Webcasting @ UVic
Where can you use Webcasting?
Booking your webcast eventsWebcasting is currently booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Media Services requires at least 5 business days notice for all requests, otherwise bookings cannot be guaranteed. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Before the webcast can take place, a live-test must be completed.
The following information is required at time of booking:
Client requirementsThis service requires the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. To download this software, please visit:
Support informationThis service is supported by University Systems Computer Help Desk.
Visit the UVic Computer Help Desk at http://www.uvic.ca/systems.
Webcasting ratesThere are four things to consider in the cost breakdown for webcasting:
The room and equipment rental cost (if any).
Bandwidth charge (cost varies)
There will be additional charges for bandwidth capacity as the number of clients viewing increases. Please note that this data is collected at month end only. When less than 60 concurrent viewers are expected for an event there will be no cost for bandwidth. For more information on bandwidth costs, please contact Media Services.
A technician will be on hand to capture your webcast with our equipment. Our normal working hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday PST (Pacific Standard Time). Special arrangements can be made for webcasts outside these hours.
Captured content can be moved to different media types such as CD or DVD.
File hosting serviceFile hosting services are available on the Flash Media Server. Embedding a player on your webpage is simple with our web-based Self-Help Wizard.
The current hosting rate is $20/GB per year. Please contact us for more information regarding this service.
BenefitsThe webcasting service managed by Media Services can help you solve your presentation dilemmas with a full range of features for recording, publishing, distributing and viewing rich media presentations.
Webcasting at the University of Victoria is offered at reasonable and competitive rates. Adding to this, webcasting addresses a variety of communications solutions for business, education and government including:
Allow people to attend your event virtually.
Provides for the creation of overflow rooms for your most popular on-site sessions.
You can use webcasting for training and seminars without the headaches and expense of moving trainers from location to location.
Hold team meetings, annual meetings, briefings, online events or course promotions live.
Webcast bookingsTel: 250-721-8280
Webcast request form