Livestream Introduces GoPro HERO® Live Streaming

Phil Worthington Phil Worthington, October 06, 2014

You can now broadcast live to millions from your GoPro Hero camera via your iPhone’s 4G connection.

 

 

BROOKLYN, NY, October 6, 2014 — Livestream, the Brooklyn-based technology company streaming 300,000 live events to 40 million viewers a month, today released an update to it’s Livestream iPhone app enabling live broadcasting from GoPro HERO® for the first time.

Built into the Livestream App (for iOS), users can select between Front Camera, Back Camera, or their GoPro Hero® camera and broadcast live. Once the iPhone is connected to the GoPro’s WiFi network, the video from the GoPro camera appears in the Livestream App ready for broadcasting - press go live and the experience can be shared live with millions.

“Today’s release marks the latest in Livestream’s efforts to democratize live video. Livestream is the first app that allow anyone to convert the world’s most versatile camera into a wireless live broadcasting system,” said Livestream CEO and Co-founder, Max Haot.

The App also supports live video filters, allows posting of snapshots to the feed, and the inclusion of chat functions with viewers whether standing still or jumping off a cliff. A locking feature can be activated for total mobility and to avoid accidental touches - users can put the iPhone in their pocket or waterproof pouch.

With a fully charged GoPro and iPhone users may stream for nearly two hours, longer with external batteries, ideal for any action sport, events, and environments - anywhere where a 4G network is available.

The Livestream App is available for free at livestream.com/gopro

GoPro and GoPro Hero® are trademarks of GoPro. GoPro is not a sponsor of nor is affiliated with Livestream.

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 40 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 Bushwick, Brooklyn with offices in Los Angeles, London, Ukraine, and India.