Newsrooms Air, Archive UGC With Stringwire

Last year, NBC Universal bought Stringwire, an app that lets users stream live video that news organizations can use. Since a beta launch in August, NBC News has used to to document events like rallies and protests in Ferguson and Occupy Hong Kong.

NBC Buys Stringwire To Stream Phone Video

NBC News plans to announce today that it’s buying Stringwire, an early stage Web service that will let the news division stream live video straight to its control rooms in New York from the cellphones of witnesses of news.