YouTube is out

Conversations around originating a webcast for conference, including cameras and mixers.
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Re: YouTube is out

Postby russellhltn » Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:17 am

Mikerowaved wrote:3 weeks before our stake conference (held this past weekend) I received a very nice email from the Production Planner for the Broadcast & Events Division at Church Headquarters.

Yes, it appears they're being proactive in helping the STS to have a successful broadcast. I've also gotten one and we are not having any visitors.
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Re: YouTube is out

Postby randysteck » Sun May 26, 2019 9:25 am

I notice that this issue recurs about every year. To reiterate several previous posts, we are using Sunday Streams and have been doing so for the last 3 years. In that time we've enjoyed 1080P webcasts with no outages or even stutters. The one anomaly we thought was due to Sunday Streams was actually a camera that was double framing during a pan (since fixed).

We made this move to get rid of the laptop at the receive end and use Roku boxes instead (AppleTV and Rpi work also). We found that the laptop was implicated in over half of all our problems. Since this move, webcasts have become trivial for us with literally 20 minute setup of cameras and 5 minutes at remote locations.

Sunday Streams allows payment for the month of use, so it's an annual cost of $100. Well worth the stability we've found. In addition, they are password protected, do not maintain a recording, do not require reservations (just a monthly bandwidth limit which we've never come close to), and have excellent customer support.

I look forward to having a similar system supported by the Church webcast group, whom I've talked with several times. I really hope we get there some day.

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Re: YouTube is out

Postby mitchrichie » Sun May 26, 2019 9:49 am

Do they have a Roku app? How does it work on the receiving end?


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