Set Up an HLS Stream in a HyperCaster

  1. Click on Config. Under Feeds click on Live Streams.
  2. Click on the small icon in the bottom-left of the table to add a new stream source
  3. Change the type to HLS. Enter a name and description of your choosing.
  4. Enter the address address of the HLS stream.
  5. Optionally enable Stop on Loss of Signal. By selecting this checkbox, any stream/record event created using this feed will automatically end when the source signal is lost. You can set a tolerance, for example to deal with noisy networks or the Internet, to allow some number of seconds of signal loss without considering a loss and time to stop via the Schedule Configuration settings.
  6. If the streaming source does not have an audio track, enable Silent Audio to insert silent audio as the HyperCaster requires an audio track.
  7. Click Save.
  8. You can preview the stream within the HyperCaster web interface, if the stream is running, by clicking on the blue link under URI.
  9. The HLS stream can now be scheduled as you would schedule any other stream in the Programming tab, either Calendar or Classic view.
  10. To schedule in Classic view:
    • Click Add Stream Event.
    • Choose the channel you wish to stream the event on.
    • Choose the name of the HLS stream you created.
    • Set the duration and start time.
    • (Optional) On the right side of the page, fill in the Program, Episode, and Description fields.
    • Click Save.
  11. To schedule in Calendar view:
    • In the second column from the left, choose Stream from the dropdown.
    • Drag and drop the HLS stream you created to the appropriate time slot.
    • Set the duration and click Submit.
    • (Optional) Click Modify on the far right side and then enter the Program, Episode, and Description metadata and click Save.
in Config TabHC User ManualLive Streams

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