Livestream partners with WNYW-TV


Livestream announced that FOX 5 (New York) is using its Web video service to broadcast a live, Internet extension of its flagship Good Day New York, hour-long morning show ( online.

The undertaking represents the latest in an emerging trend where large, traditional news organizations implement Livestream to extend the reach, interactivity and relevance of their broadcast programming to online audiences, without boosting production costs.

In this latest marriage of traditional broadcasting and the Internet, FOX 5 streams Good Day Live, Online! every morning from 9 to 10 a.m. . The show is hosted by FOX 5 technology and environmental reporter Brett Larson who also produces the online edition of the morning show using Livestream Procaster for encoding, 3D effects and showing images and video on the Web to the live audience. Livestream Studio is used for graphics and to play clips. Remote interviews are conducted using Skype and captured live using Livestream Procaster.

Fox 5 is also using Livestream to provide breaking news and weather broadcasts.