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...

Helm integration with Facebook

Helm 4.4 includes a Facebook “device” to allow Helm panels to integrate use of Facebook with broadcast devices. Typical application include: Posting status updates directly to Facebook from Helm panels Creating Facebook Live streaming broadcasts directly...

MultiTake: implementing router salvos in Helm

Router salvos in Helm can be done in two ways: 1) using the router’s own capabilities to store and recall salvos. This is probably the best approach when it is vital that all takes occur on the same frame. 2) using Helm’s TakeRoute command to perform...

On-air Twitter feed using Helm

In this video demo we grab data from FeedMagnet to create an on-air Twitter feed. Interested? Contact us for details.