Tuesday, Jun 4th, 2013

Funeral Technology Trends

Whether we embrace it or not, the funeral industry is changing due to the baby boomer generation and rapid technological advances.  Baby Boomers are Internet and socially savvy. It has been observed that 80% of baby boomers are online, and spend between 36-40 hours on the web every month. They are the fastest growing demographic on Facebook. With that, Baby Boomers are using the Internet to f...

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Tags: webcasting, funeral technology, trends, funeral business, web memorials, social media

  Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

New Zealand has been quick to take up the funeral webcasting trend, as many New Zealand funeral homes now offer webcasting. The manager of an Auckland funeral home which recently installed the One Room system comments, ’Webcasting, through One Room, is an advancement from Skype. It has taken off a lot quicker than we thought it would’. We visited a number of funeral home managers who ...

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Tags: webcasting, funeral, funeral home business, funeral directors, webcasting benefits

  Monday, May 13th, 2013

Funeral webcasting has been around for almost a decade. In 2010, Fox News stated that funeral webcasting was the number 1 technology trend. While it has taken a few years for the technology to be adopted by the funeral industry, the recent advancements in video quality and broadband have allowed for the creation of a number of webcasting solutions that are easy to use and enable the viewing of a f...

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Tags: funeral webcasting technology