|Good news for Mac fans hungry to watch Steve Jobs's keynote at next week's MacWorld Expo in New York. Apple will be providing a QuickTime 4 Streaming broadcast of the event direct from Apple's Web site. According to Apple:
Apple(R) will provide live streaming of this year's Macworld Expo Keynote, featuring Apple's interim CEO Steve Jobs. The live webcast will utilize Apple's popular QuickTime(R) 4, the industry-leading multimedia software for live and on-demand video and audio streaming, and can be accessed through Apple's web site at www.apple.com.
The keynote and live webcast will take place at 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 21, and will bring the traditionally sold-out event to Mac(R) enthusiasts worldwide from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.
Viewers simply need to download a copy of QuickTime 4 from www.apple.com/quicktime and then go to www.apple.com/quicktime/showcase/live/mwny99 to watch the event.
The Mac Observer Spin: This is great news. Mr. Jobs' keynote addresses are near-legendary and this one should be historic with the announcement of the P1. It is also a great opportunity for the company to show off QuickTime 4.
The last couple of MacWorld keynote's that were webcast with RealVideo have been disappointments because there was simply too much demand for the bandwidth capabilities of the broadcasters. Hopefully Apple will be able to provide enough bandwidth for the huge demand this will likely create.