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What is the dimension of the broadcast image?
The broadcast resolution of Live is 720p. However, the image can be degraded and broadcast in a smaller size for a participant with an insufficient or unstable internet connection.
Is there a limit on the number of speakers?
Yes, you can have up to 9 speakers connected and active simultaneously per session.
How many thumbnails can be displayed simultaneously?
Nine video streams can be displayed simultaneously.
Is there a limit on the number of connected people?
In real time (webRTC), you are limited to 3000 streams. One video source generates one stream. So, if you have 3 remote speakers, then you can have about 1000 participants. With a slight delay, the number of participants becomes - almost - unlimited (tens of thousands) thanks to HLS technology. It's similar to a live Youtube.
Is the technology real time?
We support two technologies to broadcast your live stream: In webRTC, it is real time. Participants see your video with 1 second delay. However, there is a limit in the number of participants and this consumes more bandwidth. In HLS, the participant sees the video 25 to 40 seconds later than the live stream. This technology makes it possible to reach very large audiences. In all cases, the remote speakers and moderators are in real time and can therefore converse freely during the event.
What are the different types of interactivity you offer?
In terms of interactivity, we offer Chat, Questions & Answers, Word Cloud, Quiz and Surveys modules. These features can be activated or deactivated for each session at your convenience.
Are there any special features specific to your Chat?
You can have your own chat for each of your sessions. All participants can chat with each other and integrate GIFs through the Giphy service integration.
Is it possible to integrate third party interactivity tools?
No, it is not possible to integrate third-party tools. We offer different types of interactivity to guarantee a very good engagement rate.
Can participants benefit from all the interactivity features if they connect from their smartphone?
Yes, participants can access all the features regardless of the device used.
Is it possible to moderate participants' messages?
Yes, you have the Moderator role which allows you to delete messages and even mute the microphone and camera of a participant speaking. You can choose whether or not to enable Chat on your event. You also have the ability to filter questions, launch quizzes, etc.
What rights does the moderator (or event manager) have?
The moderator can choose the display mode of the speakers: - auto enlargement of the speaker speaking, - grid, - manual enlargement. The moderator can also open or close the live event, share his screen, manage interactive services, mute the microphones and temporarily or permanently remove a malicious participant.
Can we see the moderator among the participants?
The moderator disappears completely when his camera and microphone are disabled.
Is there any moderation in the display of questions?
Yes, we can moderate the questions in the Q&A feature, decide whether or not to display some of them and also correct typing/spelling mistakes.
What differences in rights and configuration modes are there between facilitators and participants?
The presenter can share his screen, activate his camera, disable the participants' microphones and cameras, make his presentation while the participant can participate in the interactive features and activate/deactivate his microphone/camera (if allowed).
Can participants or speakers exchange messages in a private chat?
Currently, participants cannot have private conversations, the chat is visible to everyone. Nevertheless, this feature is possible in our event application.
Can participants communicate orally with the moderators?
Yes, participants can "ask to speak" or "raise their hand".
Is there a space dedicated to the speakers before the live broadcast?
Yes, we offer a waiting room for the speakers so that they can exchange last words before the event begins.
Is it possible to schedule live presentation tests with our speakers?
Yes, you can schedule live presentation tests with your speakers.
Is the speaker's presentation integrated into the Eventdrive platform during a hybrid event?
The presentation is not integrated in our tool. It can be available for download to your attendees after the event if you wish, but you don't need to integrate it into Eventdrive to broadcast it on the day of your event. You can do it directly from your computer with the screen sharing feature.
Is there a possibility of technical support on the day of the event?
Yes, we can accompany you on site on the day of the event, in particular to manage moderation and live content delivery.
Does Eventdrive manage the onsite capture part?
We offer to provide on-site recording through our event partners. Capture is not our core business, but we do everything possible to support our clients.
Is it possible to divide the group of participants into sub-groups for team activities?
Yes, you can group your participants before your event or invite them to register for workshop sessions. Quotas and waiting lists are automatically managed by the platform.
Can the same link be used for an event with several workshops?
The participant can go back to the global agenda of the event using the "all sessions" button to change workshops. You can also send a personalized link with the specific agenda of the participant in question. You can send: the global link of the event, the link of the workshop area and the link of a specific workshop.
Can my live event be pre-registered?
Yes, you can pre-record your live.
Is it possible to share a video during the live?
Yes, a video you have a file of, a replay or a Youtube video.
In the case of the hybrid, can we integrate the video stream of the camera recording?
Yes, you can integrate the video stream of the camera recording.
Is it possible to record my event?
Yes, you can record your event and offer it in replay if you wish later on. You can download your recording as a raw file if you want to edit it later or make it available on your intranet for example.
Are there any other technical prerequisites to consider?
Your participants will not need to download anything before the event to participate. Nevertheless, the stability of the internet connection remains essential. We invite you to test it (as well as your hardware) here: https://tokbox.com/developer/tools/precall/
Which browser should I use?
You must use the latest version of Chrome to broadcast. Speakers, moderators and moderators will therefore have to use Chrome. As a participant we also recommend using Chrome, up to date. You can use other browsers such as Safari (13 and up), Firefox or Edge (recent, post-January 2020 version). We do not recommend the use of Internet Explorer, which is no longer supported by Microsoft since 2018. As a participant we also recommend using Chrome, which is up to date. You can use other browsers such as Safari (13 and above), Firefox or Edge (recent, post-January 2020 version). We do not recommend the use of Internet Explorer, which is no longer supported by Microsoft since 2018.
What do you propose in case of connection problems on the participants' side?
Our support is dedicated to our customers and not to our customers' participants. However, before your event goes online, we will check with you to make sure that everything is working properly and that all the links are pointing to the right interfaces. Therefore, there can be no connection problems, except for bad internet speed. We also offer in the product an error diagnosis to help solve problems.
Can I access the Live of my event with a firewall?
We use a web app solution, which means that there is no software to download, so there is no blocking at this level. We can set up a whitelisting with your company's technical teams to ensure access to your events created with Eventdrive.
Which URLs are to be whitelisted?
We recommend that you get in touch with your IT department or the DSI for: admin.eventdrive.com applive.eventdrive.com api.eventdrive.com pusher.com // notifs socket *.tokbox.com // video *.opentok. com // video static.opentok.com // video cdnjs.cloudflare.com // libs js cdn.jsdelivr.net // libs js unpkg.com // libs js use.fontawesome.com // icons videodelivery.net // pre-recorded video streaming
What protocols are used?
HTTPS and WSS (Websocket Secure) protocols on port 443.
Which ports can we open?
We recommend opening port 3478 in UDP to improve the experience and especially for the quality of sound and video.
Which Codecs are used?
Video is encoded in VP8 and audio in Opus.