Ironically, the technologies used to deliver the content, most often produced by attractive, recognizable equipment, are critical, and can’t be assumed or overlooked as part of the overall solution.
The gamut is wide when it comes to streaming service options that are available in terms of hardware, software and streaming platforms.
Devices using NDI are simply connected to the network, discover each other, and are ready to transport media back and forth. This connectivity can be extended across the network.
Mobile engagement is almost always best accomplished through a ministry-branded in-app or web-app experience, where your ministry has more control over content, reach, and engagement.
If possible, have a prerecorded service uploaded to the cloud, playing in sync, ready to go, if your primary stream fails or...
Engagement can include offering opportunities to meet up in the local church, invitations to be baptized or joining in prayer.
To do streaming well, you won’t require fancy cameras, audio, or lighting. All that helps for sure, but it does not trump content.
In this first part of a three-part series, we will look at why online engagement matters for a ministry's online visitors.
Before starting to livestream, maybe your church should first ask itself, “Should we livestream?” Just because your church has cameras and the ability, doesn’t mean you should.
Media asset management systems as a whole sound complicated, but they’re actually just content management systems designed to work well with video content.