Here are some recent questions we have been asked about watching webstreams:
Any webstreams you have purchased will be available on your My BRANZ page. You can join or sign in to My BRANZ at the top of your screen.
You can watch the video on your computer monitor or, for groups, you can project the webcast onto a larger screen or wall. You will need an LCD projector (found in many conference rooms) and a laptop computer. Connect the laptop to the internet and to the LCD projector. Just add a set of speakers, and a large crowd can hear and watch the presentation.
If you have an ADSL or cable (broadband) connection, you should have no problem receiving the audio and video stream. A bandwidth of 256 kbps is preferred.
A computer with 256 MB RAM and a sound card with speakers or headphones WE recommend that you use Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari and have the most up to date version installed.
Windows system requirements
Mac system requirements
Ensure you have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player installoed. It can be downloaded here.
How do I step through the presentation, or start at a chosen point?
The length of the video and your internet connection will affect how long it takes. Once it is loaded, go to "Slide List", select from the slides where you want to start and click on "Play from Slide".
Check to see that your speakers are:
Adjust your system volume settings:
If you are using a 56 kbps modem (or slower), you may experience a slow transmission rate, and the image may be choppy at times of high traffic on the internet. Try closing all other applications. Keep in mind that this is not a television signal, and that the video and audio transmission uses a reasonably large amount of your internet bandwidth.
If you are having trouble viewing a presentation and have verified all playback requirements have been met, follow the tips for troubleshooting Windows, Mac, and Firefox playback issues described in this article.