The barriers to entry for live-streaming branded video content have never been lower. It's easier than ever to broadcast a live event out to an engaged audience, but there are many factors to consider such as cost, delivery and accessibility.
Live Video Streaming
Live streaming video is about streaming video content and broadcasting it live over the Internet. Here we will cover news and trends for live video streaming and live video chat. We will cover companies such as Livestream.com, Justin.tv, Ustream.tv, Skype, and other live streaming platforms. We will also cover tips for live streaming whether it be mobile live streaming, live video chat, HTTP live streaming, live streaming TV, and more…
Can't attend E3 2014? Join the hundreds of thousands of other gamers who are virtually attending the industry-only event via YouTube Live streaming, and real-time information updates. Brands like Sony are also using YouTube to reach fans throughout the event.
According to a breaking story at Variety, the world's biggest and most popular video site, YouTube, is acquiring videogame-streaming company Twitch, for an estimated $1 billion. Although both YouTube and Twitch have declined to confirm or deny the story, sources near to the deal confirm it's on.
The largest cloud video network on the planet is yours to use for free! YouTube is amazing – you can use Hangouts for quick-n-dirty webcasts, or go into a more complex setup mode for real professional web-casting. But is being free to use a sustainable business model for anyone except YouTube?
There is a rabid fan base out there consuming billions and billions of live video streaming minutes each month. You might have an idea of the site, which draws on average, 45 million unique viewers a month, and you might not. They have grown from a category, into a spin off, into a major Internet video force and they show that when you build it right, as in really, really right, they will come, and continue to come for months and years.
Searching for a live event to watch on YouTube used to be a simple affair. But then YouTube changed the navigation and made it that bit harder to find the broadcast you wanted. Luckily, we have a list of URLs that cover live events in all of the categories you need.
Live video viewing per play is outstripping VOD by an extremely large margin across most screens. The question is what are people watching for that long that is live and where are they getting it? Or is the question, are you already monetizing live streaming or placing your ads against live streaming content? Because if not, you may want to look into it when you see these engagement numbers from Ooyala.
Every level of business seems to be using live streaming video for one thing or another and it makes perfect sense because there's no more immediate way to communicate as much information as fast than video and live streamed means it can be more real-time and interactive all around. Are you using it for your business communication? Is it just a Skype call on occasion or are you going into full blown video conferencing rigs in board rooms?
Twitch, the video gaming live streaming video platform, is ahead of Facebook, Hulu, Amazon, and Tumbler when it comes to the market share of peak U.S. internet traffic. It ranks fourth, behind Netflix, Amazon, and Apple. Not bad for such a young company.
For the third year in a row a broadcaster will stream the Super Bowl free online as FOX uses it's Sports Go app to show providers and viewers what it has to offer. It won't have the same ads, it won't be available on smartphones and it's most likely a ploy by FOX to get more providers to pick up their FOX Sports channels.
Real time videos are a great medium for your corporate message, whether that's brand communication, employee training or product demos. We show you some examples of the ways in which your company can utilize real time video.
In a new report on the power of live-streamed video as a business tool, 78% of business executives surveyed confirmed that they did consider it effective, with 45% in upper management positions the most positive about the medium.
In this week's Creator's Tip video, I talk through the options for hosting live streaming events with YouTube - on Youtube.com vs. on your own website using YouTube's embedded player. Which is better for your brand, your live stream event, and your viewers?
Those looking for some good buzz around an event should consider live streaming. Creating a way for people to watch a music festival, or a unique multi-day event, streamed live to all, can generate significant amounts of attention to your business.