NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TechWeb and O'Reilly Media Inc. have chosen Livestream, the leading live Internet video platform, to broadcast select sessions from the three-day Web 2.0 Summit 2009, which started yesterday in San Francisco. Livestream is the first company to provide a live webcast of the exclusive Web 2.0 Summit.
Web Squared defines the theme of this year's annual invitation-only Web 2.0 Summit. In its sixth year, the event investigates how the Web is making business more efficient, culture more vibrant and society more tolerant. Web 2.0 Summit will outline ideas for how the Web is evolving according to Web Squared, and takes place Oct. 20-22 at the Westin Market Street in San Francisco. For more information visit http://www.web2summit.com.
This year's Web 2.0 Summit will include the Webcast by Livestream, providing an online extension to thousands of viewers, who can provide immediate interaction. Those watching the Web 2.0 Summit broadcast can participate in the Summit Twitter stream, adding a social dimension to the live event broadcast.
Those that can't catch the milestone event live can watch it on demand at http://tv.web2summit.com
Livestream (www.livestream.com - formerly Mogulus) provides everything needed to easily Webcast live, build an engaged audience and monetize these efforts. Founded in 2007, the company is based in New York and includes Gannett Co. as a minority shareholder and investor.
Producers can use Livestream to create live, linear and on-demand Internet television to broadcast anywhere on the Web through a single embeddable player widget. The service comes in two flavors: Free (ad-supported) and Premium (ad-free, white-label, higher-quality). Unique features include the ability to mix multiple live cameras, overlay graphics, and desktop streaming with 3D effects.
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