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…

Time Warner & Netflix Sued For Not Providing Captions On All Video Streams

Time Warner & Netflix Sued For Not Providing Captions On All Video Streams

I have some pretty strong opinions about online video captions--in short, I think every video creator should be using them, and for a variety of reasons. I'm actually working on an entire article about that subject, but couldn't ignore the news announcement over the weekend ...

YouTube Works To Let Everyone Watch Today's Lunar Eclipse Live

YouTube Works To Let Everyone Watch Todays Lunar Eclipse Live

There's a 100-minute lunar eclipse today, at around 11:00am Pacific Time. The only problem for me (and many of our readers) is that the event will not be visible in the U.S., or anywhere in North America for that matter. Which is a bummer. And ...

Ustream Offers Ad-Free Premium Membership Subscription

Ustream Offers Ad Free Premium Membership Subscription

If you hate ads and love live streams from Ustream, you can now avoid the first and have all of the second you want with their new premium service, which will cost $3.99. Now your birds, dogs, cats and other live events won't be laced ...

New Live TV Streaming Service Bamboom To Avoid Legal Issues?

New Live TV Streaming Service Bamboom To Avoid Legal Issues?

So we've talked about FilmOn and Ivi in the past. They both have been in bitter legal battles with the TV and cable broadcasters. Now, Bamboom is taking a more Zediva approach to it all. For those that don't know what I'm talking about Zediva ...

YouTube Opens Door To Creator Institute Sessions With Live Streaming Broadcasts

YouTube Opens Door To Creator Institute Sessions With Live Streaming Broadcasts

Did you apply for the YouTube Creator Institute but not get in? The program, which consists of real-live college courses at USC School of Cinematic Arts and Columbia College Chicago taught by video professionals and media experts, had a limited number of spots available--far fewer than ...

Google Drops New Video Services at I/O: Android Movie Rentals & YouTube Live Captions

Google Drops New Video Services at I/O: Android Movie Rentals & YouTube Live Captions

The tech-blogging community has its hands full with all the big announcements Google made at their I/O event this week. There's a new version of Android rolling out to the Motorola Xoom, there's a new cloud-based music storage system, and there are new happenings with ...

Microsoft Buys Video & Messaging Company, Skype, For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Buys Video & Messaging Company, Skype, For $8.5 Billion

Seemingly out of nowhere, Microsoft has acquired Skype for $8.5 Billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. There were rumors last night of the deal, and that was the first I'd heard of this possible deal. Now, half a day later, it's official. The move ...

YouTube To Celebrate The Space Shuttle With Live Stream From Space

YouTube To Celebrate The Space Shuttle With Live Stream From Space

I just wrote yesterday about how rapidly live streaming video online was gaining in popularity and uses, and now YouTube has announced the most unique live streaming event yet: an interview with Space Shuttle Endeavor astronauts... from space... conducted in celebration of NASA's Space Shuttle ...

Live Streaming Video Is Growing By Leaps & Bounds

Live Streaming Video Is Growing By Leaps & Bounds

Online video is incredibly popular, and owes a good deal of that popularity to its on-demand nature---users can watch what they want, when they want. However, there's a growing market for the exact opposite type of video content: live streaming. Live streaming video is maturing ...

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 ...

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