Friday, March 14, 2008

Live from Your Mobile with FlixWagon

Rory Cellan-Jones from BBC News recently asked, "What would happen if everyone, anywhere, could have their own live television station from a mobile phone? So I could broadcast something as banal as my walk with the dog, or citizens could go live in conflict zones?"

He posed this question in his March 10th post Live from Your Mobile on BBC's technology blog dot.life, and after several days of experimenting with Flixwagon he concluded, "The difficult thing to work out is - what is the point? Yes, you can see my live dog-walk - but do you really want to?"

The Flixwagon Blog,Cellan-Jones' skepticism What would happen if everyone, anywhere, could have their own blog/online news site on the internet? So I could cover something as banal as my walk with the dog, or citizens could go live in conflict zones?" Hess explains that with Flixwagon it’s easy to produce video and broadcast it live anywhere and only it's only “one click away.”

asked "So, who really wants to go live?" Hess insisted "People do." and added that you can communicate instantly and upload video immediately without the need to transfer video to your PC and upload it to YouTube. Mobile video makes it easy to express yourself and build a social networking community. Regarding the competition Hess asserted that Flixwagon has the best video quality and that will be an important factor when choosing between platforms. He wasn't worried about YouTube and said, "YouTube going live is an opportunity – not a threat. The whole idea of live is getting validation.”

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