Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Free Webcast - Branding Yourself, This Thursday!

As if you didn't have enough events to choose from on Thursday, here's another.  However, this one is at 4PM PST and is only an hour long, so you might be able to squeeze in both if you can manage it.  I actually took the class last Friday at the REI Flagship Store.  It was 5 hours long and quite informative.  We got to meet with coaches and do mock interviews.  I'm sure this one is a more condensed version, but probably well worth it.  And, best of all, it's free!

Here's the link for more info:


1 comment:

  1. Web casting, or broadcasting over the internet, is a media file (audio-video mostly) distributed over the internet using streaming media technology. Streaming implies media played as a continuous stream and received real time by the browser (end user). Streaming technology enables a single content source to be distributed to many simultaneous viewers. Streaming video bandwidth is typically calculated in gigabytes of data transferred. It is important to estimate how many viewers you can reach, for example in a live webcast, given your bandwidth constraints or conversely, if you are expecting a certain audience size, what bandwidth resources you need to deploy.

    To estimate how many viewers you can reach during a webcast, consider some parlance:
    One viewer: 1 click of a video player button at one location logged on
    One viewer hour: 1 viewer connected for 1 hour
    100 viewer hours: 100 viewers connected for 1 hour…

    Typically webcasts will be offered at different bit rates or quality levels corresponding to different user’s internet connection speeds. Bit rate implies the rate at which bits (basic data units) are transferred. It denotes how much data is transmitted in a given amount of time. (bps / Kbps / Mbps…). Quality improves as more bits are used for each second of the playback. Video of 3000 Kbps will look better than one of say 1000Kbps. This is just like quality of a image is represented in resolution, for video (or audio) it is measured by the bit rate.