The fanbois — not the 2 million that pre-ordered within the first 24 hours, but the rest of them — have only recently showed up to Apple’s Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York City. Romain’s here. Still.
At home and want to watch the classic New Years Eve celebration in Time Square commercial free? Well, here you go. Livestream has partnered with the organizers of the Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration to bring you just that: A six-and-a-half hour commercial free webcast of the evening’s festivities. The livecast will include a bunch of musical guest, like the Biebs, Lady Gaga, Cee Lo, the… → Read More
Have a great idea, investors lined-up and a passion for technology? If you live outside America’s borders, and weren’t born inside them, chance are slim you’ll be launching your company in New York, Silicon Valley or any other high-tech United States city unless you have deep pockets and the right paperwork.
Livestream co-founder Max Haot says 30-million monthly unique viewers depend on Livestream for coverage of events ranging from Occupy Wall Street to f8. This year Livestream expects to more than double its 2010 revenue to $12.5-million and is rolling out enhancements that include a rewind in real-time option along with social media features.
It’s a far cry from five years ago when… → Read More
The Teradek Cube is a sort of Livestream pack, like what we used at CES, that enables one to connect their camera of choice to the world. It’s sort of like Qik, but much, much better quality. The Cube can connect to Verizon’s LTE network, with the Pantech UML290, and WiFi. This is something that would be great for Liveblogging, and almost eliminates huge broadcasting semi-trucks. → Read More
Livestream, the live video streaming service that has hooked up with Facebook in the past on Facebook Live, is launching another partnership with the social networking giant. From today onward brands with a Facebook fan page can manually link up their Livestream channel to their page and host live video on Facebook for the first time ever, for free.
Before livestreaming video networks like Justin.TV can become attractive to advertisers, they need to deal with their piracy issues. It’s the same thing YouTube had to go through, except with live video streams. Like YouTube, Justin.tv complies with DMCA takedown notices and is developing digital fingerprinting technology to identify copyrighted video on its network automatically. It also… → Read More
Live video streaming on the web is becoming more and more popular, and for news organizations and brands who don’t want to shell out thousands of dollars a day for a satellite truck there is another option. At SXSW, Kyte is going to release a new product called Kyte LivePro Unwired with Spin magazine.
LivePro is a computer in a backpack connected to six data cards all uploading live video at the… → Read More
Live video streaming on the Web is finally going mainstream. Livestream, the NYC-based live video streaming startup, just landed a one-year partnership with the Associated Press to power all of the AP’s live video streams on the Web. The first event to be streamed live under the new deal will be video from the red carpet at the Oscars this Sunday.
The video will be hosted by Livestream at … → Read More
Which online video companies will get bought in 2010? Venture capitalists are desperately looking for exits while the usual suspects are sitting on more than $80 billion in cash: Microsoft ($20B), Apple ($40B), Google ($15B), Amazon ($3B), and Yahoo! ($3B) just to name the cash positions of a few potential acquirers. Theoretically, it should be a match made in heaven, but the sheer number of… → Read More
CrunchGear had its own booth at a CES event this year and of course we streamed all the interviews live. East Coasters may have missed out due to the late schedule though. So here they are for a second time. Daniel Brusilovsky started out the panel with a demo of mSpot video streaming Android app.
Check out the live stream, Devin is interviewing the creator of the Gran Turismo series. He’s photorealistc, and I hear that he’ll show damage just like a real person in this version! (edit: it’s over; we’ll get the HD video up shortly, but you can watch the interview if you skip ahead in the video player) → Read More
You guys said that you want to see lots more of show floor so we’re going live for the rest of the afternoon. Devin and the Livestream guys are currently en route to Yurtopia to get ear molds made. Live! After that they plan on hitting booths until the show closes at 5. But we’re not done. Tune in before 7 to watch Doug take down 30 other technology journalists in the Systemax’s 13th… → Read More
John is down at the Palm press conference, and we’ll be going live in just a few minutes. Keep your eyes open, we’ll see what they might have up their collective sleeves. → Read More
In case you didn’t yet realize it, tonight is Halloween. And if you didn’t yet realize it, maybe you don’t have plans yet. If not, as usual, the Internet comes to your rescue. If you’re stuck at home tonight for whatever reason, you’ll be able to load up Facebook and watch Heidi Klum’s Halloween party, streaming live.
Sure, it’s not as good as being there, but it beats doing nothing. And it’s… → Read More
Video streaming service Livestream, which was known as Mogulus until a few months ago, just launched a redesign of its streaming player and channels. Livestream lets anyone create and produce live webcasts through an embeddable player. The startup offers free ad-supported players and premium players, which are ad-free, can be branded and offer high quality streaming.
Livestream has also made its… → Read More
“Archive video has clearly exploded all over the internet, but live video hasn’t. We think it’s because more flexibility is needed that no single product can meet, but an open platform can.” That’s what Justin.tv VP of Marketing Evan Solomon tells us in announcing the opening up of the service’s API.
The API, which has been in closed testing for about a month now, will now be available to anyone… → Read More
Ten days ago at our Real Time Stream CrunchUp, Justin.tv demonstrated a new beta product they are working on called CamTweet. It lets you launch a live video broadcast using your computer Webcam, Tweet it out to your followers on Twitter with a link to help gather an audience, and then keep the viral Tweets going by letting the audience sign into a chat box with their Twitter accounts so that… → Read More
There’s a lot of live video streaming competition out there right now, but Justin.tv remains the biggest. And it’s looking to hold that lead with a redesign launching today, along with some new features.
The new site has an overall cleaner and simplified look. And simplification is the key to another big change: The addition of big front page broadcaster. When you first load up the site you will… → Read More
When Mogulus launched in 2007, few people understood its name. Most people still don’t because, quite frankly, it doesn’t make a lot of sense. Or I should say, didn’t make a lot of sense — because beginning today, the service has been completely rebranded as something much more obvious: Livestream.
Mogulus is making the change because it feels like the entire field of streaming live video on the… → Read More