Since the Mogulus launch in November, you might have noticed the new player on the channel page with embedded chat – this player is now the Mogulus Player widget, customizable and available for embedding on any website.
The previous player will continue to be supported but new embed codes will not be issued, we recommend that producers switch when convenient to the new player on their website.
You can grab the code to embed the new player either from the Mogulus Grid, the new player or the Mogulus Studio.
In the Mogulus Grid or on any new player, press the menu button and then the “Embed this Channel” option. You will be able to choose from a range of options before you press the Copy button to grab the tag.
New Player features :
- Updated design.
- Optimized performance and size.
New Player Options :
- Customizable background and chrome colors.
- Select the initial volume of the player (so that you can for example mute it automatically when it starts on a webpage).
- Show or hide the viewer count.
- Enable channel chat.
- Turn on by default.
We are pleased to announce that we have release a new version of the Mogulus studio with many small improvements.
- New camera quality setting. In the camera settings you will see 4 options for image quality instead of the previous 3. Try option 3 – it is not the default but we recommend to try it for better video quality when streaming live, if you have the bandwidth.
- The studio now shows the “Broadcast Live” tab by default when logging in.
Will Segway polo be the next big sport? You can judge for yourself this Sunday as The Digital Lifestyle broadcasts a live Segway polo match between San Jose and Oakland, powered by Mogulus.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who captains the San Jose team, will provide commentary during the match. According to Ryan Ritchey, producer of The Digital Lifestyle, the live event will be a broadcast first.
“This is the first live broadcast of a full match,” Ritchey said. Launched in late November, The Digital Lifestyle is a video network focusing on Apple news, rumors, and lifestyle, as well as the broader tech industry.
“Segway polo, especially with Steve’s (Wozniak) involvement, is a perfect match for us, and will allow us to show our ability to broadcast live from any point with broadband access.”
The match begins at 1PM Eastern, 10AM Pacific, Sunday, Dec. 16th, and marks the first live sporting event for the new channel. “This is by far the longest and most challenging live broadcast we’ve done. I’m sure there will be plenty of bloopers to go along with the polo match. That’s the fun of doing it live,” Ritchey said.
First exhibited in 2003, San Francisco’s Bay Area Segway enthusiasts group began playing Segway polo regularly in July 2004.
The Digital Lifestyle uses a laptop computer and a broadband cellular card to upload video to their 24-hour video network.
Check out the teaser here.
The 2007 Crunchies is a collaboration project between GigaOm, Read/WriteWeb, VentureBeat and TechCrunch. It is their first annual competition and award ceremony to recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet and technology innovations of the year. Best of all, the internet community is invited to choose who wins.
1) Nominate your favorites
Starting today through Wednesday, December 12 at midnight pst, you can nominate the companies and products you believe most deserve industry recognition for achievements made in 2007.
2) Vote on finalists
The Crunchies Committee will choose five finalist companies for each award category based on the nominations submitted by the community.
3) Join the ceremony!
The Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, January 18 at the Herbst Theater across the street from City Hall in San Francisco.
If you like our product vote for Mogulus at the “2007 Crunchies”
A new online network launches today for Apple followers. The Digital Lifestyle (www.thedigitallifestyle.tv or http://www.mogulus.com/tdl) mixes original programs along with popular Apple/tech-related podcasts, and YouTube material, as well as daily news updates and live coverage of breaking tech news events.
“Imagine if you could watch a 24-hour TV network dedicated to Apple news, rumors, and lifestyle. We’ve created that experience online,” said founder Ryan Ritchey. Podcasts coming to the lineup include “CommandN” with Amber Mac, and Mogan Webb’s “Webb Alert.”
Utilizing live video technology from Mogulus, viewers are able to watch live broadcasts, as well as participate by submitting their own video segments. Original shows on the network include “Root Access,” a weekly live tech help show with a former “Mac Genius,” and “Gary’s Garage,” a look at Apple and other company’s products of days gone by.
“We want this network to bring the benefits and pitfalls of living the Digital Lifestyle to light, while engaging and interacting with the audience in a new way,” Ritchey said.
The interview was posted today – here’s what Robert reported on Scobleizer : (http://scobleizer.com/2007/11/27/the-future-of-scobleshow/)- “I’ve been thinking a lot about my future, which is one reason I’ve slowed down my posting, Twittering, reading, and all that. The other reason being this cute kid who keeps smiling at me which is a lot more fun than being online.
Anyway, one technology that really impressed me is Mogulus, a company that lets you do your own streaming video show from your bedroom if you want (competes with Ustream.tv and Justin.tv, but has a lot more features that serious TV stations will want). Mogulus is the company that streamed the NewTeeVee conference. Right after that conference Mogulus’ CEO, Max Haot, came to my house to show me how they did it. If you’re wanting to see the future of TV, this is it so far and Max goes into depth about the whole process and sets up a TV studio in Patrick’s (my 13-year-old son) bedroom.
Is this the future of ScobleShow? Hmmm, Chris Pirillo better watch out! ”
The Italian ictv network reviewed the Mogulus platform.
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) has chosen Mogulus as its primary partner for online broadcasting. “This is a great breakthrough for us,” says George Daniel, NLL’s Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer. “With Mogulus, just like with a TV channel, we can go live any time and know our fans are viewing the same content at the same time.”
The NLL embeds its Mogulus playlist on its home page (http://www.nll.com/). The Mogulus player replaces an old video-on-demand player that played the same content from the beginning every time a visitor opened the page. “We tried to update the old content to keep it interesting, but our fans were always complaining that we didn’t update it often enough. In the end, they weren’t watching many videos.”
The NLL makes their Mogulus broadcast look like any regular major league sportscast. “Now that our fans are tuning in to a live broadcast, we can give them a true television experience. They’re discovering new content they would never would have found before, and as a result they’re watching us longer.”
For the first time ever, the NLL plans in-depth coverage of live events this season. Lacrosse fans can rejoice!
We try not to boast, but we have to share with you Robert Scoble’s November 16 blog post where he calls Mogulus “one of the most innovative Web sites I’ve ever seen.” A one-time technical evangelist at Microsoft, Scoble is known as the “tech geek blogger” and is one of the influential voices du jour in the tech world. Check it out!