Monday, September 13, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) -- It could be the next step for YouTube – moving from recorded video into live streaming.
YouTube is already the largest video platform on the Web. And it's expected to become a major force in the rapidly-growing live streaming video business -- a field in which some smaller companies have already established themselves.
An experimental trial for a live streaming platform begins today, with four new media partners.
For the last two years, YouTube has offered several events live, including a U2 concert and President Barack Obama's first State of the Union address. But for all of those events, YouTube relied on third-party technology.
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