By John Chevalier As the world changes, and the needs for streaming our services and other content increases, I was personally looking for a way to stream with multiple inputs …
Video manipulation expert Green Hippo is launching an online version of its popular ‘HippoSchool’ training for the first time, making it universally accessible in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move means more emerging users of its industry-leading Hippotizer Media Server range can access learning in a virtual environment anywhere, anytime, while adhering to social distancing guildelines.
HippoSchool Online offers complete basic training of the Hippotizer ZooKeeper software – the control interface for Hippotizer and the hub for real-time control of the engine and all of its components. Sessions consist of two online courses that take approximately five hours to complete, with more courses in the pipeline. They are modular, with videos that the user can follow in their own time, featuring ‘Try It Yourself’ tasks to ensure full immersion into as-real-world use of the feature-packed software.
FOR-A has combined select products into an integrated, “best of breed” system designed specifically for houses of worship. The volunteer-friendly, intuitive approach is ideally suited for I-MAG and streaming applications. The package is comprised of video production switchers, servers, graphics, playout, and all-in-one production systems.
“This is a tightly integrated series of products, each selected based on their feature sets and the way they address challenges specific to live and pre-produced programming for house of worship A/V teams,” said Adam Daniul, FOR-A director of midwest and south regional sales. “With the huge growth in online viewership, services can no longer afford issues like latency, poor image quality, or not enough inputs and outputs. And they need all of that in an easy-to-use, powerful and cost-effective set up.”
“The Unofficial Guide to vMix,” a book focused on uncovering live video production with vMix software – one of the most powerful video production solutions available for live streaming, recording and IP video connectivity – is now available. Written by live streaming and video production expert Paul Richards, Chief Streaming Officer for StreamGeeks and PTZOptics, the book is meant to be used as a guide for anyone interested in sharpening their video production skills with one of the world’s top streaming software solutions. The book is part of a blended learning environment and has an accompanying on-demand Udemy course.
“vMix can turn a regular Windows computer into a modern video production studio, which helps thousands of Windows users around the world leverage the power of live streaming technology and connect their events, activities and ideas with the world,” says Richards. “It’s vMix’s consistency listening to their customers that has made the product so powerful for today’s modern, live video production.”
By Philip Ashworth When Immanuel Baptist Church of Little Rock, Arkansas designed our new on-campus City Center for ministering to the community and hosting local corporate activities, we purchased three …
Tennessee-based Q Ideas hosts live events that convene leaders for insightful conversations about current issues at the intersection of faith and culture. When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the annual Q 2020 Conference to go virtual, the production companies behind the event leveraged software from Renewed Vision to quickly create an engaging digital experience that far surpassed the reach of the original in-person plan.
The Q 2020 Virtual Summit took place April 22 and 23, providing an interactive online learning experience featuring two days of inspiring talks, audience participation, Q&A with presenters, and educational resources. Georgia-based Velocity Productions and Braintrust Creative had produced Q’s in-person live events for many years, but had just three weeks to plan – and within that, once given the ‘green light’, only two weeks to implement – the pivot from the physical event to virtual.
On October 1st, L-Acoustics are hosting an exciting global livestream product launch! They will be streaming from three different cities, with three of their top application team members presenting all the details of the newest loudspeaker to join the L-Acoustics family. This is a streaming event you won’t want to miss!
Date: October 1st, 2020
Time: 8 am Los Angeles / 4 pm London / 5 pm Paris
Point Source Audio has opened the doors to MIKE’s Academy, a new resource to help Point Source Audio customers get the most out of their microphones when reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The new area of the company’s website has launched with a focus on mic cleaning and self-miking techniques to support production teams and onstage talent in achieving the highest standards for cleanliness, as well as navigating social distancing protocols while miking.
The “Safe Miking” and “Self-Miking” resources include video tutorials as well as downloadable guides that are easy to follow and engage readers with attention-grabbing graphics to be a visual reminder to practice safe microphone handling.
Earlier this month, essential church in Huntsville, Alabama, upgraded their stage lighting to improve the production quality of both in-person services and the footage they capture for online broadcast. Conventional …
When the COVID-19 pandemic put a temporary halt on public worship, churches of all sizes had to quickly take their services online. This threw up a number of challenges for …
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