Web Broadcast from PC Webcam

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First you need to have an account with broadcasting permissions on site running this solution. For testing, you can register on VideoNow.live .

Go to Broadcast Live page. First you need to setup a channel, if you did not setup any:

Use form to Setup a new channel:

Use form to setup a new channel.

After creating at least one channel, on Broadcast Live page a menu with features will show for each channel. From Broadcast menu, click Advanced (PC) to open the advanced broadcasting interface for PC.
This only works on PC browsers with Flash plugin. If web Flash is not available, publishing can be done with HTML5 WebRTC interface or external encoders.

From Broadcast Live page, for your channel, from Broadcast menu, click Advanced (PC) broadcasting option.

Clicking menu will access broadcasting interface page, where you need to click and enable Flash plugin to start advanced web broadcasting interface on PC:

Click an enable Flash plugin to start advanced web broadcasting interface on PC. 
If enabled this screen will also show option to broadcast using HTML5 WebRTC.

Then you will need to allow access to your webcam and microphone, to publish live video to website.

If you have multiple devices on your computer you need to pick the webcam and microphone you want to publish. You can also switch anytime while publishing: click the webcam preview panel and select another camera device. Or right click the Flash application anywhere > Settings.. and browse to the webcam tab.

Allow access to webcam and microphone to publish to streaming site.

The new live channel should show up on Channels page. Use a different new tab or browser to test.

Live channels show on Channels page as LIVE. Click a LIVE channel to access live stream.

Watch interface shows live video stream and text chat on channel page.

Advanced Flash interface for PC provides advanced interactions, low latency and autoplay of stream with sound. 

Live stream will also be available in HTML5 after transcoding.

HTML5 playback autoplays muted (due to browser restrictions, sound can be enabled manually) and usually involves additional latency, availability delay and lower quality due to transcoding. 
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