Help your business with a Webcast or Webinar

noun /ˈwebˌkast/

A webcast is a media presentation distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology to distribute a single content source to many simultaneous listeners/viewers. A webcast may either be distributed live or on demand and consist of audio and/or video.

Nuts and Bolts

At the event the camera and audio feeds are fed into our vision mixer in which we create the program output, this is then sent to an encoder which compresses the media down to a size and bitrate that your audience is able to receive. This enocded feed is then delivered to a content distribution network for delivery to your audience. 

Streamcast and webcasting

Streamcast's principle staff have been involved in webcasting and streaming since 1999. During this time we have seen webcasting move from tiny postage stamp sized RealMedia video to today's fullscreen high definition Flash, Silverlight and Apple streaming.

Prior to your event, Streamcast will either create and host a custom webpage based on your brand guidelines or provide a embedded player for you to add to your existing site. We also work inconjuction with our clients to create pre event content such as test videos, instructions for users as well as setting up support channels for end users that may need assistance.

On the day of a live event we will setup and test the webcasting equipment, our custom webcasting CMS will automatically switch to live mode 10 to 30 minutes before the event is scheduled to start allowing your viewers to complete registration and be ready to watch before the program begins. During the event our onsite producer / engineer will be full focused on your event switching cameras, inserting graphics and synchronisng slides whilst our office based staff will be monitoring the network and dealing with any support requests.

After the event our webcast engineer will prepare the archive of your event for on demand viewing. This can be delivered from 2 to 12 hours after the conclussion of the event.

Technology

Streamcast's custom built Flash based player offers high quality audio and video, synchronised slides, interactive slide index, captioning and fullscreen function.

Engage your online audience with Streamcast's Q & A module and live polling system.  

To ensure the most robust and reliable distribution of clients media Streamcast have a long standing relationship with the Akamai content distribution network. The Akamai platform is the world's largest fault-tolerant network including 84,000 servers in 72 countries and is able to stream content both live and on demand in any format to any audience.

About Us

Streamcast has provided high quality online media services for over six years. As webcast specialists we have the experience to reliably broadcast your event live or on demand to audiences around Australia and the world. 

Streamcast draws on the experience of some of Australia's most experienced webcast engineers and systems administrators. This experience combined with the latest high definition A/V equipment and distribution via Akamai's world leading content distribution network, ensures all events are delivered reliably on schedule and within budget. 

Our work

We have created webcasts for ASX listed companies, advertising agencies, video producers, event companies, government agencies, health organisations, media, record labels and small business.

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South Melbourne 3205
Victoria
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