In October of 2008, 6 Shiba Inu puppies went live on Ustream and 8 months later they’ve attracted over 18 million unique viewers for a total of over 800 viewing years which makes them “the most watched video in the history of the internet.”
On behalf of everyone here at Ustream, I would like to wish you a very Happy Holidays to you and yours! This has been an exciting year, and in the spirt of the holidays we’d love to share some great streams with you.
For the next few days leading up to Christmas, we have Santa streaming LIVE from the North Pole! Yes, Santa is live each evening from 3pm to 9pm PST answering questions from the chat. Be sure to tune in and get your last minute wish lists in!
We also have an amazing LED Light Display! This ‘Light O Rama’ display is something you must see! With too many lights to count, and a total of 48 channels sequenced to 15 songs, this truly is amazing! Special thanks to Willy and Koala of Hamilton, Ontario.
And finally, another must see, the Polar Bear Cub Cam:
Ok, they’re not really polar bears, but they sure are cute! Hope you enjoy!
From everyone here at Ustream.tv, we wish you all the best! Stay safe, and Happy Holidays!
Ustream.TV Founder, Brad Hunstable, met this past weekend with a few popular Ustreamers Bluefox and the People Powered Lifecasters Brian and Jeff. “It is always a honor to meet Ustreamers across the country. We pride ourselves on listening to our community and strengthening our relationships with them. Ustream from the beginning was created to help the community connect and experience life. It’s not second life, its real life” says Brad Hunstable.
Ustream.TV continues to lead the LIVE video streaming community by winning “Best of Show” at the highly respected Under The Radar Entertainment and Media Conference 2007. Ustream.TV also won the Internet TV category already previously announced.
“Ustream.TV continues to demonstrate the excitement and promise of LIVE video. We are honored to win this prestigious award. Ustream.TV will continue to innovate and grow to live up to such a honor,” says Brad Hunstable, Founder of Ustream.TV.
Ustream.TV was selected Best In Show out of a group 32 of the hottest companies in the entertainment and media industry.
The Under The Radar Conference presents startups who are shaping the future of entertainment and media. The Conference showcases the future leaders of innovation – startups with next big idea, seasoned management teams and pedigrees that get the blogosphere buzzing. For more information visit www.undertheradarblog.com.
Ustream.TV covered the event LIVE streaming all the presenting companies and panels from the Microsoft Offices.
The Under The Radar Conference is where startups who are shaping the future of entertainment and media come together. The conference showcases the future leaders of innovation – startups with next big idea, seasoned management teams and pedigrees that get the blogosphere buzzing.
Ustream.TV CEO Chris Yeh presented at the conference featured during the Internet TV panel discussions. “Live is interesting because so may things can happen, you can be surprised and there’s more anticipation,” said uStream.tv CEO Chris Yeh. “And we enable interactivity.”
CNET’s Webware today announced the winners of the Top 100 sites of Web 2.0.
And Ustream.TV Won!
Over the course of 20 days in May and June, the community of Webware.com users voted for its favorite Web applications. These are the results: the top 100 Web apps, 10 in each of 10 categories, determined by Webware readers and the fans of the sites that made the final cut.
There were more than 5,000 nominations for sites to be included in this awards program, which Webware’s editors pruned to a list of 250 finalists. Users then voted on those finalists–there were 489,467 votes cast–to come up with these: The top 100 Webware sites for 2007.
Ustream.TV also was selected as a Top 5 Editor’s Choice by Rafe Needleman (see video here). Senior Editor Rafe Needlemen says of Ustream.TV, “This is the future of the internet.”Â Ustream.TV is in great company as other winners included in the Media Category are Youtube, Flickr, Fotki, Photobucket, LastFM, Pandora, NetFlix, Zooomr, and Yahoo Videos.Â Ustream.TV was the only live video streaming site selected.
A special thanks to all the Ustreamer’s out there who voted and made this possible.
This past week Ustream.tv CEO Chris Yeh was featured on Computer America. Computer America is the longest running nationally syndicated radio talk show on computers and technology. Now in its 16th year, Computer America airs LIVE Monday – Friday from 10pm-12am EST (7pm-9pm PT) on both the Business and Lifestyle Talk Radio Networks.
On this show, Chris discusses the background on Ustream.tv, the future of live video and Ustream.tv’s affect on the Democratization of TV.
Ustream.tv is proud to announce its selection as a finalist in CNET’s Webware “Top 100” services of Web 2.0.
25 finalists in 8 categories were selected by CNET staff based on their impact and popularity in Web 2.0Â These finalists are then voted on by the world to form the “Top 100”.Â Ustream.tv was selected for the Media: Audio, Video, Photo category is such company as Youtube, Flickr, Myspace, and Netflix.
“This demonstrates Ustream’s continued leadership in the live video space and a testament to the future rise of live video on the internet” says Chris Yeh, CEO of Ustream.tv.
In fact, we are simply amazed at the numerous creative and innovative uses of our technology.
Our goal at Ustream.tv is to have the largest and broadest community on the internet.Â We are already heading towards that end from the now famous Gustavus Corpse Flower that blooms every 14 years to Online Rosary Services!