This is an online TV that allows people to share live streaming videos through the internet and these videos are normally home made. For your video to be broadcasted in this TV, you must register a user account and this will act as your channel from where you can share your home made video with other people. This online TV was started by Justin Kan who was broadcasting his life every day and night using a webcam that he had attached to his baseball cap and a laptop-backpack to provide continuous live video and audio.
Watching videos from Just in TV does not require one to have an account but all you need to do is visit the website and choose one of the videos being broadcasted to watch. The channels broadcasting at a particular time can be checked by viewing a directory that is normally above each channel. However, some broadcasts that contain offensive materials like vulgar language or mild sexual situations can only be accessed by registered users who are above eighteen years of age. Just in TV also prohibits broadcasting of pornographic materials, videos that violate copyright laws or videos that seem to encourage criminal activities.
To broadcast directly from Just in TV, one can use flash player to auto detect and stream the live video or use other third party softwares like QuickTime Broadcaster and VLC that help in streamlining higher quality videos or add more effects to the video. Flash player is also the best software for use by those who want to view the live channels although you may also use any other appropriate software.
The videos streaming on Just in TV can also be viewed on other pages outside Justin.tv site since each channel is accompanied by a HTML snippet which the viewers can use to access the video from another site. However, any person broadcasting can prevent his video from being played in another channel by disabling the embedding option.
In summary, Just in TV has provided a very simple way through which people can share by broadcasting live videos where other people can freely access these streaming videos. The people who watch these videos can also chat with the people broadcasting them or other users viewing the same video and this therefore forms a social networking site. This site has also helped people develop their businesses by broadcasting about them and interested users can chat with the business owners and enquire more.
Just in TV also provides news headlines, sports, series and some episodes.