This is where EVC needs to be for future streaming media. I believe there is no cost at this point because the syndicaster service is currently free. However I'm not sure about any fees that Critical Media might charge.
Critical Media Paves Way for Broadcasters, 53 TV Stations Switch to Syndicaster in Q1 to Create and Distribute Video Content Monday 04/12/2010 9:59 AM ET - Pr Newswire As of 11:21 AM ET 4/14/10 As the broadcast news industry evolves to integrate the online video ecosystem, Critical Media's Syndicaster service is quickly becoming the broadcast-to-online video technology resource for television stations. The Syndicaster platform allows users to capture, process, and remotely create - from any browser - video clips within moments of air-time or on location filming, to generate searchable video content. Already used by more than 100 stations, 53 more recently signed on to use the platform.
About 15 percent of U.S. news-producing TV stations, as well as stations accounting for more than 70 percent of the U.S. Hispanic television-viewing market today, use Syndicaster. Among the broadcasters to become Syndicaster clients are Entravision Communications Corporation, Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation Inc., Journal Communications, Inc., News-Press & Gazette Broadcasting, Oregon Trail Broadcasting Company, Inc. and Scripps Television Station Group.