How does Private Live Streaming Actually work
Written by Jec Paras on June 18, 2021
The advancement in Live streaming technology has allowed us to watch live events in real-time with opportunities to take part in some of the live events using our mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, or laptops in the comfort of our home and the only need is a good internet connection to watch live streaming events.
Popular social media apps like Facebook Live, Instagram Live, Tik Tok, and YouTube Live are good examples of live streaming platforms that are so popular that millions of users around the world will log in daily just to watch their favorite live feeds.
Live streaming has three categories which are classified as private, commercial, or public live events. In this article, I will focus on private live streaming and how it really works.
Private live streaming is meant for private reasons in work or personal communication and people will use platforms like Skype or Zoom to communicate with one or more people who are invited by the host to discuss confidential matters. Such private live streams are always password protected for security reasons and only the invited party can attend these types of private online meetings.
Unlike public or commercial live streaming events that are meant to broadcast to the public, private events are usually meant for a selected group of people such as company meetings for internal staff, online lessons for students conducted by the academic institution, or birthday and wedding event that is Live stream and shared with friends or relatives in private.
Although there is no strict regulations or law in private live streaming, it is important to note that any offensive content or pornographic videos are deemed as illegal in most countries and the companies or private people can be charged in the court of law if whistleblowers reported them to the authorities.
How private live streaming events are created by people who have the knowledge and expertise is base on several factors.
First, they will choose a live streaming platform or software that allows them to link and upload the video and audio footage from their video camera and microphone while shooting the live event in an indoor or outdoor environment. Platforms that have features like HTML5 video player, video and player API, content management system that is easy to use video galleries folder, and 24/7 customer service support are highly preferred by people who host regular live streaming private events.
Although nowadays it is possible to use the smartphone to broadcast the live footage and link to the live streaming apps. Some people will still prefer to invest their money to buy professional video cameras with built-in microphones and paid subscription fees for quality live streaming software to make sure that the video and audio quality of their live streaming event are not comprised.
Alternatively, you can choose to engage professional video studio companies like Spring Forest Studio in Singapore to help you to create live streaming events for private reasons as they will the necessary studio set, equipment, experience, and ability to help you in creating private live streaming events according to your need.