BitTorrent involves Apple TV by means of a reside information app

BitTorrent comes to Apple TV through a live news app

BitTorrent simply got here to the new Apple TV… although not in the best way you may need anticipated. OnAir Reside Builders has launched OTT Information, an app for Apple TV (Android and iOS too) that makes use of BitTorrent Stay’s peer-to-peer streaming to cowl the US election each in actual-time and thru pre-recorded clips. It isn’t as lavishly produced because the protection from huge TV networks, however that is a part of the purpose — the know-how lets a small outfit stream to your units with out costly servers and bandwidth. It opens the door to reside front room video from extra than simply the standard suspects.

The catch? You won’t get to tune in immediately. The Apple TV and iOS apps are invitation-solely in the meanwhile, so there isn’t any assure of entry earlier than the subsequent main. Nevertheless, endurance is perhaps a advantage if you would like as-it-occurs political information with out turning to standard media retailers.