How to Set Up Live Video Streaming With a Camcorder

By Clayton Kim

Whether it is a birthday, Christmas party or you just miss your loved ones, don't miss out on streaming the event via camcorder. Sending a video file takes time to upload and edit. Instead of sharing a recorded event, set up a live video streaming with your camcorder. You will be able to interact with family and friends through live streaming. Your husband or wife does not have to miss the next birthday because of a business trip. He or she will be able to see what is going on in real time.

Things You'll Need

  • Camcorder
  • USB cable
  • Computer

Step 1

Register at a software streaming site. and are sites that host live streaming.

Step 2

Click the "Live Broadcast" or "New Broadcast" button.

Step 3

Choose a title for your live stream.

Step 4

Place one end of the USB cable in the output of your camcorder. Place the opposite end of the USB cable to a USB port in your computer.

Step 5

Click on video source. Select your camcorder as the video output. Click on audio source. Select your camcorder as the audio output. Click on the "Done" button.

Step 6

Press the "Broadcast Now" or "Start Broadcast" button. Your stream is now live and ready to be viewed.