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OIT Webcasting and Event Capture Services

Request video streaming of academic events, such as classes, symposia, or special lectures. The webcast will be hosted on a specially configured streaming video server and OIT will maintain a catalog page and links to the content; this page can be customized with client-provided graphics. Alternatively, direct links to the webcast can be provided so that clients may post their presentation URLs on their own webpage.

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Helpful Information on Live Streaming and Event Recording

Effective July 1, 2021, our updated cost model will be as follows:

  • SET UP CHARGES DURING BUSINESS HOURS
    $50 per hour fee for setup and tear down during business hours. This typically takes 2-3 hours for a standard event. Additional fees may apply for complex setups and rehearsals.
  • SETUP CHARGES AFTER HOURS & WEEKENDS
    $75 per hour fee for setup and tear down after 5 pm & weekends. This typically takes 2-3 hours for a standard event. Additional fees may apply for complex setups and rehearsals.
  • EVENT CHARGES DURING BUSINESS HOURS
    $50 per hour during business hours for the duration the event is being recorded and live-streamed. Additional fees may apply for multi-camera captures.
  • EVENT CHARGES AFTER HOURS & WEEKENDS
    $75 per hour after 5 pm and on weekends for the duration the event is being recorded and live-streamed. Additional fees may apply for multi-camera captures.
  • SCHEDULED CLASS RECORDINGS
    $200 flat fee for semester-long, scheduled recordings
  • IN-PERSON CLASS RECORDINGS
    $1500 flat fee for in-person, camera-operated, semester-long class recordings.
  • Audio, video and VGA input (PC, document camera, etc.) can be captured simultaneously.
  • VGA is captured as jpeg image slides.
  • Video stream and slides are time stamped.
  • Supported: Windows Media player. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari browsers supported.
  • Banner graphics, speaker pics, speaker bio and content description are all customizable.
  • Catalog pages for classes or multi-session events can be created.
  • Links to external content can be included.
  • Upon request, the ability to submit questions via a web interface can be enabled.
  • Archived sessions can be packaged into zip files and made available for download.
  • Multiple bit rates and resolutions are available (standard is 380kbps at 320×240 video).