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SlingStudio Review: Wireless Portable Multi-Camera Production and Live Streaming

MrCheesyCam chimes in on the SlingStudio Platform for wireless live production and streaming!

…The most exciting part of SlingStudio for me is the completely wireless workflow – right down to the Hub running off battery power. Not only can you use accessible smart devices for a multi-camera production, but you can also add your professional camera systems.

The SlingStudio Hub can work off of battery power, so it’s truly portable. Once you power it on, it acts as a wireless access point. Install the SlingStudio Capture app on your smart device and connect to the SlingStudio Hub (wifi network). From an iPad with the SlingStudio Console app installed, you can view all of the different video being streamed from every device connected.

You can choose to record just the program feed locally on an SDXC card, or external USB drive as your switching camera angles, or you can record each of the feeds individually to edit later. There is also a dedicated Audio line in if you’re working with a mixer or even a simple wireless mic system. If you have internet access at your location, you can choose to Broadcast Live to any of the popular social networks (Facebook, YouTube, etc).

There’s a number of features any multi-camera live production would need such as graphic overlays, and various transitions. When working with a Smartphone and Capture app, there’s even a Tally display that tells the operator when their camera angle is being used….

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By Britt, March 12, 2018