MediaCast uses the latest in broadcast technology to deliver the content of all events to the widest audience possible. Depending on your specific type of connection to the Internet, you will want to make sure your system is configured appropriately for a combination of the following technologies. Links are included to general resource locations on the Internet about each technology. You'll want to to check out our Software section for help in installation and configuration of the more complex tools.

Note: This page is not current and therefore not entirely complete. You should tune into each event for specific information and pointers to tools used for that particular broadcast. Those listed below are still rather common, however.

Application Configuration Difficulty (1-5) Connection Speed Needed Available Platforms Description
MBONE 5 128k (ISDN) and up UNIX, Windows The Multicast Backbone
ID Name: MediaCast or MC:
CU-SeeMe 2 14.4k (modem) and up Macintosh, Windows White Pine/Cornell University's Video Conferencing Software
Reflector Name: cuseeme.mediacast.com
Living Web PagesTM 1 If you can read this, you're set! All (with WWW software)
Living Photo Gallery
Web pages which update continually throughout the duration of the event with images, soundbytes, and even QuickTime movies. Just click reload on your browser every few minutes during the event! Netscape users will have the pages automatically refresh!
(formerly Poor Person's Cu-SeeMe)
Netscape users can see live video in their web page! 28.8k modem users can see 1 frame every 2-3 seconds. Faster connections can see up to 1 frame every second!

Test it!

Real Audio 2 14.4k (modem) and up Macintosh, Windows Telephone quality real-time audio
Xing StreamWorks 2 14.4k (modem) and up Macintosh, Windows, X/UNIX Low to high quality real-time video & audio

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