Winnov Newsletter – August / September 2014 Edition

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How Much is a Webcast Worth?

By: Steve Vonder Haar

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is video worth?

In the world of streaming, not as much as you would think.

Now, anybody who works with me on the team here at Wainhouse Research will tell you that I’m one of the biggest champions of online video that you’ll find anywhere. I like talking into a camera, don’t mind spending time at the editing console and have posted ...

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How Much is a Webcast Worth?

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By: Steve Vonder Haar

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is video worth?

In the world of streaming, not as much as you would think.

Now, anybody who works with me on the team here at Wainhouse Research will tell you that I’m one of the biggest champions of online video that you’ll find anywhere. I like talking into a camera, don’t mind spending time at the editing console and have posted more than a few videos online in ...

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The Pursuit of Simplified Webcast Production

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By: Steve Vonder Haar

Meeting the demand for simplified webcast production has been the holy grail for streaming technology developers for years.

Leading vendors continually work to boil complex features out of their platform solutions. Indeed, several vendors of webcasting capture appliances seemingly achieved nirvana a couple years back by rolling out systems that allow presenters to record presentations at the push of a single button on the front of the device.

Today, however, simplicity is moving beyond the frontiers of straightforward push-button ...

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Shoot, Switch, Stream: Field Guide to Live Webcast Production Solutions

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Preparing for and streaming a live-switched production can prove to be much more challenging than capturing a classroom lecture and converting it into content destined for on-demand viewing. Shoot, Switch, Stream explores the steps of the video switching and webcasting workflow and also provides an in-depth look at production personnel, equipment and tools required to produce and deliver a professional live-switched webcast.

Shoot, Switch, Stream is the second installment from the Streaming Media Field Guide series which focuses on specific tasks ...

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Shoot, Switch, Stream: Field Guide to Live Webcast Production Solutions

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Preparing for and streaming a live-switched production can prove to be much more challenging than capturing a classroom lecture and converting it into content destined for on-demand viewing. Shoot, Switch, Stream explores the steps of the video switching and webcasting workflow and also provides an in-depth look at production personnel, equipment and tools required to produce and deliver a professional live-switched webcast.

Shoot, Switch, Stream is the second installment from the Streaming Media Field Guide series which focuses on specific tasks related to online ...

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Streaming Video is Busting Free…

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By Steve Vonder Haar

Streaming video is busting free from its spot on the corporate island.

At times in years past, vendors of webcasting technologies would be justified in feeling a bit left out of some big market opportunities when dealing with their little corner of the business communications landscape. After all, while many executives love webcasting to convey engaging messages to large target audiences online, a large percentage of organizations treat online video more as a venue ...

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Winnov Newsletter – July 2012 Edition

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Don’t Be a Victim of Murphy’s Law

By Steve Vonder Haar, Senior Analyst Enterprise Webcasting & Streaming, Wainhouse Research, LLC

When it comes to capturing live events for online distribution, Murphy’s Law reigns supreme.

Something absolutely, positively will go wrong when you’re trying to capture a live event and distribute it online. Perhaps your on-site camera won’t have the right connections to plug into the video encoder. Maybe the feed from the room’s audio system is not right for your system. In some ...

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