Government Transparency

Promote accountability and build public trust

Overview

Everything you need to manage and broadcast government media online

  • Give citizens convenient access to live and archived streaming through your website
  • Reduce public inquiries with searchable, self-service access online
  • Import agendas and index video live to eliminate hours of work
  • Manage and distribute unlimited meetings and eventsā€”all completely automated
  • Reach a broader audience – integrate closed captions with video
  • Understand and measure public participation with in-depth video analytics

Transparency around public meetings is more important than ever. Citizens want to learn about policy decisions that affect their lives and see how their tax dollars are being spent.

But, the burden and expense of managing this information is time consuming for government employees and can be cumbersome for citizens to find at complex government websites. What if you could automate this process and make it incredibly convenient for everyone?

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Deliver rich media and critical documents through your website and mobile devices

The Government Transparency Suite helps agencies give access to all public meetings and important records online and creates an unprecedented level of openness. Leveraging a powerful media management solution, organizations can easily publish content on their website, link related documents, and provide keyword searching for citizens. Plus, using reports on visitor trends, agencies can quickly gauge interest in the most important issues.


Benefits & Functionality

Award-winning streaming solution for local, state, and federal agencies

Understand viewership with in-depth metrics and reporting

Check out the public engagement level, mobile usage, page visits, visitor location, originating links, and more, instantly on the video analytics page.

Save hours of time by importing agendas & indexing in real-time

Import agendas and index video live during the meeting. After the meeting, produce a public record with the agenda linked to the video.

Simplify media management through automation

Schedule events to broadcast live or record from any video source including cable, camera, VHS, or DVD. Archived files automatically transfer to internal and external distribution networks and are instantly published to the web with no additional steps.

Unlimited bandwidth, unlimited storage, and intelligent routing

Store files redundantly and intelligently route media to avoid network congestion. Our proven streaming solution ensures quality, speed and reliability. Get permanent storage, backups, systems monitoring, and dedicated support.

Unparalleled streaming performance and reliability

Reduce the burden on IT staff by leveraging a world-class hosted infrastructure and an on-site media server, backed by a comprehensive maintenance program.

Conveniently deliver media online and increase transparency

Review and annotate paperless meeting materials on the iPad

Staff and elected members can review agendas and supporting documents, as well as bookmark and take notes on items, through a native iPad application.

Ensure ADA compliance with a closed captioning integration

Easily stream meetings with scrolling closed captions. Also, quickly access and publish a full transcript and even search for any word spoken on video.

Proactively inform citizens with agenda and keyword subscriptions

Allow citizens to subscribe to your agenda or particular keyword searches to get real-time notifications when new content becomes available.

Maximize public access with a searchable integrated public record

Empower citizens to find what they need through a searchable public record on your website. All meeting audio, video, minutes, and agendas are tightly integrated together. Plus, citizens can subscribe to your agenda, or to a particular search, to get real-time notifications when new content is available.

Increase convenience with access any time, from anywhere

Citizens and staff can watch live streaming broadcasts or play archived videos through your website. Viewers can quickly jump to any topic through index points to review only the information that is important to them.


Feature List

Features for Staff

  • Paperless Agenda for the iPad
  • Reports & Analytics
  • Create Text Transcripts
  • Index Video Live
  • Link Relevant Documents
  • Import & Parse Agendas
  • Proactive Systems Monitoring
  • Intelligent Media Routing
  • Encoding Appliance
  • Live Event Streaming

Benefits to Citizens

  • Downloadable Media
  • Advanced Search
  • Closed Captioning