Written by Lena Kelly • November 11, 2015
Ministries around the country are finding the value in live video streaming, as it allows them to reach and engage their communities in ways that they were unable to before. Since you’ve found your way to this article, chances are high that you’ve decided that streaming could enhance your own ministry!
Choosing video equipment can be an overwhelming task. We’ve put together a list of our favorite equipment to make your decision as simple as possible.
Though BoxCast works well with all kinds of cameras and production equipment, these are our top choices for whether you’re new to the world of streaming, a professional videographer, or fall somewhere in between.
If you’ve decided to dive into video production for the first time, these devices could be just what you’re looking for. When churches are first starting to stream, many will mount a single camera in the back of the sanctuary to capture their Sunday sermons. The technology in these gadgets is great for single-camera set-ups and will ensure that you put your best foot forward, even if you don’t feel like you totally know what you’re doing yet.
You have a developed understanding of video equipment and are no longer seeking the most basic production tools. Still, you’re not ready to dive into the most sophisticated technologies. It can be tough to navigate this middle ground, so we’ve done your research for you! Not only are these cameras, tripods and microphones more sophisticated than the ones for beginners, but we’ve also added a Production Tool to the line-up. For a little bit more information on how BoxCast works with Wirecast, watch this video.
You’re a sophisticated broadcaster and are looking for tools that will truly enhance your production. We’re sure that these devices will help you do just that.
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