Vodcasting 101

So what is someone talking about when they say the word “Vodcast“? Quite simply, Vodcasting is the video equivelant to podcasting, whereby instead of using just audio to convey a message, you are using the mediums of sound and video. The term is used to refer to the distribution of video where the RSS feed is used as a non-linear TV channel to which consumers can subscribe using a PC, TV, set-top box, media center or mobile multimedia device. Web television series are often distributed as video podcasts. Sp basically, think of Vodcasting as your own personal TV broadcasting opportunity online!

Here is a list of articles and tutorials on “How-To” create your own video podcast:

  • Pre-Production Planning
  • Scripting
  • Filming
  • Interviewing Technique / Mic Handling
  • Editing
  • Uploading
  • Embed and Broadcasting
  • Sharing it online

Here is a very good diagram of a typical Vodcasting workflow courtesy of Peter Meng (Technical Business Analyst) from the University of Missouri

VODCasting Diagram - University of Missouri

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