Streaming Live Events with QuickTime Broadcaster

Much of the fun of streaming media comes from the ability to broadcast live media. DSS playlists, for example, enable you to create your own streaming music or video station and provide around-the-clock programming by continuously broadcasting a stream of predefined content. The drawback to what you've seen so far is that the media must already exist in order to be streamed.

To extend streaming to encompass live events, you need two additional components: Apple's QuickTime Broadcaster software (free) and a video input source.

Video input can come from any QuickTime-recognized video source such as an iSight, or a FireWire-equipped video camera. If you want to connect live analog video sources to ...

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