SAO PAULO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The MZ Group, the world's largest independent investor relations company, hereby announces the launch of its new webcast platform. After pioneering the use of this technology in the Brazilian capital markets, the company is now making its expertise in the transmission of events, training sessions, workshops, conferences and distance learning available to all organizations and individuals. With the slides controlled by the speaker, a contemporary design, layouts that can be customized to match a company's visual identity and integration with social networks, the new webcast platform, which features streaming technology, is a powerful tool for reaching a variety of audiences, wherever they may be. "In addition to showing a company's prospects for growth, this information helps provide an understanding of the company's intrinsic value and therefore serves as the basis for evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the organization, so it's essential that it be transmitted in a secure and agile manner," adds Rodrigo Alves, the CEO of MZ Group Latin America. The MZ Group's new platform can be used by both publicly-traded companies and non-listed companies, such as educational institutions seeking to offer distance learning courses or human resources departments that need to provide training and workshops to teams at multiple plants and offices, among the many other possibilities for distance interaction. In addition to the ability to stream real-time audio and video to the four corners of the world, the webcast platform can handle up to 8,000 simultaneous accesses. A quick tour of the new tool is available on the MZ Group's YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/MZGroupTV The MZ Group, in keeping with its innovative DNA, has once again introduced a secure solution that quickly and economically brings companies closer to their respective stakeholders. MZ GROUPcomercial@mzgroup.com Phone.: +55 (11) 3529-3781 About MZ Group(www.mzgroup.com): MZ Group is a member of the @titude Group and is the world's largest independentinvestor relations company (one-stop-shop in strategic consulting, integrated services and technology). Founded in 1999, MZ has become a Brazilian multinational headquartered in Sao Paulo with offices in North America, China, India and Taiwan. Its services include: (i) strategic consulting - value and perception gaps, risk management, corporate reputation and coaching for executives and Board members; (ii) integrated services - planning and implementation of global IR programs, investor targeting, non-deal roadshows, market intelligence and events; and (iii) technology - complete technological infrastructure (CRM, websites/MZApps, webcasts, webanalytics/SEO, online general meetings and applied data base (IR Navigator).