With very limited cable distribution, Al Jazeera turned to London's Livestation, a portal for dozens of global broadcasters, to take its satellite signal and stream it on the Web, explains Livestation CEO Lippe Oosterhof in this segment from the Beet.TV Executive Summit in Vieques, Puerto Rico.
VIEQUES, PR — The Wall Street Journal's expanding slate of live business programming, has gone live on the Livestation, the London-based global portal for live news, says Lippe Oosterhof in this interview with Beet.TV
The Huffington Post has done very little in original video programming to date but that will change in a significant way this summer when the publisher launches a 12-hour, daily Webcast.
CBS is kicking off a robust slate of pre-Grammys programming online starting on Friday February 10 for the three days leading up to the music industry awards night on Sunday February 12, said Marc DeBevoise, Senior VP and General Manager, Entertainment, at CBS Interactive in this interview with Beet.TV
They may be small, but new smart phones with super Amoled screens have displays equaling big-screen TV's for watching Sunday's Super Bowl, says Peter McCarron of Verizon Wireless.
Subscribers to Verizon Wireless will be able to watch Sunday's Super Bowl game live on their smartphones in what will be the first time the game is streamed live to mobile — as well as to PCs and tablets via the Web.
The New York Times, which produces about 70 original videos per month, launched its first regularly scheduled live program this week.
Global Revolution, the organization which is managing the live Web video streaming of a number of Occupy Wall Street protests, has purchased several 4G devices which allows cameras with a small attachment to stream directly to Livestream.
While live programming at the Wall Street Journal is meant to provide visitors with up-to-the minute news and analysis, it happens to be an effective means to produce numerous clips for use on article pages and in the paper’s video section, explains Shawn Bender, Editorial Director for Video at the Wall Street Journal Online.
NEW YORK/SAN JOSE (via Telepresence) Cisco’s high-end video conferencing platform for big companies and institutions, with endpoints costing $300K or more, now has a low-priced solution for small businesses.
SAN FRANCISCO — At the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, Intercast Network launched a product which allows broadcasters to distribute their programming live via a rich display unit with accompanying social tools and e-commerce functionality.
While nearly half of major e-commerce sites have some sort of video on their pages, very few have live video streaming, but that will change, says Stuart Schultz, who just launched a skincare e-commerce site with both live and on-demand clips.
Wednesday's semi-final World Cup soccer match between France and USA generated 450,000 unique video views on ESPN3.com, the company said today.
Subscribes of a limited number of cable services were able to access ESPN’s live streaming of the Wimbledon matches on their mobile devices for the first time.
LIve concert programming delivers unique value as an "emotional connection" for sponsoring brands says Scott Reich, VP of Programming and Original Content for VEVO.
Having launched just over two years ago as a hub for colleges' and universities' YouTube channels, YouTube EDU has become a destination for education, providing an index for a broad range of topics and campus activities, says Angela Lin who manages the education program at YouTube.
SAN BRUNO/HANOVER/PALO ALTO — YouTube, which has recently introduced its live streaming platform, will stream its first live commencement from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire this Sunday (6.12) at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Dartmouth's YouTube channel.
Micosoft's recent acquisition of Skype is emblematic of a global move to live video chat, says Janine Yoon, VP at San Francisco-based TokBox, provider of a free video chat API for publishers.
While livestreaming events on YouTube is a relatively recent development, the platform is providing value to brands by delivering "access" to viewers.
Revision3, the San Francisco-based programmer of lifestyle and technology video shows geared to 13-34 year-old males, is "the largest over-the-top" television network in the United States, says CEO Jim Louderback in this interview with Beet.TV.