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Streaming Setup for the Beam Eye Tracker

Record or Stream with the Beam Eye Tracker
Turn your webcam or phone into an eye tracker for your recordings or live streams following these steps
setup THE BEAM EYE TRACKER for recording and streaming

1

Get the Beam Eye Tracker here and follow the instructions.

Note: If the Beam Eye Tracker icon is not visible in your taskbar, click on the up arrow to display all tray apps. Then, drag the Beam Eye Tracker icon to your taskbar for easy access.

2

Hide the Eye Tracking Overlay in the settings (optional)

To avoid distractions, you can choose to hide the Eye Tracking Overlay from your view while still capturing it with recording and streaming tools like OBS for later review or sharing with your audience.

To hide the overlay, go to Settings > General and scroll down to the Eye Tracking Overlay section. There, enable the toggle to Hide Overlay for Recording/Streaming.

3

Download and install OBS Studio (or equivalent)

Download the free open-source OBS Studio software for your PC (or Streamlabs or equivalent).  The software provides video recording and live streaming capabilities on Twitch, Youtube, and other streaming platforms.


Other recording live stream software options include XSplit and Streamlabs.

4

Add a Window Capture for the Eye Tracking Overlay

Click the “+” sign and select Window Capture from the OBS Studio sources panel.  Under Create New, either rename the Window Capture or keep the default name. Then click OK.

From the Window dropdown list, select the [BeamEyeTracker.exe]: Eye Tracking Overlay option. From the Capture Method dropdown list, select Windows 10 (1903 and up). Then click OK.

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This guide will show you how to effortlessly convey where your attention is focused by communicating your eye gaze on-screen using our the Eyeware Beam iOS app with OBS Studio or Crossclip to live stream content on Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube. Connect with your audience and create unique gameplay experiences with our on-screen eye tracking gaze bubble that naturally shows where you look, bringing you and your fans closer. Once you’re done, review your stream to analyze your in-game patterns and improve your skills. Eyeware Beam brings streamers and fans closer, all while making you a better gamer.
Step-By-Step Onboarding

1

The iOS app for your iPhone or iPad captures your eye movements and accompanying Eyeware PC software translates those movements into an on-screen eye gaze bubble overlay to easily see where you are looking  in games and streams.

Download the Eyeware Beam iOS app from the app store. As you are installing the app, you will be asked to enter your email address to receive the download link for the accompanying PC software installer. Download and install the software on your PC.

2

Turn your iPhone or iPad into an eye tracker

Turn your iPhone or iPad into an eye tracking device with our quickstart guide.
Please complete the quickstart guide first before moving to the next step.

3

Buy a subscription to disable the eye tracker overlay watermark

A monthly or annual paid subscription is required to use the eye tracking overlay gaze bubble without a watermark. A subscription also allows you to hide the overlay while streaming. Within the app, tap on the Settings icon > Reminders > Subscriptions. You will then be brought through a series of subscription purchase and confirmation steps to complete the transaction.

4

Download and install OBS Studio

Download the free open-source OBS Studio software for your PC.  The software provides video recording and live streaming capabilities on Twitch, Youtube, and other streaming platforms.

Other live stream software options include XSplit and Streamlabs.

5

Add a Display Capture

Click the “+” sign and select Display Capture under the sources panel in OBS Studio. Locate the Create New tab and rename the Display Capture or keep the default name. Click OK.

Select the screen you want to share in your recording or livestream from the Display dropdown list. Click OK.

6

Add a Game Capture

Click the “+” sign and select Game Capture located in the OBS Studio sources panel.  Under Create New rename this Game Capture or keep the default name. Click OK.

From the Mode dropdown list select the Capture Specific Window option. From the Window dropdown list, choose the [Beam.exe]: Eyeware Bubble Overlay option. 

Select the Allow Transparency.
Note: Some PCs require the SLI/Crossfire Capture Mode (Slow) checkbox to be activated as well.
Click OK.

7

Make the game capture appear first in the OBS sources panel list

In your OBS Sources panel, make sure that the game capture is at the top of the list. The Game Capture must be listed before the Display Capture for the Eyeware Beam Eye Gaze Bubble Overlay to be visible.

8

Start streaming or recording your screen with eye tracking enabled

You are all set up to record your PC screen or live stream on Twitch, Youtube, and other streaming platforms. The Eyeware Beam Eye Gaze Bubble Overlay will allow you and your viewers to easily see where you are looking. Use eye tracking to create more insightful content for yourself and your viewers!

Note
Eyeware Beam eye tracking only works when both the iOS Eyeware Beam app and the Eyeware Beam Windows PC software from step 1 is installed. You need to install OBS Studio to enable live streaming with eye tracking.

If you can’t find the Eyeware Beam computer application on your screen, it might be running in the background. You can find the app with the purple logo in the system tray menu, usually located at the bottom right of your screen.
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