Livestream Chosen for its Live, HD-Quality, Multiple-Camera Streaming and Integration with Facebook, Twitter Chat
NEW YORK (Oct. 21, 2009)—PopTech (www.poptech.org) has chosen Livestream (www.livestream.com), the leading live Internet video platform, to broadcast its 2009 conference exploring the forces, challenges and opportunities shaping our future.
PopTech 2009: America Reimagined, the three day summit, held in Camden, Maine from October 21 - 24, will be Webcast live, at no cost, in both high- and low-resolution through a single, embeddable video player and will feature both Facebook- and Twitter-integrated chat functionality alongside Livestream’s current real-time chat feature.
The PopTech 2009 conference
will be simulcast free at poptech.org/live from Thursday, Oct. 22
– Saturday, Oct. 24, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST daily.
“We are excited to partner with Livestream who are bringing the full conference experience to many thousands of viewers around the world, in real time,” said Andrew Zolli, executive director of PopTech.
PopTech is a renowned thought leadership and unique innovation
network dedicated to accelerating the positive impact of world-changing people,
projects and ideas. It is a non-profit organization that brings together
a unique blend of emerging global leaders, innovators and icons from science,
technology, corporate leadership, social entrepreneurship, design, media, the
arts and humanities, and several other fields. Its goal is to examine the
social impact of new technologies and innovative approaches to addressing the
world's most significant challenges.
The event will draw over 600 attendees to discuss this year's theme: America Re-imagined. This will be an opportunity for industry leaders across the board to discuss America's opportunities, challenges and future in the global world.
Livestream (www.livestream.com - formerly Mogulus) provides everything needed to easily webcast live, build an engaged audience and monetize these efforts. Founded in 2007, the company is based in New York and includes Gannett Co. as a minority shareholder and investor.
Producers can use Livestream to create live, linear and on-demand Internet television to broadcast anywhere on the Web through a single embeddable player widget. The service comes in two flavors: Free (ad-supported) and Premium (ad-free, white-label, higher-quality). Unique features include the ability to mix multiple live cameras, overlay graphics, and desktop streaming with 3D effects.