This page describes the term Webcast and lists other pages on the Web where you can find additional information.
Also written as “webcast.”
(v.) (1) To use the Internet to broadcast live or delayed audio and/or video transmissions, much like traditional television and radio broadcasts. For example, a university may offer on-line courses in which the instructor Webcasts a pre-recorded or live lecture, or an enterprise may Webcast a press conference in lieu of or in addition to a conference call. Users typically must have the appropriatemultimedia application in order to view a Webcast.
(2) To use push technology, to send Web-based information to an Internet user.
(n.) The data transmission that results from one of the above methods.
Netcast is another name for Webcast.