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How to switch to a backup feed in TVU Remote Commentator

The event producer or host as the coordinator can switch from primary to backup feeds, edit the event, and enable an On-air tally to flag when an event is live from the Coordinator room in TVU Remote Commentator.

To switch between a primary input source and a backup feed in the Coordinator room:

Note: when you click Save in the Create an event window, the Main window opens.

  1. In the bottom-left panel of the Main window, click the Backup IN button in the Coordination panel.
  2. A “Switch input select successful” message appears at the top of the Main window.
  3. The event producer can enter the Create an event window to edit or change the backup source from the Coordination panel by clicking the Edit button.
  4. The Create an event window can also be accessed by returning to the main Remote Commentator event window, selecting an event, and clicking the Edit button.
  5. Click the Backup checkbox and select another source from the BKP Input drop-down menu and the Please Select drop-down menu.
  6. Click the Backup IN button, then click the Save button to switch to your new backup input selection.

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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.