How to Create and Broadcast Overlays

Learn how to create and broadcast overlays on Maestro.

All overlays can be customized and broadcast in the overlays tab.

How to Create Overlays

  1. From the Channel on which you'd like to Broadcast an Overlay, Click "Overlays" from the admin bar under "Channel Settings"
  2. Click "Catalog" at the top of your overlays menu
  3. Click the preview button next to the overlay to see an example of this overlay in your channel (it must be in TV mode to see previews): 
  4. Click image-png-Apr-25-2022-09-29-17-14-PM to customize and save/broadcast your overlay

For specifics on customization follow the first four steps above and then check out the following guides on setting up each type of overlay:

How to Broadcast Overlays

  1. Click "Overlays" from your admin tab 
  2. You can either create a new overlay with the steps above or select from your previously saved overlays in your library
  3. Once the overlay has been created or selected, click the broadcast button to push changes live: image-png-Feb-09-2022-09-10-31-14-PM

You can save messages and lower thirds in your overlay library with these steps:

  1. Click "Library"
  2. Click the overlay to preview it 
  3. Click the edit icon to make changes:
  4. Click the broadcast button to go live

Note: Overlays will only appear over video content. They will not appear in grid mode or on a landing page. Overlays do not appear on videos that are playing in fullscreen on Desktop or Mobile.