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 appropriate multimedia 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.
- Webinar (Web-Based Seminar)
Also written as “webinar.” Short for Web-based seminar, it is a presentation, lecture, workshop or seminar that is transmitted over the Web using video conferencing software. A key feature of a Webinar is its interactive elements — the ability to give, receive and discuss information. Contrast with Webcast, in which the data transmission is one […]
Software run by an ISP or online service that provides access to send, receive, and review e-mail using only your Web browser. Users can simply enter the Webmail Web site URL in their browser’s address or location field, and use their Webmail account by typing in a username and password. Webmail provides an easy access […]
An individual who manages a Web site. Depending on the size of the site, the Webmaster might be responsible for any of the following: Making sure that the Web server hardware and software is running properly Designing the Web site Creating and updating Web pages Replying to user feedback Creating CGI scripts Monitoring traffic through […]
WebSphere is an IBM brand of products that implement and extend Sun’s JavaTwoEnterpriseEdition (J2EE) platform. The Java-based application and transaction infrastructure delivers high-volume transaction processing for e-business and provides enhanced capabilities for transaction management, as well as security, performance, availability, connectivity, and scalability. [Adapted from IBM’s WebSphere Web page].
(1) Software that is remotely accessed online usually with a Web browser. Also called Web applications or online software. (2) Refers to a set of components used to develop Web sites or online applications.