__/ [ Wes Newell ] on Monday 27 March 2006 08:52 \__
> On Sun, 26 Mar 2006 11:27:08 -0600, skarekrow wrote:
>> My pastor wants to set up a video service in church and also allow
>> broadcast online as well. I was planning on using Mandriva for this but
>> was wondering if anyone had ideas on hardware (tv-capture cards, sound
>> card, etc.)
> You don't need a TV card to stream video online, or put up a local display
> which I assume you are talking about rather than tuning in services from a
> TV station. All you need is a webcam, mike and high bandwidth internet
> connection and probably a projector for local display.
I fully concur with Wes. Have a look at Webcast solutions for Linux. Some
might not be free, but I am sure something exists. Get a decent-quality
microphone and camera for better webcasts, assuming the bandwidth permits
high-quality webcasts to be delivered.
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