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Learn how Cleveland Middle School uses Wirecast to produce their daily news show
Cleveland Middle School needed a way to produce their daily news show and tried using various streaming solutions. They implemented Telestream Wirecast live streaming production software. In addition to providing excellent streaming stability, Wirecast allowed them to use complex graphics during the production of the show without expensive or complex graphics systems with alpha channels. And it was easy to use.
“We consistently produce high quality broadcasts with Wirecast and the best part is that it’s so easy to use that the students just click a button to start the stream.” – Cody Raper, Communications Instructor at Cleveland Middle School
Learn how Amherst Middle School uses Wirecast to produce live morning TV newscasts

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Live News

France Télévisions uses Wirecast to stream live regional elections coverage

"Wirecast’s video production capabilities as well as its exceptional performance in demanding real-world conditions led us to choose it as our exclusive live streaming production platform."  
Live Events

Learn how Category 5 relies on Wirecast Pro for its live technology webcast

"Wirecast Pro has helped us create a polished, professional broadcast using affordable consumer hardware, which has attracted new viewers to our show."  
Education

Learn how Amherst Middle School uses Wirecast to produce live morning TV newscasts

"From the moment we demoed Wirecast, we were instantly impressed with its screen layout, features, workflow and capabilities. The set-up was so easy, it wasn’t long before we went live with Wirecast."  
Sports

Harvard University uses Wirecast to live stream their sports

Wirecast gives Harvard University flexibility for a variety of live streaming productions – from a one camera stream on a boat, to a multi-camera ESPN3-level telecast.

Sports

Munzing Media uses Wirecast to stream high school sports on Maine Today Media websites

"When viewers tell us our webcasts are on par with TV games they’ve seen, we’re very proud of that."  
Church Services

Learn how Shiloh Ministries broadcasts the Word with Wirecast live streaming software

"While Wirecast Pro gives us a sophisticated, full-featured video production set-up, the workflow is still practical, affordable and easy to use."  
Looking for a quick fire Wirecast Cam app guide? This walkthrough will take you through the various steps in order to begin live video streaming using the app. – DaCast
"Overall, for many producers, the playlist function alone should be sufficient to justify the upgrade price. Otherwise, the Wirecast 6 upgrade contains multiple new features that simplify operation, improve viewer engagement and add polish to the webcast."  
– Streaming Media Producer, April 2015
Tom Prehn  discusses the history of streaming and the benefits of Wirecast streaming software by Telestream  . 3/17/15
The live streaming tool takes a big step forward with the ability to create instant replays, automate broadcasts with playlists, and much more. – Streaming Media, November 2014

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Sports

KABCOM captured and streamed the entire 2013 competitive fencing season leveraging the Matrox VS4 and Telestream Wirecast
The Lacrosse Network: "Despite our tight budgets and lean staff, Wirecast enables us to meet our goal of aggregating and delivering top-notch lacrosse programming to our growing global audience."  
Ellegy  streams live web coverage of the International GT Open with Telestream and Matrox.
Extreme Sailing Series: "We explored several other live streaming alternatives. However, we kept coming back to Wirecast, as it offered a very high production value at a competitive price."  
Harvard University Athletics  put together a high definition, three camera production system for $3,500 to stream productions for their 42 division 1 varsity teams.
Mount Royal Curling Club  leverages the Telestream Wirecast Pro and Matrox VS4 to deliver a live-switched feed of the 2013 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship.

Church Services

Wayfarer's Chapel: "The current system, with Wirecast at the heart, allows us to provide couples many options that include a quality finished product upon departure from the grounds."  
Jason Lee of Northwoods Community Church talks about live streaming their outdoor baptisms to online attendees and how he has simplified the set up and equipment needed to move from the main service to the outdoor baptism portion.
Don Doss, the Director of Music Ministries at Fredricksburg United Methodist Church in Texas, outlines how he outfitted his small church with equipment to produce high quality live streams and video on a budget.
Journey Church  takes message online with Telestream Wirecast: Church’s IT consultant finds system an easy way to produce professional production inexpensively
Phillips Street Church of Christ: "We've discovered that operators only require one service, which lasts no more than a couple of hours, to become proficient. In fact, my 12-year-old son runs the equipment like a pro!."  
Van Buren First Assembly of God  uses Wirecast to stream services to web audiences, enabling cost-effective, outreach to members at remote sites for live and on-demand viewing.

Education

Polar Bears International:  "Wirecast is a simple yet effective tool that allows us to mimic everything a large television studio would do, but from our remote location."
Heather Krieger, Heim Middle School: "...this program is awesome! I was rather intimidated at first, but it is very user-friendly and will serve as a perfect platform for our school video announcements! Thanks!"  
Deep Earth Academy  takes Wirecast to the bottom of the sea for Educational webcasts
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth University  uses Wirecast to enhance the video recordings for weekly presentations. They like its ability to record multiple video inputs, synchronize slides, stream live video to the web and its ease of use.

Gaming

Mediakinetic  uses Wirecast to help Activision launch Call of Duty: Black Ops. "Reliability above all other aspects was the main reason we chose Wirecast to produce the live webcast."   

Live Events

Oregon Children's Choral Festival: "Wirecast makes it easy for a single operator to run the whole show — including camera switching, audio and graphics – using off-the-shelf consumer hardware."  
GoHarrison: "Wirecast took us from local to global. This little piece of software delivers absolutely everything in the most perfect way. I can't wait to find out what the future is going to look like as they take this thing an unimaginable next step later."  
ConferenceRecording.com: "Wirecast is a wonderful solution for any organization or entity that wants to share the experience and impact of their live event with a global audience."  
321 Cadence: "We evaluated several products and selected Telestream Wirecast for its reliable, multi-format live streaming, ease of use, and excellent support. Upon installation, everything worked flawlessly. This is definitely the way to go for live webcasting."  
Asset.tv  expanded its business to include live webcasting services using Telestream Wirecast. "Wirecast makes it a snap to switch between multiple live cameras and other sources … offering production values comparable to television broadcast."  
The B-Cast: "With Wirecast, I don’t need a TV tower or contract with a cable company. It allows me to easily be on-air with worldwide audiences."  
The DV Show  chooses Wirecast over other live streaming solutions. "We tried and tested every software product available to stream our video podcast live over the web and Wirecast is the clear winner. We can confidently bring broadcast quality content to our demanding audience of video professionals."  
Harvey Mudd College  used Wirecast 4.1 installed on a PC laptop to stream its 2011 commencement – for live and on-demand Web viewing by graduates' families and friends.
Mobeon  used Wirecast Pro and Matrox VS4 to stream the 2012 World Latin Dance Cup Finals. "This price-point is a real game changer. It puts the ability to stream very high-quality, HD multicamera shows within reach of many who previously couldn't afford to do it."  – Mark Alamares, CEO, Mobeon
Purtle.com Brass Camp  Streams Live with Wirecast. "Wirecast provided a professional-level broadcast at an affordable price."   – Jeff Purtle, Founder, PBC

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Wirecast is an efficient tool designed to enable professional-looking live-streaming events Wirecast earns the 5 Star Editor's Pick Award from
Software Informer.
"We tried and tested every software product available to stream our video podcast live over the web and Wirecast is the clear winner."  
– Brian Alves, the DV Show
"With Wirecast, Telestream has significantly improved usability with a redesigned interface, beneficially expanded the product’s input capabilities, and upgraded the product’s plumbing with features like x.264 encoding and HD-SDI output via Blackmagic Design Intensity or DeckLink cards. All told, these improvements make the upgrade price a no-brainer decision."  
– Streaming Media Producer, January 2014
"We have found Telestream’s Wirecast Pro 5 unique in its ability to allow switching of live web stream sources, as well as converting live streams to ProRes format in real time. With its many built-in features, Wirecast Pro 5 has certainly proven to us to be the Swiss Army knife of live streaming production."  – Video Edge Magazine, 4/2014
"Running Telestream Wirecast with the Matrox VS4, a powerful, well-integrated capture card, handling most of the input/encoding/previewing load, yields impressive results that catapults Wirecast into the TriCaster/Livestream Studio class of product when it comes to responsiveness."   
– Jan Ozer, Streaming Media Producer, March 2013
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