Your Android Device Just Got Even More Powerful

At Ustream, we’re laser-focused on providing the best experience for our users. Mobile broadcasters are increasingly growing by the numbers, and today, we’ve released a major update to the Android user app.

What’s new for the global users?

  • Users can now manage their own recorded videos (edit title, edit description, edit privacy, play, delete, share)
  • They can also  title their broadcasts (as long as the channel is live)
  • Additionally — and most notably — users can broadcast in “high quality” (640×360, active by default) and “HD” (1280×720) on enabled devices

You may have noticed that we’ve also just partnered with Verizon Wireless (Blog: Ustream collaborates with Verizon).

What’s new on Verizon target devices?

  • Users get a Verizon branded channel automatically, which they can choose to set as default for broadcasting
  • They can also send personal SMS and/or email invites of their broadcasts and videos to selected contacts
  • Broadcasters have the ability to set their broadcasts and videos “personal,” meaning only those can watch who have the link (broadcasts/videos that are set as “personal” never play pre-roll ads for the first 7 concurrent viewers)

Tell me more about HD.

Current HQ/HD enabled devices are listed below; we’ll have more devices and updates in the coming months so stay tuned!

  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Sony Xperia L
  • LG Nexus 4
  • Verizon HTC One
  • Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Verizon Motorola Razr M
  • Verizon Motorola Razr HD
  • Verizon Motorola Droid DNA

About Brad Hunstable, CEO and Founder

Brad Hunstable founded Ustream more than six years ago with a vision to bring live broadcast technology to the entire world. Since then, the company has established itself as the leading live, social video site. Hunstable has been ranked among 50 "Digital Power Players" by the Hollywood Reporter and on Variety's Producers Guild of America's Digital 25: Visionaries, Innovators and Producers for his work at Ustream. Brad is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds an MBA from Ohio State.
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