Periscope extends beyond phones as Twitter tries to take on Facebook Live
Twitter is taking the smartphone shackles off its live-video service Periscope in its latest attempt to broaden its audience.
The Periscope Producer feature will let media companies and other users pipe live video feeds directly into Twitter, without using a smartphone to record the images.
Since its debut early last year, Periscope had been confined to live video feeds taken on a smartphone.
During Producer's testing phase last week, a Florida television station showing live video on its website used the new tool to redistribute the same feeds on Twitter.
To start, Producer will be... read more
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