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…

Google Adds Sign Language Interpreter App to Hangouts

Google Adds Sign Language Interpreter App to Hangouts

Google has added a Sign Language Interpreter to Hangouts, so even more people can enjoy Hangouts now. The ability for everyone to be able to communicate with each other makes for a better Hang, and no one has to be left out because of technological limitations. The app allows the hearing impaired to invite interpreters to the Hangout.

Studio Streams Full Movie on Vine: Is It A Disaster?

Studio Streams Full Movie on Vine: Is It A Disaster?

Oscilloscope Laboratories released their movie, "It's A Disaster," on Twitter and Vine in six-second bursts. It's an interesting experiment. And if it somehow creates more awareness for your movie that you otherwise would not have gotten, it's worth a shot.

Watch AdWeek's Ad Blitz Google Hangout Right Now

Watch AdWeeks Ad Blitz Google Hangout Right Now

Late last night the YouTube Ad Blitz winners were announced.  And another special treat is in store in light of the annoucement: Adweek editors James Cooper and Tim Nudd will speak with the creative teams behind these winning Super Bowl ads, and they'll provide insight ...

How to Find Google+ Hangouts Going On Right Now

How to Find Google+ Hangouts Going On Right Now

You might be sitting home alone right now, wanting to hang out with someone in the worst way. And, if you can bookmark a simple link that will transport you to a world of Google+ Hangouts that are happening RIGHT NOW. Thanks to a tip from G+GoToGal, we will provide this link to hangout nirvana.

Low Quality Video Caused $2.16 Billion in Damages to the Bottom Line in 2012

Low Quality Video Caused $2.16 Billion in Damages to the Bottom Line in 2012

It's something that we all should know at this point: low quality video will turn your viewers off in a heartbeat.  And we're not talking just poor production values, we're talking buffering, slow startup time, and low resolution due to bitrate issues.  According to a ...

NASA to Turbocharge Google+ Hangout from Space

NASA to Turbocharge Google+ Hangout from Space

NASA has been really cool about giving us videos of outer space and missions and knowledge from their scientists via YouTube.  And now, they're going to hold their first ever Google+ Hangout from space, where people who watch will be able to fire questions (see ...

Record 3 Million People Streamed Super Bowl XLVII

Record 3 Million People Streamed Super Bowl XLVII

The continuing smart move to allow people to stream the Super Bowl was once again justified this past Sunday as 3 million people watched the Super Bowl online, while the big game featuring the 49ers and Ravens took no ratings hit whatsoever and was the ...

3rd Annual Streamys Announce Hosts and Nominees

3rd Annual Streamys Announce Hosts and Nominees

The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards will be taking place at the Hollywood Palladium on February 17 and will be streamed live courtesy of Coca-Cola.  The Streamys return after a 3-year hiatus after the 2010 show drew all sorts of criticism and last year brought the ...

Online Video Rebounds to Over 39 Billion Videos and 9.5 Billion Ads, Total Viewers Drop

Online Video Rebounds to Over 39 Billion Videos and 9.5 Billion Ads, Total Viewers Drop

I'm in LA this week for Streaming Media West and I haven't got my spreadsheets with me for the month to month numbers I've been keeping. I'll get them input when I get back to Milwaukee, if the 13,000 canceled flights don't stop me from ...

Live Streaming Video Gaining in Popularity, How Can Your Business Benefit?

Live Streaming Video Gaining in Popularity, How Can Your Business Benefit?

Live streaming is all the rage these days. OK, that's not entirely true, but there is more of it available and it can certainly be beneficial. First, let's take a look at some recent research that shows how people are getting into live streams and ...

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