Strata Lite – Remote Control for ATEM Switchers

The Blackmagic Designs ATEM switches have a comprehensive desktop control application for Mac and PC computers snappily called “ATEM Software Control”

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ATEM Software Control

The ATEM software is perfect for its intended use: producing live shows in a multi-crew environment.

Most of the time I’m presenter, camera operator, and director and the ATEM software doesn’t cut it.

The App on the iTunes store “Strata Lite – Remote Control for ATEM Switchers” looks promising as a simple touch controller interface on an iPad. Unfortunately my experience (and others) is that the App is very unreliable and constantly closes or looses connection to the ATEM switch.

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Strata Lite Remote Control for iPad

The ATEM software also hides one feature I really want to have quick access: Source selection for the Aux output.

Which was the motivation for developing a web control interface for the Blackmagic Design ATEM switches using nodejs.

The subject of another post to follow…

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Browser based control interface for Blackmagic Designs ATEM switches




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