The short-form video platform, which is used by outlets such as Digital First Media and the Wall Street Journal, allows journalists to capture a range of media from breaking news footage to snappy interviews.
As described by Tout, the app lets users “create, distribute and monetise mobile video updates in real-time”.
Tout powers mobile video updates for leading news, sports and entertainment brands around the globe – with over 10,000 journalists worldwide using the Tout mobile APP to create real-time video news updates, Tout is transforming the way the news industry works.
Tout helps leading news brands transform their journalists into broadcasters – delivering a more real-time and video-centric news experience. With a single click – journalists can instantly publish video news updates directly from their smart phones to their publication’s website, mobile APP, Youtube Channel and social media outlets.
The world’s leading news brands are on Tout, including the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC, CBS, New York Post, SkyTV, The Sun and over 200 newspapers in the US.
Michael Downing, who is chief executive and founder of Tout, will join the short-form video session at news:rewired on Thursday 20 February.
Other speakers in the session include Kamali Melbourne, online video producer at Channel 4 News, Peter Winfield, videographics director for the Economist and Matt Danzico, head of the BBC Innovation Lab.
Tickets to the event have sold out, but digital tickets are available for £100 +VAT, giving holders access to session and workshop videos after the event.