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The 2013 Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Award Winners
The votes are in and the winners are announced. Read on to discover the best of the best in online video this year.
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The first day of the inaugural Streaming Forum in London ended on a high note with the presentation of the 2013 Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Awards. Presented by site editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, the awards celebrate the best online video innovations, services, and hardware of the year.

Below are the finalists for each of the 16 categories, with the winners indicated in bold. These awards are determined by Streaming Media’s readers, and show recognition from the online video community. Congratulations to all the esteemed winners.

Best Live Webcast 2013

  • Groovy Gecko—Easter Eggs Live for Channel 4 and Windfall Films
  • Showcaster—Boing 787/United Airlines
  • Vualto—Live 360-Degree Streaming for Lollapalooza Festival for Red Bull

Best Streaming Innovation 2013

  • Haivision HyperStream Live Cloud Transcoding
  • Ustream's Broadcast for Friends
  • Wowza Media Server

Analytics/Quality of Service Solution

  • Alcatel-Lucent Motive Analytics
  • Five Cool Streamhub
  • SeaChange International Adrenalin Business Intelligence

Cloud Video Service

  • Haivision HyperStream Live Cloud Transcoding
  • Ustream Producer
  • Xstream MediaMaker

Delivery Network

  • Broadpeak umbrellaCDN
  • CDN.net
  • StreamZilla Streaming Hosting Providers

Media Asset Management

  • Planet Enterprises Ltd. eStream
  • Simplestream Media Manager
  • StreamUK Media Platform

Mobile Video App or Solution

  • Kaltura
  • LiveU LU70
  • RealNetworks Verizon Video Service

Music & Audio Delivery Solution

  • Grooveshark
  • Soundcloud
  • Wavestreaming

Online Video Platform

  • Alcatel-Lucent Multiscreen Video Platform
  • Haivision Video Cloud
  • Sorenson 360

Server Hardware/Software

  • Thomson Video Networks Sapphire MPEG Server
  • Wowza Media Server
  • Xstream MediaMaker

Streaming Services Provider

  • Haivision HyperStream Concierge - Live Event Transcoding & Internet Streaming Services
  • Livestream
  • Vimond Streaming Services

Transcoding Solution

  • Haivision KulaByte
  • Sorenson Media Squeeze
  • Thomson Video Networks ViBE EM4000 Multichannel HD Encoder

TV Over IP Solution

  • Alcatel-Lucent Cloud DVR
  • Wowza Media Server
  • Xstream MediaMaker

Video Advertising Platform

  • Accedo Broadband Admediate
  • Gorillabox Platform
  • Videoplaza Karbon 2

Video Discovery Service

  • Gravity IMPRESS
  • Red Bee Media RedDiscover
  • ThinkAnalytics Recommendation Engine

Webcast Platform

  • Telestream Wirecast
  • Vimond Media Solutions
  • WorkCast Webcast Manager


Watch the video of the full awards presentation:

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