Wirecast Compatibility

Review PTZOptics & Wirecast Integration Tutorial Videos

PTZOptics Wirecast Integration Videos

At PTZOptics we strive to provide integration videos for Wirecast. In these video, lead support technician Andrew Chatfield reviews the compatibility and limitations of the PTZOptics cameras. In general, you can connect a PTZOptics camera via HD-SDI, HDMI (with capture card) USB to your Mac or PC OR directly over your network with ONVIF enabled. For more information you can visit our Knowledge Base.

Room Configuration Diagrams

Room Configuration 1 - Small Studio Room Configuration 2 - Medium Studio Wirecast USB setup w/ 2 Cameras & joystick

Wirecast Camera Control

The rise of the one-man video production team is here. And PTZOptics is happy to announce an in-depth product integration with Wirecast, made for streamers by live streamers. Wirecast is the industries most popular Mac and PC based live streaming software. And in this video, we are going to dig into the all-new Wirecast Gear which is a turnkey live streaming system that can control PTZOptics cameras with a click of a button.

Wirecast PTZ Camera Controls with NDI
But that’s not all! We are going to show you easy it is to set up our weekly live show in Wirecast plus the awesome benefits of the new Wirecast X-keys controller. Wirecast has also teamed up with xKeys to create a physical keyboard controller ideal for volunteers new to live streaming and expert broadcast professionals alike. The X-keys for Wirecast 124 button interface reflects even the most advanced Wirecast features on a life-sized keyboard. Switching your live video production from graphics to cameras and PTZ preset positions has never been easier. If you need to teach employees or volunteers how to use your live streaming system, this is a complementary product you don’t want to miss out on.

Finally, Wirecast has an advanced NewTek NDI integration which can be paired with the PTZOptics NDI cameras, but also advanced video production tools like the NDI Telestrator, Studio Monitor and much more. Let’s dig into the latest release of Wirecast Software, review the PTZOptics camera integration, just how easy it is to set up a show just like the PTZOptics Live Show and finally play around with some of the latest NewTek NDI integrations available inside the Wirecast platform.

Wirecast Gear Compatibility

The all-new Wirecast Gear takes the ever-popular Wirecast platform into an all-in-one streaming appliance. With the option for (4) HDMI or (4) HD-SDI video inputs, easy integration with multiple PTZOptics can turn this solution into a TV-quality video production with the TV studio budget.
The Wirecast Gear features seamless integration with PTZOptics cameras at HD resolutions up to 1080p 60fps which is perfect for live streaming and producing impressive video content. Whether you are capturing a corporate presentation, live sports or a house of worship assembly, Wirecast is a preferred solution for stellar performance.

Hosting a Live Talk Show w/ Wirecast

Learn how to bring in video conferencing software inside Wirecast to host a live talk show! This process is the best way to capture a video conferencing software’s video and audio and then live stream out a professional production. The best part about this solution is that you can use any video conferencing software, plus it works with the Wirecast Gear and most other video production / live streaming software systems.

Once you have your computer / live streaming appliance all setup we highly suggest using a dual monitor setup. This way you can open Wirecast (or vMix/Tricaster/OBS/xSplit) on one monitor and have your video conferencing software (Skype, Zoom, WebEX) open on the second monitor. This way you can easily perform a “screen capture” to bring in the video. The audio is a little more complicated as always. First, you will want to download the Virtual Audio Cables. These virtual audio cables will be used to send audio back and forth from Wirecast and the video conferencing software as shown in the video above.

Technical Integration Video

In this video Paul Richards review how to integrate a PTZOptics camera with WireCast

IP Streaming to Wirecast

In this video Andrew Chatfield demonstrates a example of sending a video feed directly to Wirecast from a PTZOptics camera over the network. Andy also uses the ONVIF device manager to control the cameras PTZ.

Streaming from Wirecast to YouTube Live

In this video Andrew Chatfield demonstrates a how you can set up Wirecast to stream directly to YouTube Live.

Live Streaming Example

In this video Andrew Chatfield demonstrates a live example of using Wirecast to live stream to YouTube Live

Using Virtual Sets with WireCast

In this video Paul Richards shows how to use virtual sets with a green screen, using Wirecast


Integration is key… This is where PTZOptics shine!

vMix Integration

vmix systems

From live streaming to microstreaming to camera control

vMix is a pioneer of live streaming technology on a Windows platform. From MicroStreaming, a incredible way to make amazing marketing videos, to live streaming and camera control vMix is a goto streaming software for many of our customers. We use vMix for our Friday live webinars!

Tricaster Integration

PTZOptics Integration with NewTek TriCaster

Enter Live Webcasting… Emerge Victorious

Whether broadcasting on location, streaming from a flight case, or driving a big screen from backstage, live event producers need to be able to deliver high-quality, professional results from wherever they are—and get quickly to wherever they’re going next. With built-in support for PTZ controls for PTZOptics cameras.

Wirecast Integration

PTZOptics Integration with WireCast

Live Webcasting Software

Live stream conferences, concerts, interviews and more. Wirecast provides everything you need to stream professional live events. Add multiple cameras, including iOS devices; create composite shots with graphics and transitions; and live encode and stream to your favorite streaming destination. Plus integrate PTZOptics camera over the network or USB!


Zoom Integration

PTZOptics Integration with Zoom camera control

Affordable Web Conferencing

Zoom is one of the most affordable and power online video conferencing services. That’s why PTZOptics is giving away a free Zoom Pro license with every camera sold! Check out the far end camera control options using our USB camera models! 

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