WALLINGFORD, Conn. – April 16, 2008- VBrick Systems, Inc., the industry leader in online networked video, today announced that CommsFirst, Inc. will utilize its VBoss solution to offer eyes-on-the-scene video to assist first responders with situational awareness and readiness. Through VBoss, VBrick is introducing a complete online Video Streaming as a Service (VSasS) that can dramatically increase viewer participation of an event by streaming content when it delivers the most impact - LIVE! Under the terms of the agreement, CommsFirst will promote VBoss to offer pre-event readiness training and provide first-responders with video imagery that is critical to decision-making during and after an event.
“We looked at a number of providers but ultimately chose VBrick because of the company’s heritage in creating massively scalable and network-aware Internet video solutions,” said Alan Silverman CommsFirst CEO. “VBrick Online Streaming Service is a truly innovative, easy-to-use solution that provides us with a complete end-to-end capability to move live and on-demand content. This critical content provides our customers a higher level of pre-event readiness, but also delivers yet another data type that can yield superior decision-making during and after an event,” said Silverman.
CommsFirst, Inc. delivers highly mobile, field-tested, resilient communications capabilities to public and private sector organizations before, during and after disasters and business continuity disruptions. The VBrick Online Streaming Service platform will allow CommsFirst to offer eyes-on-scene, training, and enable video capture and Internet TV delivery to affect better situational awareness and readiness The combined solution brings critical video content to first responder personnel anywhere, in real-time.
VBrick’s Online Streaming Service enables vertical application providers and enterprise users to maintain business control while creating engaging Internet TV programming. End-users are given their own VBoss account and designated Media Management capabilities that allow them to hav