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…

Over 1.9 Billion Video Streams at NBA.com for 2010 Season

Over 1.9 Billion Video Streams at NBA.com for 2010 Season

The NBA has thrown wide its arms and embraced online video perhaps more than any other major sports league in America. Well, at least that we know about presently because the Los Angeles Times just ran a piece that stated the NBA streamed more than ...

Watch The British Royal Wedding Streaming Live On YouTube

Watch The British Royal Wedding Streaming Live On YouTube

Do you have royal wedding fever? I only ask because all the magazines at the grocery checkout lane suggest that America is pretty fascinated with the upcoming wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Americans and people all over the world are interested in ...

YouTube Officially Announces Live Streaming Video Service

YouTube Officially Announces Live Streaming Video Service

After months (and years?) of speculation from all kinds of bloggers and media members, we finally have an official answer to the question of whether YouTube will ever get into the live-streaming video game: they will. YouTube today announced YouTube Live, which "will integrate live ...

When Live Streaming Video Goes Viral: A Bald Eagle Case Study

When Live Streaming Video Goes Viral: A Bald Eagle Case Study

The Truman Show is one of my favorite movies. It examined the possible future where every moment of a man's life might be broadcast on television for the world to see (EdTV, a similarly-premised movie, came out the same year). A few years ago, Justin.tv ...

Ways to Stream Your Home Video Content to your iOS Devices

Ways to Stream Your Home Video Content to your iOS Devices

JetStreamHD believe that they have the solution to you watching all that content you have amassed on your PC and want on your iPad2 via their new product, creatively named, JetStreamHD. It's really just a media server but they claim it to be "the world's ...

Vevo Will Open Up Bonnaroo To The Masses With Live Streaming Video

Vevo Will Open Up Bonnaroo To The Masses With Live Streaming Video

For as long as there has been rock and roll, there have been music festivals. While the festival themes and locations change, and the artists performing come and go, the public's appetite for mega-concert events has not diminished one bit. One of the most popular ...

SocialEyes Launches Unnecessary Video Chat for Facebook

SocialEyes Launches Unnecessary Video Chat for Facebook

A new venture from RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser aims to do what Chatroulette couldn't--succeed in the world of video chat. The company is called SocialEyes, and is co-founded by Rob Williams, who also worked at RealNetworks. The secret weapon? Facebook, apparently. SocialEyes will allow you ...

YouTube Getting Into The Live Sports Streaming Game

YouTube Getting Into The Live Sports Streaming Game

YouTube is actively pursuing deals with professional sporting leagues around the world in a bid to bring more live streaming sporting events to the video site. A Bloomberg report yesterday claims Google is in talks with "most sports leagues," including the NBA, the NHL, and ...

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar fever is here again. Just to make sure you are included, they've created online presences this year where you can check out trailers of all the nominees and check out the celebrations backstage online in real-time as the awards are accepted. That seems like ...

HP Throws Big Brand Weight Behind Live Streaming Interactive Video

HP Throws Big Brand Weight Behind Live Streaming Interactive Video

I'm a sucker for improvisational comedy.  Back in college, my roommates and I got hooked on the original Whose Line Is It Anyway, and when Drew Carey created an American version several years later (including several cast members from the British version), we were there ...

Brightcove Brings the Sundance Film Festival to the Masses with Live Video Streaming

Brightcove Brings the Sundance Film Festival to the Masses with Live Video Streaming

The Sundance Film Festival--started by acting and directing legend Robert Redford, is one of the most popular and buzzed-about festivals of the year. There are always films at Sundance that go on to be box office hits or award-show darlings.  The festival is attended by ...

Gamer's Marathon to Stream Live Video for Charity in Memory of Lost Friend

Gamers Marathon to Stream Live Video for Charity in Memory of Lost Friend

I like finding stories that make you feel good about being a gamer and give you a chance to make a difference in the world. The fact that this one also uses online video in a pretty cool way means that I can also share ...

How TWiTtv Added Live Video & Grew Their Audience 20%

How TWiTtv Added Live Video & Grew Their Audience 20%

First there was a radio show. Then there was a podcast. Eventually Leo Laporte turned on a webcam and TWiT.TV was born.  Now Leo is trying to grow into a sort of CNN-for-technology. With the rise of online video Leo believes that he can now ...

Video Chat and Online Marketing – Building Business Relationships

Video Chat and Online Marketing – Building Business Relationships

I interviewed Will Bunker, CEO and founder of vChatter, about how video chat can increase the length and quality of user engagement on any social platform. Will also explains why he believes video chat "will bring back the human element to online communication," and how ...

Intel Endangers Netflix, Google TV and DVD Sales in One Fell Swoop

Intel Endangers Netflix, Google TV and DVD Sales in One Fell Swoop

I always liked the phrase one fell swoop so the chance to use it in an article title is just a bonus for me. By now you've heard about this thing Intel calls Sandy Bridge. But what you might not understand is just exactly what ...