Category: Products

June 12, 2020

Need a reservation system? Alf.IO is amazing.

The new Corona laws require churches to limit the amount of people coming to physical churches. Every church has to keep at least 1.5 meters distance between all churchgoers. If the church cannot do this, we run the risk of getting a serious fine. Also, currently we are only allowed to have at most 30 churchgoers in the church IF we have a large enough […]

May 27, 2020

Using a laptop and camera – part 2

To connect the camera to the laptop, you cannot just run an HDMI cable from your camera to your laptop’s HDMI port. This port is normally output only and will not accept the camera’s signal. You will need a HDMI capture device. These can be purchased from about $100 to however expensive you want to go, depending on the amount of functions it has. You […]

May 25, 2020

Using laptop and camera

If you prefer to have a better setup than using a simple webcam to record at a better resolution and zoom capabilities, you can choose to use one or more camcorders, action cams or DSLR cameras. These cameras are more expensive than regular webcams but have clear advantages. Camcorders have very good zoom and allow a live streamer to be at the back of the […]

May 22, 2020

Live streaming with webcams

The mobile setup might be a bit too basic for your taste, but you still don’t have an unlimited budget. You do have your own laptop and you would like to use that. This brings you to the next level of live streaming. For this level, you will need some additional equipment. Like in the previous setup, you will need a tripod. But you will […]

May 15, 2020

My first book has gone live!

It’s been quite a bit of work, but my book on live streaming has gone live. I’ve been writing on it for about two months, ever since a friend of mine asked for some guidelines on how to live stream our church service. It was originally meant as a small handout with some tips and pointers on how to get OBS running, but it turned […]