1. I’d have to be crazy to tell you that anything is the next big thing, but one signal has tickled me enough to launch this site.
  2. When I share my enthusiasm for the recent outbreak of live crowdsourced mobile video streaming, I get a lot of sideways looks and disparaging comments.
  3. With the new DJI Phantom 3, you can now stream live video footage from your drone to the internet:
  4. DJI - Introducing the Phantom 3
  5. If you have ever been any sort of live news addict, you have to check out what’s been happening lately on Periscope and other live streaming video platforms.
  6. For now, I am setting up Tweetdeck columns on my laptop with search words including “Periscope” and “live,” while sometimes adding “police,” “fire” or “explosion,” for example. More info:
  7. This interactive experience felt like such a breakthrough — to text one of my favorite entertainers while she performed — that it made me wonder if this was how captivated TV viewers felt when they tuned in to Sing Along with Mitch 50 years ago.
  8. With the sudden and rapid emergence of easy mobile live-streaming, journalists will face a new round of ethical, practical and legal questions.
  9. Live streaming from a fire scene
  10. Obviously, it would be tough enough — and probably irresponsible — to try to read incoming messages while riding.
  11. But if you think about the way the phone needs to be installed for the camera to face forward, that leaves the screen pointing back at your seat, rather than up where you can read it anyway.
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