Webinars & Podcasts

Recorded Webinar: How to Effectively Reach the World | Online Engagement Through Your Live Worship Services

Following our successful conference session at WFX 2017, Matrox® Video and LifeStream TV have teamed up again for a live webinar. Watch this recorded webinar to discover how houses of worship can effortlessly reach a global audience through a live streaming platform. Learn how our combined solution will help your worship services, messages and teachings transcend borders and boundaries.


What will you gain from this webinar?

  • Walk away with an understanding of the best equipment for your live streaming broadcast (i.e. cameras, encoding and streaming provider)

  • Discover how you can add streaming to your worship service with budget-friendly technology

  • Expand the reach of your worship

  • Learn how LifeStream TV’s many offerings, such as Live Productions Coaching and 24/7 Ministry and Viewer Support, will help engage with your members and increase online giving

  • Implement a workflow to access remote congregations and affiliated satellite churches

  • Stream and simultaneously record sermons for later viewing or archiving

  • Find peace of mind with built-in reliability and redundancy

  • Deliver your content to multiple destinations through LifeStream TV’s multiple destination streaming protocol. (Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Roku, Amazon, Apple, and Smart TV applications)

Frank Scartozzi, Director of Sales – Americas, Matrox Video


Francesco Scartozzi 
Director of Sales – Americas, Matrox Video

Francesco Scartozzi is Director of Sales for the Americas at Matrox Video. He is responsible for identifying video industry trends, uncovering customer pain points, working with research and development teams to create cost-effective solutions, and educating customers about new opportunities to improve their workflows. He holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with a minor in management from McGill University.

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Michael P. Upshaw, SR
President & Co-Owner of LifeStream TV

Michael began a career in the telecommunications industry after he was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps. His expertise spanned from analogue transmission to robust digital content delivery and content management procedures. This also crossed boundaries into sales and services.

In 2005, he left the telecommunications industry and accepted a job offer with Streaming Faith as an Account Executive. This is where he learned about the developing industry of live video streaming on the World Wide Web and how ministry could benefit from the use of this technology. Soon after, Michael was invited to join LifeStream TV and Omnimediacast, where he has learned the high-energy cycle of complex computing of decoding, encoding, transcoding, delivery and overall system management to include Cloud storage and delivery methods.

Michael and his team has maximized virtually every tool available in order to deliver superior solutions as a CDN. Enjoying the rigors and high learning curve that the industry affords, Michael is determined to be a part of the advancement of both hardware and software solutions in the streaming industry.

Today, he is the President and Co-owner of Lifestream.tv where his passion for technology aligns with his calling as a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He has learned and continues to learn what it takes to deliver pure-quality video streaming that viewers can truly enjoy. His vast industry knowledge, proficiency and tenacity has heavily influenced the video delivery industry.