You may already have some experience editing and uploading videos to You Tube, Instagram or other popular video sites out there, but have you ever broadcast yourself or an event for an audience to watch live? It's easier than you might think, thanks to the popular live video broadcast tools available today.
You don't necessarily need any fancy equipment as long as you have a working camera and microphone, built-in to your computer or smartphone or connected as separate devices.
The following popular tools are used by individuals, business owners and event holders who want to broadcast live video over the internet to their audiences.
Facebook encourages you to "broadcast live to the largest audience in the world." With Facebook Live, anyone with a Facebook profile or Page can reach a live audience on i OS and Android devices and Facebook Mentions.
While a broadcaster is live, the video appears in the News Feed and on the broadcaster's profile or Page with a "live" indicator.
Primarily a business-oriented service, IBM Cloud Video is designed for large audiences for event streaming or marketing launches.IBM offers a 30-day free trial of the Pro Plan which accommodates 100 to 5,000 viewer hours, 720p broadcasting, ad-free broadcasting, channel password protection and customization.The Enterprise plan is customized for your business.It has all the same features as the Pro Plan plus 1TB video storage, 1080p broadcasting, dedicated event support, multiple bitrate streaming, live analytics, multi-device compatibility and much more.More » People with established Instagram accounts can share a live video with their followers in real time.