During commencement 2011 we evaluated a number of new hardware and software solutions to improve our digital video workflows, in addition to improvements in our live and on demand video streaming services. The testing noted below was related to the Viewcast Niagara 2120 encoder. Project: Digital Video Pilot – Evaluation of hardware encoder for live … More Digital video testing – Viewcast Niagara 2120
Recently I’ve done some testing with the Telestream Pipeline, which is a hardware video encoder. The intention of the evaluation was to see how this may or may not speed up our digital video workflow. Specifically, there were two things I wanted to test: ingesting video across the IP network directly into Final Cut Pro … More Testing the Telestream Pipeline
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted, but I guess life gets in the way sometimes. For the past two months I’ve been part of a team investigating digital video and rich media workflows at Notre Dame. This is all related to a larger initiative to look at Digital Asset Management (DAM) and how it may, … More Digital Asset Management discovery
The Villages In Action 2010 Conference was held today in a small, remote village outside of Masindi, Uganda. This was organized by Teddy Ruge of Project Diaspora, in response to various events in DC and NYC where smart, affluent individuals discussed the status of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in a comfortable setting, without the … More Villages In Action 2010 – live streaming
A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Internet2 Fall Member Meeting in Atlanta, here’s a brief summary of the highlights. Merit Networks BTOP funding – This year Merit Networks, the provider of statewide research and education networking in Michigan, received $69.6 million in BTOP stimulus funding for broadband development projects in the State of … More Internet2 Fall Member Meeting
Over the past week I’ve been researching Watershed, by UStream. Watershed is the “private-label” (the API’s) version of UStream so it can be customized and branded for your own look and feel…yet still carry many of the benefits fundamental to a SaaS solution. At this time there are not many SaaS video streaming solutions in … More UStream Watershed review
Over the past month I’ve done a significant amount of testing with the UStream service. From standing up an emergency live stream of robot football….yes, I said robot football. To Notre Dame Commencement and a national chamber music competition. The robot football UStream was in response to a system admin enabling a firewall on our … More UStream testing, pilot and success!