It’s been a couple weeks since we discussed all the ways RCS’ 2GO line of products can maximize your remote efficiency. So we decided to go over how to schedule, broadcast and more as part of this week’s RCS Live: Revisiting Questions and Answers in the Time of Remote Workflows.
Starting with your music schedule, users can make category changes in Selector2GO, schedule their log and then massage the log within the Editor. Don’t forget, users can also enable the “Save On Server” option so that when a user exports a schedule in Selector2GO, they can still send their flat file to automation. Of course, if you have GSelector and Zetta integration, there’s no need to export a log because GSelector and Zetta features 100% live integration. Pro Tip: Right Click and open a new section of Selector2GO as a “New Tab,” so that you can work on multiple stations or areas of Selector2GO by navigating between tabs.
Moving onto Zetta2GO, users can add audio, edit metadata, voice track and continue to broadcast live – all from their browser. As with all RCS 2GO products, there’s no app to download and as long as your device has access to the Internet, you can utilize RCS 2GO. During the Facebook Live, we also talked about how it’s best practice to add your new audio from Zetta2GO first and switch to Selector2GO to further add scheduling metadata.
Next, we went over Revma, RCS’ Content Delivery Network, and its Conference App. Think of Revma’s Conference App as a digital room that hosts can invite guests into the room for a single digital output. Once set up and broadcasting live, Administrators can configure that particular Conference App stream to a Hot Key so that users can control the on-air sequencer via Zetta2GO’s On-Air module, enable the Conference App Hot Key and begin to broadcast live, like a morning show with multiple talent. When the broadcast is done, simply turn off the Hot Key and/or turn off the Conference App live stream.
Finally, we took a brief dive into Zetta Cloud, which is written on Amazon Web Services, utilizing best practices and securities. Since Zetta Cloud is not a Virtual Machine on an AWS instance, users can access their Zetta Cloud from any device that has Internet and they’ll be able log in with their Okta Two-Step Authentication process. Zetta Cloud has its own encoder than can be pre-configured to your transmitter site so that when disaster does strike, one can open their phone, log in, and enable the stream. Zetta will send all audio, metadata, schedules, log changes, and SQL backups so that after your disaster is over. Simply restore the Zetta Cloud data or stop the sequencer and return back to your local Zetta.
As always, reach out if you have any questions or looking for workflow solutions. JUST ANNOUNCED: We will be hosting our first ever RCS Live: Questions & Answers in the Time of Remote Workflows (En Español) on Tuesday September 8th at 10am ET. You can RSVP and submit your questions to be answered live in real time in advance on our Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/RCSSoundSoftware.