The biggest and most profitable events in the world all have one thing in common. The Superbowl, World Cup, TED Conferences and many others have all grown their expansive following by sharing their content beyond the physical audience. These events extend their reach to national and even global audiences through content syndication to television, social channels and online.
Selecting a webcast provider is a big decision, after all you are relying on this technology to bring your content to life. That’s why it’s important to pick a vendor that feels like a true partner in your event with the same sense of investment. The most successful webcasts combine engaging features for effective communication, with the technology to back it up so glitches and hiccups are minor, if any. Use our checklist as a reference guide on questions to ask and features you need when selecting your webcast vendor. Technical Must Haves: HTML5 – With Adobe Flash ending, it’s
What is GDPR? General Data Protection Regulation is a new framework put in place by the European Union protecting EU residents’ data rights. The ruling works in favor of data privacy, so that when an EU user accesses external-facing websites or web applications, they are more aware of the data being collected and how the data is being used. Simply put, GDPR gives users “the right to be forgotten” and become anonymous online. Users must elect to opt-in to sharing their personal user data and can always opt-out to have their data be forgotten at any time. GDPR applies to
For web applications that provide real time communications, WebSockets are required for the server to communicate directly with the client. INXPO’s web developer, Corey Miller, spoke with Neotys on load testing best practices using Neload and WebSockets to ensure the user experience for INXPO STUDIO is as close to real time communication as a technology can get. To read Corey’s best practices for WebSocket testing, read the full article here on the Neotys blog.