Webcasting

The usergroup in June: community channels and other exciting ideas

Our next usergroup will be in London on the 19th of June - and will feature an afternoon session on increasing engagement by showing additional outside video content in your webcast. The afternoon session will be really interesting, as we'll be looking at how the new digital webcasting equipment can accommodate external input. This will allow separate videos to ...

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Product Update: STUDIO & Webcaster 7, the new world of content capture has arrived…

Broadcast meetings to residents online. Increase openness and transparency. Over the next two months we will be rolling out our next generation STUDIO software with a major release and update to Webcaster. Webcaster has been the staple and goto software tool for capturing and streaming democratic content from council chambers and cttee rooms. We see the huge value and ...

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How are you planning to respond to Eric Pickles?

Last month the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government took his fight against councils that don't open their doors to cameras and bloggers on to new territory. Mr Pickles inserted into planning practice guidance a section that "makes clear the rights for members of the press and public, including bloggers and hyperlocal journalists, to ...

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Birmingham City Council leader declares webcasting a resounding success

Earlier this year we were enormously pleased to announce that Birmingham City Council, the UK's largest unitary local authority, was to start webcasting with us. While Birmingham had already experimented with webcasting - via a free service that included advertising - February marked the start of its contract with Public-i and the beginning of a systematic ...

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Understanding what customer service means to Public-i

We've learned a fair amount about our strengths, weaknesses and what really matters to our clients since we first started webcasting. Perhaps paramount in that is customer service. When I use that expression I'm not talking about telling people 'have a nice day' or just being nice (although, obviously it's very important to be nice). ...

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