Tips on sports and live event webcasting

When you stream over 18,000 live hockey games a year, you have to learn a bit about what works and what doesn’t. So when I chatted with Marc Ruskin, President of FASTHockey, Inc, the premier online destination for amateur ice hockey games from across North America, I was anxious to get some live production related…

Need article sources – iPhone streaming and OVPs

I’m pulling together some streaming-related articles and need some user input.  Specifically, I need: – HTTP Live Streaming to iPhone case studies – companies who have started streaming to iPhones, why, how and how it has worked out. Prefer actual content owners rather than service companies. – OVPs – any company who considered using an…

Interesting video on viewing analytics

The type and amount of statistics and analytics provided by an OVP is a critical selection criteria. Veeple is an OVP that features clickable hotspots in the video. Here’s a short (under 3 minutes) video of Veeple’s viewing analytics that I found useful in understanding the type of information that they supply. I’m sure most…

Tips on ScreenCam Production

Just got off the phone with Jay Simons from Atlassian, an Australian software company specializing in collaboration and development tool like Jira, Confluence and FishEye. Atlassian uses screencam videos to illustrate new features and quick training tips, and produces the screencams with Telestream ScreenFlow. I was chatting about Atlassian’s choice of Episodic as their Online…