Vimeo is one of the largest online communities for video creators. Vimeo offers high-quality tools for hosting, sharing, and streaming videos in gorgeous HD with no ads.

Vimeo customers with a Premium plan can also stream live video on their account. Use Videolinq to stream live video with closed captioning to Vimeo. From the Videolinq channel page add Vimeo as a destination.

Step 1:

Configure a channel on the Videolinq dashboard. Create a RTMP video source.

Step 2:

Enable the RTMP video source.

Step 3:

Log in to Vimeo and click on the "Live Events" icon on the left navigation bar. Select the "Connect (RTMP)" option. Copy the RTMP path and stream key.

Step 4:

Add a destination in the Videolinq channel, and select Vimeo.

Step 5:

Give the destination a name and copy here the Vimeo RTMP path and stream key. If you do not need to add closed captioning skip to step 7.

Step 6:

Click on the CC tab and check the 3rd checkbox. Copy the information and pass it to your closed captioning vendor.

Step 7:

Click on the Encoder tab and copy the RTMP path and stream key to your RTMP encoder.

Step 8:

Start the encoder and wait to see video in the preview player. Ask your closed captioning vendor to send captions to Videolinq. When captions arrive you will notice a small CC icon on the preview player top right corner.

Step 9:

Click and enable captions.

Step 10:

Push "Go Live" and start the Vimeo.

Step 11:

Go back to the Vimeo player and enable the CC icon on the player controls. Closed captioning will appear on the Vimeo player.

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