Recommended setup for a Webcast?
This is for a one-time live audio webcast.
Doesn't ShoutCast (made by the WinAmp folks) do this kind of thing? I think it broadcasts anything that WinAmp sees.
Philo, I want the "audience" to have a commonly used piece of software such as Windows Media Player. It's not a one-to-one meeting.
I think Windows Media Encoder should work.
Hey, talked to my friend, they're using Shoutcast, but they said you need a good server and I guess good bandwidth. Anyone who can listen to streaming mp3's should be able to listen to your broadcast, so WinAmp or Windows Media Player should work.
Sybase does their webcasts for Beta evaluators through placeware. Used to be an applet console. I think placeware was acquired by Microsoft and now uses MS software. User experience is comparable. You need phone for sound. So when i follow from home (time zones) i am reduced to watching the app sharing and pp slides and not hearing the questions. questions can also be typed and you can IM other participants.
There is something to be said for phone conferences. They don't have to be participatory, they can be one-way only, and even moderated.
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