The Future of Live Video: Discussion with Sony & Redshark

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?