Ustream is a company founded in 2007 that provides video streaming services to more than 80 million viewers and broadcasters. It is based in San Francisco and has more than 180 employees in their San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Budapest offices. Company partners include Panasonic, Samsung, Logitech, CBS News, PBS NewsHour, Viacom, and IMG Media. It received $11.1 million in Series A funding for new product development from DCM (Doll Capital Management) and investors Labrador Ventures and Band of Angels. It is owned by an American company of the same name, Ustream, Inc., based in San Francisco, California. Ustream will be the live game streaming service for Sony's PlayStation 4.[1]
Posts about Ustream
  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … You read the news: Facebook pays celebrities millions of dollars to use Facebook Live. YouTube has brought “live” to mobile. Amazon bought Twitch for almost $1 billion. Twitter has been acquiring more tools to help with Periscope and live streaming. People have been horrifyingly shot or even killed while broadcasting via Facebook Live. Live…

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  • Beyond Periscope and Meerkat: The State of Live-Streaming Video

    … the excitement and experimentation, live-streaming is a relatively mature industry. In fact, between Ustream, Twitch, Sweden-based Bambuser and Google Hangouts On Air, the live-streaming market has been well covered since 2007. According to Bloomberg, these older live-streaming platforms have “survived by creating a niche or courting corporate clients…

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  • The Benefits and Challenges of Live-streaming Video [Creators Tip #163]

    … to encode – the viewers must have a compatible and capable device or player to view that stream. At ReelSummit 2014, we were joined by live-streaming expert Bern Rexer of Bern is a consultant who helps many brands and companies host live events, and he talked us through the pros and cons of broadcasting live. Benefits of Live-streaming…

    Carla Marshall/ ReelSEOin YouTube- 9 readers -
  • Free is Not a Sustainable Business Model – Unless You’re YouTube

    … productions. I had a row of PCs - when we started a webcast I would literally fire up half a dozen encoding systems and stream out to the world via Ustream, Livestream, Justin.TV and others. I loved the immediacy of live webcasting, you got audience response right away not days later. It reminded me of live television but, considering most of the live…

    ReelSEOin Social- 19 readers -
  • Which Live Streaming Site Has 45M Viewers Per Month?

    … fanaticism of the video game community and how well Twitch did at building out its own infrastructure. Given that in June 2011 it was spun off from because it was so popular, its continued growth and success show what can be done with just $43M in venture capital. Give or take a few million. If you look at how they have monetized…

    Christophor Rick/ ReelSEO- 1 readers -
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