What happened to Neokast? It’s a mystery to me. But I suspect the answer will surprise us all soon enough.
Neokast, as readers of my old PBS column will recall, was a peer-to-peer live video streaming application developed by graduate students from Northwestern University near Chicago. That’s me talking about it there on the left, back in 2007.
I loved the company instantly. It was out of the Silicon Valley limelight, away from the technical mainstream for such software (Neokast was a .NET application and therefore pretty much Windows-only), but most important of all, it seemed to actually work. The potential was extremely compelling. Here’s how I described it back then:
“…the more people who watch your Neokast […]