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Picture-in-picture Mode (PIP)

How to Enable Picture-in-picture Mode?

    The picture-in-picture is similar to multi-window mode, where you can pin several small source window on the same screen and broadcast it on your channel. To enable this feature,

  • Go to the Livebox Mixer window.
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  • Click the option “Add Group”.
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  • A notification “Mixer group added” appears, and you can click “OK”.
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  • Click inside the “Add Source” area to add your video source. Likewise, you can add two or more sources to proceed with your PIP feature.
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  • A new dialog box “Menu_Dialog_Form” opens, where click the option “Add File” to add your local files.
  • To add your professional camera or webcam sources, click the “Add Live” option.
  • To add URL from any other media platforms, click the “Add URL” option.
  • To add your Livebox playout sources, click the “Add Playlist” option.
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  • Your sources are added. Scroll down under each source control panel to turn on the PIP option.  
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  • Now click on the term “Foreground” and once you click on the foreground, the “Mixer” button is enabled. Then click the “Mixer” option. 

Note:  If the click is done properly then the option Foreground is highlighted in blue.

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  • After clicking the mixer option, you can see your added source in the “Preview” area.
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  • You can drag to position your sources or even re-size.
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  • Under the foreground option, you can see the number of listed sources. You can tick or untick to have your source in the preview area.
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  • Likewise, you can add several groups and switch between those groups. To switch your groups, click the drop-down menu under “Active PIP group”. 
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  • Now you can go to Livebox encoder or any encoder of your preference to stream it to your channel.
  • Set your Audio Device and Video Device as Streaming Mixer.
  • Copy-paste your channel streaming URL in the URL bar.
  • And click the option “Start” to start your broadcast.
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You have successfully enabled the Picture-in-picture feature.  Now you can stream the sources with enabled PIP effects on your streaming platforms/social media destinations.