DJ Hardwell Announces Live Stream Performance with VBR, Littlstar and LeaseWeb CDN

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The world-famous Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artist, DJ Hardwell, has announced a live stream performance at Nikki Beach in Miami on March 16, 2016. This live stream performance in VR and 360 video will be broadcasted exclusively on Littlstar, the global network dedicated to immersive virtual reality and 360 video. LeaseWeb, a global hosting company with more than 65,000 servers under management, is providing the CDN for the live stream.

DJ Hardwell and his imprint Revealed Recordings are always one step ahead of the curve. Now they are welcoming fans all over the world to join him on a fully immersive 360 live stream. By using future-forward equipment rigged with a multitude of cameras and visually stimulating additions, fans will be able to feel like they are on stage with Hardwell, standing right there in the DJ booth during his set at Nikki Beach in Miami Beach.

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The Hardwell live stream event will be made possible by VBR, LeaseWeb and Littlstar. VBR, a virtual reality broadcasting company based in Amsterdam and part of Scopic, is providing a “state-of-the-art” 360-camera, equipped with two fish-eye lenses that can stitch footage on the spot delivering a UHD stream. This allows people from all over the world to virtually attend Hardwell’s show; a “first at any electronic dance music event so far.”

leaseweb--global-cdnLeaseWeb is providing the CDN for the live stream. LeaseWeb’s proprietary content delivery network (CDN) and globally-distributed data centers would minimize latency and buffering, while dynamic traffic bursting and adaptive bitrate streaming would guarantee the best possible viewer experience. Hardwell’s live stream performance will be the first live stream event on Littlstar.

Fans can get an idea of Hardwell’s immersive live stream experience in a VR promo video released on Littlstar. On March 16, fans can watch Hardwell perform at his iconic Hardwell Presents Revealed party live through Littlstar on all VR headsets, iOS, Android, Apple TV and the web. For more information and to stay updated visit: DJHardwell.com/360.