August 4th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Video-Chat Software

JamOnCam – Pay per minute video streaming solution

JamOnCam represent a real and powerful option for building lively interactive communities. JOC offers media streaming, allows for the formation of alternative broadcast networks, and empowers corporate workgroups to communicate in real time.

With minimum costs for software integration and operation, JamOnCam enables our customers to capitalize on revenues, generating true partnership. This software platform is focused on delivering rich media content (simultaneous combination of audio, video and data streaming) and provides a straightforward application that integrates perfectly with digital content.

Sample of a live HD feed on JamOnCam


Nowadays, existing media businesses are realizing the value of managing and digitizing their assets in order to reduce costs and to generate revenue.

JamOnCam is the ultimate live entertainment software platform, designed specifically for you to competently support:

• Streaming of continuous video, audio and data content (live and pre-recorded)
• Broadcasting of scheduled media streaming (pre-recorded content)
• Organizing existing content (either static or dynamic)
• Integration of secure online payment gateways (paid access to locked private content streaming areas)

In most cases competing systems are kluged together using various technologies from multiple vendors. Unlike the leading JamOnCam software, other systems are not corporate network friendly. Most require proprietary browsers and special downloads for site members to interact with Chat Hosts.

This is not the case with JamOnCam. Our systems are configured with the best all around video/audio technologies of Macromedia Flash. No downloads, no plugins, no configurations means no hassle for your Chat Hosts and site members. No time is spent directing Chat Hosts and members on how to download and configure new software.

Sample of the Broadcasters page:


Member Network Browsing

Having customized their personal account on a JOC based network, Members can begin browsing through several available categories such as: Business, Religion, Music, Sports, Autos, Education and so on. Members are also provided with the opportunity to:

- View the schedules of all Experts and request a meeting time (the Chat host is notified for approval, responds and the time for the online meeting is set. All parties get notified once the meeting is confirmed)

- View recorded streaming media (each recorded show may be free or may be based on a per-credit fee, in order to be accessed. A five second media preview is viewable and may be accessed by all of your site's visitors)


Working together with the customer to provide state of the art solutions that fit perfectly to solve any problems. JOC expert team offers real benefits to our partner's businesses. We bring our wealth of expertise, cultivated through 15 years of experience, to assist your organizations success and profitability.

To view Eyepartner’s company profile or obtain more information about its many products and services, visit www.eyepartner.com. The Eyepartner blog, www.blog.eyepartner.com, is kept up to date with news related to the company and the information technology solutions industry.

The Eyepartner Team

July 23rd, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Video Streaming Service CDN

New HD Video Player On TikiLIVE

TikiLIVE, Eyepartner’s flagship HD broadcasting service, provides users a comprehensive tool set for producing and managing live HD streaming content. As a result, communities, businesses, and individuals have implemented TikiLIVE to cut the cost of producing and sharing video content dramatically. The latest development is an amazing video player having a lot of features, so you can offer your audience the best streaming experience.

The New TikiLIVE HD Video Player

A Chat Module is available so you can now easily get in touch with your audience and share exciting news.

Specific features:
- list users
- user can choose ink color
- private conversation
- context menu on users levels: kick, ignore, ban, silent ban

Snapshot of the chat window


The Twitter Module allows one to log in into his Twitter account then be able to see and write comments related to that specific show

Snapshot of the Twitter Module


In Scheduled Events page you will be able to view the list of all scheduled events for a specific period of time.


See below the new player functionality:


Player's details displays information about the current video such as the name of the host, duration, number of views and a short description.


Users establish a dynamic presence in the TikiLIVE community and bring in viewers through integration with Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and virtually any other web platform. Moreover, social networking tools like chat, messaging, and blogging are built into TikiLIVE, allowing viewers to comment on video they see in real time.


The Embed Code Module allows generating the embed code to be used by one willing to present current player view on different sites.


Picture In Picture Module
One channel is displayed on the full player screen at the same time as another one is displayed in inset windows. Sound is from the main program only.


VOD List Module
- this is a graphic list displaying a set of videos filtered per Chanel Owner automatically and per Categories Filter controlled by User
- this module is listed in Videos Pages Player only


Live Channels List Module
- this is a graphic list displaying a set of live channels filtered per Chanel Owner automatically and per Categories Filter controlled by User
- this module is listed in Channel Pages Player only


Before starting your LIVE channel on TikiLIVE you can test your hardware and bandwidth to make sure you are ready to meet the best audio video quality.

Step 1: Test your bandwidth

Step 2: Test your audio source

Step 3: Test your video source

Step 4: Preview your stream

Step 5: Go LIVE


To view Eyepartner’s company profile or obtain more information about its many products and services, visit www.eyepartner.com. The Eyepartner blog, www.blog.eyepartner.com, is kept up to date with news related to the company and the information technology solutions industry.

The Eyepartner Team

July 15th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Tutorials

TikiLIVE – Compatible Capture Cards

Confirmed Video Sources:

We have tested a variety of cameras, DVD players, DVR’s, ranging from low quality to high definition. You can view one of the cameras that we have tested – Canon Vixia HF 10 – details HERE.

Detailed are the industry standards for video out:
a. Composite
b. Component
c. Fire Wire
d. S-Video
e. HDMI







Capture Devices:
We have confirmed several capture devices within our lab and our recommendations can be found here:

Connection details:

Video Connections – here you can view a list of video connections and the typical applications of each
Audio Connections – here you can view a list of the different audio connections and the typical applications of each

Hardware Set-Up:

See the following tutorial video on how to connect your video and audio sources to your broadcasting PC here:

How to connect your video and audio sources to your broadcasting PC

Note: We recommend separating the audio and video in order to reduce load on the actual capture device. We highly suggest you pull in the audio through the 'microphone in' port on the PC’s motherboard.

Example Studio – Marathon Florida:

Adaptors that can be used when you want to connect your video and audio sources to your broadcasting PC:

1. RCA to Jack adaptor

2. SCART to RCA and S-Video

3. SCART to RCA wired adapter

For more information about how to set your computer for live broadcasting you may CONTACT US.

The Eyepartner Team

July 14th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in The Company

Gobyt Rich Media Hosting

We offer Full Managed Services meaning security audits, application and software updates, user management, and software installs on the dedicated servers. EyePartner Inc. will maintain the server and provide monthly System Administration to it.

Gobyt can save you money on your high bandwidth needs. We tailor a plan just for you. Whether your needs are 2GB or 500GB+ we will build a network that saves you money.

GoByt Team can help you tune security by:

- Disabling not needed modules installations

- Install custom iptables firewall which give access only to required services

- Configure logwatch to send daily logs parsing reports

- Install backups script to backup on remote server using rsync with hardlinking support to reduce the space usage on the backup server.

Gobyt offers your choice of Linux and Microsoft managed servers designed for your streaming needs. Start a managed hosting account today. We offer our own engineered Flash Media Services Load Balanced Solutions to accommodate any streaming capacity. The solutions here at Gobyt are scalable.

See below the hosting packages currently available:

Feel free to CONTACT US with questions about our qualifications and let us know if we can assist in any other projects that you may need part time or permanent placement for your company.

July 13th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Video Streaming Service CDN

Live streaming with TikiLIVE

If you’re seeking the best possible streaming video software, it pays to ask yourself a few questions before you start, then ask a LOT of questions of the places you might put on your short list; businesses from whom you might purchase. There are a lot of companies that offer plug-ins for your computer that allow you to manufacture and broadcast a streaming video. Most are free, and you’ll be charged for your use of bandwidth, both to broadcast the productions, and by how many people will view your content. Will your audience be large or small, and will you require the ability to grow seamlessly?

In an industry that has exploded in a relatively short period of time, it might seem difficult to keep up with who is leading the way with new technology, excellent customer service, and proven reliability. Eyepartner remains the driving force behind TikiLIVE, which allows users to start their own community of HD broadcasters and create live shows in a professional-grade studio environment. Within a TikiLIVE network, users can establish an infinite number of channels and collaborate with Eyepartner’s staff to design their own custom web portals.

Figure 1: How to start a channel on TikiLIVE

What you need to look for is ease of use, and reliability. What you can count on varying wildly as you do your research is the cost of producing, hosting and broadcasting your content from your home-base. With TikiLIVE you can actually choose the broadcasting plan which better fits your project’s needs.

Figure 2: TikiLIVE Broadcasting Plans

If you’re not a techie look for easy to follow instructions, uncomplicated set-ups, technical support on call 24 hours, seven days a week. You don’t want to devote hours and hours of time to a video production, only to be stymied by the streaming process or the methods needed to disseminate your content to the world. At Eyepartner you can find a dedicated support and development team ready to assist you with your broadcasting needs. You may follow us on Facebook, Twitter or on our professional blog to walk through a lot of useful streaming tutorials.

Upgrade a TikiLIVE streaming package


Consider pricing options, with your overhead including Pay-Per-View options, cost-per-view tiered pricing plans and bandwidth use charges from each server you might use your software with. For clients who are interested in monetizing their media, TikiLIVE offers both pre-roll video ads and pop-up image ads. Users can also monitor their audience by location and viewing habits for marketing or other purposes. Also using the Pay Per View feature you can set ticket prices for your VOD’s and live shows.

Figure 3: TikiLIVE Pay Per View

Have a look at: http://www.tikilive.org/pdf/TikiLIVE_PPV.pdf

For clients who are interested in monetizing their media, TikiLIVE offers both pre-roll video ads and pop-up image ads. Users can also monitor their audience by location and viewing habits for marketing or other purposes. Individuals and nonprofits can accept donations through TikiLIVE and choose to have them administered either by TikiLIVE or a trusted third-party merchant. All told, TikiLIVE represents an outstanding means to transform online broadcasting into a revenue source.


Eyepartner offers out-of-the-box-ready software that allows you to plug into your computer and start producing. Eyepartner’s streaming solutions can be used for such applications as customer and employee training, marketing campaigns, sales reports and sharing news about your industry with any audience you choose.

For more information on the complete capabilities of our professional broadcasting solutions please be sure to check out our website at www.eyepartner.com or contact us HERE.

The Eyepartner Team

July 12th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Tutorials

Blackmagic Intensity Pro streaming on TikiLIVE

Intensity allows you to capture and playback in the most incredible quality of HDMI and component analog video in both SD and HD. Smash the quality barrier for your video work because Intensity is not only the highest quality, but also affordable!

Working in HDTV is exciting, however HDV’s heavy compression and limited 1440 x 1080 resolution can cause problems with video quality and editing. Intensity Pro eliminates these problems by using direct capture from the camera image sensor at full 1920 x 1080 HDTV resolution and uncompressed video quality. Using it on TikiLIVE you will enjoy the best HD video streaming experience.

If your camcorder has an HDMI out, you can stream directly through the Intensity Pro. Hooking up your camera is just a matter of seconds. Just plug in your HDMI cable into the HDMI IN slot and you are ready to enjoy the stream on your computer.



Another option would be to use the component in cables:



Intensity Pro features high quality analog component RCA type connectors, and HDMI for use with a massive range of video cameras, televisions and projectors. Intensity Pro captures video in real time directly from the HDMI or analog component outputs of HDV cameras. Real time playback for client-monitoring and editing using large screen HDTVs or HD projectors is easy using the HDMI and analog component outputs.

Here you can view each connector detailed for the Intensity Pro break-out cable.

For the component connection, you will need to insert the 3 component connectors into:

* 7 R-Y IN – here you will connect the RED connector
* 8 Y IN – here you will connect the YELLOW connector
* 9 B-Y IN – here you will connect the BLUE connector

For the composite connection, you will need to insert the 3 component connectors into:

* 8 Y IN – here you will connect the YELLOW connector
* 14 AUDIO IN LEFT – here you will connect the WHITE connector
* 15 AUDIO IN RIGHT – here you will connect the RED connector

Have a look at this test video captured with Intensity Pro:

You can run some tests yourself if you have an Intensity Pro card using our last HD broadcaster called The HD Wave. Read more about The HD Wave HERE.

For any other questions and suggestions you may CONTACT US!

July 9th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Video Streaming Service CDN

TikiLIVE – Streaming Community Features

You can extend your brand and generate revenue with TikiLIVE HD streaming community. The TikiLIVE enterprise solution allows you the most cost effective platform to stream HD iPTV to your audience. TikiLIVE allows your audience to broadcast LIVE with high-quality stream broadcasting tools while recording the event directly to streaming servers. Once saved, the event becomes video on demand media source that can be viewed, edited, archived and monetized.

Key benefits of a TikiLIVE Network

• Easily brand connect, manage and monetize your HD content

• Realize immediate viewer habits and click-thru statistics from every channel

• Create direct marketing content for niche marketing

• Produce and promote your events, sponsors or products using pre, mid, and post-roll overlays

• Allow for uploading, storing and managing your network of digital video inventory

• Create audience buzz with the viral marketing add-ons

• Build an interactive broadcasting network community under your brand

• Produce LIVE or on-demand delivery services through your network

• Upload, Transcode and deliver HD or SD video on demand

• Create themed channels, ingest commercials and publish to your network


With a complete back office work flow management system included you will be able to control your brand, manage your streaming content and generate revenue through your own custom branded players. TikiLIVE allows you to replicate subsites with an easy to use graphical user interface. You may choose to have as many channels live as you like and optionally, charge a fee to each broadcaster that joins your network. With TikiLIVE you’re in control! TikiLIVE is truly a media distribution platform. Broadcast or upload your media, engage our Monster Encoder server farm to automatically Transcode your video into the H.264 broadcasting HD standard. Start your very own broadcasting HD network with snap on modules to other social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

USER GENERATED LIVE AND VIDEO UPLOAD PLATFORM
Allow users to stream LIVE or upload their own HD content that can be monetized by the content owners.

READ MORE ABOUT THE HDWAVE BROADCASTER


BUILD AND BROADCAST UNLIMITED CHANNELS
Broadcasters may upload and manage their digital content with the channel manager. Add unlimited number of channels with variable time lines. Publish from a one hour to 3000 hour loop.

READ MORE ABOUT THE CHANNEL MANAGER



WHITE LABEL SOLUTION
Every part of TIKILIVE may be “white labeled” to your brand. The easy to use administration console is simple to administer and grow your business worry free. TikiLIVE is about interacting and connecting directly with your audience. The embed codes allow you to distribute the LIVE or VOD feeds with or without the interactive chat feature. TikiLIVE broadcasters can depend on Eyepartner for serving their streams on a 24/7 basis. We specialize in managing your HD LIVE streams across our fault tolerant managed dedicated network. If you have a streaming network of your own, we can assist in loading the TikiLIVE solution at your location.



CUSTOM SCALABLE PLAYERS
TikiLIVE may be customized to your needs. Let us design a high quality complete site with simple navigation for your broadcasters and their audience.

READ MORE ABOUT OUR WORK

DIGITAL BROADCAST NETWORK
Create, manage and deliver HD streams, audio, photos and content to multiple viewer platforms and devices from one single location.


MONETIZE THE STREAMS
Use our various advertising plug-ins to generate revenue. Access traffic and usage data from trusted third party networks.

READ MORE ABOUT HOW TO MONETIZE YOUR CONTENT WITH TikiLIVE

TikiLIVE broadcasters can depend on Eyepartner for serving their streams on a 24/7 basis. We specialize in managing your HD LIVE streams across our fault tolerant managed dedicated network. If you have a streaming network of your own, we can assist in loading the TikiLIVE solution at your location.

To learn more about the features please have a look HERE or Contact US.

The Eyepartner Team

July 7th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Tutorials

How to stream video

One of the most popular methods for conveying information is via video. Sites like YouTube have created the phenomenon of viral videos and many website owners are hoping to take advantage of them. Furthermore, many search engine optimization professionals believe that video marketing is the next craze in optimization. For this reason, it is important to understand how to stream a video on your website.

For a long time, the only option for including a video on your website was downloading. This method worked well for smaller videos and sites without a lot of traffic. The end user had to wait a brief period of time for the video to complete its download prior to viewing. While this was the first step towards including video on websites, it is by no means the most efficient method. Streaming video is much more efficient – especially for sites that receive a lot of traffic.

The first step in learning how to stream videos is deciding on which format you want to use. There are several popular formats. These include Real Media, Windows Media, Adobe Flash and Quick. There are other players available, but these are the most popular. Each has a similar set of advantages. They are easy to use and to install. Selecting one is often a matter of choice, but many select Windows Media or Real media. You may read more about Flash streaming HERE.

The next step is intuitive – create the video. Whether you upload it to your drive from a camera or other media source or ‘rip it’ from a source online, the file should be uploaded to your program and tweaked if necessary. Next, simply upload the file to your website using either a simple link or by embedding it via HTML tags. Your visitors will now have access to your video and will be able to stream it.

Using TikiLIVE you are able to upload video files as VOD's and distribute them to the entire community. See below how the video page looks like:

TikiLIVE Video Page Sample

There are many webmasters that simply are not comfortable with the process of creating and uploading videos for their site. For this reason, many turn to companies that specialize in streaming video. Eyepartner.com offers a variety of solutions to help you include streaming video on your site. From products that help you develop and post streaming videos yourself to custom design programs, working with a company that specializes in streaming video is often the best way to include it on your site. Eyepartner is a great one-stop shop for steaming video on your site and hosting video content, or for downloading streaming video.

Learning how to stream video is not a concern anymore, with turn-key solutions like TikiLIVE or Streamingbase. It is easy to see the impact a video can have on your visitor count.

Step 1: Register at TikiLIVE.com

You can instantly start streaming on TikiLIVE if you are a registered user. It’s just a mater of seconds to create a free account and get LIVE. Don’t know where to start? Simply click on “Sign Up” located at the top of the homepage, or go directly to the registration page here: http://www.tikilive.com/register

Step 2: Confirm email address

To complete the registration you have to confirm the email adress used in Step 1. Check your email adress for the activation link.

Step 3: Create your first channel

The first thing you will need to do once you have been approved as a broadcaster by following Steps 1 and 2 is create a channel. This can be done by clicking on “Channels” tab.

Create A Channel On TikiLIVE

Step 4: Download Plug-ins
The TikiLIVE Desktop broadcaster requires 4 plug-ins to be installed.

a. Dot NET Framework
b. Dot NET Hotfix
c. DirectX Framework
d. Flash Player ActiveX
Step 5: Install Broadcaster
Install the broadcaster by clicking on the “Download” button on the Download Broadcaster page or by clicking HERE.

Our latest development is the HD broadcaster called TheHDWave, allowing you to stream a live show up to 60 fps and using a wide range of video sources. Using this revolutionary broadcaster you can record videos then transcode into multiple formats, making them accessible to Windows, Mac and Linux users across a variety of video playing platforms.

Download TheHDWave broadcaster HERE.

Step 6: Log Into Broadcaster and Select Channel

Step 7. Select Audio and Video source

a. Select the desired video source from the available options
b. Enter in video Bit-Rate
c. Select audio source from the available options
d. Start Broadcast

Consider some of the popular videos on YouTube – some have literally hundreds of thousands of hits. In the end, it is not so much about ‘how to’ stream video, but what video to include. A well-designed video can be the basis of a strong Internet marketing campaign that takes advantage of the growing phenomena of streaming videos. Work with Eyepartner to ensure your streaming video has the biggest impact possible. See the video below explaining more about what we can offer for your business.


To learn more about how to publish your video content on the web please CONTACT US.

The Eyepartner Team

June 28th, 2010 Posted By Eyepartner in Video Streaming Service CDN

Live Streaming Software from Eyepartner

Live streaming software is the wave of the future. With advancements in technology, a variety of streaming products bring the future into desktop computers, laptops and netbooks anywhere. These tools expand content management opportunities into the live streaming market, making it one of the fastest growing Internet industries.

Eyepartner offers professional live streaming software ideal for streaming all forms of digital content. In real-time, users can video conference, video chat, share movies, share music and connect with users across the world. The media that traditional developers broadcast over the radio, TV, cable and antenna becomes a valuable resource, a rich commodity, to be shared across the world with the aid of software that connects to a streamlined network of servers.

You don’t have to be a professional in the IT or video and audio business to run these applications. Eyepartner's broadcasting solution has been designed to be both powerful as well as simple enough for anyone to manage. Eyepartner has developed a product called “The HD Wave” that runs on inexpensive off-the-shelf PC’s. It delivers crystal clear high-definition and hours of endless footage can be streamed and shared to an endless customer base on a 24-hour network.

TheHDWave Broadcaster


Past web models emphasized content sharing as a one-way model. A producer shares the content; people consume and pass it along. The new model encourages people to actively participate in the content. Producers distribute content to consumers who now can participate in the process by uploading and storing their own content. For example utilizing off-the-shelf hardware, users create and upload their media to their own TikiLIVE network composed of as many channels as they desire. Working through an intuitive and elegant channel manager, TikiLIVE users can personalize their network to an astonishing degree. The HD Wave is the broadcaster allowing you to stream a live show up to 60 fps and using a wide range of video sources.

Using this revolutionary broadcaster you can record videos then transcode into multiple formats, making them accessible to Windows, Mac and Linux users across a variety of video playing platforms. The content then can be stored and archived to generate a continuous revenue stream in the same way that TV producers have long made money with off-network syndication. For more information about how to easy encode your video files please access this link: www.monsterencoder.com


The HD Wave does require a modern PC running a Windows Vista or Window7 Operating System. If you are capturing the desktop you will need to have a machine that is at least as powerful as the examples given below for the 1080p and 720p broadcasts.

If streaming an external video source (from capture card or camera) then the following PC requirements apply based off of the video source you would like to stream.

Traditionally speaking, live streaming software has been about sharing content freely, and relying on advertisers to cover the costs. New software takes advantage of revenue streaming opportunities. The cost of bandwidth for high definition content changed the game, and revenue became a must. With these products, producers can make money from the content they manage in a variety of fresh ways. One of the core values behind the revenue generating approach is branding. Users create channels and then brand those channels around the content and customer base.

TikiLIVE offers both pre-roll video ads and pop-up image ads. Users can also monitor their audience by location and viewing habits for marketing or other purposes. Individuals and nonprofits can accept donations through TikiLIVE and choose to have them administered either by TikiLIVE or a trusted third-party merchant. All told, TikiLIVE represents an outstanding means to transform online broadcasting into a revenue source. See the following tutorial to understand how to monetize your content with TikiLIVE.


Using en vogue advertising approaches, the live streaming software offered at Eyepartner.com opens a multitude of revenue streaming opportunities to clients. The products include tools to use viral marketing, promote events and products and produce specific content for niche audiences. These models generate revenue and increase customer base while building a recognizable brand.


All of these services come with a sturdy backbone of administrator solutions. As executive producers, administrators can control every function of the operation like a CEO of a startup company. The menus and options are easy-to-understand and tailor to each producer's specific needs. With a robust statistics management system, producers will be able to tailor their content to current users and untapped markets at the same time.

See a full list of Eyepartner streaming solutions at http://www.eyepartner.com/products/

The Eyepartner Team

Creating a new event on TikiLIVE

With the introduction of TikiLIVE, Eyepartner enables almost anyone to launch his or her own web streaming channel. This is a very exciting development as TikiLIVE offers different ways to monetize your content (using pre-roll video ads and pop-up image ads for example) and distribute it over this online community.

After you set up a streaming channel you need to add events and attach them to it. Just login into your TikiLIVE account (if you don’t have one you can easily sign up HERE) and click on EVENTS into your Dashboard.


Here are the first steps:

1. Choose the channel you want to attach the event to
2. Enter a name for the event
3. Enter a description (See the above picture)


Schedule your event (set the day, hour and minutes when the show will start) as a one time show or repetitive then select the duration. Click on SAVE to complete the process. The following picture is a preview of your events calendar. From this webpage you can add a new event of view details about all scheduled events.

For a full description you may also consult the TikiLIVE Manual found HERE.

To learn how to start your own TikiLIVE Network or for more information on how to create a broadcasting channel and monetize video content please Contact Us!

The Eyepartner Team

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