A webcast or webinar is a broadcast over the internet that is often used for presentations and similar programs in a one-to-many (one speaker to many attendees) or few-to-many (few speakers to many attendees) format. A webcast/webinar can incorporate audio only or audio with slides, video and slides, or video.
A webcast is designed to broadcast presentations (a one-to-many or few-to many format). Webcast platforms have robust features that support an event, such as registration microsite, branded screen, social media integrations, tracking and analytics, and polls and Q&A.
Web conferencing is built for online meetings. As though you’re sitting around a table, everyone present in the meeting can speak to all the other participants and be promoted to presenter. Web conference platforms lack the features mentioned earlier that are found in a webcast platform.
A virtual conference center, virtual environment and/or CorporateTube video portal are solutions offered by West that keep your webcast visible, productive and returning ROI. Other storage options are available.
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