Best Ways to Make Live Video Graphics

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Nov 15, 2017 11:31:09 AM

There are many graphics programs out there that ared used to create lower-thirds and logos. Using lower-thirds in your live videos helps to brand your guests, and using logos helps to brand your company. These graphics also help your videos to look professional and planned.

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Switcher Studio 3.5 Update

By Nick Mattingly on Nov 3, 2017 9:54:45 AM

Your feedback and support has enabled us to build the best mobile video solution using iPhones and iPads. Our latest release expands on the Switcher platform by adding:

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Comparing iOS Devices for Live Video

By Dan Petrik on Oct 19, 2017 1:00:00 PM

When setting up video productions using iOS devices, it is important to choose the best device for the situation. Here are some pointers to help you make the correct choice.

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Go vs. Studio Differences in UI and Uses

By Dan Petrik on Oct 12, 2017 11:30:00 AM

You are probably familiar with the Facebook Live button within the Facebook App.

This is an easy  way to get started streaming to Facebook Live.  But what if you want to do more with your live video?

This is where Switcher Go and Switcher Studio come into play.

Let’s take a look at the differences between the two platforms.

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Reward Your Audience With Facebook Live Giveaways

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Oct 10, 2017 10:30:00 AM

When you have a loyal community built around your live broadcasts, it is second nature to want to reward them for their participation . After all, without them, your content would go nowhere.
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Facebook Streaming Outage

By Nick Mattingly on Oct 6, 2017 3:00:00 PM

10/6/2017, 11:45 PM, UPDATE:

From Facebook: A fix has been deployed to production. If you are still experiencing issues with this they will clear up shortly.

10/6/2017, 6:10 PM, UPDATE:

From Facebook: We are aware of ongoing issues with the JS SDK failing to load for sites using RequireJS. We are actively working on a fix and expect it to get pushed shortly. 

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Understanding and Using iRigs

By Dan Petrik on Oct 5, 2017 11:02:00 AM

Possibly the best way to run audio through an iOS devices is using one of the iRig products.

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Why Aren't People Seeing My Live Videos?

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Sep 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When going live, one of the end goals is to attract a larger audience by the end of each broadcast. It is exhilarating to see more and more people viewing each subsequent broadcast. Likewise, it can be frustrating to hit a plateau or lose your audience.

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Fully Customize Graphics with Pixlr's Editing Tools

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to creating graphics, Pixlr is top-of-the-line. Available on both Windows and Mac browsers free-of-charge, Pixlr is a cloud-based set of image tools. Experienced Photoshop users will be right at home with Pixlr’s interface, since Pixlr's interface and utilities mimic the style of the traditional Adobe Photoshop.

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Best Budget WiFi Router for Live Video

By Nick Mattingly on Sep 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

I can't count the number of times I've complained about Time Warner Cable (now Spectrum) or been at a friends house as they complain about their internet. I've even gone as far as to turn off the WiFi on my phone while lying in bed because my cellular LTE connection is faster than my home intenet.

Turns out my problems weren't due to TWC - there were WiFi deadspots in our house.

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