Tag Archives: Twitchcon

Twitch reveals it will convert its streaming video to HTML5 next year

Twitch, […] announced during yesterday’s keynote that it will overhaul its live-streaming video players and controls from Flash to HTML5. The changeover will take place in the second quarter of 2016. […] Twitch also said it would allow streamers to create custom thumbnails for past broadcasts and highlights. – Jackie Dove, The Next Web

Fans flock to first-ever video game live-streaming expo

photo: Robert Galbraith, Reuters

Gaming-focused conventions are nothing new, but Twitchcon 2015 is the first time fans, aspiring broadcasters and the virtual stars they watch will come together for a two-day conference dedicated solely to online game broadcasting. Twitch, the biggest online home for game live-streams with roughly 100 million unique viewers per month, is hosting the event and expects 15,000 gamers to attend. – Curtis Skinner, Reuters