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!
This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for quite some time, at least since the launch of the iPad in early April. The battle between Apple and Adobe seems to heat up every day, with the latest news Steve Jobs releasing a 1,671 word essay titled “Thoughts on Flash” http://bit.ly/aiaaNg. The purpose of … More Flash vs. HTML5 Video
It sounds like we finally have interest in pursuing an upgrade to our rapidly aging video streaming infrastructure. Installed five years ago, our QuickTime and Windows Media encoders/servers need replacement. This brings up a lot of questions, like what technology to use: Flash, Silverlight, Windows Media, etc…At this point I’m not even sure what our … More Video streaming upgrade