Apple To Stream First Live Concert on iPhone Tonight
Apple will mark its place on the online world and devices with the first ever live concert streamed to the iPhone by the electronica band Underworld. You can watch the live iPhone streaming at iphone.akamai.com or underworldlive.com. You can catch the live streaming and free show at 9pm PT.
This break through event coincides with Apple’s release of its own HTTP streaming protocol that uses adaptive bitrates to deliver continuous and smooth stream in various network congestion. Tonight’s concert will test.
Underworld – Born Slippy
Underworld’s bandmembers Karl Hyde and Rick Smith are huge Apple fans and recently released their entire catalog on iTunes. Apple is using partners at Inlet Technologies and Akamai to power tonight’s show.