May 2, 2004 – Paradise Webcast is introducing Worldprofit Inc. webcast technology to the Virgin Islands and the wider Caribbean that allows audio/visual communication by computer from one-on-one to as many as several thousand people.
Uses for the computer software range from business meetings, school courses, training seminars and government deliberations to worship services, concerts and family reunions, according to a release.
Webcast sessions can link rooms, buildings, islands or far-flung corners of the world — computer to computer on the Internet with no cost for long-distance telephone or otherwise to the participants, the release states.
George Kosch, co-founder and technical director of Worldprofit, invented the Webcast technology software. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Paradise Webcast has been online with these products since last December. Rik Van Rensselaer, president of BestStart.Biz on St. Thomas, said they are taking the world by storm.
Van Rensselaer is a dealer/consultant for Paradise Webcast Worldprofit. "We at Worldprofit are anticipating the demise of e-mail marketing and communication on the Internet as we know it," he said, "and we already see webcast technology as the next-generation marketing and communication tool." The power and potential of the technology "boggles the mind," he said. "This is a medium where the expression 'a picture is worth a thousand words' truly comes into it own."
Worldprofit's various webcasting systems can be viewed on line — real or demo — at the BestStart.Biz Web site and at the Worldprofit-BestStart videoconference room.
There is no charge to review a webcast, Van Rensselaer said, but those wishing to become active participants will need to acquire a light-weight stereo headset and a Webcam.
The Worldprofit webcast technology allows home-based business people, Internet and network marketers, group leaders, teachers and "virtually anyone" to connect with others anywhere via Internet. "And it will be faster, much less expensive and of far superior quality than anything that we have ever seen before, including the telephone," Van Rensselaer said.
With the technology, he said, users can talk over the Internet in crystal-clear quality one-on-one or with groups of any size; show online contacts the visual images displayed on your computer screen; eliminate physical travel expenses for meetings; and improve collaboration, employee training and customer service.
The applications that the technology encompasses "will be far-reaching world-wide and extremely profitable," Van Rensselaer said. "We at Worldprofit have turned to our own home business systems and webcasting to give our dealer/consultants the finest tools available today to help our customers be successful."
BestStart.Biz specializes in Web hosting, custom Web design, home business systems, webcast technology, cutting-edge Internet tools and training. More information is available on the company Web site or by calling Van Rensselaer at 779-2603.
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