So we had a lot of spare bandwidth to use. It occurred to us that we can just channel the SDI connection of the show on the stage and broadcast it on YouTube. YouTube Live was actually just introduced for general consumption only a few weeks before that. So we were one of the first users. Now we discovered that hundreds of people joined. We didn’t even announce this before hand because it was totally in the field. Quickly people because they felt guilty for not going on the streets because of the Taifun they crowded over the chatroom. Eventually there are more people there than people around the stage. We realized that this was something we could work on with exactly the same equipment.

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech