear. You can control your broadcast from here using the Start/Stop Broadcast button, and adjust any settings such as video/audio quality and volume.
And that’s it! Happy video streaming! Have any questions? Please use the comment box below!
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