Sunday, August 13 2006 @ 05:25 PM EDT
Contributed by: davidh
Hancock Wildlife Channel Needs Technical Help:
The following is a review of some of our 2009 needs for the Hancock Wildlife Channel. We are very interested in talking with persons or companies with the ability to help us with the technology to bring everything from more Live Eagle CAMS, Live Whale CAMS, Live Spirit Bear CAMS etc. etc. to the waiting public. Other parts of the world awaits!
Hancock Wildlife Channel Needs:
a) New WEB Site to be developed:
To integrate traditional Web services of:
- Product presentation (on the fly) and Sales. (Shopping Cart - to accommodate our existing Visa / MS programs)
- Forums – different levels for e.g. to Public and Education / school use; archived referenced data of files, images, videos.
The Web site development part of the project is already underway but we are open to offered help and suggestions – specifically detailed below under ... read more...
b) Quotation Request: for LIVE Streaming & Hosting Facilities:
The Hancock Wildlife Channel, famed for bringing to millions the Live Bald Eagle CAM from both Hornby Island and Sidney BC, after a very successful exploration of educational potential of this distribution, now wishes to expand. We hereby seek bids on the supply of the various components necessary to Stream to millions of people and a great many thousand streams simultaneously.
If you have the technical capacity to provide us some of the different services we would appreciate a quotation or email us should more details be required. (Further details are provided by Richard Pitt our IT man below at ... read more. ) We will alternatively consider independently or simultaneously the lease or purchase of facilities to accomplish the above. The details of the specifications are available but largely include:
1) We send down stream: 340 kbps
2) Steaming Servers:
capacity & cost to serve; 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 50,000 or more people simultaneously.
- our experience is that the site has run full capacity 24 hours per day.
- do you do this independently or via ??? sharing servers?/
2) Ability to supply:
additional videos on demand: possible large numbers
- these are our reference and archives files
- 30 sec to 1 hour /
3) Ability to supply:
Host a web forum for posting of viewer generated video streams.
- single frames . to 5 min. duration?
4) Ability to oversee and collect revenues from advertisers:
A) Supervise the getting of advertisers?
B) Supervise the insertion of ads into Web screen & Video screen
C) Deliver video without and with ads: (Subscriptions vs no Sub)
5) Oversee and administer:
Subscriptions: to individuals, to corporate accounts
6) Satellite Transmission:
We urgently need contact with some organization or individuals to assist us in getting the Live Streams from remote locations to the Servers.
We must use satellite transmission from solar and battery power sources. We need portability. So we need your knowledge and products (?) to satisfy our needs in both of these fields. Urgently!
Hancock Wildlife Channel
Hancock Wildlife Research Center
1 800 938-1114
For more details from our IT man Richard Pitt see ....read more ....