Webcasting the tech meets?

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Fri Mar 11 13:11:48 GMT 2011

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 09:53, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, balls to the linux/ffmpeg thing. Stop being hippies and use Ustream.tv.

ustream.tv is the right answer these days for ad-hoc video; some
others are better if you want a whiteboard/chat. There are even
solutions that use bonded mobile phones that can broadcast decent
quality basically anywhere you can get a mobile data connection,
http://www.eddie.com/2011/03/10/streaming-music-from-sxsw/ Webcasting
events in other parts of the world is commonplace and straightforward:
you have one person show up with a camera & laptop, point at the
stage, twewt the URL, job done.

(Debating the relative merits of live v. delayed v. in-person is moot
for someone that actually wants to see it live!)


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