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Whether you use video conferencing technology to play tabletop games with friends around the world, or interview your celebrity heroes, VC Daily showcases the creativity that connects you to your favorite entertainment.

Remote fashion designers helped design official UFC wear.

Reebok’s Remote Fashion Designers Are Outfitting MMA Stars

I’m a writer, not a fighter, but I’ll admit I love the theater of the combatants entering the ring for a big boxing or mixed martial arts bout.The lights go out,...
Olympic athletes like these could use coaching over skype to mentor young athletes

Coaching Over Skype Lets Olympic Pros Lend Their Experience to Aspiring Athletes

If there’s a secret to attaining the grace that American Olympic ice dancing siblings Alex and Maia Shibutani possess, they’re not sharing it with just anybody.In the kind of maddening understatement...
you can now get paid for live streaming, as in this picture of a woman streaming her travels

You Can Now Get Paid For Live Streaming on Facebook–If You Have 2K Followers

The winning numbers for social media riches are 300 and 2,000.If you’ve got 2,000 Facebook followers and you can hold the attention of 300 of them during a live stream, the...
technical emmy awards 2017

Skype Wins at the Technical Emmy Awards 2017 for Interactive TV App

What do Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jon Hamm, Orange Is the New Black, and Skype have in common?If you said they’re all Emmy winners, then you probably read the title to this post....
millennials live streaming

Millennials’ Live Streaming Habit Means the NFL Would Be Wise to Broadcast Online

The NFL is currently having one of those “have your cake and eat it too” moments with the tech world’s live streaming giants. Over recent years it has parcelled out small...
virtual film school

Christopher Nolan and the Virtual Film School: Learning Directing Via Video Conference

How do you make a war movie so true to the actual events that it wins approval from the veterans who lived through it?Director Christopher Nolan has achieved the feat with...
live streamed geocaching

Live Streamed Geocaching Adds Another Angle to a Treasure Hunt

There’s treasure to be found in the wilderness.With your phone as a map and a compass, and the GPS satellites above you as your guide, you can walk out your front...
public television and live streaming

Public Television and Live Streaming: Can Online Streaming Save PBS?

There’s a reason Oscar the Grouch lives in a garbage can, and it’s not all to do with lifestyle choice.The Sesame Street star and his PBS brethren currently face real financial...
virtual walking tours

Virtual Walking Tours Could Be Spectacular with 3D Live Streams and Video Calling

Our journey this morning begins above the New York skyline as we take a walking tour of the Water Tank Project’s most spectacular street art. Then we’ll go on a guided...
virtual reality tourism

Thomas Cook’s Try-Before-You-Fly Virtual Reality Tourism Would Be Even Better with Video Calling

From a distance it’s hard to tell where the desert sands finish and the first stones of the great pyramids begin. Even from a dozen or so yards away it’s hard...