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…

You Can Now Watch Some Rough & Tough Bull Riding Live On YouTube

You Can Now Watch Some Rough & Tough Bull Riding Live On YouTube

I know of two movies about bull-riding. One is Urban Cowboy starring John Travolta and the other is 8 Seconds starring Luke Perry.  And despite living in the South for most of my life, I haven't caught too many of these events live.  I just …

Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Live Online For New Years Eve

Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Live Online For New Years Eve

I've been asked this several times today, so I thought it would be worth posting about. If you're looking for a way to experience the New York City New Years Eve experience, you can do so online through live streaming video. Now you can watch …

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

The continued perception that streaming sports online somehow affects the overall TV audience continues unabated.  Or, rather, the perception is being used to gain leverage, and no one actually believes that myth anymore.  The American Television Alliance, which is a lobbyist group that represents cable, …

This Year Audiences Will Be Able To Watch The Super Bowl Online

This Year Audiences Will Be Able To Watch The Super Bowl Online

Some very cool news today in the worlds of professional sports and online video, as NBC has announced they will stream this year's Super Bowl online for free. While the network has been streaming their Sunday night games for some time now, this is the …

HBO GO Another Maverick Success Story In Streaming

HBO GO Another Maverick Success Story In Streaming

Some people may view the mobile and online app HBO GO as a good idea with limited appeal, which is fair, since not everyone can use it, even those who currently subscribe to HBO.  Some wish they could buy the app without needing a cable …

NASCAR And Facebook To Give You A Ride In Sprint Cup Championship

NASCAR And Facebook To Give You A Ride In Sprint Cup Championship

Do you like NASCAR?  Do you like Tony Stewart?  Do you think he's going to finish ahead of Carl Edwards and take the Sprint Cup Championship?  Wouldn't you just love to be in one of those cars hurtling down the track at approaching 200 miles …

Starcraft Finals Streaming Live On YouTube

Starcraft Finals Streaming Live On YouTube

YouTube has been making waves recently with their live broadcasting, notably a Coldplay concert a few weeks ago.  And this weekend YouTube is live-streaming the Starcraft finals through the Major League Gaming channel.  There are thousands of gamers at the Rhode Island Convention Center playing …

UFC To Hit Mobile Screens With New UFC Android App

UFC To Hit Mobile Screens With New UFC Android App

The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently came to the Fox network, and people who had never watched the UFC before got to see a fight that lasted a little over a minute.  While that was disappointing, I'm sure, to previously-undefeated Cain Velasquez, the UFC, and anyone …

Chris Brogan’s Google Plus Hangouts Tips – Live Video Chat For Business

Chris Brogans Google Plus Hangouts Tips   Live Video Chat For Business

I interviewed social media strategist and video blogger Chris Brogan at the recent Blogworld New Media Expo conference in Los Angeles. Chris shared with me in this video interview why he's a big fan of Google Plus Hangouts, along with the benefits of other online …

Raystream Says They Can Reduce HD Video Streaming Bandwidth up to 70%

Raystream Says They Can Reduce HD Video Streaming Bandwidth up to 70%

Raystream tells me they've got a new proprietary video compression that can chop down the size of streaming HD video an average of 70%, without a loss of quality. You know me, I'm skeptical about numbers that large so I did some further investigation.