All Adafruit shows moving to LIVE HD

At Adafruit we like to go as far as possible with the current tools available, and then go even further 🙂 We’re adding HD to all our live and recorded shows we do each week, you can see the latest Wearable Wednesday with Becky Stern here in HD.

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Here’s our LIVE streaming and recording set up (and video). We’ll have a write up/video tour again as we continue to add gear.

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For the embedded video above and the linked video, you’ll still need to go to the little gear settings and click 1080p and the larger rectangle if you want to view it better.

Embedding the video with vq=1080 seems to work, but we can only directly link to an HD version by adding hd=1, if anyone knows how to link to the 1080 versions via the YouTube URL let us know, vq=hd1080 does not work in the URL, only embed.

For the weekly SHOW AND TELL and the final #maketheworld this Friday on Google+ hangouts we’ll be broadcasting live with 720p, that’s best setting we’ve found that works, for ASK AN ENGINEER we will be experimenting with 1080p on both Ustream and YouTube LIVE.

Some stats – as of 10/24/2013 we’ve had 92 SHOW AND TELLs, over 35 hours of makers showing off their projects. For ASK AN ENGINEER, we’ve been doing a live show for over 4 years!. These are the longest running, live, weekly electronics and show-and-tell shows on the internet. ASK AN ENGINEER started out with a free web cam Ladyada received at a conference and we plugged it in to our shipping station while she and Phil shipped orders late at night, makers started asking us questions about electronics and the show was born.

Thank you everyone who participates on the show and most of all the viewers for watching! Recently we added “Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern“.

We have more shows & surprises ahead, stay tuned!

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