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…

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 ...

Skype Live Mobile Video Chat App To Be Announced CES 2011?

Skype Live Mobile Video Chat App To Be Announced CES 2011?

Like most tech companies, Skype will have a presentation to make at the upcoming CES show, and it's been rumored to be a mobile video-related feature and potentially available via 3G vs. Apple's Facetime, which is currently only available via WiFi.  The company is being ...