Ustream

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
  • Livestreaming vs. Live Broadcasting: A Necessary Introduction

    … a digital entertainment career. How does that differ from livestreaming, Meerkat and Facebook Live? The biggest thing is in figuring out how to provide all people an incentive to go live. One step is to take gaming elements and make live broadcasting a game around leveling up and earning unique items. The other step is to add a financial incentive…

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  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … to the increased importance of live content for TV. Internet giants covet TV ad dollars, so certainly the appeal of live video has financial motivations. But there is perhaps a more pressing strategic driver: Snapchat. Snapchat drives a paradigm shift Although Snapchat does not offer truly live video, its Live Stories and selfie-centric camera have…

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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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  • Free is Not a Sustainable Business Model – Unless You’re YouTube

    …-on-demand qualified you to stream live. I (and most of the rest of the live streaming world) simply ignored the option. Well, a strange thing happened - YouTube kept lowering the bar for "Live Event" approval until they finally dropped it to almost nothing a few weeks ago. If you have no copyright violations and can verify with an SMS message (hint…

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  • Which Live Streaming Site Has 45M Viewers Per Month?

    … industry has a massive following of rabid fans that consume billions of minutes of live streaming video per month? The same one that is worth around $86B, video games. The site in question, Twitch. Here are some amazeball stats from them. How Big is Twitch? If you combine WWE, Ustream, MLB.com, ESPN and Justin TV...they fall just short of the 43.6…

    Christophor Rick/ ReelSEO- 1 readers -
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