Vidmover Mini vs Teradek VidiU

If you’re searching for a hardware based encoder for Live Streaming, either in a fixed location, or when you need to be mobile, you’ve probably discovered that camera-mounted encoders can be both expensive, and underpowered.  NOT ANY MORE!  Compare The Vidmover Mini and it’s WiFi-capable (and battery powered) cousin and see how their specs stack up against the Teradek VidiU.  With Vidmover, you can stream to 4 times as many endpoints with a single encoder at less than HALF the price of the market-leading box.  And the Vidmover Mini supports up to 32 Mbps upstream, more than SIX TIMES as much bandwidth as the VidiU.  You have nothing to risk with our 30-day money back guarantee.   Feature Teredek Vidiu (*) Product …

How much upstream bandwidth is needed to live stream?

During a recent discussion in a church technology Facebook group, the question came up about upgrading the Internet speed for a better live streaming experience.   I provided a similar response to the group as you’ll see here.  The inquisitor wanted to know if 5 Mbps upstream was good enough and while most people answered “no”, few of them asked any questions about where he was sending the stream, what resolution and bitrate he was trying to deliver, or any other pertinent information.  These things matter. Most folks think rightly that more bandwidth is better, but they may not also be thinking that unless their network is properly configured the teens in the Youth Group could be sending Instagram, Periscope …