Ustream’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide For All Of Your Live Video Needs

Getting started with live video streaming doesn’t require the best, most expensive, or high-tech equipment.  With just a few simple gadgets you, and the people on your holiday shopping list, can be ready to easily stream high quality content for a low price.

If you are looking for that last minute gift for a novice streamer or a professional; read on for some of our favorite devices and accessories from 2013.

Blackmagic Intensity Extreme – $285


The perfect solution for Ustreamers broadcasting from laptops with Thunderbolt ports, the Blackmagic Intensity Extreme is a sleek, robust interface for capturing HDMI or analog video sources. All power, audio, and video data is carried over a single Thunderbolt cable, allowing for quick, easy setup and ultimate portability.

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Elgato Game Capture HD – $158

Elgato Game Capture HD

Elgato Game Capture HD is the easiest way to capture, record, and stream your gameplay live to Ustream without sacrificing quality or performance. A lag-free, pristine HDMI passthrough to your TV and built-in audio commentary functionality, create the best possible game streaming experience for you and your viewers.

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iPad Air -$499

iPad Air

Two built-in cameras and a 2048 x 1536 Retina display make the new iPad Air a perfect companion for the Ustream iOS app. An ultra-efficient battery allows for up to 10 hours of viewing on the go or take advantage of built-in Airplay technology and watch on Apple TV at home!

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Joby Gorillapod Focus – $68

Joby Gorillapod Focus

A valuable tool for any Ustreamer’s camera bag, the Joby Gorillapod Focus offers the stability of a standard tripod at a fraction of the size and weight. Multi-jointed, flexible legs easily rotate and adjust to grip or even wrap around almost any object or surface.

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Logitech C920 – $85


The Logitech C920 is the cheapest and simplest way to step up in quality from your built-in webcam. Compatible with both Windows and Mac, the C920 captures up to 1080p video and has multiple mounting options, making it a versatile, affordable addition to any Ustream production.

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Nexus 5 – $350


The latest and greatest of Android devices, the Nexus 5 is one of the fastest, most powerful phones ever made. Its full HD display and 12MP camera are perfect for broadcasting and viewing through the highly rated Ustream Android App.

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Panasonic HC X920 – $850

910265 (1)With 3 advanced MOS sensors, Leica lens, and 5-axis optical image stabilization, the Panasonic HC X920 provides professional quality results with consumer friendly operation and price. Built-in wifi and Ustream integration allow you to stream live video directly from the camera, up to 720p resolution, while simultaneously recording full quality 1080/60p.

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Playstation 4 – $400


The PS4 literally changed the game when it comes to video game streaming. A ‘Share’ button on the controller and slick Ustream integration make streaming your gameplay to the world easier than ever.

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 Teradek VidiU – $699 


Teradek’s VidiU gives you the freedom to broadcast live HD video directly to Ustream without a computer. A seamless integration and iOS app make streaming to Ustream as easy as logging into your account.

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Ustream Producer Pro – $199

Ustream Producer Pro

Ustream’s Producer Pro includes everything you need for a professional broadcast on your Windows or Mac computer: HD broadcasting, multi-camera switching, screen capture, VOD file playback and support for Firewire, HDMI and HD-SDI cameras.

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