Telestream and Ustream Partner to Offer Robust Live Video Production Applications for Broadcasters of All Levels
Ustream Producer family of desktop applications, powered by Telestream Wirecast technology, expands to offer Ustream users a new level of power and flexibility for live broadcasting to the web
Nevada City and San Francisco, Calif., August 24, 2011 – Telestream (www.telestream.net), the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, and Ustream (www.ustream.tv), the leading live and interactive broadcasting platform, today announced the expansion of a successful OEM partnership which puts Telestream Wirecast live video production technology in the hands of Ustream subscribers. Ustream Producer Studio is the latest product to emerge from Ustream’s successful family of Producer products which were originally launched in 2010. Since that time, Ustream Producer products have grown to over a half million downloads. With today’s launch of Producer 2.0, the family of Ustream desktop streaming media applications expands to include three products ranging from free to $549: Ustream Producer for any user; Ustream Producer Pro, an advanced application; and the new Ustream Producer Studio, a powerful application for professionals.
«We are excited to extend our live video production technology to Ustream users who broadcast tens of thousands of shows each day on Ustream,» said Barbara DeHart, Vice President of Marketing at Telestream. «The Ustream Producer family provides the perfect combination of rich video production tools with live interactive broadcast services for Ustream subscribers.»
The Ustream Producer product line includes a scalable range of high-quality, live streaming production solutions for both Mac and PC. Leveraging the power of Telestream’s Wirecast architecture, Ustream products allow for the creation of custom productions and offer various intuitive and slick broadcasting features using an interface which is easy to use for any broadcaster. Ustream users, ranging from beginner to advanced level, are able to stream professionally produced content by incorporating music, image transitions, picture-in-picture, and more with the click of a button.
These solutions are meant to provide any user with the ability to broadcast high quality and engaging content on a limited budget. Ustream Producer is a free application. Users can also upgrade to Ustream Producer Pro for $199 to enhance the sophistication and gain more control of their broadcasts. New Producer Studio, priced at $549, offers yet another level of power and flexibility with features that include IP and HD camera support, chroma keying, scoreboards, virtual sets, and much more.
«Producer 2.0 is enhanced across all versions with improved encoding support, intelligent bandwidth monitoring and an even easier-to-use interface. Broadcasting to Ustream has never been easier. With the introduction of the Studio version, we are able to offer our pro-level broadcasters the most advanced streaming program on the planet, tailored specifically to work with Ustream,» said Alden Fertig, Product Manager at Ustream.
«I think the most important thing to note is that Ustream made improvements to the Producer software based on community feedback,» said Internet Entrepreneur and Media Personality, Chris Pirillo. «They listened to ardent supporters and adjusted the experience accordingly. That’s the way to do it!»
To learn more about Ustream Producer, download the free Producer software, and purchase Producer Pro or Producer Studio, visit http://www.ustream.tv/producer. To watch a product demo, visit http://www.ustream.tv/producerdemo. To learn more about Telestream and Wirecast, visit www.telestream.net.