Faceroller is the latest Web app from the folks at PopMinds who have done such Web marvels as the Web 2.0 stripe, tartan, and reflection generators. It's a delightfully simple microblogging service that combines Webcam photography, text, and geolocation. Users can use their Webcams or the cameras on their mobile phones to take a picture, add a short message, and send it out to the world. What sets it apart is that it automatically figures out where you're posting from and adds it to your message.
Besides the Web and mobile front ends, you can simply send … Read more
Seero officially launched its new livestreaming (and recording) video service at the New Tech Meetup on Wednesday. Like UStream, it lets you broadcast live from a Webcam or record shows for later playback. But it also records location and syncs it to video. That opens up some new capabilities for video producers and for advertisers.
For live online news videos, this is a killer feature, especially if the viewer has the options of selecting from several cameras. And imagine it for sports--bicycle racing, golf, or sailing. (Remember Quokka? They could have used this.) Seero doesn't just display location: it … Read more