IP Video Application: Funerals

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 24, 2011

Streaming funerals is an interesting and controversial application of the growing IP video market. In this note, we examine its use, potential benefits and criticisms.

Many funerals are adding this ability, either directly and independently from a funeral home (see examples in Illinois and Virgina) as well as through dedicated funeral streaming services (e.g., the 'Funeral Streaming Network', FuneralOne and 'FuneralRecording.com'). Here's an example of a recorded funeral available 'on demand'.

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