mimoLive

Imagine if you had a full blown TV studio at your disposal. A studio, that would allow you to make TV like the big guys. With mimoLive on your Mac, such a studio is now within your reach. mimoLive is easy to learn and quick to master. And it leaves nothing left to be desired with powerful graphics and technologies like greenscreen that allows you to let your imagination run wild. It’s the perfect solution for everything from school morning announcements and community TV, to events and conferences, podcasting and webinars, video game streaming and more.

Multi-In

Connect multiple video cameras to mimoLive using SDI or HDMI adapters via Thunderbolt or USB 3.0.

Capture the screen of an iPhone or iPad connected to your Mac via Lightning cable, for example to create video tutorials for iOS apps. Use the iPhone or iPad as a video camera with the help of mimoCam.

Bring in an expert, a panelist or a roving reporter live via Internet from anywhere in the world. Requires only a Chrome browser or the mimoLive Reporter app on iPhone or iPad.

NDI promises to revolutionise the studio by moving the video signal to IP. mimoLive can ingest multiple NDI sources.

(NDI is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc.)

Capture video from network cameras that provide a Motion JPEG video stream over http, such as the AXIS network cameras.

Use various webcams that are supported by macOS or come with a compatible driver for macOS.

Grab a screen from a presenter computer via VGA, DVI or HDMI with the help of a third party adapter. Or use mimoCall screensharing on the presenter's computer via Ethernet or Wifi.

Grab the window of almost any app and use it as a video source in mimoLive. Popular examples include Webbrowsers and video call applications such as Skype or Facetime. Use this for integrating video sources that are not directly supported by mimoLive or to create screencasts for training videos.

Applications who provide their content via Syphon can send their video directly to mimoLive.

Play out any video file format supported by macOS. Perform various operations such as scaling, rotating, frame rate adaption, cropping, keying and more on the video on the fly or map it on a surface positioned in 3D.

Display any GIF, JPEG, PNG or other media file. Use mimoLive to scale, rotate, crop, or map it in 3D.

Pull in images from Instagram! Use this for increasing audience interaction, or to have a roaming photographer submit photos to your live stream, or to host a show talking about great Instagram photos you've found. Using the "My Likes" feed, it is easy to moderate posts to avoid showing offensive pictures in your live stream or on air.

Display incoming tweets and moderate them by using the Twitter favs feature with the built-in Twitter client.

Display your Twitch chat feed in your video to preserve it for posterity.

mimoLive is great for sports and e-sports. Apart from keeping time and score, mimoLive can also display rosters and tournaments. (Please contact the sales team if interested.)

Display a news Ticker using the headlines from your blog or news site fetched by RSS feed.

Connect any data source via RS-232 or USB and visualize the data coming from that source. Examples include sensor data such as a weather station, game scoring equipment, time keepers and more. (Requires Customization)

Query almost any online data source and display the results in a meaningful way. Examples include stock performance data in live Stock charts, product pricing and availability for a home shopping show, weather data for a weather map and more.

Multi-Out

Easily connect to YouTube live for streaming your message, event or game.

Spice up your Facebook Live broadcasts and stand out from the crowd.

Enrich your game stream with a camera view, Twitch chat and other fun stuff.

mimoLive uses RTMP for streaming and supports most streaming servers and services that uses RTMP for ingesting the stream.

Set up a DIY low-cost streaming server for in-house use or for being hosted at a wide range of Internet Service Providers.

Play out separate key and fill signals to SDI through Blackmagic Design hardware to integrate with existing broadcast workflows. (Personal license only plays out single channel SDI.)

Send out the audio and video with alpha channel to other devices and systems that support NDI over your IP network.

(NDI is a registered trademark of NewTek, Inc.)

Play out the program to an external screen or projector connected to your Mac through its secondary screen connector via VGA, DVI or HDMI.

Provide video and audio created by mimoLive as virtual camera and microphone to other apps on your Mac. This can be used to work with platforms that don't offer a direct way to ingest audio and video, such as Skype, Whatsapp or FaceTime.

Syphon is an effective and low-resource way of sending the video created by mimoLive to other apps supporting Syphon or to other mimoLive documents.

Record directly to disk in MP4 or Apple ProRes formats. Use ProRess 4444 to preserve transparency.

Use recorded video in your Final Cut Pro X or other NLE post production workflow.

Key Benefits

No Post

No postproduction is best postproduction.

Your audience loves video. The only problem is – it takes a lot of time and effort to produce. mimoLive live editing allows you to cut down on production time and get your videos out faster. It's best suited to produce a lot of content really quickly. Its sweet spots are live streaming, news-style web shows, panel discussions, presentations and events.

Cost Saving

Broadcast on a dime.

Get your message out in the most cost effective way. While mimoLive is extremely affordable, it gives you tools that rival the big broadcasters. Your show will be more alive, more interesting, more relevant. Using free video platforms such as YouTube or Facebook for distribution, it will reach more people than you ever thought possible.

Enabling

Yes, you can just do it.

We live in an incredible time. While in the past those who could afford the expensive technology and specialized crews where gatekeepers keeping you from spreading your ideas, with mimoLive, now you can build and run your own TV studio at home, in your school, church, company or organization, broadcasting whatever is important to you.

Easy to Learn

Easy to learn, easy to master.

Learning how to use mimoLive is child's play – literally. Its logical and intuitive production workflow can be mastered by anyone from school kids to senior citizens in very short time. And yet it is so powerful, it also satisfies the broadcasting veterans wildest dreams.

Key Features

  • Live Video Streaming
  • Graphics Machine
  • Live-Keying
  • Record to Disk
  • Video Switcher
  • SDI Playout
  • Modern 64 bit Architecture
  • Customizable

Live Video Streaming

  • Stream your video live directly to YouTube Live, Facebook Live, Twitch.tv, Hitbox and more.
  • Use your own servers based on NGINX or other RTMP based solution.
  • Add multiple camera angles, fancy graphics, and integrate with social media to make your stream stand out.
  • Supports 360° live video streaming to YouTube.
  • Create portrait video streams or any other arbitrary format.
  • Position, scale, crop and convert the format of video inputs to suit your output format.

Graphics Machine

  • mimoLive's powerful graphics engine is based on the concept of Layers that combine to compose a final video.
  • Graphical elements include text, images, standard lower thirds, station logos, news tickers, clocks, countdowns, background animations and more.
  • Data driven elements include sports scoring, weather maps, stock charts, Twitter feeds and more.
  • Layers are highly customizable, allowing you to easily adapt your mimoLive template to your own CI look and feel.
  • 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.

Live-Keying

  • Key out green or blue screen or any background color you like in real time.
  • Chroma Key Basic for situations where lighting is not perfect, for example at home or in the classroom.
  • Chroma Key Pro for better results when lighting is more sophisiticated.
  • Real time keying enables you to use chroma keying in live streams or to pre-visualize a video production for a client.
  • Endless fun for kids!

Record to Disk

  • mimoLive records a high resolution file of the live edited video to disk at the same time as streaming and playing out through SDI or on a second screen.
  • Record in H.264 for immediate upload to a video hosting platform.
  • Record in ProRes for use in Final Cut Pro X and other video editing apps if you still want to do post production.
  • Record in ProRes 4444 to preserve transparency in the alpha channel. Quickly create graphics like animated lower thirds for your Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere projects.

Video Switcher

  • Built-in switcher supports up to nine video sources.
  • Connecting all video sources directly to mimoLive gives you the ability to use multiple sources at the same time on screen, for example to display two or more camera angles simultaneously.
  • If you need to switch more video sources, mimoLive supports direct control of Blackmagic Design ATEM switchers through an add-on.
  • Use mimoLive for easy play out of graphics and videos to the ATEM switcher or to add graphics to the video feed from the switcher and stream or record the resulting mix.

SDI Playout

  • Integrate mimoLive in your existing broadcasting environment as a powerful graphics machine or video switcher.
  • Play out video including the alpha channel via SDI through Blackmagic Design devices separated by key and fill signal.
  • Play out 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.

Modern 64 bit Architecture

  • mimoLive is optimized for the 64 bit architecture of modern Macs which leads to better performance and more stability.
  • Recording and streaming for days or playing lots of videos doesn't let mimoLive run out of memory.
  • Using modern OS X features such as the full screen mode make for a better user experience.

Customizable

  • All included layers can be customized in many ways. Select the proper fonts, colors, position and more to suit your individual CI look and feel.
  • Many parameters can be modified directly on-screen, making configuring the layers easier and quicker than ever before.
  • If you need it done quickly, order a custom template, created by our experts according to your designer's specifications.
  • Go even beyond that and create your own layers, for example to display sensor data or data from your own database. If you require help, you can also order a custom layer programmed by our experts.

Use Cases

School TV

School TV

  • mimoLive is an affordable, scalable and easy-to-learn solution to build a low-cost TV studio.
  • Easily broadcast morning announcements (including a professional weather report), theater club performances, sports events or commencement speaches.
  • Give your students and active role in making a television show and foster essential skills such as collaboration, problem solving, creativity, decision making and others as set forth by leading eductors at the ISTE.
  • So easy to learn, students will master mimoLive in a breeze and teachers will not be left far behind.
  • More info...
Events, Conferences, Conventions

Events, Conferences, Conventions

  • Multiple camera angles add perspective and depth so that the presenter appears more connected to the audience.
  • The video of a presentation or a concert can be made available or sold to the audience right after the performance finishes.
  • Extremely small and mobile, a presentation recording and streaming kit with MacBook Pro, two HD cameras and a grabber for the PowerPoint slides off the projector can fit in a suitcase.
  • Technologies such as face recognition and auto-follow can reduce the need for a camera operator, paving the way for a one-man production team.
Worship Service Broadcast

Worship Service Broadcast

  • Cost effectively allow more people to share the spiritual experience.
  • Stream live and record at the same time for on-demand viewing later.
  • Reach out to the sick, the traveling, the working members of your community who are unable to attend in person and to the young people who are seeking spiritual support and guidance online.
  • Raise funds for your church or other faith organization by selling access to the live broadcast or soliciting donations.
  • mimoLive is so easy to use, it can be operated by volunteers.
Home Studio

Home Studio

  • Easy and affordable, high production value, video production and live streaming to YouTube or Facebook.
  • Save time and effort needed to regularly create good content for your podcasts, webinars and training videos.
  • Let your friends call in via Skype or Google Hangout to participate.
  • Green screen doesn't require an expert to set up.
  • Brand your podcasts using your font, colors and logo.
Game Streaming

Game Streaming

  • Capture your game and stream live to Twitch.tv, YouTube and others.
  • Add a player cam, your Twitch.tv chat, a heart rate monitor and more to your game stream.
Community TV, Public Access TV

Community TV, Public Access TV

  • Now small stations with a small budget can afford a powerful live production system suitable for community generated content and create a studio that lets them produce talkshows, news shows, magazines and more.
  • Beginners quickly learn how to operate mimoLive, so you do not need dedicated staff.
  • Advanced users can easily push the boundaries of their creativity and produce content that will be the envy of the big guys.
  • The equipment is small and mobile and can be taken to where it's happening.
Broadcast Graphics Engine

Broadcast Graphics Engine

  • Play out video key and fill, preserving transparency, over 2 SDI channels using Blackmagic Design DeckLink and UltraStudio devices.
  • Easily create lower thirds, station logos, tickers and other animated graphics.
  • Play out video without the need to convert the format.
  • Optionally control the ATEM switcher directly from within mimoLive (requires mimoLive add-on).

Download Info Flyer on using mimoLive ATEM Switchers.

mimoLive Users

DW - Deutsche Welle
ESA - European Space Agency
FS1 - Freies Fernsehen Salzburg
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Manor Independent School District
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Motley Fool
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Photokina
FotoTV.de
TUM - Technische Universität München
WWF - World Wildlife Fund