posted by Deborah D. McAdams /
06.25.2014 01:31 PM
Livestream Delivers Google Glass App
Allows streaming of what users see
has released Livestream for Google Glass. The streaming company said the app
has been downloaded more than 3,000 times since the beta version debuted in
April. Livestream for Glass is available to all today via Google’s MyGlass,
the official Glassware app store.
To stream live from a Glass camera to Livestream’s platform, users
need only install and say “ok glass, start broadcasting.”
With Livestream for Glass, users can read and verbally respond to real-time
chat messages from their audience, right in their Glass viewfinder.
“Livestream for Glass is the first app to allow anyone and virtually
everyone to see what you’re seeing through your eyes,
live—a revolution, a record-setting sporting event, or a family
wedding your loved ones couldn’t cross the oceans to
attend,” said Livestream CEO and co-founder, Max Haot.
In addition to Glass, Livestream offers mobile live streaming apps for Android,
iPhone, and iPad, as well as a dedicated camera-mounted hardware product, Broadcaster.
All of these devices—including Google Glass—also function as
roaming WiFi cameras, connected directly to Livestream’s multicamera
live production software Studio. Livestream Studio traditionally is used for higher-end productions involving
graphics and multiple HD cameras, with output to venue screens as well as
Livestream. The addition of a remote camera on Glass opens up innovative production
possibilities, enabling producers to incorporate the perspective of a
performer, athlete, or an audience member.