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If you were itching for a way to stream live footage from your existing video cam (or action cam), Livestream's Broadcaster Mini might offer what you need, without having to get another camera. Priced at $295, and a third of the size of the company's full-fat Broadcaster streamer, it can stream up...

March 1st 2015 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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4K in the UK? It could happen sooner rather than later, if viewers give a thumbs up to feedback tests currently being conducted by a British broadcaster. According to a senior figure at a company that is directly involved in the experiments, people are being asked if they can spot the difference b...

May 29th 2012 at 8:18pm 0 Comments
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Hauppauge, not satisfied with only bringing DVR-like functions to the Broadway this week -- has unleashed a new box called the StreamEez that links your HD video camera to your computer for live broadcasts. HDMI or component video hook it up on the cam side, USB on the computer side. It uses H.264...

April 18th 2012 at 11:35pm 0 Comments
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According to CEO Max Haot the logical next step for Livestream -- now well established as a reliable service for bringing live video feeds to the internet -- is just to get more people distributing live video by any means necessary. To that end, the company is jumping into the hardware business wi...

April 17th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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When is full 1920 x 1080 footage not really HD? When a broadcaster rejects it for not meeting its 50Mbps bitrate criteria. There's only a few handheld cameras that can capture video with such gentle compression, and a lot of those require a third-party add-on recorder to achieve it -- but not Sony'...

April 3rd 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Netflix may be a streaming company, but that doesn't make it a broadcaster -- at least, not in Canada, and not according to the CRTC. Despite calls from existing broadcasters to the contrary, the agency today opted not to regulate Netflix and other so-called "over-the-top" services -- which wou...

October 5th 2011 at 6:04pm 0 Comments