Producing educational content with vMix

Whether it be for recording of lectures or classrooms, graduation ceremonies or teaching live video production, vMix is a great solution for education institutions

Live stream your classroom

For schools and universities that offer off-campus learning, streaming of classes is very important. vMix allows you to create HD streams of your lectures that can be seen by students everywhere!

Create great classroom presentations

vMix allows you to utilise images, videos and Powerpoint productions that help creating dynamic lectures and classes. The consumption of information is important in an educational setting and by providing all the necessary information in a well presented production you help ensure great outcomes for students.

Provide a copy of your class to your students by recording through vMix

Recording classes allows students to go back and watch the lectures again. This helps improve their ability to retain the information presented. The recorded video can also be used to assess teachers.

Learn LIVE!

Giving students the opportunity to produce their own school show is a great way to introduce them to video production and broadcasting. vMix is used in many schools with children producing their very own shows that can be viewed across the campus!

vMix in Action

vMix in use at Griswold Public Schools, Connecticut

The Griswold Public School District uses vMix to locally stream Morning announcements, sporting events and other live events.

Griswold Public School

vMix and Griswold Elementary School

Griswold Elementary School uses vMix HD to produce a daily morning announcement show that is streamed locally and viewable live and on-demand throughout the district. The show is produced by a team of 4th graders that change out each month. They use virtual sets and multiple overlays to show weather graphics from a web page to using a datasource to fill a ticker with student's birthdays.

Griswold Elementary School

The Setup

  • PC : i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz, 8GB RAM, Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
  • Graphics : Onboard Intel HD Graphics 4600
  • Capture Device : Magewell XI100XE-PRO Standard Card
  • Camera : Sony HDR-CX160
  • Audio : Direct from camera
  • Crew : 4 Students - 2 Talent, 1 Camera Operator, 1 vMix Operator
Griswold Elementary School Setup

The show is produced with multiple keyboard shortcuts setup to bring in overlays for music, American Flag, Birthday Ticker and Credits. They stream to our local server in 1080HD.

The Verdict

Griswold Elementary School students are able to use vMix to create an engaging and informative Morning Announcements show. The new crew can shadow the existing team for a few days and are completely up to speed to take over the show each month.

GES Technology Teacher and Video Advisor Brenda Sanborn says, "vMix has been a wonderful addition to our Morning Announcements! Its format is very user friendly, allowing my 4th graders to easily navigate to stream our announcements. It's simplified what we were previously doing with 2 programs."

vMix in Action

vMix in use as high school & college broadcast stations

Schools are leveraging vMix’s specialized software to broadcast live events on campus, encompassing a wide range of activities, including athletic competitions, academic award ceremonies, graduation events, and regular news broadcasts. WSN Live collaborates with educational institutions across more than 22 states. Working with WSN Live not only enhances the school's identity but also offers students valuable insights and education in broadcasting.

WSN Live

vMix and WSN Live

WSN Live revolutionizes the way colleges and high schools broadcast their events by providing comprehensive, turnkey broadcast systems equipped with vMix software. This platform offers a range of options to suit different needs, from vMix Basic HD to vMix Pro, ensuring that each school can select the level that best fits their requirements.

WSN Live

The schools in the WSN Live Network benefit from advanced features such as instant replay, multiple overlay options, real-time statistical updates through various data sources, NDI inputs for efficient information transfer over internet protocols, vMix Call for live commentary via phone, and vMix Social for integrating social media interactions and monitoring.

In the previous school year, WSN Live achieved a remarkable milestone of over 10 million views, a number that continues to grow due to the increasing interest in high school sports. WSN Live has successfully hosted events attracting thousands of viewers, including one that had 62,500 viewers in a single night.

The Gear

Tailored specifically to each school's needs, our offerings consist exclusively of professional-grade equipment, completely avoiding any consumer-grade products. Each system is meticulously preprogrammed and rigorously tested to ensure it is fully operational and ready for live production upon delivery. Schools have the flexibility to select from a range of options, choosing between 1 to 8 cameras to best suit their live event broadcasting requirements.

WSN Live Setup

Part of this range of options is our AI camera technology. These advanced cameras, equipped with AI and specialized software for each sport, automatically adjust focus and zoom to capture every key moment with precision. This technology is particularly beneficial for schools that may find it challenging to consistently staff camera operators, as it requires minimal human intervention. With the option to combine manned and AI cameras, schools can further elevate their broadcast quality, making the most of both technological innovation and human expertise.

Every event is streamed in crisp 1080p HD via our robust Content Delivery Network (CDN), ensuring high-quality viewing experiences. The broadcasts can be distributed across various platforms, including Roku, Amazon Firestick, Apple TV, and all mobile devices. Additionally, we offer the capability to simulcast these events to any platform of the client's choice.

The Verdict

WSN Live empowers schools to establish their own broadcast channels using vMix, with some channels streaming content for extended periods. The intuitive and user-friendly interface of vMix makes it easy for students to quickly master the art of event production, fostering a seamless learning experience in broadcasting.

WSN Live CEO Charlie Helms states, "vMix has allowed us to help our schools create high-quality broadcasts in order to showcase their students. Whenever we hear of grandparents who live thousands of miles away being able to watch their grandchildren play a game, it confirms the tremendous ability to connect via streaming. vMix is super responsive to the needs of its users and continues to develop better ways to broadcast."