TodoCast™ Pioneers First Ever Live Webcast of Sonoma Valley Wine Country Weekend
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO , Calif., August 28, 2008: TodoCast™, live video webcasting system, today announced the availability of the first ever live webcast for this year's landmark Sonoma Valley Wine Country Weekend held this Labor Day Weekend in Sonoma Valley. Sponsored by a host of organizations, including WebSat, Inc a TodoCast Partner, the fall auction and event entertainment will be accessible to anyone in the world with access to a computer and internet connection, complements of WebSat and the revolutionary technology of the TodoCast System.
The live web-broadcast of the Sonoma Valley Wine Auction will be available to online viewers at no charge and enable online viewers to make donations through the TodoCast.tv platform, allowing additional contributions to be made to participating Sonoma Valley Charities.
"We were thrilled at the prospect of the event's live webcast," said stated Peter Whyte, President of WebSat, Inc. "TodoCast truly provides a solution and an opportunity for a recurring revenue stream. The simplicity and broad applications of the TodoCast system allow us to not only widen our viewer audience, but increase profitability without incurring tremendous costs," Whyte concluded.
As a TodoCast Partner, WebSat is able to provide a complete service to event organizers and professional videographers, including on-site equipment, satellite and Internet bandwidth, as well as the technology for high quality live video, enabling people to experience the excitement of watching events as they happen. For the Sonoma Valley Wine Auction, viewers simply need a broadband connection to access the event website located at http://www.todocast.tv/sonomavalleywine. Upon signing in via a secure session, viewers can watch the event and contribute to the Sonoma Valley Charities via credit card donations.
"The turnkey capabilities and ease of use, not to mention the additional viewing opportunities that TodoCast provides our partners and their clientele is outstanding," stated TodoCast Director of Global Video Services, Santi Pierini. "For the Sonoma event, live video content is encoded to Flash using the TodoCast encoder, a standard component of the TodoCast Kit. In addition, TodoCast will provide the satellite feed for the event as well as content distribution services which enable WebSat, Inc to pull off the event live via satellite for the first time," concluded Roland.
Featuring a .96 meter one touch auto-deploy satellite antenna, the TodoCast kit, which comes complete with all electronics premounted in a Gator G-Shock Rack Case, offers a high-quality live video webcast. The event will be streamed in standard definition at 600Kbps Flash, allowing the largest possible audience to view the content at home on either a MAC or PC. TodoCast services are available in Standard Definition as we as High-Definition with data rates from 400Kbps to over 4Mbps.
TodoCast provides a seamless solution for event organizers to reach an entirely new audience that would otherwise be inaccessible. The quality broadcast, fast deployment and complete mobility offers TodoCast customers and partners the ability to leverage countless opportunities both in exposure and revenues.
As the first portable solution for pay-per-view and live video content, the TodoCast Kit, offers a turnkey satellite webcasting system. Mounted to most vehicles, TodoCast provides videographers the freedom of mobility with guaranteed quality broadcasting bandwidth. Professional videographers can access the TodoCast CDN Streaming Media Hosting, to upload and promote live events capable of generating revenue from any location.
The Sonoma Valley Wine Country Weekend features more than 200 world-class wineries and chefs, a show-stopping Taste of Sonoma, and a Wine Auction. For more information on the event, please visit www.sonomawinecountryweekend.com. For information on TodoCast and how its turnkey live video streaming satellite system revolutionizes videography and streaming media content for videographers and event planners everywhere, please visit www.todocast.tv.
About WebSat, Inc
Leveraging more than 40 years of experience in the satellite industry, specializing in equipment manufacture, content distribution and the operation of satellite-based networks, WebSat offers fully equipped trucks with retractable satellite dishes enabling live event webcasting from any location. Headquartered in Sonoma, California, WebSat services Northern California with live webcasting for corporate, political and sporting events, concerts, church, civic and charity events, weddings, auctions, rallies and breaking news stories. For more information, please contact Peter Whyte 415-999-2394 firstname.lastname@example.org, or Pat Matthews 707-996-1805 email@example.com.
TodoCast is an interactive streaming platform and media services company for event producers, content owners and organizations looking to reach their fans with Live Internet Broadcasts. TodoCast offers a turnkey platform including satellite connectivity, audience management, interactive and social networking features and SD / HD distribution. TodoCast will monetize the content however the producer desires by offering sponsored, subscription and pay-per-view billing options, live or on demand. TodoCast distributes to TV’s, computers and smart phone platforms in HD picture quality. To learn more about TodoCast, visit www.todocast.tv.