Introduction to Live Streaming - Intermediate
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This course will take you through the basics of live streaming and includes free resources such as a eBook and PDF docum
3.8 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
265 students enrolled
Created by Mr Paul Richards
Last updated 2/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Streamline your video content creation workflow with live streaming production techniques
  • Learn how to eliminate post production requirements and still produce valuable marketing videos
  • Create amazing marketing videos that will stand out, create leads and generate demand for your organization
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Requirements
  • Windows or Mac Operating System
  • Navigate Web browser
  • Basic Adobe Photoshop skills
Description

MicroStreaming is a form of live production which can eliminate post production requirements yet still provide valuable marketing videos with real production value. PTZOptics has pioneered this new technique and has now released this video series introducing the main topics of interest. In this video series you can learn about how to create amazing marketing videos that will stand out, create leads and generate demand for your organization!

 PTZOptics “MicroStreaming” approach pulls from effective sales principles and applies live streaming technologies to a new innovative workflow. “Using a green screen with virtual sets allows marketing teams the ability to place their next video anywhere in the world! We seemlessly switch between various scenes to make our videos more powerful” says Paul Richards Dir of Business Development at PTZOptics. “So many customers have asked how we make our marketing videos that we decided to create a complete YouTube Series on the subject and coin the process MicroStreaming”.

Learn how to deliver a hook, line and sinker during a MicroStream and you’ll be amazed how effective video marketing can become. Microstreaming is a new way of producing content live without the need for post production. We teach you how to create top notch marketing videos that will generate leads for your company without the need of expensive video equipment and timely post production.

Who is the target audience?
  • If you are a video content creator
  • If you are interested in live streaming technology
  • If you own a webcam and microphone
  • NOT for anyone without a computer
  • NOT for anyone without a YouTube account
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Curriculum For This Course
14 Lectures
01:05:39
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Introduction to to the course
1 Lecture 04:09

A Brief introduction to the course. Paul discusses the higher level video production skills you can expect to learn from this course such as a topic gauge, video compression and chromakeys.

Preview 04:09
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Course Files
1 Lecture 03:46

In this video Paul reviews the files you will be given in this course.  We will take a look at all of the files in their respective programs.

Preview 03:46
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Building a Live Topic Guage
2 Lectures 14:10

This video shows you how to make a custom topic gauge for your next video stream using Photoshop.  Paul walks you through each step and shows you an example of a finished live topic meter and how you can save this file in order to add this content to your live stream.

Building a Live Topic Meter - Part 1 - Photoshop
06:32

Now that you have used Photoshop to create a custom topic gauge, Paul walks you through how to use Adobe After Effects to finalize the content by adding an mp4 file.  Once the file is complete you will see how to save this file to be used later with Vmix to add personal branding to your live stream.

Building a Live Topic Meter - Part 2 - After Effects
07:38
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Microstreaming
1 Lecture 04:18

MicroStreaming is a form of live production which can eliminate post production requirements yet still provide valuable marketing videos with real production value. PTZOptics has pioneered this new technique and has now released a free video series introducing the main topics of interest. In this video series you can learn about how to create amazing marketing videos that will stand out, create leads and generate demand for your organization!

 The PTZOptics “MicroStreaming” approach pulls from effective sales principles and applies live streaming technologies to a new innovative workflow. “Using a green screen with virtual sets allows marketing teams the ability to place their next video anywhere in the world! We seamlessly switch between various scenes to make our videos more powerful” says Paul Richards Dir of Business Development at PTZOptics. “So many customers have asked how we make our marketing videos, that we decided to create a complete YouTube Series on the subject and coin the process of MicroStreaming”.

Preview 04:18
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The Hook, Line and Sinker
1 Lecture 03:34

Learn how to deliver a hook, line and sinker during a micro stream. Microstreaming is a new way of producing marketing content live without the need for post production. Learn how to create top notch marketing videos that will generate your companies leads without the need for expensive video producers and timely post production stages!

Preview 03:34
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Planning
2 Lectures 08:41

Learn how to add Branding, Titles and More to your Micro-Stream

Preview 03:05

Learn how to layout your live streaming set up before you start MicroStreaming! Think about branding and how you can use the standard lower thirds. Paul Richards reviews various techniques discussed in MicroStreaming.io

Planning out your live streaming layout
05:36
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Understanding your equipment
3 Lectures 16:00

Today almost any PC or Mac can be transformed into a live streaming machine using vMix, WireCast, OBS or xSplit. In this video series we will review these live streaming software providers. But before you select a software you need to understand the PC that you will be using must fulfill the requirements for live streaming.

Knowing your Computer - Choosing the right gear for live streaming!
06:58

After you have selected a computer for your live streaming machine it's time to enable your graphics card. We review the best ways to use your graphics card, enable it in windows and use it for live streaming and video production.

Using your graphics card for live streaming
05:02

Learn how to select the equipment you need to start MicroStreaming right away in this video.

Selecting the right equipment for your broadcast
04:00
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Getting more advanced
3 Lectures 11:01

Learn how to simulcast your next live stream to multiple CDNs with Joicaster.co or Restream.io. This is a great way to grow your audience by streaming live to multiple streaming sites without having to increase your own bandwidth or computer processing power.

Multi-Casting - The Ability to send your broadcast to multiple CDNs
04:36

Greens Screens and Virtual sets are what complete a perfect marketing video. Learn how to use these in your next micro-stream.

Using Green Screens and Virtual Sets
03:02

Building YouTube channel - the ultimate goal of Micro-Streaming.  Paul will teach you what you need to know to get started and create a YouTube channel that really illustrates your brand.

Building your YouTube Channel
03:23
About the Instructor
Mr Paul Richards
4.2 Average rating
326 Reviews
7,388 Students
16 Courses
Chief Streaming Officer

I am a Live Streaming Expert and Chief Streaming Officer for PTZOptics. PTZOptics is an industry leader in affordable live streaming technology. We host a live show on YouTube Live every Friday and we hope to help the world better understand live streaming and technology it takes to produce amazing video content! 

I host a live show on YouTube Live called "PTZOptics Live" where we review the latest in the live streaming and video conferencing industry. This is the basis of our live streaming innovation where you can learn quite a lot of about the industry. 

I have been working in the audio visual industry for 10+ years employed at: Haverford Systems, Conference Room Systems and PTZOptics. Each of these companies have kept me involved in designing, building and operating live streaming and video conferencing systems. Throughout my career continue to help others in video communication projects.