The 2012 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Award Winners
With 15 categories, more than 300 nominations, and just under 14,000 votes, this year's Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards was our biggest yet, and—as per usual—not without its share of surprises.
Each year, these awards give us insight into which companies, products, and services are gaining market share and which ones are fading from use, because they’re decided by the people in the trenches: the readers of Streaming Media magazine who use these technologies day in and day out. We get vendor briefings and product demos all the time, but our readers really get a sense of what tools and technologies help them do their job better.
So think of the Readers’ Choice Awards as a much-needed reality check, one that cuts through the hype and gets at what works in the real world.
Congratulations to all of our winners and runners-up.
Winner: Bridge Technologies VB Family
Best Live Webcast
Winner: ShowCaster, Live in Chelsea for Channel 4
livebeats & abc, Interlake Media, The Titanic Requiem World Premiere
Streaming Tank, Blur Live Twitter Stream
Best Streaming Innovation
Winner: BBC Online Olympics Video
Vimond Media Solutions Live Sports Center
Wowza Media Server 3
Cloud Video Service
Winner: BeBanjo Metadata
Sorenson Media Squeeze Cloud
Mixmoov Cloud Video Editor
Winner: Alcatel-Lucent Velcoix Digital Media Delivery Platform
Octoshape Infinite HD-M
Mobile Video App or Solution
Winner: LiveU LU70
Polycom RealPresence Media Manager
RealNetworks Verizon Video Service
Music & Audio Delivery Solution
Online Video Platform
Winner: Qbrick OVP
Vizrt Online Suite
Streaming Services Provider
Qbrick OVP & CDN
i2i Media Online Video Services
Winner: Wowza Media Server 3
Haivision Kulabyte Encoder/Transcoder
Winner: Wowza Media Server Transcoder Add-On
RealNetworks Helix Producer
Sorenson Media Squeeze
TV over IP Solution
Winner: Haivision InStream for Amino
Vimond Media Solutions Media Platform
Video Advertising Platform
Winner: Smartclip Advertiser Solutions
Gorillabox G-Box Platform
Video Discovery Service
Winner: ThinkAnalytics Recommendation Engine
Redbee Media RedDiscover
Veeseo Relevant Content Widget & SEO Video Catalog
Winner: StreamUK StreamConnect
Polycom RealPresence Capture Station
Sonic Foundry Mediasite
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This article appears in the Winter 2012 issue of Streaming Media European Edition.
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