Streaming Fundamentals: Getting Your Feet Wet

    Streaming Fundamentals aims to provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge in order to help you stream.

    Whether you have just started to consider the idea of streaming or you have been doing it for quite some time, this series should be beneficial to you. Each individual episode covers a specific topic that will be tackled as objectively as possible, while striving to use a range of sources and factual references rather than just a singular opinion.

    Anyone can dive in and start broadcasting their antics, but the sheer number of streamers nowadays can make it harder for those who are just getting started to stand out from the crowd. Whilst Streaming Fundamentals cannot provide you with guaranteed success, the series aims to get you to think about streaming in a more deliberate manner than you may have done previously.



    Fun Facts: Streaming continues to grow

    According to Lewis Ward, research director for gaming and augmented and virtual reality at Gartner, a third of mobile gamers said they have created video or live streamed content in the past month. That is just mobile gamers, and does not take into account the huge number of streamers on consoles and PCs.

    According to a recent survey conducted by Piper Jaffray, 61% of teenagers said they watch other people play video games on YouTube, Twitch or Mixer.

    But becoming a successful streamer is incredibly difficult, time consuming and, for most people, just about impossible.



    Streaming Fundamentals: Episode 3

    Following on from Episode 2, this episode discusses streaming directly from your console, specifically covering the Playstation 4 and the Xbox One.

    Streaming directly from console is a viable way to begin your adventure into the realm of streaming, and should by no means be considering a ‘lite’ version of streaming. Episode 3 explores some rules of thumb, and discusses some of the options you have as a ‘console-only’ streamer.

    I hope you enjoy watching this series, as I know I will enjoy recording it.


    AcuteJungle66 has been dabbling with tech ever since he tried improving the tape deck of his Commodore 64 back in the '80s. Tech and Gaming have both been interests of his for several decades, he holds Masters of Science in Advanced Internetwork Engineering and a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Cyber Security and Networks from Glasgow Caledonian University. As a proud Military Veteran who spent much of his life on 3 different continents, he is quite content being back home in Scotland; where he enjoys a much 'quieter' life these days as a College Lecturer.


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