From Blab To Skype With A Dash of Wirecast -Geoff & Jeffrey #16

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Today on Episode 16 of The Geoff & Jeffrey show, here are some of the things we are talking about: has died a quiet death, leaving us orphans, but Geoff, being the fancy video expert, has set us up using Wirecast and Skype. This gives new versatility, improves both the audio and video and streams live on YouTube at the same time!
Blab was primarily expected to be used as a video version of Facebook, but many people started doing shows and only being on once a week. So, it looks like we killed it.

The new version of Wirecast is pretty expensive, but has NDI, (Network Device Interface), which allows you to bring any computer on your network into play.
Jeffrey has found that it is possible to record a Skype call with his Audio Technica AT2005usb and Zoom H5 recorder. Usually, it requires a larger mixer that has enough Auxillary Sends, or special software that takes up system resources from Skype.

On Tech Down Over, the guest was Anthony Artis a writer and educator about videography.

Books by Anthony Artis:

The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production

Jeffrey is thrilled with the launch of a friend’s podcast that he helped with. It has amazing sound, and great content. Check it out:

Geoff played a short demo for the show that is going to be played on episode 80 of The Feed, the Official Libsyn Podcast. Libsyn is the podcast hosting company that Jeffrey uses for the podcast version of Geoff & Jeffrey: The Weekly Catch Up.

A discussion of how a show such as ours and Tech Down Over can sometimes have a hard time deciding who’s turn it is to talk.

YouTube is inconsistent in enforcing the copyright laws sometimes.

Major News services reported that President Obama had banned the American Pledge of Allegience. We discuss this, thinking it is real, but found out later it was a hoax.

Geoff mispelled Holbrook on Jeffrey’s lower third. hehehe! Mispellings of our names in general.

Advances in tech, like in the Vincent Price movie, “The Abominable Dr Phibes”. He was so deformed, he had developed a way to plug in on the back of his neck to communicate.

How cities in the U.S. are closely crowded compared to Australia.


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