We had an amazing time last week at #SMEast 2016 and wanted to provide a quick recap on the conference. Along with meeting a number of great companies in the live streaming space and getting a ton of inbound interest at our booth, we had the chance to hear a number of insightful presentations by leaders within the industry. NBC Today Show's Mario Armstrong made a great speech on key reasons behind the rapid growth of live streaming: * Live streaming growing faster than pre-recorded video 42% vs. 34% * Average viewing time: 20 minutes live vs. 2-3 minutes for VOD * Consumers…

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This past Saturday, Chris Allen, Co-Founder and CEO of Red5 Pro and live streaming guru Ryan A. Bell, founder of the Periscope Summit and partner at the video consulting firm Backlamp, hosted a Blab broadcast discussing the democratization of live streaming and the huge implications of future use cases. Here are the five key trends Chris and Ryan believe will shape the future of live streaming. Mobile Dating Apps Live streaming could provide existing non-video applications with an additional layer of virtual interaction. They noted there is an obvious use in adding a video component to the wildly popular dating…

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