Roku and Livestream Team Up for Live web video delivered to your TV.

05.09.2013 15:53

 

NEW YORK, NY – September 4, 2013 – Livestream, 
today announced its launch on the Roku® streaming 
platform, enabling millions of viewers to access free 
live sports, news, web chats, red carpets, concerts 
and more directly on their televisions. Additionally, 
existing Livestream customers can now watch their 
favorite events on the big screen in HD with the 
purchase of a Roku streaming device for as little 
as $49.99.
Event producers can now broadcast their events 
to millions of Roku viewers by streaming with 
Livestream’s hardware, free software or mobile app, 
without any further integration or app development
New features include:
• Discover live and upcoming content from over 
60 U.S. local news stations, the New York Times, 
Facebook, HBO, Associated Press, SpaceX, 
Warner Bros. Records, Marvel Comics, and watch 
annual events including Grammy and Oscar 
Red Carpets, Times Square Ball Drop, New York 
Fashion Week, TEDx talks, the Sundance Film 
Festival and the Clinton Global Initiative
• Watch live and archived HD video with 
adaptive bitrate to ensure the highest quality 
video streaming 
• Search for and discover events from your favorite 
teams, artists, schools, businesses, red carpets, 
concerts, celebrities and more
“Roku was our first choice to bring Livestream from 
the second screen to the big screen,” said Max Haot, 
Co-founder and CEO, Livestream. “Their affordable 
and innovative streaming devices enable us to 
broaden our reach to millions of Roku users, getting 
us closer to our goal to democratize live video.”
In the past quarter, Livestream has more than 
doubled its audience on its award-winning platform 
and has recently emerged as the largest live video 
platform by unique visitors in the US according to 
Compete.com. Visit www.livestream.com for more 
information on how to broadcast live events to 
the Livestream channel on Roku from a computer, 
mobile device or Livestream broadcasting products.
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.

NEW YORK, NY – September 4, 2013 – Livestream, today announced its launch on the Roku® streaming platform, enabling millions of viewers to access free live sports, news, web chats, red carpets, concerts and more directly on their televisions. Additionally, existing Livestream customers can now watch their favorite events on the big screen in HD with the purchase of a Roku streaming device for as little as $49.99.

 

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Event producers can now broadcast their events to millions of Roku viewers by streaming with Livestream’s hardware, free software or mobile app, without any further integration or app development.

New features include:

• Discover live and upcoming content from over 60 U.S. local news stations, the New York Times, Facebook, HBO, Associated Press, SpaceX, Warner Bros. Records, Marvel Comics, and watch annual events including Grammy and Oscar Red Carpets, Times Square Ball Drop, New York Fashion Week, TEDx talks, the Sundance Film Festival and the Clinton Global Initiative

• Watch live and archived HD video with adaptive bitrate to ensure the highest quality video streaming 

• Search for and discover events from your favorite teams, artists, schools, businesses, red carpets, concerts, celebrities and more

“Roku was our first choice to bring Livestream from the second screen to the big screen,” said Max Haot, Co-founder and CEO, Livestream. “Their affordable and innovative streaming devices enable us to broaden our reach to millions of Roku users, getting us closer to our goal to democratize live video.”

In the past quarter, Livestream has more than doubled its audience on its award-winning platform and has recently emerged as the largest live video platform by unique visitors in the US according to Compete.com. Visit www.livestream.com for more information on how to broadcast live events to the Livestream channel on Roku from a computer, mobile device or Livestream broadcasting products.

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.

 

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