Twilio adds live audio and video streaming options

Reddit is using the new service to power an upcoming live audio feature.

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Twilio launched a new Live service that allows businesses to embed live audio and video streaming features into existing applications. The service provides low-latency streams at scale, according to Twilio. 

The company’s new product reflects the demand for live video streams as part of many corporate events. Tiger Shen, CTO of the events platform company Welcome, said in a press release that building on top of Twilio’s live-streaming infrastructure allows his team to spend time on the more customized elements.

“The virtual event has evolved from an ad-hoc experience to a permanent element of nearly every company’s internal and external engagement strategy,” Shen said.

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