What is the TVI Camera?

The TVI Camera is a mobile app that makes it easy to stream what is happening around you -- as it happens live. The TVI Camera is currently available as an iPhone app.

What is a broadcast?

A broadcast is a live video stream that allows viewers to engage directly with the broadcaster and other viewers through the use of real time commenting and tipping. A stream can be as short or as long as you want. Broadcasts are public and visible to everyone on our platform.

What are stars?

Stars are a way for you to "tip" a broadcaster and to show your support and enthusiasm with fellow viewers. If you like what you're seeing, just tap the screen to give the broadcaster a star!

Stars are available for purchase, a penny each, in batches 100, 1,000 and 10,000. TVI.COM does not currently share star revenue with broadcasters but it may do so in the future.

How do I broadcast?

  1. On your iPhone app, tap the Broadcast Tab at the bottom-center of the screen.
  2. Enter a title that describes what your viewers will see or experience in your broadcast.
  3. Tap GO LIVE!.
  4. To end a broadcast, tap the "x" icon at the top-right of the screen.

How do I watch live and recent broadcasts?

  1. Open the program guide by tapping the View Tab at the bottom-left of the screen.
  2. Tap any live or recent program listing. Live programs are always at the top of the list.

How do I find and follow people?

Tap the People Tab. Here you will find a list of TVI Camera broadcasters.

You can search for specific people by:

  1. Tapping the People Tab.
  2. Tapping the search icon on the top-left.
  3. Entering the username of the person you are looking for in the search bar.
  4. To follow anyone, just tap the "+" icon.
  5. To unfollow, tap the check-mark icon.

What does it mean to "follow" someone?

Following people on the TVI Camera is the best way to create a stream that’s personalized based on your taste. The Followed option of the View Tab only lists broadcasts from the people that you follow. The Global option of the View tab lists all broadcasts.

How do I sign up for a TVI Camera account?

To start broadcasting, simply start the TVI Camera app and log in with your Twitter credentials.

How do I edit my TVI Camera profile?

Go to People and tap on the My Account icon on the top-right. Then, tap on the existing profile text or tap on the photo.

 

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