Leo Laporte & Amber MacArthur Premier TWiT-TV on TalkShoe

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Podcast also Featured Steve Chen, YouTube’s Founder

Pittsburgh, PA- November 5, 2006 - TalkShoe (http://www.talkshoe.com/) hosted the first live interactive podcast by Leo Laporte and Amber MacArthur from TWiT-TV. Leo has called this interactive format “Podcasting 2.0″.  Over 500 people joined the live show, by far the largest live podcast ever. The call also included Steven Chen, YouTube’s founder who was telephoned, and brought into the podcast by Amber. People participated via telephone, text-chat, Skype, VoIP, and streaming audio. TalkShoe provided the technology for this event, and a recorded podcast is available on this website.

“Amber and I are proud to announce the first live TWiTcast. We’re reinventing Inside the Net, and renaming it net@nite. You’ll still be able to listen to the show as a podcast every Tuesday, but you can also listen live as we record it Sunday nights [9:00 P.M. ET on TalkShoe]. Even better, you can participate,” said Leo Laporte on the net@nite blog.

“Leo and Amber are again pioneers by using interactive podcasting,” commented Dave Nelsen, TalkShoe’s CEO and founder. “Leo Laporte’s stamp of approval is a testament to TalkShoe’s new and groundbreaking technology.”

“I have just two words to describe this new era of netcasting. Fun and entertaining,” commented a live show listener.

Using TalkShoe’s technology, anyone can host live interactive podcasts - which TalkShoe calls Talkcasts. The live podcasts provide a rich environment where people can listen-in (stream), text chat, or participate via voice on the telephone or with VoIP. The host is in control with features such as see-who’s-talking, muting, censoring chat, and queue call management. The unique technology uses a mixture of telephony, conference bridging, Internet streaming, and text-chatting.

About TalkShoe

TalkShoe is located near Pittsburgh and can be reached at 724-935-TALK or by email at info@talkshoe.com.


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