If you like Twitter, then there is a good chance you are going to like Kyte.tv, a new service being launched on Monday by San Francisco-based Decentral. The service allows anyone to publishing their own “television channels” which are available on mobiles, personal computers and eventually television. This is the latest start-up to capitalize on the MeTV trend.
Users snap a video (or a photo) with their camera/video phone and then send an email with the attached file to their Kyte account, and a few seconds later the video is transcoded and playing on your channel for all to see. If you do have a compatible phone (or live outside the U.S.) you’ll be able to do cool things like life-streaming, where your phone takes a picture at a set interval and broadcasts it on your account — a real-life stop-motion film.
Decentral raised $2.25 million in funding from Draper Richards, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Atomico (Skype-founder Niklas Zennström’s fund), and Ron Conway. If you can’t wait wait till Monday, then GigaOM readers can click here and use the invite code “gigakyte.”