Category: mobile streaming

  • The Right side of the transmission chain – acquisition

    The Right side of the transmission chain – acquisition

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The right side of the Transmission Chain is at the event itself.  Transmission chain is a term used to describe the route that a signal takes from an event venue to the device on which you are watching an event. As a camera operator the right side of the transmission chain…

  • Video piracy in the 21st century

    Reading Time: 2 minutes A few days ago I was watching a Magnum PI episode where Higgins had a film camera pointed at the television screen to record a game of snooker broadcast from “half way around the world” by satellite.  Today I noticed this article speaking of the way in which twitter’s Periscope app and…

  • Social conversations and the social media

    Reading Time: 2 minutes If you read “How to Win Friends and Influence People” you see how important it is to take notice of other people, to be positive and to be interested in what they are doing. That can be a challenge for everyone. We all have different priorities so putting other people first…

  • An Autumn walk at the foot of the Jura.

    Reading Time: < 1 minute An Autumn walk at the foot of the Jura. It was earlier today as I was doing the later shift. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157627857326021″]

  • app

    Reading Time: < 1 minute is a music station I’ve been familiar with for over a year but only recently downloaded and used as an iPhone app. It was developed by a friend in Geneva. The fitness centre where I go uses for background music. The advantage of this online live streaming option…

  • The small matter of Cairo

    Reading Time: < 1 minute What makes the situation in Cairo so interesting is the number of media outlets that you can use as sources. From 24 hour news channels like France 24, Al Jazeera, BBC World and others to individual people with mobile phones. For France 24 you have three languages to chose from,…

  • Qik, Snowfall

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Here, some qik snowfall, on the last day of the year

  • Mountain streams – Video Live from the Peaks.

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Here are some of my most recent mountain streams on the heights abobe Montreux. Took the train up and walked around the top [qik] Mountains [qik] Mountains [qik] Scared of heigts?

  • Bataille D’eau, la revanche

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Today I went to Lausanne for a flashmob waterfight and I enjoyed it. I also got a little wet as you can tell from the second or third video. It was great fun. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 I love it, whilst all the photographers were standing on the…

  • Via Qik to Seesmic – Fire coverage

    Reading Time: < 1 minute [qik] Incendio en fábrica cerca de mi casa Fire coverage from Qik to Seesmic, interesting to see this particular video. It’s showing the power of the new media model. The original footage.