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How to set up a backup source in TVU Remote Commentator

TVU Remote Commentator allows you to create multiple backup events. Setting up backup events enables the user to easily switch between primary and backup feeds in real-time.

To set up backup feeds in TVU Remote Commentator:

  1. To set up a backup event, you must first create an event in Remote Commentator.
  2. In the Main event panel, click the Edit link to a current event you would like to configure with a backup source.
  3. In the Create an event pop-up window, click the Backup checkbox, then click the Main IN button.
  4. Select a BKP Input receiver from the BKP Input drop-down menu as your backup source.
  5. Select a backup source in the Please Select drop-down menu to replace the primary source.
  6. Click the Save button.

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TVU Remote Commentator is a cloud-based commentary platform. On-air announcers and talent can call the action from their homes, hotel rooms, offices – wherever there’s an internet connection. Using a simple browser-based interface on a laptop or smart device, TVU Remote Commentator allows talent to simply log in and become part of the production. Talent sees a low-latency, high-quality preview of the event and can add commentary that’s 100% in sync with the program, thanks to TVU’s auto-sync technology.