Let's learn how to stream the Wyze Cam to YouTube, shall we?
The good news is that you can use Free software to stream your camera live to YouTube. Wouldn't it be great to know how to do that? Just keep reading...
There are different ways to accomplish this task, in this article, I show how to use a computer or (or laptop) to act as a gateway between the camera the YouTube.
Don't worry, you won't spend a dime to set up this system. You like that, right? 🙂
Just install the Luxriot Evo software and get your Wyze Cam ready.
The Free Software for YouTube Live Stream
To be able to stream live to YouTube is necessary to use the RTMP protocol.
Unfortunately, the Wyze Cam doesn't have support for it.
That's the reason we need to use an intermediate software such as the Luxriot.
This software can receive the Wyze Cam video stream via the RTSP protocol and redirect such stream to YouTube using the RTMP protocol.
So, it's necessary to have your Wyze Cam up and running with the RTSP firmware to get started with the setup. Make sure you have everything ready.
==> Please read the article How to Install the RTSP Firmware on the Wyze Cam to learn how to install the RTSP firmware in the Wyze Cam
How to add the Wyze Cam to Luxriot Evo
The first step is to visit the official Luxriot web site to download the Free version.
Just follow the installation wizard to get the software up and running.
The Luxriot Evo is designed for corporate applications, so it could be a little bit hard to deal with the software, but I'm sure you can do it. (It's not rocket science).
Adding the camera to the software
Open the Luxriot console (click the icon on the desktop).
Click the button "New Device" to add the camera.
Give your camera a title and click the button "Select Model",
In the next window select "Generic RTSP Compatible" and click "OK".
On the network menu, fill all the information and click the "OK" button.
Use your Wyze Cam IP address, the port 554 and the username and password.
(The username and password are the ones generated during the RTSP firmware installation)
For the next step click "Channel configuration" >> "Open channel properties".
Click the RTSP Tab and insert "/live" as shown below:
Click on the Wyze Cam and click "Show Video"
If everything is OK, you should see the Wyze Cam live stream.
Open the "Luxriot Evo Monitor" to see the camera live.
Time to Stream the Wyze Cam to YouTube
Remember, the idea RTSP protocol (Wyze Cam) --> RTMP Protocol (YouTube).
As long as you have the Wyze Cam live in the software just follow the steps...
Luxriot EVO Live Stream Configuration
The feature that allows live streaming to YouTube is called Podcast.
The configuration is very simple, you need to have a string from your YouTube Channel to use in the Luxriot Evo setup (more on that later).
Here are the steps...
Open the Luxriot EVO Management Console.
Click on the button "Live podcast" on the left side menu.
Click the button "New live podcast"
On "Sharing type" switch from "Generic RTMP" to YouTube and click the "Change..." button to select the camera you want to stream (Wyze Cam).
Now it's time to input the RTMP URL from your YouTube Channel.
Keep reading to learn how to get the RTMP URL...
How to get the RTMP URL on the YouTube channel
Go to your YouTube channel and open the "Creator Studio".
Click on the "Stream now" link.
Go to "Encoder Setup" and copy the "Server URL" and "Stream name key".
Start streaming live on YouTube...
The Server URL and the Stream Key are something like this...
Server URL: rtmp://a.rtmp.youtube.com/live2
Stream Key: btot-523x-np37-92ct
Copy and paste them into the Luxriot EVO Live podcast screen.
Hit the "OK" button and your camera is live on YouTube...
Nice, huh? Your Wyze Cam is live on YouTube for Free. 🙂
Well, it takes some steps, but it works!
Just send the invitation link to people to see you live. The link is available on the bottom part of the screen.
How to stop the Wyze Cam live streaming
To stop the Wyze Cam live streaming, click the "Disable" button.
It's easy to work with the Luxriot Evo to stream your Wyze Cam on YouTube.
The software is Free for up to 9 cameras recording and one Podcast stream.
Make sure you have at least 2Mbps (upload) for the Wyze Cam.
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