• Qik rival Bambuser partners with Finnish public broadcaster

    [Sweden] Bambuser, the Stockholm-based videocasting service that rivals the likes of Silicon Valley’s Qik, has announced a partnership with Finland’s YLE. The public service broadcaster represents Bambuser’s first major customer in 2010 and the company is hoping it will lead to other major media companies adopting its platform. YLE, which has never been shy of experimenting… Read More

  • Flixwagon Matches Qik With 3G iPhone Service, Apple Still MIA

    Hot on the heels of its competitor Qik, mobile video service Flixwagon has released an application for the iPhone 3G that allows users to stream live video from their cell phones. Qik released a similar application for the iPhone 3G yesterday. Unfortunately, like the Qik app, this will only work on jailbroken (hacked) iPhones, which severely limits the potential user base. Here are the… Read More

  • Mobile Livecasting Faces Off: Qik vs Kyte vs Flixwagon

    Over the course of the last year we’ve seen an explosion of startups looking to take streaming video to the mobile phone. Smartphones with high-speed data plans and video cameras are becoming increasingly commonplace, and many users are eager to turn their phones into handheld recording studios, even at the cost of video quality. Well-known blogger Robert Scoble, who once said that… Read More

  • Flixwagon's Mobile Broadcasting Now Publicly Available

    Mobile streaming service provider Flixwagon has added an array of new features in coincidence with its launch into public availability. Among the new features, users can now register and download the client software through Nokia Symbian Series 60 mobile browsers. Before broadcasting, users can specify whether to increase video quality or decrease delay. With new two-way text chat… Read More

  • Why Kyte.tv will kill Qik and Flixwagon in cell phone video space

    The post below is written by Robert Scoble, a top blogger and the founder FastCompanyTV. Robert has been one of the earliest adopters of cell phone video, which offers the ability to stream live to the Internet, with the primary tradeoff being relatively poor video quality. He’s extensively tested all of the major emerging services in this area, including Kyte, Qik and Flixwagon… Read More

  • Qik Strikes Back: Supporting The iPhone Next Week

    Not to be outdone by competitor Flixwagon, Qik has just released its own demonstration of live video streaming from the iPhone (see below). The demo comes just hours after Flixwagon made a similar announcement. However, Qik is one-upping Flixwagon by promising to release its software next week, not further off in July. It will presumably work only with jailbroken iPhones as well, at least… Read More

  • Flixwagon Streams Live Video From The iPhone

    Seven months after we first saw video on the iPhone in action, Flixwagon appears to have beaten its better-known rival Qik to the punch by getting its streaming video service to work on unlocked iPhones (or at least by demonstrating to the public first that it has done so). Qik is undoubtedly looking to support the iPhone but has so far been rather noncommittal. Perhaps it was waiting to… Read More

  • FlixWagon Jumps On The Live-Mobile-Video Bandwagon

    Live video streaming on the desktop may be just taking off in the U.S., but overseas this is already becoming a mobile phenomenon. Yesterday Mike Butcher of TechCrunch UK posted on Qik and its live video streaming service. Well it looks like Qik will be able to enjoy few precious moments of blogosphere sunshine because a young Israeli company named FlixWagon is hot on its… Read More