Media Servers – Dust Off Those Old Tapes
By Tim Dougherty · January 16, 2017 • Deploying a media server technology will provide a sense of control, knowing that most of these technologies are future proof.

2016 New Product Awards - Video Products
By TD Staff · January 6, 2017 • The following 23 entrants were part of the 2016 New Product Awards, with the submissions from Epson, JVC, TelVue, Grandview, Ross Video, and ROE Visual each earning winning entries.

2016 New Product Awards - Media and Communications
By TD Staff · December 20, 2016 • The following seven entrants were part of the 2016 New Product Awards, with the submissions from Department 60, Inc.; MediaComplete and DVEO (a division of Computer Modules, Inc.) each earning winning entries.

2016 New Product Awards Winners
By TD Staff · November 3, 2016 • Take the time to review each of the 27 category winners for the 2016 New Product Awards.

2016 New Product Awards: Epiphan Pearl-2
By TD Staff · November 2, 2016 • Pearl-2 is an all-in-one live video production system that lets you bring your worship message to viewers no matter where they are or how they like to view your service. Stream live to CDNs like YouTube, Facebook, and local overflow rooms while simultaneously recording for post-production, DVD creation and video on demand.

2016 New Product Awards: 1 Beyond StreamMachine Edge
By TD Staff · November 2, 2016 • The 1 Beyond StreamMachine Edge enables churches to stream professional-quality video (1080p) without professionals on staff. At less than $4,000, this compact unit with built-in camera inputs, switching, recording and streaming capability can be operated with a single button push or simple browser interface. Automated recording is also an option.

2016 New Product Awards: Spark-E II™
By TD Staff · November 2, 2016 • A versatile live streamer, the Spark-E II™ enables churches to encode 3G-SDI/HD-SDI, analog, or HDMI input from cameras, HDMI or VGA input from computers, or video from analog sources. It encodes this content to one H.264 standard stream and outputs it to an IP network, and/or to a USB stick.

2016 New Product Awards: MediaShout 6
By TD Staff · November 2, 2016 • MediaShout 6 is used by churches to professionally present song lyrics, Bible verses (including two translations side by side), liturgies, videos, announcements, and other content. MediaShout 6 includes 67 versions of the Bible and seven day-a-week phone support at no additional cost. Try MediaShout 6 free for 30 days.

2016 New Product Awards: AirStream
By TD Staff · November 2, 2016 • AirStream is an all-inclusive, full production software that integrates all aspects of your service seamlessly. From the engine that plans your service; to the advanced feature set that enables you to design beautiful presentations; to easily presenting and directing your slides, cameras, environmental project, and live stream - AirStream has you covered in one integrated solution. Your entire service is created and powered through AirStream.

Thousand Mile Mourners
By Greg Stovell · October 21, 2016 • Online streaming can bridge the distance and serve as another tool for connecting people to their own churches.

The Value of Streaming a Worship Service
By Jennifer Johnson · October 18, 2016 • Streaming isn’t about who is in church on a Sunday morning — it’s about who isn’t in church on a Sunday morning.

Your Church Services: To Stream Or Not To Stream?
By Mike Sessler · October 12, 2016 • Placing a value on doing things "because we can," rather than because it's effective or advances the mission of your church would be a misguided course of action.

Live Streaming: Equipment Options To Make It Happen
By Brent Mann · October 11, 2016 • Keep in mind that streaming live is a time consuming task as well as expensive, once you account for equipment and service costs.

360/VR Streaming: The Virtual Worship Experience
By Tim Dougherty · October 10, 2016 • As streaming continues to develop, the need for a deeper, more interactive experience must be part of the discussion.

The Events Your Church Should Be Streaming
By TD Staff · October 6, 2016 • You’ve been live streaming Sunday services for a while now, and you’ve even improved the quality and professionalism of your broadcasts. Your crew has a handle on the basics of sound and lighting and your audience is grateful for the new access. But why stop there? While Sunday services typically are the most popular events that are streamed. . .

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Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

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