Live streams: One size does not fit all
While Zoom, Teams and WebEx are everyday tools in most workplaces, some live streams require a more robust platform. That's why Orlando Webcasts utilizes over a dozen different live stream platforms. Each platform has its advantages, depending on use and the audience.
We learn what the client needs and make a recommendation for the platform best suited for their event. Sometimes there are multiple choices, each with different features and price points. Our equipment connects to any live stream service provider, so our goal is to ensure the client has a great experience with their selection.
The most requested platforms are the ones mentioned above; Zoom, Teams and WebEx. Companies, and their employees, are familiar with the platforms which makes them a default, easy choice. They are designed for full interactivity, which sometimes is not what a company may want on a specific event. Keeping people muted or cameras turned off can be troublesome and distracting to the presenter and audience.
Zoom Webinars are a good option when limited interaction is preferred, but with Zoom, branding is limited, so it may not be the right fit, especially when dealing with outside audiences that could include potential clients, shareholders, fans or other stakeholders.
On medium-sized events, we often use Vimeo as the network provider. Sometimes we stay entirely on the Vimeo platform. Other times, we deliver the stream to our in-house website (https://webcast321.com), or to a host platform where we build a custom page or microsite for the event that is branded, offers registration options and valuable viewer analytics. This is often the sweet spot for companies wanting to make a great impression at a good price point.
One the largest events, we have been using GlobalMeet, formerly TalkPoint, for more than a decade. This enterprise-grade platform ensures the security, features and capacity for thousands of viewers, along with detailed viewer analytics that are often required by Fortune 500 companies, healthcare and medical clients, and and other large organizations.
Here's a list of the live stream platforms we've connected to in the past year:
IBM Video Streaming
There are countless other platforms, and we can connect to any of them.
Confused? Don't be. We're here to guide you through the live stream process and recommend solutions that meet your needs. It's our goal for you to have a successful event from all sides - audience, presenters, support staff and, of course, price.
If you're ready to learn more, call us at 407-362-9490 or email us at [email protected] and we'll be glad to answer your questions.
Orlando Webcasts is a live stream, webcast, webinar, virtual meeting and event production company. We provide live stream services to businesses and brands that allow them to efficiently and effectively reach their audience. Call Orlando Webcasts today for a free consultation and quote. Reach us at 407-362-9490.