Pop icon Lady Gaga performed her seventh and last show on Monday, April 7th at the Roseland Ballroom, one of New York City’s historic musical landmarks, which was set to close its doors after her performance.
To mark the special occasion, the concert was streamed live online through a website called GetMoreGaga.com, thanks to Verizon Wireless. The event promoted the company’s 4G LTE network, allowing fans to watch the sold-out show from the comfort of their own home.
As many people probably don’t know, this experience was made possible using Ustream’s live video technology.
We’re proud to announce that Ustream’s Annual Report of 2013 has been selected as the Site of the Day by the Awwwards.com jury.
But, what is Awwwards exactly, and why do we care about winning this award?
“The awards recognize the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world. Their mission is to discover, recognize, and promote these talents and their efforts of creating a unique digital experiences that are useful, innovative, intuitive, and beautiful.”
The live video production market is rapidly evolving and broadcasters need responsive tools that can keep pace with the changing industry. Consumer needs are constantly shifting in terms of video-consumption, which presents some adoption challenges for broadcasters.
In response, Ustream has been working closely with Telestream to develop and deploy an industry-leading solution, to meet today’s video production demands and prepare for future needs.
Last week, Ustream released the newest version of Producer.
The People’s Choice Awards made major buzz in the Entertainment universe last week, engaging fans around the world with the power of live video. Showcasing the best of television, movies, and music, this year’s award show was not only decided by the fans, a record number of viewers took advantage of watching every moment in live time on the Ustream platform.
Lights, Camera, Ustream!
Thanks to live technology, viewers around the globe have a virtual seat at CES 2014 in Las Vegas. Providing a professional broadcast environment, premium content can now be pushed to any screen across various smart devices. The CES experience can now be showcased in a cost effective way; eliminating expensive satellite trucks with seamless integration of high encoding, switching equipment and all-in-one production systems. Let’s take a look at these professional live streams by tech powerhouses Sony,TechCrunch and Samsung are taking the wow factor to a whole new level in real time.
Starry Night Sky Live Cam Astronomical Observatory
It’s not only the beginning of a new year, 2014 is starting out strong with an outta-this-world event by NASA! Powered by Ustream, viewers are able to watch tonight’s Quadrantid Meteor Shower in live time, as it takes center stage in the night sky.
Watch Quadrantids Meteor Shower LIVE on NASA’s Official Ustream Channel!
Christmas has come early for Eagle fans this year. We are officially on Hatch Watch on the SWFL Eagle Cam, with an eaglet due any day now!
David Rodriguez had conquered the digital world with StuffWeLike long before he started with Ustream. He’s grown with us over the last two years and we’re excited for the years to come.
“I’ve used many video platforms and Ustream is the one that offers the best audience engagement,” remarked Rodriguez. “My Ustream channel has a very dedicated audience, many of whom I’ve even chatted with outside of streams — becoming Facebook friends or talking over the phone. Viewers return stream after stream, chat in the chatroom, and help direct what happens next in the stream. It’s a very fluid system, which makes it far more entertaining to both produce content and consume it.”
Temperatures aren’t the only thing that drop in Denver, Colorado. Thanks to a 72,000-watt sound system, a liquid-nitrogen-fueled fog machine that spews over 1,000 gallons of smoke a night, and a roster of top DJ’s from around the globe when Beta drops the dirty bass, they drop it HARD. How hard, you ask? Filthy vibrations so hard they rattle your fillings loose.
Voted the #1 nightclub in North America by Rolling Stone for 2013, Beta is also the only club in the world with a 90% environmentally green rating. AND the only club in North America synthesizing funky sounds from a Function-One Dance Array 4 Speaker Stack System. ‘Club Culture Evolving’ is a slogan that certainly rings true for this one-of-a-kind nightclub, and with the integration of their live cams the #1 nightclub in North America is able to bring the party to you.
Have you ever considered that maybe in less than 30 years people have to be bald as no one will be able to wash their hair? That’s one of the worst case scenarios which are discussed at the Budapest Water Summit attended by UN leaders and worldwide dignitaries.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared in his opening remarks that water holds the vital role in sustainable development, highlighting its importance in food security, climate change and sanitation. ‘Water holds the key to sustainable development. We need it for health, food security and economic progress,’ he says adding that each year brings new pressures.