Live news widgets

Display live news with this widget from either SkyNews or NBC

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Written by Dan Thody
Updated over a week ago

The live news widgets shows YouTube live streams and are currently available for Sky News or NBC News.

Important note: As these are live streams, a stable internet connection is required

Your device will need to be online with a constant, stable internet connection to use these widgets as the live feeds are broadcast over the internet.

Add to Layout

Select your designated zone and enter the zones playlist by double clicking on the zone, or click 'Edit Zone Playlist'. Click 'Widget' and select either SkyNews or NBC News.

Configure Settings

Once the widget has been added to your zone you will be able to configure its settings. This can be done by selecting them from the playlist items summary or from the options on the right hand side once the pencil icon has been clicked.

(To find out more about these settings, click here)

Configure Widget

This widget has a few settings that will need to be configured and are as follows:

  • Autoplay - Determine whether you wish the video to autoplay or whether a user will have to manually start the video

  • Show controls? - Select whether you wish to show the video controls - such as play/ pause buttons etc

  • Volume - Choose the volume of the video (this is not the volume for your device)

Once you are happy with your widget, click 'Save Changes' to go back to the zones playlist. If you have finished with the playlist, click 'Finish Editing Playlist' or the 'X' in the top right hand corner to go back to layout builder overview.

Compatible Devices

The following devices are compatible with this widget:

  • SSSP v6

  • LG WebOS v4

  • BrightSign 4 Series

  • Windows

  • macOS

  • iOS

  • Android

  • ChromeOS

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