How to Webcast a Virtual Event Our Rubicon webcasting platform makes it easy.
Launch live webcasts in minutes - Virtual meetings made easy
Set the basic details
In the Rubicon Media Portal we create for you. Choose the web address, title, date, location and using templates, layout your live webcasting portal and video players, click Save.
Pick your design
Add an agenda, logo, speakers and users for the Virtual Event or Meeting. Enable registration or simple login pages. Write and send out reminder emails when you're ready. Secure your live webcast or make it public, your choice. Change your mind? One click.
Choose your event type
We'll be alerted that you setup a live webcast. Choose your production type. Is it a Virtual Townhall meeting webcast? A Live Webcast Conference with multiple rooms & cameras? Europe, Asia? We can do that.
Or we do it ALL for you - Fast and flawless
Virtual Event Webcasting
Hybrid Virtual Events
Our Rubicon Webcasting Platform and our carefully honed production process is trusted around the world by dozens of Fortune 500 companies and tens of thousands of viewers every year.
Our developers can deploy your Branded Media Portal and launch your virtual events - in an hour. Our video production webcasting crew travels to your location or we pull in virtual presenters and presentations from our studio. Combine in-person with virtual calls in a single webcast.
Archives are Included
We'll record your entire event so that it lives in your own webcast portal for archived on-demand streaming after the event that we host. Embed it anywhere you like. If needed we support e-commerce sales before and after the event.
Global Webcast Video Production Services
We produce live webcasts around the world using our own travel ready flypacks and full-time staff. All you need to give us is a location and a date.
Are there multiple speakers or sessions? Multiple locations around the country or the world? Need to display slides? Do you have pre-produced video that you want streamed into the webcast? We can do all of that. Your presenters and viewers can interact with each other. Based on your requirements we'll arrange the equipment and crew and deploy the website and Media Portal as needed.
We travel to your location, wherever it is, and test the provided internet connection for speed and stability BEFORE the event. If this will be a purely virtual event using web calls such as Zoom, Skype or Teams, we test all of the remote locations to be sure all the presenters are comfortable with the process and are setup properly. We make certain that every variable has been addressed.
If this is an on-site event we verify the venue is prepared with connectivity, lighting, staging and the proper in-room audio and video. If you need us to provide the A/V or even backup cellular connectivity, we do this before the event.
Using our Rubicon Media Portal platform, we setup all the technology needed for the webcast. If you are hands-on or a producer using our virtual event platform for your clients, we'll show you how to Do-it-Yourself. You'll quickly be creating a portal for your webcast events.
After we've secured the domain name for your Portal or you've provided one, our step-by-step process takes us through creating the layout of the event website using logos, images and content. We create the events. If it is a one-time, single day event, we create what we call a Webinar. Or we can setup a multi-room, multi-day conference.
You assign the dates and times, choose the access/login method, choose the registration page layout and form fields needed and setup your reminder and confirmation emails.
Then we create the agenda with session details. If the events are conferences - multi-day events - you'll likely add speakers, photos and bios and assign them to their sessions, We'll include any PPT's that will accompany the video.
Hit "Publish" and the portal is live on the web. Until the day of the event we push a Test Video to the portal for users to verify their firewall and network accessibility.
On the day of the event we connect our encoding computer and hardware to the video sources. If we are on site, this would typically one of our HD Panasonic HC 3800 or HPX 3100 cameras. We can stream outputs from a computer, a projector, the display output of a medical or technical diagnostic device, or even an audio only source. Very flexible. We'll use our HS-50 video switchers to switch multiple remote locations with the local video sources into the live webcast.
Remote sources can be web calls such as Teams, Zoom or Skype calls. If a purely VIRTUAL event , we connect from our studio to the calls and remote sources and mix the content here using our ATEM video controllers and Panasonic switchers.
To send the live webcast stream to your audience we employ encoding software to take the data from the inputs and convert it to a streaming format. The encoding process compresses the signal making it possible to send very high quality audio and video over a reasonably fast broadband internet connection.
- We compress the audio using the AAC audio codec for the highest quality.
- We encode the video and compress it using H.264 for the best quality at the proper bitrates.
- We weigh the options of bitrate vs. bandwidth and audience. Encoding at a HIGH bitrate requires a faster connection at the webcast and for the viewer. A lower bitrate can sacrifice quality for ease of delivery. We're expert at fine-tuning the delivery at the event.
The encoded signal is sent out to the Content Delivery Network (CDN) and out to our Streaming Servers. To assure delivery to all devices, the webcast signals, or “streams”, are assembled into an Mpeg4 container as HLS streams. This allows maximum compatibility with mobile and desktop devices. The stream is delivered from our streaming server to the video player on the viewer's device using a transport protocol such as HLS or RTMP - depending on the device that's detected at the viewers end. You also have the ability to embed the streaming virtual event into a website.
If you like what you see and what more info, give us a call toll free at 800-272-3070. We can explain everything in a single phone call.
800-272-3070 or local 925-426-8230 We'll give you a price, process and proposal in one call if that's what you need. Interested in White Labeling Live Webcasting? We love working with producers.
"You guys are amazing. The webcasts are always painless and look so good. Client loves the way their offices can all see the same webcast no matter where they are. Thanks again! Pencil in the next one."
""The virtual conference was a huge success thanks to adding webcasting to the event. Your team was so easy to work with that I actually had time to breath on setup day. Attendance numbers look way better than we hoped. "
- Suzanne VM Events
Let's work together
For urgent deadlines, you need immediate attention. Call us. If you leave a message we'll get back to you within 48 hours. Call 800-272-3070 or 925-426-8230
If you have a virtual event you're planning, get in contact with ICV today!
Address: 3908 Valley Ave. Pleasanton, Ca 94566
We're looking forward to hearing from you.