Code4Lib Regional Meeting Streaming

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Video recording and streaming plan

Streaming channel: Youtube/Google+

  • Using YouTube Live Events
  • YouTube Channel:
    • Footage will be archived here
    • Other Footage can be posted here
  • Please use the Grey Image for the default image on streaming, it looks best on black.
  • Channel Access to can be granted by contacting...
    • Cary Gordon (cgordon(at symbol)
    • Riley Childs (rchilds(at symbol)

Video sources;

  • Presentation computer, via Wirecast Desktop Presenter software;
    • This will be installed on the presentation computer, if any, and be provided to presenters using their own machines on a USB key. It is also available for download from the Wirecast site.
    • Presenters must install the software before presenting.
    • Mac and Windows only.
  • Presentation computer, via VGA tap and video converter; and
  • Camera and encoder (for non-presentation material).

Audio source:

  • Audio system feed to the encoding computer via cable terminated with XLR3 connector (one channel, mono is fine).

Encoding computer:

  • Hardware:
    • Any modern Mac or Windows laptop with reasonable power and speed should work.
  • Software (of interest):
    • Encoding/Streaming: Wirecast for Youtube (free)

Other equipment that we used for Code4lib Annual"

  • Video camera
  • Microphone
  • HDMI to thunderbolt — Blackmagic Extreme (HDMI, RCA (audio & video) in, Thunderbolt out)
  • VGA to HDMI Adapter — Composite, SVideo, VGA, Audio in, HDMI out
  • VGA splitter (active) — to split feed from projector
  • Jumpers and adapter— various
  • Tripod