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Local Governments Stream Meetings Live and On Demand with TikiLIVE
May 10, 2012 (06:05 PM EDT)
HD broadcasting service can increase transparency and accountability
MARATHON, Fla., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Marathon, Fla.—Local and state governments can now use technology to stream their meetings online in an effort to increase transparency, accountability, and accessibility. Viewers who are unable to attend meetings can now watch them live or on demand. Thanks to Eyepartner's flagship broadcasting service, TikiLIVE, viewers can watch meetings in high definition and feel as if they are part of the meeting.
With TikiLIVE, governments can inexpensively broadcast the highest quality LIVE video or offer VOD in HD through their own branded channel. The user only needs a video camera. No proprietary or expensive equipment is needed.
"Recording and streaming meetings is simple, economical, and makes meetings accessible for everyone," said Tim Green, CEO and President of Eyepartner. "Governments can post the videos to Facebook and WordPress-powered sites. Viewers can also watch the meetings on their mobile devices."
Governments can get feedback, such as the number of views, using the TikiLIVE platform. The auto-record feature is great for tracking minutes and offering the recording as a video on demand for future views. Also, TikiLIVE allows users to converse and share ideas in a chat room. Viewers can share and embed the video on other sites, as well as access it from their mobile devices. TikiLIVE offers users a variety of options to customize their own channel.
Some of the benefits of and features available on TikiLIVE include the ability to:
Below are links to governmental organizations who use TikiLIVE to record and stream their videos. Please visit their TikiLIVE channels
The Jeffersontown City Council in Kentucky: http://www.tikilive.com/show/council-meetings
The Marathon Planning Commission and City Council: http://www.tikilive.com/show/city-of-marathon.
Dania Beach, Florida: http://www.tikilive.com/show/dania-beach-gov-access
About Eyepartner: Eyepartner is a software development and hosting company that deploys and hosts rich media enterprise broadcasting software while providing first in class hosting to its clients. Eyepartner solutions focus on delivering high quality video, including both live streaming video and video on-demand (VOD). TikiLIVE is Eyepartner's flagship HD broadcasting service which provides its users with a comprehensive set of tools for producing and managing live HD streaming content. More information about Eyepartner and TikiLIVE is available at www.eyepartner.com and www.tikilive.com. To speak with someone directly, please call Alex Inman at 305-289-4557.
SOURCE Eyepartner, Inc.