Changelogs: May 2019

May 9th Changelog Changes: We’ve updated our UI to more accurately reflect where your Mixer Feed will show up on stream. Previously it was forced to the bottom layer in order to improve stream performance, without indication that this occurred. Fixes: Turns out you can teach an old slideshow new tricks. Slideshows will now update […]

Create Live Streaming Content That Engages: 5 How-To Tips

Live streaming is a relatively new medium for businesses to explore, and it seems that the best practices aren’t yet solidly established. When approached creatively, live video can offer you endless opportunities. Furthermore, it doesn’t really depend on what the exact nature of your occupation is. You can be a content creator, a blogger, or […]

Changelogs: April 2019

April 23rd Changelog Fixes: Our support chat will now correctly open after your first time logging in. We promise we want to talk to you!  If you try to add a streaming destination that’s tied to another Lightstream account, you’ll once again receive an error stating that this is the case  STUDIO: YouTube users should […]

Lightstream Acquires GameWisp Technology to Power and Enhance Offerings for Streamers and Communities

CHICAGO, April 9, 2019 — Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming, today announced that it has acquired the technology behind GameWisp’s former monetization platform for gaming content creators. Previously, the technology-powered subscription services for streamer communities in exchange for benefits, exclusive content, and additional interaction. Lightstream will utilize GameWisp’s transaction and reward engine technology to […]

Gamers for Giving: Charity Stream Tools & Resources

This article mentions Lightstream Prism Prism is no longer available, but its multiplayer streaming features are now included in Lightstream Studio. Lean how| Launch Lightstream Studio Being stuck in the hospital, especially as a child, can be a scary and stressful experience. Being able to relax and do something you enjoy does wonders to take […]

Changelogs: March 2019

March 20th Changelog New Features: Two new integrations are now available! Botisimo provides a suite of tools for streamers to manage their chat. In addition to moderation, there are some really fun features that let your viewers earn currency, complete polls, enter giveaways, and request songs – all things that are great at driving more […]

Lightstream Acquires Arsenal.gg

Lightstream Acquires Arsenal.gg, a Live Streaming Analytics Platform That Delivers Free Tools for Video Game Streamers  The platform also offers robust analytics tools for game publishers, developers, and brands to properly evaluate and intelligently build their influencer marketing strategy. CHICAGO, March 14, 2019 – Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, today announced that it […]

The growth and role of streaming in esports

In a way, Lightstream’s roots are in esports. While we created our software to help stream all types of gameplay, from competitive to casual, there’s no denying the effect esports has had on our company. My co-founders, Stu and Aaron, both spent time at GotFrag/Major League Gaming (MLG) and World Cyber Games in the early […]

Changelogs: February 2019

This article mentions Lightstream Prism Prism is no longer available, but its multiplayer streaming features are now included in Lightstream Studio. Lean how| Launch Lightstream Studio February 28th Changelog Lots of bug fixes in this round of updates. Shoring up edge cases that were affecting some users. Fixes: Webcams Corrected a situation that would sometimes […]