mimoLive Features

Live Video Switcher

Connecting the video sources directly to mimoLive gives you the ability to use multiple video sources at the same time on screen, for example, to display two or more camera angles simultaneously.

mimoLive Video Switcher

Video Switcher

Built-in switcher supports up to nine video sources in one switcher layer. Of course, you can combine several video switcher layer.

Blackmagic Design ATEM switchers

If your want to use a hardware-based video switcher, mimoLive supports direct control of Blackmagic Design ATEM switchers* with the ATEM mimoLive Addon.

Complex Layers

Create your own complex Layers, including application logic, for example, to build entire gaming engines. This allows broadcasters to easily implement and test new ideas with very little investment.

ISO Recording to disc whilst streaming

mimoLive handles streaming and recording as separate output destinations. You can add and edit various destinations to your needs. Choose Video:Program Output to record your live show or any incoming video source for a clean bypass recording.

For ISO recording of a single source like a microphone, a mimoCall, or video camera, choose the source from Video and Audio drop-down. 
For every recording, you can set video format, compression, filename, and destination.

mimolive ISO Recording to disk
mimoLive ISO Recording Video Format

ProRes 4444

Record in ProRes to keep the highest quality for your professional post-production workflow. Use ProRes 4444 to preserve transparency in the alpha channel. Quickly create graphics like animated lower thirds for your video projects.

High resolution files

Along with streaming and SDI out, mimoLive records high-resolution files to disk. Record program output for your final show, and add for every source a raw recording to your post-production.

Various video formats

Record in H.264 for compressed files and an immediate upload to video hosting platforms.

Independent track recording

Simultaneously stream and record your program output and add independent track recording to every input source. Especially great for recording separate audio and video tracks.

Simulcasting,
Multiple Streaming Destinations

Broadcast your live video simultaneously to YouTube, Facebook, Twitch.tv, Periscope, Twitter, BoxCast, Screen9, Smashcast, and customer RTMP server.


TIP: If you are limited in bandwidth, you can use a restream service like restream.io.

Multiview

Stay in charge with your eyes on your incoming video feeds with the configurable multi-view.

Camera position presets

Set up camera positions that you can recall at the push of a button or directly move the camera around with the mouse.

Camera Support

mimoLive supports currently cameras from PTZOptics and Axis.

Full NDI® 4 support

Support for any PTZ camera with NDI 4. Special support for the NewTek NDI|HX camera app and NDI|HX capture app.

Green Screen - Chroma Keying

Real-time chroma keying enables you to turn certain colored areas into transparency. This allows you to layer video sources. 

mimolive chroma keying - green screen

Any background color

Key out green or blue or any background color you like - in real-time.

Chroma Key Basic

Chroma Key Basic for situations where lighting is not perfect, for example at home or in the classroom.

Chroma Key Pro

Chroma Key Pro for better results when lighting is more sophisticated.

Split Screens

Set up split screen layouts for multiple inputs, for example for discussion panels, interviews or multi-angle views quickly and easily with the new Split Screen Layer in mimoLive 2.8.

Watch the video for a selection of the available split screen layouts.
(new split screens introduced in 5.8 are not shown in this video)

Remote mimoLive from your iPad

Turn your iPad into a custom-made mimoLive remote control. 
Create buttons based on your mimoLive project, change states of layers in real-time, get live visual feedback of video source and even monitor program output.

mimoLive Remote™ app is free for your iOS devices, iPads & iPhones. 

The mimoLive Remote Surface can also be used on any other device running the latest Chrome browser.
Learn more

Stay in control of the show

Make it much easier for the operator to run the show by providing only the controls they need.

Share the controls

Allow a group of operators to run multiple remote controls on several devices controlling different aspects of the same live show.

Multiple remote control surfaces

Use one remote control surface for camera switching, one for operating lower thirds, one for keeping score in a sports game.

mimoLive Remote™

Control mimoLive from your iPad and iPhone

The app connects quick and easy to a mimoLive within your network.
It auto-discovers all running mimoLive instances instantly. 
Compatible with iPhone & iPad. 
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. 

Graphics Engine

mimoLive’s powerful graphics engine follows a layer-based concept to compose the final video. Layers are highly customizable, allowing you to easily adapt your mimoLive template to your own CI look and feel.

Graphical elements

Add graphics including text, images, lower thirds, station logos, news tickers, clocks, countdowns, background animations, and more.

Data-driven elements

Data-driven elements including sports scoring, weather maps, stock charts, Twitter feeds, and more. The Customer layer service can add your data to your live stream.

Customize Layers

Customize graphic elements to your design or corporate identity (CI). Create your own layout of layers, including advanced settings, and even automation.

Dome & PTZ Camera Control

Control your dome or PTZ cameras from directly within mimoLive and eliminate the need for separate camera operators.

mimoLive PTZ Camera Control

Set up camera positions that you can recall at the push of a button or directly move the camera around with the mouse. mimoLive supports keyboard from X-Keys® for a better haptic control.

Supported cameras

Supports cameras from PTZOptics and Axis.

NDI® 4

Supports PTZ cameras with NDI® 4, including the NewTek NDI|HX® camera iOS app.

NDI® Support

Connectivity, creativity, and control of your video are easier than ever using your existing network infrastructure when you implement NDI®. Software, computers, and networks are changing the way video is produced, making NDI® the most widely adopted and used IP standard in the world. Today, you have compelling new opportunities to engage in visual storytelling within practically any environment.

More cameras and video sources

NDI® is perfect for mimoLive, allowing you to add more cameras and other interesting video sources at a low cost.

Mix Different Media

To keep your productions looking good NDI® preserves visual quality, frame accuracy, and source synchronization.

Turn any camera into an NDI® camera

mimoLive is a cost-effective solution to turn your webcam, SDI camera, DSLR camera, HDMI camera, iOS device, and more into an NDI® camera.

mimoCall™ - the Video Call-In System

mimoCall™ turns your smart device into a client for a video call-in broadcasting system. Where ever you are on the globe, mimoCall will remember the direct link to the video control room and can establish a stable audio and video call quickly and reliable. 

Invite guests to your broadcast

Invite guests to your broadcast from anywhere in the world, even over LTE networks.

No account required

No account required for your guests, just sends them a URL that will connect them straight to your mimoLive™ running on your mac.

Podcast

A perfect solution for interviews, discussion panels, or recording a podcast.

mimoLive Reporter™

Adds advanced live stream video features to your mobile device.

This app allows you to bring up photos, videos, titles, and scrolling banner text – everything layered over the camera feed.
If you video blog and want to step up to the next level, you can stream a live show with pre-recorded videos, music, photos, and live introduction.
You can also record in-app, or present to an external screen.

Learn more about the mimoLive Reporter app. 

Compatible with iPhone & iPad.
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. 

Full Screen

Use every inch of your Mac’s display by editing in full-screen mode. Take advantage of every inch of your display. mimoLive provides the native macOS full-screen experience, including support for split view.

mimoLive MacbookPro

Portrait video streams

Create portrait video streams or any other arbitrary format.

360° live video

Supports 360° live video streaming to YouTube, Facebook and others.

Compose your video

Position, scale, crop and convert the format of video inputs to suit your output format.

Playout SDI

mimoLive implements the Blackmagic Design API for playout to SDI or HDMI via Blackmagic Design hardware like Blackmagic Design DeckLink series.

Integration in broadcasting environment

Integrate mimoLive in your existing broadcasting environment as a powerful graphics machine or video switcher.

Blackmagic Design devices

Playout video including the alpha channel via SDI through Blackmagic Design devices separated by key and fill signal.

Playout video

Playout video through the second monitor connector of your Mac analog or digital via VGA, DVI or HDMI for display on a projector on stage or to feed into your school TV network.