(Madison, Wisconsin--February 19, 2014) Broadcast Interactive Media (BIM), today announced that BIMvid Live, the company's end-to-end video platform with live streaming technology, has helped local television stations create significant online audiences around major live events. Most recently it was deployed by two Seattle stations covering the Seahawks' Super Bowl victory parade. Between the two stations, over 200,000 unique viewers tuned in to the live streams hosted on their respective websites.
The BIMvid infrastructure is capable of delivering live streams to just a few or a few hundred thousand or more viewers on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices. Traffic levels for the parade were 80 times higher than on a typical day, and reached more users than anything a station on the BIMvid network has streamed before.
"This was by far BIMvid Live's biggest traffic event yet, and we're extremely happy with the results. Our cloud-based infrastructure smoothly handled the extreme load of having two intensely popular streams in the same geographic region," says Michael Worringer, BIMvid video products director. "It was a great demonstration of the strength of the platform."
BIM is a leading digital ad network and data services provider of revenue and technical solutions to online publishers and remains a trusted resource for hundreds of local broadcasters and media sites worldwide. BIM is based in Madison, WI, with offices in New York City; San Francisco; Cedar Rapids, IA; Portland, OR; and Austin, TX.