There are plenty of those, including social ones such as Periscope or the latest Alively, and more professional ones like Ustream or Wirecast Cam, some of them such as Livestream and Wowza Gocoder being restricted to their service only.
Obviously professional needs are different, and events like the World Cup have different requirements, but as Tech Crunch reported, Livestream provided the offical live broadcast for Times Square NYE.
It could indicate a slow shift from traditional live streaming models to more integrated offerings.
Broadcast Me This is a great app that lets you broadcast live video through your i OS or Android device.
It runs through a multimedia server which allows for RTMP publishing.
Here are couple of best practices, if you decide to setup your own live stream.
The Webcam Although you can find webcams included in almost every laptop and mobile phone, the quality of the camera is normally mediocre under low light conditions.
That means 70% of the entire human population on earth will have the means to be connected to the internet anytime, anywhere.
Everyone you see has their heads down with their thumbs tapping away on a small screen. It’s time to take advantage of this phenomenon through live video streaming of your events using your i Phone or Android phone. By the end of 2020, there will be 6.1 billion smartphone users in the world.
The Live Streaming If you don’t have a budget to pay for your own CDN, services like USTREAM and Livestream provide the full infrastructure to deliver video content to your viewers.