Archive for October, 2008 streaming The Women’s Conference live using Adobe Flash! is at it again pushing the Internet to reach a massive audience – this time by streaming the largest one-day conference for women in the nation.

Hosted by First Lady of California, Maria Shriver, the event is designed as a forum for sharing perspectives and inspiring one another. Over 14,000 women are expected to participate in one physical arena plus an unprecedented reach over the internet.

Today (October 22nd, 2008) from 11am – 5:30pm (EST) you can watch this incredible event live. With appearances from Jennifer Lopez, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bono, Madeleine Albright and other political and entertainment giants.

You can watch the LIVE WEBCAST:

To get the reach this initiative needed to deliver a live video experience, organizers are using live Adobe Flash streaming technology. New statistical data now ranks Adobe Flash technology as the #1 format for video on the web, with 99% of viewers in the U.S. (97% worldwide) using Adobe Flash technology to watch videos online (Source: August 2008 data from independent research firm ComScore)

Good luck with the conference everyone!

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