Kaltura Webcasting

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Introduction to Kaltura Webcasting

Kaltura Webcasting enables you to orchestrate highly produced live streaming events to large audiences. Kaltura Webcasting supports you from the initial planning stage to live broadcast production and management and finally to post-production and after-event management.

With Kaltura Webcasting, you can make live broadcasted events part of your consolidated video strategy. The user-focused design makes webcasting painless for presenters, producers, and viewers. Kaltura’s robust infrastructure ensures reliable delivery, anywhere. With automated transition from live to VOD and a secure, seamless integration with your corporate website, break down siloes to bring all your video content onto a single platform.

Kaltura Webcasting includes:

  • Workflow integration with MediaSpace and KAF based applications
  • Slide sync and projector setup
  • Live analytics
  • Moderated Q&A
  • Interactive polls

and much more.

Webcasting Reliability and Scalability

Webcasting enables a large number of viewers, located in many different locations throughout the world to view a live event. Webcasting supports a wide range of viewing scenarios, including people all over the world on their own bandwidth, people in offices sharing bandwidth, and any combination of these options.  

Multiple delivery options include

  • Internal infrastructure (eCDN)
  • Public CDN
  • Dual delivery

Webcasting also provides full control of webcast delivery beyond firewalls, and supports an unlimited number of viewers at the same time.

For more information about eCDNs, see the Kaltura eCDN Information Guide.

Webcasting Workflow

Kaltura Webcasting Roles

When producing a webcast event, there are several people involved that have different roles and objectives for the event.  For a list and description of each Webcasting role, see Kaltura Webcasting Roles.

Kaltura Webcasting Documentation Guides

The information about Kaltura's Webcasting procedures, features and tips are written for specific roles. The following guides are available and written per user roles:

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