Nevion MRP Implementation notes

Nevion Modular Routing Protocol (MRP) for router control is supported in Helm, RouteMaster and RouteMaster-NDI. It’s sometimes referred to as the VikingX or Sublime protocol. RouteMaster uses the protocol for both outgoing and incoming connections, allowing...

Pro-Bel SW-P-02 Implementation notes

Pro-Bel SW-P-02  (General Switcher) protocol for router control is supported in Helm, RouteMaster and RouteMaster-NDI. RouteMaster uses the protocol for both outgoing and incoming connections, allowing third-party systems using SW-P-02 to control RouteMaster.  Helm...

Pro-Bel SW-P-08 Implementation notes

Pro-Bel SW-P-08 protocol for router control is supported in Helm, RouteMaster and RouteMaster-NDI. RouteMaster uses the protocol for both outgoing and incoming connections, allowing third-party systems using SW-P-08 to control RouteMaster.  Helm uses it for outgoing...

Using Lua Sockets with Helm

Helm installs the LuaSocket library for TCP/IP communications.  You can follow the examples and reference there to connect to TCP and UDP devices. Helm scripts run as part of the main Windows “event loop”, so while a script is running the user interface...

Using Elgato Stream Deck with Helm

Elgato’s Stream Deck is handy USB button “shot-box” that can be used for quick access to a wide range of control functions. It’s easy to integrate it with Helm – or other Rascular products – for control of broadcast systems. Here...