Longford Senior Championship Final 2012 Live Video Broadcast
The video broadcast is at the end of these instructions
This year’s Longford County Senior Championship final replay will have the
added dimension of being broadcast live across the internet. Viewers
worldwide will see the 2010 and 2011 champions Longford Slashers
pitted against new kids on the block Killoe, in
what, if the drawn game is anything to go by, will be a closely and keenly
The broadcast which is being part sponsored and provided by local
technology company Information Providers Ltd, can be viewed by visiting the
"Community" section of
the Information Providers website, www.Information-Providers.ie
The broadcast is in particular aimed at the Diaspora so make sure to
inform your friends, relations, and family who are residing abroad, whether
they be in America, Canada, Australia, or England, if they have a desire
for viewing some action and interviews from home, to tune in.
In addition there will also be a live commentary, an on-line live chat
application, video clips, pictures, and interviews on the website during
the days in the run-up to the final. Viewers are strongly advised to check
in with the site in the days prior to the game for further instructions and
to test audio and video reception. The broadcast itself will begin at
3:00pm Irish time (GMT) on Sunday while the game itself is schedule for
2. Make sure to tell your family and friends who are living away from
home. Feel free to cut and paste the information from here. Make sure toinvite participants via Facebook, Twitter, email, text, etc.
3. Visit the website in the days prior to the broadcast to read the
latest updates regarding the broadcast. ( Make sure to “refresh” your web
browser frequently so that you get to see any changes to the site, and
especially after any service disruptions, otherwise your browser will not
be aware that the issue has been resolved. To refresh your browser, press
the F5 function key on your keyboard.
4. Make sure to test your Audio and Video Reception in the days prior
to the game. If you leave it to the
last minute assuming it will
work, there can be many small issues with your computer that will trip you up such as;
software updates, audio settings, speakers, etc.
5. In the event of a serious outage occurring during the live videocast, viewers can tune into Shannonside
Radio to listen to an audio commentary of the game. Although Shannonside may also be cover other games or events,
most of the game will be covered on their broadcast. Shannonside
Radio can be reached at http://www.shannonside.ie/
6. Note, you may choose to listen to either of audio broadcasts while
watching the video, you can do his by opening a second browser session to
the Shannonside website while at the same time
turning down the volume on the video broadcast.
7. You can view in full screen mode by clicking on the square icon
which appears on the bottom right hand corner of the video viewer. Note
however, that the quality of Full Screen Video may not be as good as the
smaller display, and also requires a good quality broadband connection.
8. For a better experience, consider using a digital projector, you
could project the "small" video viewer onto a whiteboard or wall.
The video quality is better in the small video viewer.
9. The quality of the video may degrade if you have low capacity/speed
broadband. The higher capacity the broadband the better. So if you have the
opportunity to view from a premises that has a
higher speed, then you should consider this ahead of time.
10. Viewers can watch the event through any devices such as through
PCs, laptops, tablets, mobile devices including smart phones and set top
11. We may at some stage after the game provide a stream of the
official game video after it has been produced. Especially if any technical
issues interrupt the live broadcast. We will look into the feasibility and
the permissions required to do same.
A Word of Thanks:
To the Longford Leader and Shannonside Radio
whose articles we have referenced and who have been so cooperative and
To the Information Provides engineers and technicians who have worked very
hard to bring this even to you, Robert Breslin,
Daniel Berrigan, Paul McGee, Shane McEntee, and Managing Director Kevin Hourican for their
long hours and diligent work to help make this happen.
To Declan Gilmore, D.G. Photography & Video, for his assistance and
camera work. Declan will be selling the DVD's of the game, drop us an email
and we will link him up with you.
We would like to extend our best wishes to both Killoe Young Emmets andthe Longford Slashers players, their
management, and clubs. They are the ones who this is all about. Their
dedication and commitment has taken them this far, best
wishes in the final.Their
respective websites are http://longfordslashers.com/ and
Finally, the service
is sponsored and provided free of charge to viewers. It has taken a lot of
effort and a lot of long hours by many people to produce. In return all we
ask for is an email ( Webcasting@information-providers.ie ) or a Facebook comment
from viewers who may appreciate the service or who may wish to provide
feedback. We hope that those who are living abroad and cannot be at home
for the match enjoy this live broadcast and the game.