Video Streaming and Compression Training Sessions for Churches

Posted by Derrick on June 29, 2009 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Freeman Compression Inc.  is hosting five Video Streaming and Compression training sessions for Churches.  The sessions include: An Overview of Video Streaming and Compression, Improving Video Compression Workflows with Sorenson Squeeze, Sawmill Professional: Analyzing Your Web Server and Streaming Server Log Files, An Overview of Live Streaming, and Audio Podcasting and Video Podcasting.  Contact us at 407.477.5837 or E-mail us at info@freemancompression.com for more details about having these training sessions at your Church.

An Overview of Video Streaming and Compression – 2 hours

Training Session Summary: This session is designed to give Pastors and Church technical staff a better understanding of Video Streaming, Video Compression, Live Streaming, Web/Streaming Server Analytics and Podcasting.  The session will provide a good overview of how Churches can take advantage of delivering videos for Downloadable Streaming, Real-time Streaming,  Live Streaming and Podcasting.  This two hour session is great for those that aren’t familiar with streaming and compression.  The training will also give a good understanding and the cost to move forward with streaming and compression projects. The presenter will show various streaming and encoding tools during the presentation to give staff a better understanding of what’s available.  There will also be more details on the cost of the various streaming and compression tools.

In this training session attendees will also learn about the following:

  • 2-pass CBR
  • 2-pass VBR
  • 1-Pass CBR
  • 1-Pass VBR
  • Audio and Video CODECS
  • Streaming Formats
  • Pros and cons of Downloadable Streaming
  • Pros and con of Real-Time Streaming

Improving Video Compression Workflows with Sorenson Squeeze – 2 hours

Training Session Summary: Sorenson Squeeze is a powerful tool for encoding and the application holds many untapped secrets that many users aren’t aware of.  This session will show attendees how to improve their video compression workflows with Squeeze.  Learn how to utilize features such as:  Capture, Video Trimming, Output to FTP, Output to Local, Multiple Video Creation from Source Files, One-off DVD creation, and Watch Folder Encoding.  You’ll learn time-saving tasks to help you get your encoding projects done quicker.  During this 2 hour training session you’ll also learn how to encode Downloadable Streaming and Real-Time Streaming videos in various media formats.  Formats such as Windows Media, H.264, and Flash Video will be covered in this training session.  Users will learn how to encode SD and HD Sources for Web Server and Streaming Server Delivery.

Sawmill Professional: Analyzing Your Web Server and Streaming Server Log Files – 1 hour

Training Session Summary: Sawmill Professional is a superior log file analysis tool that helps you gather statistics about your viewers.  This session is designed to teach you about log file analysis and how to take advantage of Sawmill Professional for analyzing your log files. With this tool you can analyze log files from Streaming Servers, Web Servers and many other devices. Learn how to resolve domain names, create custom reports, use filters, and gather data from specific cities and states. When providing on-line streaming content it’s important to be able to prove that viewers are watching and this training module help you do it.

In this training sessions attendees will also learn about the following:

  • Creating Profiles
  • Single Page Summary Reports
  • Videos Viewed Reports
  • Gathering IP addresses of Viewers
  • Error Reports
  • How to Create Customized Reports
  • How to Resolve Domain Names
  • How to View Session Paths
  • Where to Locate Web Server and Streaming Server Log Files
  • How to process log files

An Overview of Live Streaming (Featuring Telestream’s Wirecast) – 1 hour

Training Session Summary: If you need to get familiar with Live Streaming this training session is for you. Learn how your Church can take advantage of Live Streaming using Telestream’s Wirecast tool.  The instructor will walk you through the Live Streaming set-up process with Wirecast.  Wirecast is available on the Mac and PC platforms and comes with a host of features to improve your Live Streaming broadcast.  If you need to switch between sources, include lower third graphics or need to display a presentation during your Live Broadcast, then Wirecast is the tool to use.  Learn how to utilize these items in this training session.

Audio Podcasting and Video Podcasting (Featuring Telestream’s Episode) Set-up – 2 hours

Training Session Summary: This session is great for those planning to create an Audio Podcast or a Video Podcast.  This two hour session will be very hands-on and Instructor Derrick Freeman will walk attendees through the Audio Podcast and Video Podcast Set-up.  You’ll also learn how to encode your audio and video files for your Podcast using Telestream’s Episode in this training module.  Additionally attendees will learn why their Church should create a Podcast and what the many benefits are.

If you would like to host the Video Streaming and Compression training sessions for Churches at your Church contact Freeman Compression Inc. at 407-477-5837 or E-mail us at info@freemancompression.com.

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