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On today’s ChurchTechCast.com Q & A, questions on: Church Tech questions on Upgraded streams, Boxcaster, HD encoding, and 360p streaming

Here are the latest questions:

Rob Ruehle via Twitter:
We have been using ustream for several years with one Web cam. I’m kinda stabbing in the dark I ordered a video camera years ago that never worked for what we needed it for. I just ordered a sony Sony HDMI camera and HDMI input card right after I ordered it I heard about something called VMIX which is being recommended to me but I guess the card I ordered won’t work the camera in the car have not came in yet I think they’ll be here at the end of the week

Ralph Moore via email
Hello Paul,

I just reviewed your video on the box caster . i run a youth football league in Virginia that wants to start streaming games for parents and grand parents of kids that participate in our league.
I had a couple question to ask you that i hope can help. i really don’t tryst many people with there advice when it come to streaming. after viewing your video i believe you can help me.

Thank you so much for your help.. I have some queations if you can help me with them?!
So i’m more thinking about live streaming though youtube!! I already bought a camcorder and thought that this will be will be the answer.. But seems its more complicated!
So i figuered that i will need a capture card between the camera and the laptop! What do u think are the best options?! And the cheapest of course.. Someone recommended blackmagic minni recorder?! What do you think?
My other question is do i need a broadcasting software when live streaming.. Or not?? Or is it necessary??
do you think i’ll be surprised with other stuff that i may need.. Please let me know !!!
Thank you so much
Btw im from nazarene church in jordan.. And im starting media ministry here .. And i believe that the good news will be spread around the middle east through media.. keef us in your prayers

SWIFT wahly on youTube
what do i need for 360p streaming?

ItsCamsGraphics responded
+Paul Alan Clifford I think he meant 360p… as in really low quality. Not 360degree streams 😛

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Quest Community Church in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of TrinityDigitalMedia.com, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines.