Periscope and Facebook may be the go-to services for the moment when it comes to broadcasting live mobile video. But live-streaming social network Livit is using the explosion of interest in everything VR to carve out its own spot.
Livit is similar to what the, but it's tough to compete with two of the Internet's biggest social networks ( ). So the service has partnered with 360-degree camera maker 360fly to let users live-stream immersive video shot with its current $400 model and the straight to their followers' mobile devices.
Setting up the camera is easy enough. Connect it to your phone via a direct Wi-Fi link and then use your device's 4G LTE mobile connection to start a live broadcast using the Livit app. Viewers can chat with you once you're streaming. They can explore the 360-degree video either in the app or by using a viewer such as Google Cardboard or Samsung Gear VR.