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Stringr adds livestreaming video on request to its marketplace

April 02, 2019 / Ben Munson

Video marketplace service Stringr today announced that it is adding livestreaming video, which can be called up on request nationwide, to its lineup of products.In addition to having access to Stringr’s video library and on-request recorded content, users will now be able to call on Stringr’s network of more than 75,000 professional and amateur videographers for live footage of events.Customers are now able to request live coverage of an event, and then that request is fulfilled by one of the videographers in the area. As the livestream comes in, customers can simulcast the stream to their own platforms and social channels while also monetizing the content. “Viewers are looking for updates as they occur in the world, and networks and journalists must be able to produce news as it’s happening,” said Lindsay Stewart, CEO and co-founder of Stringr, in a statement. “Stringr’s Live offering provides near limitless live coverage – no matter how...