Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Put Yourself into the Director’s Chair with the New Ustream Producer 5

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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.

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Stargazer’s LIVE Guide to 2014 Quadrantid Meteor Shower

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 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!

Watch Quadrantids Meteor Shower LIVE on NASA’s Official Ustream Channel!

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Be Here Now: Connect with Loved Ones Live During the Holidays

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Live video technology is quickly becoming an innovative solution for friends and family to stay connected when it matters most. From lavish holiday feasts to New Years celebrations, Ustream allows anyone, anywhere to share the ultimate gift with their loved ones: their presence.

Looking to optimize your holiday experience this season? Transform standard audio phone conversations on your smartphone into visual, interactive experiences in live time. Be here now.

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Featured Broadcaster of the Week: StuffWeLike

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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.

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“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.” Continue reading

Tech and gadgets galore at CES 2013

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Ustream is your online home for the best live CES coverage. Our partners have an amazing lineup planned, so be sure to tune in Jan. 6-11 for all latest in tech, gadgets, gaming, celebrity appearances and more.

Don’t miss your favorite events. Click on the individual channel links to RSVP. All times are Pacific Standard Time.

 

CNET Live

 

 TechCrunch

 

Panasonic Live @CES

 

IDG News Service

IDG, the company that publishes PC World, Macworld and Computerworld, begins coverage of CES on Jan. 5. Tune in to IDG’s 24-7 Tech News Channel for the latest news, interviews and scenes from the show floor.

 

WSJ Live

 

 

 

 

 

 

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StuffWeLike

 

3rd UPDATE: Ustream Election Day Central

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We’re all about politics on Nov. 6. All day on Election Day, the world will tune into Ustream for the most comprehensive coverage online — or anywhere for that matter. Throughout the year, we’ve seen live news events like the Mars Rover landing and the presidential debates score big on Ustream. Election Day is shaping up to be another major draw as viewers increasingly turn to the Internet for live, interactive experiences.

Ustream has teamed up with some of the country’s leading news organizations to bring you real-time results and analysis, on-the-ground reports and exclusive behind-the-scenes access inside newsrooms. We’ve got an eclectic array of perspectives and commentary, as well as live monitoring of polling stations from Video the Vote volunteers in key battleground states. With so many choices, you can truly build your own news experience.

We’ll be adding to the schedule as Election Day nears, but here’s the lineup as of Monday morning:

  • Six streams from PBS NewsHour, including in-studio interviews with political insiders, historical campaign footage, a live newsroom cam, a closed captioned stream and two hatcams dispatched to Obama and Romney headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • Seven hours of live coverage from CBS News with Scott Pelley, Bob Schieffer, Norah O’Donnell, John Dickerson and correspondents in battleground states.
  • Hours of coverage from WSJ Live starting at 8 p.m. EST. Guests include Rudy Giuliani, Gov. Bill Richardson, Rep. Dennis Kucinich and Karl Rove.
  • Live election monitoring from Video the Vote volunteers across the country.
  • WGBH with special election night episode of daily news magazine show ‘Greater Boston’ 
  • UPI Live with all-day coverage featuring panel discussions, reports from Obama campaign headquarters in Washington, D.C. and the White House.
  • Freedom Foundation with live results and analysis of national and Washington state races.
  • And another appearance by our good friends at “Live Drinking” with Election Night festivities.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter @UstreamNews. See you on Tuesday!

Weekly Events Calendar 8/29

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——-Monday, August 29———-

Mill Mountain Zoo Announces Birth of a Baby Red Panda!

12pm PT/3pm ET

The Zoo wants the public to be aware that mother pandas are protective and secretive about their young. Frequently mothers build multiple nest sites and transfer the cubs from one site to another. However, the cubs remain in the dens, out of sight, (except during the transfers), until they are between 2 and 3 months old. The Zoo looks forward to sharing this new treasure with visitors as soon as the mother feels comfortable sharing the baby with the public. [clear here]

It’s Zuora Day on Ustream!

1:30-5:00pm PT/4:30-8:00ET

Zuora’s subscription billing and commerce platform changes the way subscription businesses manage and sell to customers, allowing them to bring new products to market in less time, with more flexibility and less hassle. Zuora customers are up and running within 90 days and often recognize 200% ROI within weeks. Zuora is built from the ground up by SaaS industry visionaries and veterans such as salesforce.com, WebEx, Accenture, Google, eBay, Oracle and Vitria.[clear here]

——-Tuesday, August 30———

LAUNCH: Animal Planet’s New Series, “Tanked”: Featuring The National Aquarium

1pm PT/4pm ET

Follow the antics of two brothers-in-law as they run the largest aquarium manufacturing company in the nation! Tanked dunks viewers into the high-decibel, family-owned business of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM). Led by business partners, best friends and constant rivals Wayde King and Brett Raymer, this 13,000 square foot facility, located in Las Vegas, produces some of the most outrageous, larger-than-life and one-of-a-kind tanks for some of the most striking fish and clients around. Tanked brings the secrets of the underwater world to the surface with a comedic twist, leaving viewers amazed and enthralled with each project from conception to final reveal. Tune in Fridays at 9 PM E/P, beginning August 19![clear here]

ACUVUE® 1•DAY Celebrity Chat with Meaghan Martin!

4pm PT/7pm ET

You’re tuned into the ACUVUE® 1•DAY Celebrity Chat channel! Have a question for Meaghan? Tune in during her live chat! Your question could be answered live! [clear here]

QVC Awards with Mally Beauty!

6pm PT/9pm ET

What time is it? It’s time to GLAM! Tune in here to get your beauty on with the one and only Mally Beauty! Today’s featured products include Face Defender, High Shine, and Volumizing Mascara! Did I mention there’s free shipping? If you are a cosmetics queen, you don’t want to miss this! [clear here]

——-Thursday, September 1———

YES Movie Premiere on BIZ TV

6pm PT/9pm ET

The great myth that if you grow up, go to school and get your degree, find a job where you work for an employer – many times unrecognized as an individual – but work hard nonetheless, you can climb the ladder to the top. After you put in thirty-plus years of hard work you can one day possibly own a home, have a mediocre savings, and retire. The truth is that many of the individuals who follow down this so called path to success find themselves forced to come out of retirement and rejoin the workforce a few years later often in a minimum wage job and having less freedom. Looking for a way to dodge this situation? If the answer is YES, you found the right place! [clear here]

——-Friday, September 2———

G Series FIT Presents: Q&A with Lacey Stone

11am PT/2pm ET

G Series FIT presents a LIVE Q&A with New York City SUPER-Trainer Lacey Stone! Looking to get back in shape, or maintain that svelte physique? Well get ready to feel the burn here! [clear here]

FastLife Fridays with Joe Jonas

5pm PT/8pm ET

FastLife Fridays with Joe Jonas LIVE! What more can I possibly say? It’s Joe Jonas! [clear here]

And last but not least…..

BURNING MAN! LIVE ALL WEEK & THROUGHOUT LABOR DAY WEEKEND!

Words cannot even do this event justice. Be sure to tune in to catch the awesome insanity that is Burning Man. Celebrating its 25th year! [clear here]

EVO 2009 World Finals

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Starting this Friday at 9:00am PST, Ustream will power a live stream of the EVO World Finals from Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring some of the most talented members of the fighting game community. This is the largest and longest-running gaming event of its kind. Over the course of the weekend, players will compete in 6 tournaments and 50,000 matches. In the end, there will only be one winner.

The World Finals will feature:

  • Special appearance by Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono
  • The world’s largest live Street Fighter IV competition
  • Tekken 6 playable on console
  • The best players from around the US and the world, including Japan’s legendary champion Daigo Umehara
  • The newest build of Tatsunoko Vs Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars
  • First publicly playable Marvel Vs Capcom 2 for X360 and PSN
  • And more!

Planning on streaming the iPhone 3GS launch? We want to feature you!

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Attention all Ustreamers! Have you ever wanted to have your stream featured on Ustream? Now’s your chance! This Friday, June 19th, iPhone will be releasing the new iPhone 3GS. If anyone is going to be Ustreaming from an Apple store on the day of the launch, or demoing the new iPhone, we want to feature you! Leave a comment with your username, channel URL, and let us know what you plan to stream!