Using Megaphone TV's Guest Account
Experience Megaphone TV first-hand with Megaphone TV's Guest Account!
To get started:
After you've logged in, use the instructions below to:
If you get stuck or have any questions, please contact your account representative or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To composite Megaphone graphics into your video feed, follow the steps below for your broadcast system.
If you use a switcher to broadcast graphics, follow these steps:
For more information on using Megaphone with switchers, see:
For detailed instructions on using Megaphone with streaming software, see: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E3eTCGtVO-4GWQW0Crb3yc5dD_nZNHglHi8sFYlUX5Q
Please see the detailed instructions here:
If you intend to consume data directly from Megaphone TV's official REST API, known as MIND, follow these steps:
curl -X GET 'http://mind.megaphonetv.com/1.0/deployments/592/state?view=screen' -H 'Authentication: Token ilsyablrjwij'
Viewers vote in polls and interact with Megaphone using a web app known as the Megaphone Controller. The Controller must be embedded (iframed) into your own website, where it will be accessed by viewers on their phones, tablets, or desktop computers.
To test embedding Megaphone's Guest Controller on your website, follow these steps:
To view example iframe embed code generated by Megaphone's Controller Embed Tool, view source at the following URL:
To test embedding the Controller into a mobile app, follow the instructions here:
For the "MegaController URL," use:
To display questions and results in your show, log into Megaphone Studio (see earlier steps), and open Megaphone Director, shown below.
The top half of Megaphone Director is a control panel for advancing through the content of a Megaphone playlist. To display questions, try clicking the Advance button several times.
As you click the Advance button, the bottom half of Megaphone Director will update to show questions both on viewer's devices (left side) and in your broadcast (right side).
Megaphone's viewer-voting app (left side) is known as the Megaphone Controller. Megaphone's broadcast graphics app (right side) is known as Megaphone Screen. When you advance to a question in a playlist, Megaphone's controller and screen both display the question, and the controller begins accepting votes from viewers. Results for the vote appear in realtime. To end the vote, click "Close Voting and Show Poll Result". Megaphone screen and controller both show the final result of the poll.
To create a question and bring it on air, follow the steps below:
Congratulations, your question is now live! You can now vote by clicking Yes or No in the lower left pane of Director, as shown below.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact your account representative, or email email@example.com.