media presentation distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology

A webcast is a type of media file used on the Internet. It is distributed using streaming media technology to many people at the same time. It is basically the same as broadcasting over the internet.

Many radio and TV stations, as well as stations that are only on the internet, have webcasts. Businesses may have webcasts to give presentations or to teach people. Some people broadcast weddings or funerals through webcasts.[1][2]

References change

  1. Lee-St. John, Jeninne (December 6, 2007). "Wedcasting". Time. Archived from the original on May 20, 2013. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  2. "Funeral webcasting is alive and well", Spectrum, IEEE, 30 September 2009.