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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.

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...
live streaming high school sports

Group Video Chat Makes Live Streaming High School Sports Interactive for Absent Friends and...

Last year’s Burleson High 4x100 relay featured a dramatic come-from-behind victory secured by Brady Camp on the final leg. It’s been preserved on YouTube for those who missed it, but if...
twitch desktop app and video calling

The Twitch Desktop App Adds Video Calling to Complete the Online Social Network of...

Given the right circumstances, there’s nothing funnier than watching a good friend get crushed on the sporting field. That right circumstance today is on the e-sports field, and the crushing in...
comedy over video conference

Comedy Over Video Conference Lets Comedians Hone Skills with a Real-Time Reaction from Audiences

If you tell a joke on YouTube and you can’t hear anyone laughing, does it really exist? More importantly, is it funny? That’s the existential question faced by up-and-coming comics trying...
how to turn live stream into art

How to Turn Your Live Stream into Art: Green Screens and Editing Suites Make...

YouTuber Michelle Phan is creating art. The amateur makeup artist turned Lancome and L’Oreal spokesperson’s videos are a measure of the evolution of user-created content from low-quality visuals and static talking heads...
virtual band

The Virtual Band: How to Jam Online with Other Musicians Via Video Calling

Musician Darren “Harts” Hart rode the success of a song posted on his Facebook page from his native Australia all the way to Paisley Park, USA. The song, Leavn It All Behind,...
video conferencing and concert duets

Video Conferencing and Advanced Internet Network Tech Can Make Dream Concert Duets a Reality

Sometimes technology just gets in the way. More than 80,000 fans at the recent Global Citizen India Festival had to watch as their 16-year wait to see Coldplay perform live in their...
virtual sports coaching

With Virtual Sports Coaching, Lionel Messi Could Give a Soccer Lesson Via Video Call

When Lionel Messi dropped in on a Google Hangout between some celebrity YouTube video gamers he did the watching audience one disservice. He didn’t stick around long enough to test the...