TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars

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At TechSmith we use video webinars for a number of purposes: in-depth demonstrations of our more complicated products, highlighting the success of our customers, a few times we even stayed up for 24 hours straight for our 24 in 24 and 48 in 24 video series. While setting up the system for live streaming video can be complicated and pricey, we’ve found it to be well worth the investment of time and money. Building an audience ahead of any live streaming is vital.

Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions

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We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference. We’ll be streaming at the following times: Friday, August 3: ~8 PM to 9:30 PM — Welcome and Session Planning. Refresh this blog post to see the live video stream and chat! The post Screencast Camp 2012: LIVE Streaming Sessions appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. We are going to be streaming the events of the main session room during the conference.

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The Green Screen Effect – TechSmith Tips

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TechSmith Tips is a weekly series that will focus on tips in screencasting, video editing, and more. The green screen effect is a post-production technique for compositing (layering) two images or video streams together based on color hues ( chroma range). Keep your eyes on the TechSmith blog, YouTube channel (subscribe to make it easy) , Twitter , Facebook , we’ll even be posting it on LinkedIn if that’s your thing.

Project Giant TechSmith Snow Spork

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In Okemos, Michigan , where TechSmith is located, they're calling for a foot or more of snow! We even have TechSmith Titanium sporks. That's where the idea came from to make a giant version of the TechSmith spork to measure the snow fall. After gathering all the supplies, we came back to TechSmith and got to work on the giant spork. You can see the giant snow spork plus our snowfall at TechSmith's office - Just hit the play button below. TechSmith 179 38

Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

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I am the Online Community Specialist at TechSmith. I serve as a TechSmith champion to maintain, grow, and work with a variety of communities who are engaged with TechSmith products and services online. Q) If you could trade jobs with anyone at TechSmith, who would it be? I’m currently heading up the social media strategy for TechSmith. I like to think of email as a stream that you dip into on occasion to fish out the important stuff. Why, hello.

What’s on the TechSmith roadmap? We’ll tell you.

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If you’ve been following TechSmith for awhile, you may have noticed that the past year has brought a lot of changes. TechSmith is focused on helping you work wherever you are. Webcast: TechSmith Roadmap for Innovation. What: Online, streaming event with live Q&A. Hear TechSmith’s president talk about what’s next. What if I can’t tune in to the live stream? The post What’s on the TechSmith roadmap?

Coming Soon: TechSmith Podcast on the EdReach Network

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As the TechSmith Education stone gathers moss, we’re always looking for new ways to partner with teachers and organizations committed to the promotion and empowerment of education. I am extremely excited to announce the new partnership between TechSmith Education and the EdReach Network as we bring you a brand new TechSmith podcast beginning this fall: Destination: Chalkstars to Rockstars – Revolutionary Ideas in Learning.

Dev Corner - HTML 5 Video Player with multiple video streams

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This week's Dev Corner post comes from Mike Luongo and details using HTML5 to create a video player that lets you play multiple video streams at once. Michael Luongo is a software engineer who joined TechSmith in 1999 when the company was about 10 employees. Since joining he has worked on almost every product at TechSmith. This week's Dev Corner post comes from Mike Luongo and details using HTML5 to create a video player that lets you play multiple video streams at once.

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Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

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Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. Photo credit: AdamKR. As you may know, the world of online video is going through some upheaval right now with at least two competing views of how embedded video should be delivered. And mobile video is at the center of the fracas. Apple doesn't allow Flash--the technology commonly used by websites to deliver online video--to run on Apple devices such as the iPad or iPhone.

TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps

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Which is one reason we’re so excited to be building TechSmith AppShow , a new software product for Mac that will make it easier than ever to create screencasts of iOS devices. Before now, the “least worst” methods of capturing the screen of an iOS device were hardware or streaming workarounds. How is TechSmith AppShow different? The post TechSmith AppShow – A Better Way to Show Off and Record iOS Apps appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Do You Have What It Takes? Test Your Skills at TechSmith’s Screencast Boot Camp

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Not for the faint of heart, the Screencast Boot Camp will push you farther than you’ve ever been pushed before with an endless stream of exercises and drills. Test Your Skills at TechSmith’s Screencast Boot Camp appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Join us for this unique training camp and leave a screen casting expert.

How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

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We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming webinars , and streaming on YouTube. More importantly, how can you capture this live streaming content so it’s not all lost in the internet’s void? You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. I use TechSmith’s Snagit which is great to record short-form video. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

How To Record Live Streaming Video

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We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. Watch “You Can Easily Record a Live Stream Video” on YouTube. We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

eLearning: Adding Videos to eLearning. The Results

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio. Did Windows Media Streaming as it came with Windows Server years ago. Generally due to cost, I have customer setup private Vimeo account and stream from there. We're getting a beefy streaming service setup ( Kaltura )." Adobe Captivate Articulate Storyline e-learning eLearning mLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training UA User Assistance User Experience UX

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

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Like the “pinch” in an hourglass, compression helps devices and the internet keep up with a big stream of data. So without further ado, here’s former techsmith video guru Mike! The post Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's codec container file MOV mp4 quicktime resolution streaming types VideoIn January we posted about image file types. Now it’s video’s turn.

LIVE EVENT: Screencast Camp 2013

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It’s a time that a lot of us here at TechSmith look forward to each year – Screencast Camp. We’re kind people though and don’t want to limit the participation to just 100 folks – so we’re going to stream the main sessions live all day Saturday and Sunday. You can even chat with us, just use the chat window below the stream. We’ll post the schedule at [link] – anything in the Main Conference Room with be streamed.

Tune in Live: The Role of Sketching in Interaction Design

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Tonight the IXDA Lansing (Interaction Design Association's global professional network) group is hosting a meeting at TechSmith. You might need to refresh this post at 6:00pm if you don't see the live stream right away. Tonight the IXDA Lansing (Interaction Design Association's global professional network) group is hosting a meeting at TechSmith. TechSmith 829 773 38

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Capture that E-Learning Demo: Update

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I’ve been getting some very positive feedback about my recent series of blog posts reviewing TechSmith Camtasia and Adobe Captivate. Tags: e-learning online delivery Camtasia Studio elearning content streaming media adobe captivate review downloads courseware development content authoring asynchronous e-learning toolkit Some contributors have also been kind enough to point out some.

Capture that E-learning Demo 3: Captivate and Camtasia

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In the previous two blog posts, I outlined – at a very high level - some of the features and functionality of TechSmith Camtasia Studio and Adobe Captivate, and in today’s post I will provide a. Tags: e-learning online delivery Camtasia Studio elearning content streaming media adobe captivate review courseware development content authoring asynchronous e-learning toolkit

Screencast Camp is on! August 3rd – August 5th

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You can get more information and see the live stream here: [link]. August 3rd – August 5th appeared first on TechSmith Blogs Hey, you may have notice that we’re doing an unconference called Screencast Camp this weekend. We wanted to let you know you can join in and watch the Live steam all. weekend. The post Screencast Camp is on!

Join us LIVE on The Forge - Thursday at 2pm ET

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Add to your calendar ) The streaming video will be posted below, so hit refresh on your browser just before 2pm. We have a sweet lineup for this month: Make cooler iBooks with help from TechSmith tools. Andrea Perry ( @andrea_perry ), information developer, TechSmith. Mike Malinak ( @MichaelMJ ), lead developer, TechSmith. Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. This month on our live web show, we're bringing you a special focus on education!

Screencast Camp is on! August 3rd – 5th, 2012

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You can get more information and see the live stream here: [link]. August 3rd – 5th, 2012 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Hey, you may have notice that we’re doing an unconference called Screencast Camp this weekend. We wanted to let you know you can join in and watch the Live steam all weekend. The post Screencast Camp is on! For Educators Events Live ScreencastCamp Screencasting

Tune in to The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! Mark Schall, Software Engineer for Jing, will talk about TechSmith's hackathon. Adam Marks, lead Snagit developer (Windows), will talk about TechSmith's Makerbot. Note: You may need to refresh this blog post to see the live stream and chat room at 2pm EST. We're using the hashtag #tscforge. Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge!

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Tune in to The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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We also have a chatroom where you can ask us questions and chat with other TechSmith friends. Here is the line-up today: Leigh Graves Wolf , a Program Director from Michigan State University's Master's in Educational Technology program will join us in TechSmith's studio live. TechSmith's Education evangelist, Dave McCollom will share his pick for the Screencast of the month. We also have a chatroom where you can ask us questions and chat with other TechSmith friends.

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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Starting at 9am ET today you can tune in to the live stream of 48 in 24. We’re locking ourselves into the studio for 24 hours straight, to record 48 interviews that will help you become a better screencaster and visual communicator…and will give you an inside look at the people who make the magic at TechSmith. But you can tune in to the live stream any time to go behind the scenes inside the studio and ask questions! Topic: Innovation at TechSmith.

Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls

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We’ll be streaming the show live, but also posting the recording to our YouTube channel and here on the blog after the show. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel. The post Forge Guest Anum Hussain from Hubspot, Mischief with Snagit, and Recording Skype calls appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. We have another great episode of the Forge coming up on Thursday, October 11, at 2:00pm ET (Need a reminder? Use this calendar reminder ).

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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both to Absolutely Dominate Remote Work

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Here at TechSmith, I used to coordinate the work of several outside consulting agencies. In a streaming meeting, if the technology fails, everyone has to wait for the problem to be solved or the meeting may have to be rescheduled. Screen capture software such as TechSmith Snagit.

Meet-up in Paris for LeWeb

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I even brought lots of the TechSmith titanium sporks ! If you'd like to meet-up and join the TechSmith spork club , email or text me (+1.517.410.0030). They're streaming it live. Ah, Paris! Macarons , croissants, beignets. I'm in Paris attending LeWeb this week. I'd love to meet-up if you're attending the conference or are in town! I've tested them out and as you can see, they work perfectly with the macarons here in Paris. :-).

Tune in Live to ScreencastCamp this Weekend

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They're all part of the first ever ScreencastCamp this weekend at TechSmith HQ. I'm camping on the lawn at TechSmith!) We'll stream some sessions live from the main conference room. They're all part of the first ever ScreencastCamp this weekend at TechSmith HQ. Tents, s'mores, beer, BBQ, brushbots and screencasters. What do they have in common? And, yes, that is a picture of my tent!

Live on The Forge today (2pm ET) – Anum from HubSpot, Snagit for “Evil,” Skype capture

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Refresh this blog post at 2:00pm ET to see the live video stream and chat below! And Walter Pelowski will walk us through the steps of using the system audio capture capabilities of TechSmith tools to record Skype calls. The post Live on The Forge today (2pm ET) – Anum from HubSpot, Snagit for “Evil,” Skype capture appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Refresh this blog post at 2:00pm ET to see the live video stream and chat below!

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All about Education: November 8 Episode of the Forge

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Finally, Haley Carwile from TechSmith’s Academic Team will be joining us to talk about six common problems educators face and ways we’ve learned educators are working through them with TechSmith tools. We’ll create a new post with the streaming video next Thursday. Check out prior episodes on the TechSmith YouTube channel” Never miss another episode, subscribe to the RSS feed.

Highlights from SXSW 2013

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The TechSmith SXSW crew had a great time in Austin…bestowing titanium sporks on Shaquille O’Neal and Iggy Pop, eating way too much BBQ, and playing with monster puppets. We spent 26 hours in the booth, learning about the needs of people who stopped by and introducing them to the latest TechSmith tools and features. We met TechSmith fans on shuttle rides and standing in line for sessions. The post Highlights from SXSW 2013 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Happy Forge Day! Join us live at 2pm ET

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Join us today for a very special episode of The Forge, filled with practical tips, a hijink or two, and exciting announcements about upcoming TechSmith events. If you miss the live stream, don’t you worry, we will post the recording of the show on our YouTube channel-- subscribe to get alerted when it goes up--and right here on this blog post! Refresh this blog post at 2:00pm ET to see the live video stream and chat!

The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

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Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! We are also giving away two Forge Shirts and some of our prized titanium TechSmith sporks. Note: You may need to refresh this blog post to see the live stream and chat room at 2pm EST. We're using the hashtag #tscforge. Tune in on this blog post today at 2pm EST to see the live stream of The Forge! Today is the day!

Screencast Camp is on! August 3rd – August 5th

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UPDATE: We have pulled the stream since camp is over, but we’ll get the recordings posted as soon as we get them processed. You can get more information and see the live stream here: [link]. August 3rd – August 5th appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Happy screencasting! — Hey, you may have notice that we’re doing an unconference called Screencast Camp this weekend. We wanted to let you know you can join in and watch the Live steam all. weekend.