Web Broadcast Quality Improvements

Broadcasting from the web browser on SetStream has always been easy. From fully-encrypted transmission, to ultra low-latency, to simplicity and ease of use, our built-in Web Broadcast module brings a lot to the table.  That is why we have been working hard to improve upon its quality and reliability.  I’m writing today to let you know about some big steps we’ve taken to improve our service.  Those improvements include:

  • Overall image quality enhancements
  • Fast connection negotiation when stream starts
  • Support for Blackmagic UltraStudio, Decklink, and Mini Recorder
  • Additional security, stability, and layout improvements

For the best experience we recommend using the Chrome web browser.

New Features to Come

Thank you to everyone who has given feedback and feature requests. We hear you loud and clear and are excited to implement some very exciting new features soon. This is just a tease. We’ll have more details soon!

We've Gone Global!

We are now officially world-wide. We quietly opened sales in South America, Asia, Australia, and Africa last week. Today we open the EU. You can now use SetStream no matter where in the world you are.

We’ve been vigorously adding content to our Kowledge Base. If you haven’t been there recently, check out the new tutorials and our revised Device Compatibility article.

Ready, Set, Stream!

We are excited today to release to you, a streaming service that creates a virtual video village so client, agency, and production can view and collaborate in real time on any device from anywhere.  

SetStream is designed specifically to meet the needs of production in the post-COVID era. Kelsey Wood, founder of SetStream and a Sound Mixer based in Seattle, WA, says, “During the Covid-19 shutdown I had a lot of time to think about the challenges presented by working together remotely. Collaboration is at the very core of film making. With SetStream, I wanted to create a dedicated tool focused on the unique needs of the film, television, and media workflows, while supporting the shift to working together, remotely.”

Kelsey along with his business partner Thatcher Kelley, a Colorist and DIT also based in Seattle, have used their first-hand knowledge of on-set workflow and demands to inform the design and functionality of SetStream. The three tenants at the core of their new service are: Security, Speed, and Simplicity.

We know that time and efficiency are high priorities for production. A production day is scheduled down to the last possible second, so the last thing anyone needs is a delay in video feed to hold up production. SetStream uses WebRTC to bring you live video from set in real-time. Your client and agency teams/viewers won’t miss a beat.

Most productions have strict privacy policies, therefore, creating a secure connection between set and the viewer was paramount. SetStream utilizes fully encrypted communication to ensure that your private information and intellectual property is protected. We also feature user-based authentication giving producers full control over who accesses the stream.

We strive to make Setstream as easy and seamless as possible, no one needs another app to install and learn or lengthy setup on top of a busy shoot day. Our client viewer is entirely browser-based and scales to all sizes allowing you to view the stream on a computer, tablet, or phone.

Simply buy the pass that you need for your shoot day, invite your team members using their email address, where they will receive a link and unique security code, and you are ready to stream.

Ready to start streaming?

Demo a free trial to see how SetStream can work for your production and explore the Kowledge Base page for guides and tutorials to help get you up and streaming in no time.
Feel free to contact us with any questions and we’ll be in touch again when we have more exciting news and updates.