You run speed tests over speedtest.net right? It’s a great service. After a big meeting where we’ve directed the HD capture of a multi-camera video webcast, there are times on location where Internet upload speeds are a real challenge to productivity. In fact it’s one of the most challenging issues for a Producer on deadline to turn material quickly at any bit rate. Time is critical when posting replays for the Employee time zone about to start their day watching your show.
We snapped this screen grab on one shoot where the meter pinned at an exceptional connection speed.
Love those Silicon Valley Corporate Communications data rates from those blazing fast circuits!
We’re a long way from those dial up days – remember?
I’ve always said, we put the trains (program content) on the tracks but it’s the IT departments that run the railroad.
On this day the content road the “cloud express”.
The stake trucks pulled into the parking lot on schedule to begin the tent raise. The clock was ticking as Rhea Communications created a convenient walk-to location for hundreds of employees to see their leaders announce the big news. This four camera live switch in HD was a global video webcast feed with replay capture and projection to several large 16:9 screens.
Q&A was fast paced and cut like a TV show between the audience and stage.
Purring diesel power keept all the circuits going for this “got to be right” All Hands Meeting.
Thousands of views live online with thousands to follow on demand.