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The many recent advancements in streaming
technologies have been a boom to the live web-
streaming industry in general, where budgets can
be tight. Performing artists are streaming video and
thus enhancing their exposure. Corporations are
streaming live training and product introductions.
Religious and educational institutions are reaching
distant audiences. Government agencies are using
live video when it is critical for survival or security. For
example, first responders can be alerted to details of
accident scenes, while law enforcement agencies can
monitor situations live to know when back-up support
Looking to enhance its online live video presence for
its news, sports, political, and entertainment content,
Telegraph Media has invested in the technology
needed to expand its live online video coverage for its
audience, including cellular uplinking, contribution links
and web streaming. This investment lets the media
outlet broadcast not only to its website, but also to
its audience using mobile devices such as iPads and
iPhones. As the world continues to demand that its nearly
insatiable need for live news and entertainment be fed,
the good news is this: the technology is keeping pace.
Lorna Garrett is an expert in the field of streaming technology.
She is Director of Garland Partners Limited, a UK-based
provider of technology solutions.
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