Resources
@
networkpaladin.org
Ernest Staats
erstaats@gcasda.org
Technology Director
MS Information Assurance,
CISSP, CE...
Delivering live video - workflow
Humble Beginnings
• OK to start small
– Started with USB Cameras and Free software
• Flash Media Live Encoder
• Ustream Pr...
Live streaming encoders
Live streaming encoders
GCA Equipment List
Streaming Mistakes
in order
• No plan –make a list check it twice …
– Sample on website
• Poor audio
• Poor lighting
• P...
Production 101
• Constantly Strive to Improve
• Know and understand the roll of each
team member
• Plan, research, and pre...
Team Work
Getting it Done
• Treat crew and others with respect
• Keep a relaxed and comfortable
atmosphere
• Provide lead...
Team Work
When it all break loose!
And it will…..
• Don’t:
– Stress out
– Disrespect anyone
– Yell or forget why you are ...
10 Commands of Streaming
Ignore at your
Peril
1. You Shall
Test early & Test often
Test
With the actual gear
From the actual location
With the actual subject matter
Se...
Test early & test often (con..)
End-to-end tests are best
Test on-site actual bandwidth & actual
source signal
Test wit...
2. You Shall
Know your upload bandwidth




Speedtest.net – test it and Re-test
More bandwidth is better
Dedicated ba...
How much bandwidth?
Upload is what matters
For HD, at least 3Mbps
Example above shows a typical residential
grade
Low ...
Recommended settings
Quality
Resolution
Video Bitrate Recommend
ed
Bandwidth
HD
1280 x
720
2 Mbps
High
960 x 540 1....
3. You Shall
Have great lighting
One overlooked is great lighting
With poorly lit scene, your camera will introduce
noise...
4. You Shall
Have great audio
The second secret is great audio.
A presentation that you can’t see but can
hear is valuabl...
5. You Shall remember
Long form content works best
Forget web video needing to be 2-3
minutes long
Short form works well...
6. You shall
Create page for your event
 Create a Clear dedicated streaming page
 Have relevant content around the
play...
7. You Shall
Make it interactive
Take advantage of the flexibility of this
medium
Behind-the-scenes, interactive chats /
...
8. You Shall
Go live early
Start your stream 15-40 minutes early
Allows you time to make sure everything is
working corre...
9. You shall
Keep on streamin’
Re-stream as live or make the VOD available
ASAP! (Check with Copyright issues)
The best w...
10. You Shall
Promote your event
Promote at least 3 different times and at
least 3 different ways.
One week before, one d...
Social Media by #s
Don’t forget about Text
Messaging
Legal Disclaimer
I am not a lawyer, in fact have no legal training
whatsoever! I offer general information.
Taking legal a...
Copyrights & Licensing
• CCLI Church Streaming & Podcast License ccli.com
• Covers many Christian music worship songs
• No...
Copyrights & Licensing
• Neither of these licenses Allow:
• People to download recordings of copyrighted music Streaming o...
WIFI Best Practices
•
•
•
•
•
1. You are responsible
2. Filtering is a must (see website)
3. Understand the Risks
4. Have...
Test WIFI Interference
WIFI Channels
• For 802.11b, channels 1, 6, and 11
won't overlap.
• For 802.11g and 802.11n with a 20MHz
channel width, ch...
Capacity vs. Coverage
• Understand how many devices you
want on the WIFI at once
• Consumer based products and
streaming e...
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  • 1. Resources @ networkpaladin.org Ernest Staats erstaats@gcasda.org Technology Director MS Information Assurance, CISSP, CEH, CWNA, Security+, MCSE, CNA, I-Net+, Network+, Server+, A+
  • 2. Delivering live video - workflow
  • 3. Humble Beginnings • OK to start small – Started with USB Cameras and Free software • Flash Media Live Encoder • Ustream Producer free – Leaders don’t always get vision • Demand will often grow – So will expectations – Be fun, grow your team – Evangelize to “tech” minded/curious – “Beta”- allows trial-and-error
  • 4. Live streaming encoders
  • 5. Live streaming encoders
  • 6. GCA Equipment List
  • 7. Streaming Mistakes in order • No plan –make a list check it twice … – Sample on website • Poor audio • Poor lighting • Poor camera techniques
  • 8. Production 101 • Constantly Strive to Improve • Know and understand the roll of each team member • Plan, research, and prepare for success • Have a vision • Make a check list for consistent experience
  • 9. Team Work Getting it Done • Treat crew and others with respect • Keep a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere • Provide leadership & direction • Allow crew to troubleshoot • Be in control (but not a freak) • Trouble shoot challenges & technical issues
  • 10. Team Work When it all break loose! And it will….. • Don’t: – Stress out – Disrespect anyone – Yell or forget why you are doing this it is a Ministry!
  • 11. 10 Commands of Streaming Ignore at your Peril
  • 12. 1. You Shall Test early & Test often Test With the actual gear From the actual location With the actual subject matter Setup and go live early
  • 13. Test early & test often (con..) End-to-end tests are best Test on-site actual bandwidth & actual source signal Test with moving images from live cameras Test audio sync Watch your test on all end user devices (Desktop, iPads, etc.) Monitor throughout the live event
  • 14. 2. You Shall Know your upload bandwidth     Speedtest.net – test it and Re-test More bandwidth is better Dedicated bandwidth Maximum headroom – 2x over the “target bitrate
  • 15. How much bandwidth? Upload is what matters For HD, at least 3Mbps Example above shows a typical residential grade Low quality streaming can be done@ 800kbps
  • 16. Recommended settings Quality Resolution Video Bitrate Recommend ed Bandwidth HD 1280 x 720 2 Mbps High 960 x 540 1.5 Mbps 3Mbps Medium 640 x 360 1 Mbps 2Mbps Low 480 x 270 400 Kbps 1Mbps 4Mbps
  • 17. 3. You Shall Have great lighting One overlooked is great lighting With poorly lit scene, your camera will introduce noise into the video picture This noise is amplified by the video encoding process, resulting in a low-quality, VHS-like image
  • 18. 4. You Shall Have great audio The second secret is great audio. A presentation that you can’t see but can hear is valuable A presentation that you can see but can’t hear is useless Get direct feed form PA system,  on-board mic on the camera will not pick well  USB sound is much better than 3.5 jack
  • 19. 5. You Shall remember Long form content works best Forget web video needing to be 2-3 minutes long Short form works well for VOD,  live streams less than 20 min will have a hard time attracting an audience
  • 20. 6. You shall Create page for your event  Create a Clear dedicated streaming page  Have relevant content around the player  Schedules, background information, calls to action
  • 21. 7. You Shall Make it interactive Take advantage of the flexibility of this medium Behind-the-scenes, interactive chats / Q&A with real-time questions form the audience via Twitter Stream as long as possible this helps to generate more social buzz
  • 22. 8. You Shall Go live early Start your stream 15-40 minutes early Allows you time to make sure everything is working correctly end-to-end Viewers will show up and spread the word
  • 23. 9. You shall Keep on streamin’ Re-stream as live or make the VOD available ASAP! (Check with Copyright issues) The best window of time to gain maximum audience is immediately after the live event ends Publish where rebroadcast can be found
  • 24. 10. You Shall Promote your event Promote at least 3 different times and at least 3 different ways. One week before, one day before, one hour before, 5 minutes before live Use email, social media, pre-registration and call attendees Request influential or high profile participants tweet it
  • 25. Social Media by #s
  • 26. Don’t forget about Text Messaging
  • 27. Legal Disclaimer I am not a lawyer, in fact have no legal training whatsoever! I offer general information. Taking legal advice from an unknown (lay) person is a bad idea, you should do your own research and seek proper legal counsel before setting your streaming policies & procedures
  • 28. Copyrights & Licensing • CCLI Church Streaming & Podcast License ccli.com • Covers many Christian music worship songs • No reporting • Annual fee starts at $75/yr. – based on size • Does NOT cover “secular” or popular songs • Christian Copyright Solutions copyrightsolver.com • Covers 16 million Christian AND secular songs • Blanket license for ASCAP, BMI & SEASAC song catalog • Annual fee starts at $500/yr. – Based on size/web traffic
  • 29. Copyrights & Licensing • Neither of these licenses Allow: • People to download recordings of copyrighted music Streaming only • Webcasting of “master” recordings (artist’s version) • Duplication of copyrighted materials • U.S. Copyright Law allows churches to perform copyrighted music during religious services • The exemption does not cover the re-transmission of those services over radio, television or the internet
  • 30. WIFI Best Practices • • • • • 1. You are responsible 2. Filtering is a must (see website) 3. Understand the Risks 4. Have a Plan – reason 5. Don’t put Guest & Streaming on same Internet connection • 6. Get Techie help (see website) • 7. Understand SOHO vs Enterprise
  • 31. Test WIFI Interference
  • 32. WIFI Channels • For 802.11b, channels 1, 6, and 11 won't overlap. • For 802.11g and 802.11n with a 20MHz channel width, channels 1, 5, and 9 won't overlap. • For 802.11n with a 40MHz channel width, channels 3 and 11 won't overlap
  • 33. Capacity vs. Coverage • Understand how many devices you want on the WIFI at once • Consumer based products and streaming eat bandwidth up FAST! • Apple TV issues

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