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Streaming Media West 2016 [2-3 November 2017]
Live Streaming Summit [2-3 November 2017]
Past Conferences

StreamingMedia Industry Whitepapers
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Sponsored By: Conversant

Maximizing the quality of experience (QoE) of the consumer for the content provided, minimizing the bandwidth usage while reducing subscribers-churn has always been the objectives of Network Infrastructure Providers and Over-the-Top (OTT) Providers. This paper briefly examines the various types of CDN approaches including Public CDN, Private CDN, and Hybrid CDN, before considering how each fits with the possible business objectives for the Network Infrastructure Owner.

Sponsored By: Encoding.com

There is a lot said about what media formats are available, but not a lot of data on what is actually being used. With a global reach and thousands of publishers, Encoding.com has a unique view of the formats that are used to deliver media and entertainment content.

Covering popularity rates and historic trends for video and audio codecs/containers, screen resolutions, ABR technologies and DRM frameworks, this report identifies the most popular formats today and the trends for the future. Download a copy of the report now and contact sales@encoding.com for more information.

Sponsored By: Verizon Digital Media Services

Broadcasters who have successfully evolved into online video service providers have had to transform themselves three times over. The first wave of streaming video focused on how to deliver online; the second wave involved how to deliver quality of experience online. Now, we are experiencing the third wave of streaming video, focusing on how to personalize experiences for every viewer on every device. Knowing how to deliver 1 to 1 experiences at scale is the only way to compete in this rapidly evolving digital world. So what do you need? 1 to 1 session management and an end-to-end online video service platform provider.

Introducing Smartplay by Verizon, our 1 to 1 session management technology.

Sponsored By: IBM Cloud Video

Before you launch or upgrade your online video strategy, make sure to understand the critical distinctions between me-too video providers and experienced experts who can bring global scale and peace of mind to your premium video business. Download the first entry in IBM Cloud Video’s OTT Success Series to discover:

  • Common pitfalls in the OTT 2.0 environment
  • Critical considerations that can mean the difference between scalable success and an embarrassing false start
  • How the right provider can help you master multiscreen delivery, drive subscriber growth and reduce churn

Sponsored By: Harmonic

Looking for exceptional video quality and bandwidth efficiency? The PURE Compression Engine represents the latest advances in video encoding and transcoding for broadcast and OTT delivery today, and paves the way for next-generation services such as UHD and 360° Virtual Reality video while reducing your organization’s CAPEX and OPEX. It also helps you manage the transition from SDI to all-IP and cloud infrastructure, allowing your company to step from the headend into the data center whenever it’s ready.

Sponsored By: Tulix

Effectively monetizing streamed media is one of the biggest challenges facing content providers today. It’s clear that streaming will continue its meteoric rise as one of the primary means of content consumption, and content owners are now asking themselves how, not whether, they should be executing an online video strategy. Content monetization plays an enormous role in this decision-making process, for just about all content providers, non-profit and for-profit alike.

Sponsored By: Dolby

The cinema is now available on your laptop and on your mobile phone … on your terms. Dolby provides the technology, and the browser provides the platform. All content creators need now is a way to deliver Dolby Digital Plus streams to the browser.

Dolby has partnered with Vid.ly to offer delivery of both high-quality video and high-quality audio to browsers. For streaming content providers, this offers a one-stop solution for delivering the complete entertainment experience.