The Future of Live Video: Sony and Redshark Discussion

Livestreaming technology is rapidly becoming more accessible, reliable, and affordable. On this week’s Livestream Learn, we break down what’s next for the livestreaming industry in 2017 and beyond and how existing products will adapt to increasing consumer demand.

Red Shark editor-in-chief Dave Shapton, Sony Marketing Manager Peter Crithary, and Sony Product Manager Takuro Ema joined the Livestream Learn audience for a roundtable Q&A to discuss how technology companies are meeting this demand. Ema and Crithary debuted a new line of livestreaming production products from Sony and Shapton shared his expertise and predictions for progression in live video technology.


  • The features of Sony’s new wifi enabled HXR-NX5R professional compact camcorder for livestreaming, the new MCX-500 switcher, and the RM-30BP remote, and how all three work together for a live video production.
  • Where can we expect livestream technology to go five to 10 years down the road?
  • What are the implications of this new camera technology on livestreaming?

This Week on Livestream | December 11, 2017

Watch live as four Galileo satellites are launched into orbit, Livestream Learn talks event trends with Convene, Jazz at Lincoln Center gets into the holiday spirit, and Gnomon hosts a night with Aaron Sims Creative.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy, Edgar Bennett, Dom Capers and Ron Zook press conference | The Green Bay Packers
Monday, December 11
4:45 PM ET
“Watch Head Coach Mike McCarthy, Edgar Bennett, Dom Capers and Ron Zook take questions from the media.”

Podcast Mixtape: Puck Soup Live | The Greene Space
Monday, December 11
“Join Greg Wyshynski of ESPN and Dave Lozo of Vice Sports for a live taping of their hockey podcast.”

Watch the launch of Galileos 19–22 | European Space Agency
Tuesday, December 12
1:10 PM ET
“Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system will come a giant leap nearer completion, as four more Galileo satellites are launched into orbit by Ariane 5.”

Top Live Event Trends for 2018 | Livestream Learn
Wednesday, December 13
1:30 PM ET
“Convene partners with 70% of New York’s Fortune 500 companies to plan and host meetings, events, and conferences of all sizes. This webinar will explore new data and trends from Convene and Livestream on the best ways event marketers and planners can leverage technology to create unconventional and memorable experiences for attendees and generate true event return-on-investment.”

JLCO: Big Band Holidays | Jazz at Lincoln Center
Wednesday, December 13
“Continuing a beloved New York tradition, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis warms up the House of Swing with soulful renditions of holiday classics.”

CNET’s Holiday Buyers Guide | CNET
Thursday, December 14
“There’s a lot of hysteria over deals and discounts this holiday season. Tune in to CNET‘s Holiday Buying Guide to make sense of it all and find out what deals to look out for, which products are prime for the picking and which stuff you can pass on this holiday season.”

Sketch to Screen: An Evening with Aaron Sims Creative | Gnomon
Thursday, December 14
10:30 PM ET
“From the visionary creative team at Aaron Sims Creative comes an exclusive event at Gnomon School of VFX to reveal the key elements of concept design and visual effects from the studio’s innovative ‘Sketch to Screen’ workflow, used on the likes of Stranger Things and Wonder Woman.”