This Week on Livestream | February 13, 2017

The future of fashion is here. Thousands of fashion fans around the world can watch live as Carolina Herrera and Delpozo present their newest collections. Watch Livestream for a front-row New York Fashion Week experience.

Fall 2017 Collection | Carolina Herrera
Monday, February 13
10 AM ET
“Carolina Herrera shows her Fall 2017 Collection at New York Fashion Week.”

Q2 Music Presents: Bing & Ruth’s ‘No Home of Mind’ Release Party | The Greene Space
Monday, February 13
“‘No Home of the Mind,’ the collective’s third record and first on legendary indie label 4AD, explores the piano’s percussive qualities alongside running woodwinds, warbling tape delays and splattered upright bass lines. Join The Greene Space as the album, out February 17, is performed in full for the first time.”

Live Keynotes | RSA Conference 2017
Tuesday, February 14
11 AM ET
“Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about new approaches to info security, discover the latest technology, and interact with top security leaders and pioneers.”

George Saunders | Author Events
Tuesday, February 14
7:30 PM ET
“Having garnered wide readership and critical praise for his surreal, darkly funny fiction, ‘it’s no exaggeration to say that short story master George Saunders helped change the trajectory of American fiction’ (The Wall Street Journal). Lincoln in the Bardo spins a kaleidoscopic tale of the 16th President’s son’s death and his bizarre purgatorial afterlife.”

Fall/Winter 2017 | Delpozo
Wednesday, February 15
11 AM ET
“Delpozo Creative Director Josep Font shows his Fall/Winter 2017 Collection at New York Fashion Week.”

The Central Park Five and Filmmaker Sarah Burns | Fashion Institute of Technology
Wednesday, February 15
5:45 PM ET
“FIT welcomes three members of the Central Park Five and filmmaker Sarah Burns to campus to present a 30-minute excerpt of the documentary The Central Park Five.”

From Fear to Focus: Race in America and the Urgency of Now | New York University
Wednesday, February 15
6:30 PM ET
“Join NYU for a candid conversation from some of the most cutting-edge thinkers working tirelessly to help build a stronger and more truly United States of America. Featuring Van Jones of CNN and Dream Corps.”

Immersive Journalism: Nonny de la Peña | Hammer Museum
Wednesday, February 15
10:30 PM ET
“Nonny de la Peña uses digital reality technologies to tell important stories both fictional and news-based that create intense, empathic engagement on the part of viewers. Join the Godmother of Virtual Reality for a forward-thinking panel at the Hammer Museum.”

The Event of the Future | Livestream Learn
Thursday, February 16
6:15 PM ET
“Join Livestream, Convene, and Slido for a special edition of Livestream Learn from the Convene offices. The leading companies in event production will discuss how to make events innovative, memorable, and effective with the latest technology. Tweet using the hashtag #EventoftheFuture!”

Reckoning & Resistance: A Discussion of What’s Next with the Co-Chairs of the Women’s March | Wake Forest University
Thursday, February 16
“In their first appearance since the March, the three co-chairs (Tamika D. Mallory, Carmen Perez, and Linda Sarsour) will come together to discuss their work around the Women’s March and the next steps in the movement. The discussion will be moderated by Professor Melissa Harris-Perry.”

The Making of PEARL with Academy Award-Winning Patrick Osborne | Gnomon
Thursday, February 16
10:30 PM ET
“Oscar-winning director Patrick Osborne (Disney’s Feast) will present the Google Spotlight Story, PEARL, and talk about the lessons he learned creating his first 360°-immersive film. Patrick previously served as Animation Supervisor on the Oscar-winning short Paperman, and animated on Bolt, Tangled, and Wreck-It Ralph while at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Tweet questions using #gnomon on Twitter.”

9 Need-to-Know Stats About Livestreaming for Broadcasters [Infographic]

Cord-cutting is on the rise. Audiences are pivoting away from traditional media toward new social and over-the-top content platforms like Netflix and Hulu. Livestreaming television and radio broadcast programming is the best way to reach your viewers across multiple platforms. Our research shows livestreaming for broadcasters is crucial for any modern media distribution strategy.

News and sports broadcasters are leading the charge, with new streaming portals eating away at traditional media’s market share. To meet viewer demand, broadcasters need to diversify the way they distribute their content.

“Not only have we realized an entirely new revenue stream, but [the livestream] has become so popular, we can’t imagine doing the radio show without the streaming video component.” – Shane French, Rover’s Morning Glory Radio Show

1. In 30 days, more video content is uploaded than all three major U.S. TV networks combined have created in 30 years.
2. Digital video consumption among adults has increased: from 21 minutes in 2011 to one hour and 16 minutes in 2015. (Source: eMarketer)
3. 78% of people watch videos online every week, and 55% of watch every day. (Source: Hubspot)
4. Users are spending an average of one hour and fifty-five minutes with digital video each day. (Source: eMarketer)
5. Millennials aged 14 to 25 are the only age group watching more shows on digital devices than on traditional TV screens. (Source: eMarketer)
6. 41% of digital audiences would watch livestreaming breaking news stories. (Source: GlobalWebIndex)
7. Digital radio engagement is up from 53 seconds in 2011 to over one minute in 2015. (Source: eMarketer)
8. In 2014, 47% of all Americans — an estimated 124M people — said they have listened to online radio in the last month. (Source: Media Daily News)
9. 75% of respondents who listen to online radio on a weekly basis think commercials are a fair trade for free programming. (Source: Media Daily News)

Want to learn more about how traditional media companies are growing their audiences with live video?

Read our case study with New York Magazine and Veuve Clicquot to learn:

  • How New York Magazine and Veuve Clicquot grew an in-person event into a widespread social phenomenon.
  • How live video can add dynamism and production value to publishers’ brand partnerships.
  • How livestreaming for publishers is changing the way readers engage with their favorite periodicals.

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