The $295 ATEM Mini switcher— Is it any better than OBS or Wirecast?

2020–04–06 Update: There is now a $595 ATEM Mini Pro switcher. It adds the much-needed multiview, built-in streaming output (via a wired network connection), and recording of the program output (in streaming quality) to a USB drive. I have not tried this device, but it does not appear that my criticisms about the PiP or lower-thirds functionality have been addressed.

I gifted myself the $295 Blackmagic ATEM Mini for Christmas this year. My use case is quite straightforward: I live stream events that consist of a…