Dale Ficken and Lorrie Scarangella wed on this date as they stood in a church in Pennsylvania, and were married by Jerry Falwell while he sat in his office in Lynchburg, Virginia.
It allows family and friends of the couple to watch the wedding in real time on the Internet.
Webcasting differs from podcasting in that webcasting refers to live streaming while podcasting simply refers to media files placed on the Internet.
The live signal was broadcast via satellite to PA, then encoded and streamed via the BGEA website.
The first teleconferenced/webcast wedding to date is believed to have occurred on December 31, 1998.
Apple later webcast a concert by Metallica on June 10, 1996 live from Slim's in San Francisco.
On October 31, 1996, UK rock band Caduseus broadcast their one-hour concert from 11pm to 12am (UT) at Celtica in Machynlleth, Wales, UK – the first live streamed audio and simultaneous live streamed video multicast – around the globe to more than twenty direct "mirrors" in more than twenty countries.
In addition to this chat room configuration you now have the ability to use channel chat rooms and one-to-one chat rooms.
A channel chat room allows the room host to view all chat room participants webcams and the room participants may view only a large broadcast stream of the room host.
Webcasting usually consists of providing non-interactive linear streams or events.
Rights and licensing bodies offer specific "webcasting licenses" to those wishing to carry out Internet broadcasting using copyrighted material.
Often produced by average citizens in their homes they cover many interests and topics.
Webcasts relating to computers, technology, and news are particularly popular and many new shows are added regularly.
The earliest webcast equivalent of an online concert and one of the earliest examples of webcasting itself was by Apple Computer's Webcasting Group in partnership with the entrepreneurs Michael Dorf and Andrew Rasiej. Pakman from Apple, they launched the Macintosh New York Music Festival from July 17–22, 1995.