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Twitter and Periscope are currently singing “anything you can do, I can do better” to Facebook. Twitter just released its own 360-degree live video streaming functionality via the Periscope app. According to Periscope, “With these videos, the broadcaster anchors the experience so you can be present with them from whatever environment they’re sharing from. When they smile, you’ll smile, and when they laugh, maybe you’ll laugh too.” Live 360 videos will be marked with a badge, and the viewer will be able to alter their point of view by moving their phone or touching or tapping their screen. The movement will not disrupt the video. Twitter and Periscope are currently testing out the new feature... Read more...
Live broadcasting is one of the hottest trends right now, and Periscope is one of the most popular means of sharing with the world what exactly it is you're seeing or experiencing in real time. Prepare to get a new perspective on live broadcasting. We mean that literally, as Periscope is adding support for DJI brand drones. The Twitter-owned service said the feature update works with iOS (no mention of when it will roll out to Android). To broadcast from a supported DJI drone, all you have to do is connect your iPhone to the drone's remote. Periscope will automatically fetch your drone's video feed while you offer up narration on the action as seen from above. You can also switch between the... Read more...
One of the newest fads in mobile is live streaming. The idea itself isn't brand new, but with Twitter (via Periscope) and Facebook both pushing live streaming functionality, users are taking notice and jumping on board. The same goes for Google, which is building a live streaming app of its own called YouTube Connect.You're not supposed to know about YouTube Connect just yet. It hasn't been officially announced and Google isn't keen on commenting on the subject. Nevertheless, VentureBeat caught wind of the project through "a source close to the matter" and shared some of the details of YouTube Connect, details that could change by the time it ships.As it stands now, YouTube Connect isn't all... Read more...
We’ve been wondering what the next big step would be for the Twitter-owned Periscope live streaming app, and today we got a look at what’s been going on behind the scenes. Periscope announced today that it will support live broadcasting from GoPro action cameras. The Periscope app for iOS was updated to allow for direct integration with select GoPro cameras (Hero 4 Black, Hero 4 Silver). Live broadcasting is as simple as connecting your GoPro Hero 4 to your iPhone via Wi-Fi, opening the Periscope app and then hitting the Broadcast button. You can still use the Periscope app while you’re broadcasting, and you can still see comments as they come in. GoPro videos obviously are stored on the action... Read more...