Livestream Launches Free Android App Enabling Anyone to Share Live Video, Photo and Text Updates of Hurricane Sandy

Max Haot Max Haot, October 30, 2012

Accompanying full editorial coverage of Hurricane Sandy will be available on Livestream.com

New York, NY - October 30, 2012 - Today Livestream (livestream.com) has released live video broadcasting capabilities to its Livestream for Producers Android App to help reach its goal of providing everyone with the tools needed to democratize live video. Features of the Android App include live video broadcasting and live blogging through posting real time text, photos and video clip. An iPhone app is also available for download.

Debuting in advance of Hurricane Sandy, the Android app allows anyone to share live video, photos and text updates of Sandy as it moves its way up the coast. The free Livestream for Producers Android and iPhone App (available today) make it all possible at the highest quality performance on every network available - 3G, 4G, and Wifi. 

“We’re changing the industry’s standards for live broadcasting from mobile devices by focusing on what matters most, video quality in cellular networks,” said Max Haot, CEO and Co-Founder of Livestream. “Thanks to our innovative engineering approach, we believe our app is an unprecedented breakthrough in both video quality and reliability when streaming live over 3G and 4G networks making it the perfect tool for coverage under trying conditions.”

Livestream for Producers app users can send their first-hand accounts of Hurricane Sandy to sandy@livestream.com to be featured on Livestream.com’s Sandy Cam.

Get Livestream for Producers for Android (Free in Android Marketplace)

http://livestream.com/android

Get Livestream for Producers for iPhone (Free in App Store)

http://livestream.com/iphone

Full editorial coverage of the storm as it approaches New York can be seen here:

http://new.livestream.com/breakinglivenowdirect/sandycam

The full iframe embed along with the app to install on Facebook is available here:

http://new.livestream.com/breakinglivenowdirect/sandycam/embed

About Livestream:

Livestream's mission is to connect people and live events. Livestream offers event owners a complete set of hardware and software tools to share their events with a growing community online. More than 30 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and Warner Bros. Records. Founded in 2007, Livestream is headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, Ukraine and India. www.livestream.com.

Press Contact:

press@livestream.com

Sandy Cam Submissions

sandy@livestream.com