Cupertino, the Silicon Valley suburb that spawned Apple Computer, has always been a tech-savvy municipality, and the California city's latest project continues that trend.
It's using e-StudioLive's CommuniCast technology to provide live Webcasts of city council, planning, and parks commission meetings, and other events. After the meetings, the Webcasts are archived on Cupertino's Web site for future viewing.
Program director Pete Coglianese estimates that 95% of Cupertino residents have Internet access, and that 25% of those have broadband connections. Cupertino's research also indicates they have a growing interest in E-government.
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