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How to add a logo in a Vahana VR stream with ffmpeg

This tutorial suppose that you know how to set up a Vahana VR stream

 

There is currently no functionality to add a logo in a stream directly from Vahana VR.

You can find below a workaround on how to do it using a local stream and FFmpeg.

 

1. Prepare your logo

If you want your logo to be displayed correctly in 360 view, you can follow the below tutorial to prepare it:

http://support.video-stitch.com/hc/en-us/articles/212938077

You will produce a tiff logo.

 

2. Prepare a local live stream 

Set up a stream running locally on your machine.

You can find below a tutorial on how to set up a stream for Wowza:

http://support.video-stitch.com/hc/en-us/articles/206230337

 

3. Integrate the logo in the local stream and broadcast to your final RTMP address with FFmpeg

  • Download and install FFmpeg: https://ffmpeg.org/
  • Put your tiff logo in the bin directory of the FFmpeg install directory
  • Launch ff-prompt in the FFmpeg install directory, this will open a command prompt

  • Use the following ffmpeg command : ffmpeg.exe -i "rtmp://address of the local stream" -i YourLogo.tif -qmin 1 -qmax 1 -filter_complex "overlay=0:0" -f flv rtmp://address of the destination stream

Example of usage : 

ffmpeg.exe -i "rtmp://10.0.0.135:1935/live/stream" -i LogoVahanapano.tif -qmin 1 -qmax 1 -filter_complex
"overlay=0:0" -f flv rtmp://vps226378.ovh.net:1936/live/stream

The result should be the following :

Local stream in VLC : 

Destination stream in VLC :

Destination stream in 360 player :

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