Justin.tv debuts browser app that lets users watch live streams while they surf the web

Justin.tv, which along with services like Ustream, makes it possible for users to stream and watch live video, has launched a new browser app that allows users to view live streams while browsing other content. That means that you could, for example, be surfing through FierceOnlineVideo while also searching for live streams of interest--and watching them--in a small window.

a new browser app from Conduit for Justin.tvJustin.tv said the free app is available on its site or in the Conduit App Marketplace and will work with browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome.

The Justin.tv Browser App allows users to connect to the Justin.tv platform to view videos in popular categories, such as sports, news, technology, education, gaming, entertainment and more without ever having to navigate off of the site they are visiting. The app, accessed via a button on the browser, expands to a small window to allow the user to scan through channels and view videos of interest directly in the browser.

"Our goal is to connect the world through live video," said Michael Seibel, co-founder and CEO of Justin.tv. "The new browser app ensures that our users can interact with Justin.tv no matter where they are on the Web and allows us to reach Conduit's network of more than 170 million users."

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