This Week on Livestream | July 10, 2017

Watch live as Radiolab presents More Perfect at The Greene Space, Mark Bowden visits the Free Library of Philadelphia, ASCOA hosts a discussion on the present and future of North America, and Houston Sharp, the Art Director behind the paintings in this summer’s Wonder Woman, hosts a discussion and demo at The Gnomon School in Los Angeles.


Podcast Mixtape: Radiolab presents More Perfect | The Greene Space
Monday, July 7
7 PM ET
“Would you give up your home if it could possibly benefit the greater good? What if the government needed to take your land to build a hospital; would you give in? What if they needed the land for a stadium, or… a pipeline? Participate in a lively debate with Radiolab and More Perfect host Jad Abumrad and More Perfect legal editor Elie Mystal.”

#243 Higher Education: Digital Transformation and Innovation | CXOTALK
Tuesday, July 11
1 PM ET
“In this episode of CXOTALK, Joanna Young, recent higher ed CIO, industry advisor, and well-known thought leader, brings her latest insight and thinking on the digital transformation of higher education.”

Mark Bowden | Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam | Author Events
Tuesday, July 11
7:30 PM ET
“Mark Bowden is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and Vanity Fair and is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling books of investigative journalism, including the National Book Award-nominated Black Hawk Down.”

NASA iTech Forum | National Institute of Aerospace
Wednesday, July 12
9 AM ET
“NASA iTech is a yearlong initiative to find innovative ideas with the most potential impact on future space exploration and support development of the most promising solutions.”

A Discussion on North America: Present and Future | ASCOA Online
Wednesday, July 12
9:30 AM ET
“Council of the Americas and Americas Quarterly will look at the state of trade and investment in North America, the nature of supply chains, and how business is conducted today.”

Building the Advanced Headshot: Sponsored by Canon | bheventspace
Wednesday, July 12
1 PM ET
“Today, just about everyone needs a great headshot. Whether it’s for social media, business, or personal use, the marketplace for this type of photography is enormous and so is the income potential. This session will review lighting patterns on the face and then continue with how to create depth and dimension with up to 5 Speedlites and also cover the use of gels for color harmony between subject and background.”

Illustrating the History of Wonder Woman: Digital Painting with Houston Sharp | Gnomon
Thursday, July 13
10:30 PM ET
“Working with Director Patty Jenkins and a highly talented crew of artists, Houston Sharp helped realize a very specific look for the paintings featured in the hit movie. Houston will discuss the work that went into the paintings for Wonder Woman, as well as the design work he contributed to Ares in the final battle scene. An illustrator and concept artist from Los Angeles, Houston will conclude with a digital painting demo that will reveal his complete workflow when approaching an illustration, from start to finish.”

Kevin Hearne | Besieged with Chuck Wendig | Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy and Fran Wilde | Updraft | Author Events
Friday, July 14
7:30 PM ET
“Kevin Hearne is the author of the New York Times bestselling Iron Druid Chronicles, the ancient-Celtic-meets-contemporary-mayhem action-adventure series featuring 2,000-year-old Atticus O’Sullivan. In his latest adventure, the immortal Irishman dodges traps in ancient Egypt and soul-stealing demons at a Kansas carnival.”

“Is It Rolling, Bob?”: Bob Dylan’s Nashville Recordings Revisited | Country Music Hall of Fame
Saturday, July 15
3 PM ET
“Princeton history professor Sean Wilentz, author of the critically acclaimed study Bob Dylan in America (2010) and a contributor to Dylan’s official website, will offer remarks about Dylan’s strong ties to Nashville and country music, and then join a panel discussion focusing on Dylan’s album Blonde on Blonde, which was recorded in Nashville in 1966.”

Interlochen Featured Webcasts | Interlochen Center for the Arts
Sunday, July 16
8 PM ET
“Join Interlochen Arts live Sunday, July 16th at 8 PM ET for a live, featured broadcast of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, violinist Simone Porter, and with Carlos Kalmar, conducting.”

Livestream 2018 NAB Updates: OTT Live, Studio for Mac, New Hardware, eCDN

What’s new for Livestream at NAB 2018? Studio software improvements, a brand new hardware product, and our first time in the Vimeo booth!

NAB (the National Association of Broadcasters) is the world’s leading broadcast and media technology tradeshow. Convening every year in Las Vegas, NAB begins April 9 with exciting new products and releases for the video broadcast industry.

If you are in Las Vegas, visit Vimeo, Livestream and Mevo at NAB 2018 in booth C3307 to meet with our team and see demos of our products and latest features.

Watch below as Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud and GM of Live Mark Kornfilt unveil our new releases for NAB.

What’s New at NAB 2018?

Studio 5: Beta Now Available For Mac

We’ve heard your feedback and worked tirelessly to bring it to life: our latest version of Studio Software is now available for Mac users in beta.*

Vimeo customers can now log directly into Studio 5 software, and enable streaming to multiple platforms in the cloud with Vimeo Premium, in addition to the existing ability to stream to multiple RTMP-enabled social destinations. New hardware encoding and decoding features in Studio 5 enable you to produce high-quality, multi-camera live video using consumer-grade computers, including the iMac and MacBook Pro.

Studio 5 updates also include “Simple Mode,” a new user experience for those new to streaming or with simplified workflows.

Brand New Hardware: Studio One

Studio One is our newest encoder with a compact desktop size (an 11-inch Mini-ITX box) that doesn’t spare on horsepower. Stream up to 4K resolution, from two 4K inputs, or four HD inputs (HDMI or SDI).

The Studio One also features two quarter-inch analog audio inputs, an Intel eighth generation 6-core CPU, a high-performance graphics card, and advanced hardware encoding. This new hardware packs a lot of punch in a small package.

Build a OTT Subscription Streaming App for Live and On-Demand Video

With the power of Vimeo’s over-the-top streaming custom apps, you can now build a Netflix-style OTT app for your live and on-demand video content in no time at all, and monetize that content with a subscription service. This is great news for fitness, sports, media, and worship content creators who want to engage their audiences live as well as on-demand all within the dedicated home of their app or website.

Today audiences are demanding a rich, immersive video experience that they can access on any device. Hundreds of video creators are scaling faster and reaching more viewers by building subscription on-demand experiences on Vimeo OTT apps. Distribute and monetize your videos your way, while we handle the tech so you can focus on amazing video content.

Vimeo OTT includes friendly viewer and end-user support from real humans, in-app payments to set your own price with built-in free trial tools, audience acquisition and engagement tools help you track subscriber growth and churn, and meticulously-designed SDKs and API developer tools to customize your experience.

eCDN for Corporate Communications Streaming

Global brands rely on Livestream to communicate a unified message to employees wherever they are. But the biggest concern about livestreaming company-wide to thousands of employees is how this will impact their server and network health. To solve this, Livestream now offers an eCDN (enterprise content delivery network) for our enterprise customers with large, global employee bases. This new feature will allow them to stream company announcements and events using peer-to-peer networking technology, that won’t stress their internal servers and networks. It also improves content delivery speed, reducing buffer time.

Livestream’s eCDN solution is by far one of the most affordable for large corporations, and also is completely turnkey, requiring no additional hardware or software downloads.

NAB Livestream 2018

Looking for more details about Livestream’s latest releases? See our live programming schedule below and join the conversation on social with the hashtag #NABLive.

We’ll be doing a live demo of all of our new offerings Tuesday, April 10 at 3pm ET/12pm PT.

12:00pm PT: Vimeo Creator Tools Overview
Tohm Sansani, Director of Product Management, Vimeo

12:30pm PT: Vimeo OTT Overview
Megan Wright, Product Operations Manager, Vimeo

1:00pm PT: Livestream Studio Products and Platform Overview
Phil Worthington, SVP, Product Design and R&D, Vimeo

We’re also interviewing Livestream and Vimeo customers and partners like Nikon, IDC Sports, and the NFL Jaguars every day from our NAB booth. Watch LIVE here.

Monday, April 9, 2018 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT  

2:30pm PT: Catching Up with Bill Bennett, Director of Photography, ASC
Derick Rhodes, Sr. Director of Creator Programs, Vimeo

3:00pm PT: OTT Customer Session: Hillsong Church
Will Peddie, Operations Manager, Hillsong Church
Stu Barnes, VP of Sales, Vimeo

4:00pm PT: How the NFL Jaguars are Growing Revenue With Live Video
Patrick Kavanagh, Director of Broadcasting, Jacksonville Jaguars
Amber van Moessner, Director of Content Marketing, Vimeo

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT  

2:30pm PT: Creator Talk: The Latest from Canon
Alex Sax, Canon
Derick Rhodes, Sr. Director of Creator Programs, Vimeo

3:00pm PT: Les Mills On Demand: Subscription Streaming for a Fitter Planet
Piers Tufnell, VP of Technology, Les Mills Media
Stu Barnes, VP of Sales, Vimeo

4:00pm PT: How Nikon is Using Live Video to Engage Customers + Employees
Mark J. Soares, Sr. Marketing Manager, Nikon
Amber van Moessner, Director of Content Marketing, Vimeo

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6pm ET/3pm PT  

3:00pm PT: OTT Best Practices from Saigon Broadcasting Television Network
Vu Tran, Program Director, Saigon Broadcasting Television Network
Stu Barnes, VP of Sales, Vimeo

3:30pm PT: Building an Audience for Local Sports: Live + OTT
Greg Maish, President, ISC Sports
Amber van Moessner, Director of Content Marketing, Vimeo

*For now, Studio 5 for Mac is only for subscription users and does not include multi-view, Surface support, or tally lights, and can only be used with an AVI transcoder.