Flits: The Live-Streaming App That’s Transforming Music Consumption

| January 2, 2019

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With the concert industry booming and live streaming playing a major role, there’s no limit to the ways developers can further engage viewers. The Flits mobile app was designed to amplify collaboration between musicians and fans by streaming immersive experiences with broadcast-quality audio.In 2017, the music industry generated 18% of the its revenue from streaming. Gone are the days when seeing a show in real time meant you actually had to be there. Today’s social media platforms allow users to create and publish their own content with the push of a button. For that reason, both musicians and viewers now play an active role in music broadcasting.Martin Erler wanted to further connect music lovers, creators, and venues across the globe. So he created Flits — a mobile live-streaming app that gives users the ability to merge their videos with the high-quality audio stream coming from the mixing board.

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