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CouncilCast

CouncilCast is one of our most elaborately constructed and responsive webcasting platforms designed for Governmental communications. This video streaming product withholds an easy-to-use but powerful interface to fully automate webcast creation and management. CouncilCast provides mobile streaming and responsive multi-platform webcasts that are fully customisable to fit your video streaming needs. Including a custom front-end portal where you can add available features such as synchronisations of PowerPoints or documents and downloads, embedding a latest news feature including related broadcast information and broadcast alerts and the ability to engage or share via social media, this streaming platform is unrivalled in the webcasting market. One of its highly sophisticated features is the ability to deliver webcasts in up to 24 languages; allowing video streaming for governmental communications to flawlessly reach its widest possible audience. There are many other components within this webcasting platform that impresses our clients day to day, such as an intelligent stream management system with a powerful post-live editor to edit the video content. The webcasting platform has the ability to assign languages and integrated user interface to allow clients to edit Meta information within the webcast to obtain total control over your video. This webcasting platform offers impenetrable features including our SaaS model that works optimal security installation on the premises to ensure our clients’ material is safe and secure throughout the video streaming process in CouncilCast. CouncilCast and StreamStudio co-exist in perfect harmony and as such, CouncilCast inherits all the security, template features / functionalities from StreamStudio as well as the benefits of continuous improvement in software and hardware so that your webcasts provide the most robust experience for your viewers.

CouncilCast is simple to use

Once CouncilCast is set up, you will be provide basic training on how to get the most out of this system. As part of the installation we will also preconfigure your set up to make the most out of your infrastructure. Please see below for more features:

Home

Global overview of all webcasts, filtered and display in three sortable tables to help you find the right webcast with preference given to recent, live and upcoming webcasts

News Editor

Broadcast the latest news and events to your audience to keep them updated with the latest information

Statistics

CouncilCast is fully supported by our analytics platform StatStudio, therefore you get the full benefits of StatStudio including reporting, Question Manager and many more…

Speakers Management

Set up your speakers once and use them in every webcast, add, update and remove speakers at any time

Encoder Preview

Preview incoming feeds before you go live, switch channels and feeds to preview all feeds

Viewer Registration

Find out who have registered for your webcast, how often they come back and how many webcasts they have seen

Meta info editor

Set and edit meta information to provide more detail to your viewers

Voting slides

Upload PowerPoint / PDF of voting slides and you can synchronize them with your presentation

Agenda items

Set up aganda items to inform your users the topic of debate and synchronize them during the event

Audio channel setup

Configure your audio channels or simply apply preconfigure rooms settings

Post-live editor

Use our simple, yet powerful Post-live editor to make any adjustments after your live broadcast

Powerful platform

CouncilCast is the most powerful self-service platform on the market, part of Video360, you also benefit from our sister platform StatStudio

CouncilCast is the perfect platform to broadcast parliament meetings, arrivals and press events

CouncilCast Front-end Portal

CouncilCast and StreamStudio co-exist in perfect harmony and as such, CouncilCast inherits all the security, template features / functionalities from StreamStudio as well as the benefits of continuous improvement in software and hardware.

Mobile and tablets friendly

Users can access your portal with any devices, including mobile and tablets

Live broadcast notification

Live webcast notification to encourage website viewers to join webcast.

Live update

Viewers can get instant update from administrators, this can be used to communicate delays or summary of results.

Document downloads

Any documents can be added to a broadcast and it can be synchronize with agenda items for users to download.

Social media sharing

Viewers can share whole webcast or even record a part of the webcast to share on their favourite social media websites.

Full webcast archive

All your webcasts are archived and can be accessible via your portal, you can choose to display all webcasts or limit / filter to only display the latest.

Webcast start alert

Registered viewers can sign up for webcast start alert and they will get notify when a webcast starts

Advanced search

Your users can easily search through the archive and filter by keyword, date, category or even by speakers.

Related broadcasts

Webcasts can be group together for summit / special events or sessions to offer viewers comprehensive information.

Favourite webcasts

Registered viewers can save any webcasts as favourite and re-watch them over again

RSS / Podcast feed

Comprehensive RSS and podcast feed based on pre-defined categories.

Tagging and categories

Webcast are tagged and stored under a category, different categories can also have different template to ensure your viewers get the best possible viewing experience.

CouncilCast allows you to broadcast any governmental session to the world

We start with a blank canvas

We don’t have a fix template for CouncilCast, for each client we will work with you to determind what your requirements are and offer technical advice to build the best possible viewing experience. CouncilCast is part of our Studio360 eco-system, we can offer the full range of security and features / functionalities available on any of our sister platforms. Our template structure is the most flexible in the world and we can even offer you a solution where we have multiple templates based on the type of events you plan to run so we can offer the best features to suit your every needs.

CouncilCast blank template

CouncilCast is a fully automated video streaming platform, it can deliver video streaming in up-to 24 langauges

CouncilCast Back-end Administration

CouncilCast is tailored to the specific and particular requirements of multi-government webcasts; it has a fully automated workflow and simplified user interface to help deliver professional and complex multilingual webcasts to a global audience in multiple languages. CouncilCast is designed as a webcasting CMS platform – It has the ability to manage and store webcasting assets such as speakers, PowerPoint documents / voting results, agenda items as well as downloadable files and links. For each webcast – we record a sequence of “events” which are added to the live broadcast via the “Live Webcast Console”. The list of sequences is non-destructible and can be easily edited after the live events. CouncilCast employs an automated workflow where encoders are started via the CMS system’s “Live Webcast Console”. Content is sent to our streaming servers for further delivery to our CDN and simultaneous recording of the streams. Due to server side recording, the on-demand version is almost instantly available for post-live editing. CouncilCast and StreamStudio co-exist in perfect harmony and as such, CouncilCast inherits all the security, template features / functionalities from StreamStudio as well as the benefits of continuous improvement in software and hardware.

Other features

CouncilCast is a fully automated video streaming platform, and all video streaming and encoders are controlled by CouncilCast including encoder start, stop, recording as well as podcast creation. Our encoders combined with the streaming server enables multiple audio delivery with a single video in a single session, which ensures that audio and video track are synchronized at all times. CouncilCast delivers adaptive video streaming to ensure viewers always have the best possible viewing experience. Adaptive streaming works by detecting a user’s bandwidth and CPU capacity in real time and adjusts the quality of the video stream automatically based on the user’s hardware and bandwidth availability.

CouncilCast Login screen

Webcast Analytics

CouncilCast is an integral part of World Television’s video streaming eco-system, powered by our proprietary streaming media platform, StreamStudio – Europe’s leading webcasting platform. Both platforms co-exist in perfect harmony and as such, CouncilCast inherits all the security, template features / functionalities from StreamStudio as well as the benefits of continuous improvement in software and hardware. More importantly, it also inherited the power of StatStudio to provide in-depth analytics and reporting. Find out more about StatStudio here.