The global gathering of business 4 Years From Now (4YFN), created for the community of technological startups driven Mobile World Capital Barcelona, will be the first broadcast in live streaming by collaborative recording of this emerging company, which It aims to transform the media into multitudinous events.

Within Mobile World Congress 2017, which will be held in Fira Barcelona 27 to March 1, and in particular in the international meeting of entrepreneurs 4YFN, the startup Watchity It will present a pioneering platform for collaborative recording that will display its advantages in first with the broadcast in live streaming of this event's business.

Currently, this startup seeking a new round of investment of 400,000 euros, who agonizes over 500,000 euros from State public aid and the European Union which has already achieved.

Online video consumption has grown 800% over the past six years and already accounts for 50% of total Internet traffic, which could rise to 90% by 2018. It is no wonder that Live streaming is a fundamental tool for media and professionals from all sectors and one of the main sources of digital entertainment for users who participate and share more and more audiovisual content from their mobile devices.

In this context, the creation of video is still costly for organizations, especially in the field of events, since it requires advanced audiovisual equipment, facilities and personnel. Although, high degree of participation of the people who create and share their own videos can generate a revolution in the creation and dissemination of such content for companies and organizations.

One of the problems with this is that users use different apps and social networks to create and share live video on their private environments, leaving all this content outside the scope of the organizations concerned to capture it for your own use.

In order to solve it, Watchity is a platform of collaborative recording that promises to transform the media, since it allows easy, fast and economical way large amounts of video content live to be used with objectives business in any organization or event.

With Watchity, any organization can get the collaboration of private and/or professional users to contribute video in real time from their mobile, professional cameras and cameras in action. The platform adds and synchronizes all these videos to display different perspectives on an event thanks to the player multi-camera which, moreover, is controlled by the Viewer, who decides which cameras you want to see at all times.

Precisely in order to demonstrate its advantages, this technology will be used to relay the event live streaming 4YFN collaboratively, the first of its kind worldwide. The collaboration will be open to any person present at this event, from the staff of the Organization itself, through exhibitors, accredited journalists and visitors, and will continue through this link. The relay will take place live during all the days of the event, although it may also be delayed.

This new concept of collaborative recording has aroused great interest, even before its release. Thus, Watchity has achieved more than half a million euros in funding in recent months. In addition to the contribution made by the founding partners (35,000 euros), the platform has achieved a loan Emprendetur r & d of 211.000 euro Segitur (Ministry of tourism), the Ministry of energy, tourism and Digital Agenda, as well as three lines of grant of various agencies.

As explained Albert Rodes, CEO and co-founder of Watchity, are currently seeking a new round of investment of 400,000 euros. "We believe that is going to be a disruption in the way that viewers consume audiovisual content associated with an event, since it will greatly lower the costs of production and content creation and will give the Viewer control to a personalized viewing experience".


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By • 23 Feb, 2017
• Section: Study cases, signs distribution, Events, Business, Production, networking