Webcasting: Streaming LIVE on the Internet

Barbara FreedmanUstream.tv, webcasting2 Comments

Last week was my first live broadcast over the Internet. I have been thinking about it for a while and doing a little research here and there. When I finalized plans with Grammy/Clio winning composer, Robin Batteau, to come to my school and give a master class on composition, I thought that would be a great time to dive into the world of live internet broadcasting.

I streamed audio and video through Ustream.tv. Ustream is a great site as it is, for the most part, “Rated G”. Ustream seems to really want to keep a lid on some of the nonsense and profanity that you’ll find on other video sites and they seem to be doing a good job so far. Then again, one person