Ustream Updated to Support Honeycomb Tablets

A brand spanking new version (1.9) of Ustream has arrived in the Android Market and it brings a significant number of improvements along for the ride.  As you can tell from the headline, Android tablets running 3.0+ will now find the app works terrific.  Users will now be able to broadcast and view Ustream videos from anywhere and everywhere, taking advantage of the front-facing cameras found on many tablets.

Ustream is available a a free download and works on all devices running Android 2.1 or higher.  Break on through to find an exhaustive list of features and download links.

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BROADCASTER:

  • No longer be tethered to your PC as you go live from your Honeycomb Tablet…USTREAM EVERYWHERE!
  • Includes an intuitively placed control panel for comfortable broadcasting
  • Broadcast and interact instantly with a touch of a button to all Ustream applications including: Android smartphones, Honeycomb tablets, iPhone, Windows Phone, desktop browsers, Google TV, Boxee, Panasonic Viera Cast, Ustream Lounge, and Ustream for Facebook
  • Broadcast using front and rear facing cameras
  • Choose to go live then save the broadcast OR simply record locally and upload your videos at a later time
  • Activate your Ustream Crowd, Facebook and Twitter communities to your scheduled events and before going live from your Android device
  • Real-time interaction with viewers through chat and Social Stream while broadcasting live
  • Poll your audience at any time and measure responses

VIEWER:

  • Discover featured live, upcoming, recent events, recommended broadcasts or explore by category
  • Swipe through a featured carousel that showcases premium broadcasts by category/interest
  • Browse show profiles and register for upcoming event alerts
  • Search for live, recorded, and upcoming events as well as users through the search panel
  • Access an At-A-Glance view of your favorite Ustream content
  • Join Crowds and receive email alerts from your favorite broadcasters before they go live
  • Enjoy live and share recorded programs with your friends through Facebook and Twitter

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