The Shortlist: 2019 European Readers' Choice Finalists
We've counted all the votes, and we'll be announcing the winners of the 2019 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards in the Winter issue of the European edition of Streaming Media magazine (as well as right here in mid-November). This year's 11th-annual awards saw 71 products nominated in 17 categories, and more than 1,600 people cast more than 8,000 votes.
Defining these categories is always a delicate balancing act—make them too broad, and they’re meaningless; make them too narrow, and we’d need hundreds of them to cover the gamut. Each year, we evaluate the categories to make sure they’re as representative as possible of all the companies in the streaming media market, then open up the call for nominations. And while we accept nominations from companies outside of Europe (as long as they have a strong European presence), the vast majority of the companies are European-based.
In the meantime, here's the shortlist of the finalists—the top three vote-getters in each category, in alphabetical order. Check back next month for the winners, and make sure you're subscribed to our weekly Streaming Media Europe Xtra newsletter to make sure you get the news first.
Cleeng Subscriber Retention Management
Erstream Monitoring & Analytics
Nice People at Work YOUBORA Infinity
Best Streaming Innovation
CenturyLink CDN Mesh Delivery
Synamedia Smart Rate Control with Automation
Cloud Video Service
Bitmovin AI Encoding
Erstream Cloud Encoding
Norigin Media Cloudncoder
Anevia NEA-LIVE & NEA-CDN
Edgeware TV CDN
Erstream Global CDN
Enterprise Video Solution
Quickchannel Platform T
Tripleplay Media Video Player
Media Asset Management
Ooyala Flex Media Platform
Vimond Control Centre
Mobile Video App or Solution
Wowza GoCoder App & SDK
DOTSCREEN Amazin' TV
Matrox Video Monarch EDGE 4K/Multi-HD Encoder
Net Insight Sye
Online Video Platform
Bitmovin Adaptive HTML5 Player
Quadia Online Video Platform
Quality of Experience/Quality of Service Solution
AccepTV Video Quality Monitor
3 Screen Solutions 3READY Android TV Multiscreen Solution with Custom Launcher
Synamedia Low Latency ABR Solution
Edgeware TV Server
Matrox M264 S4 Codec Card
Unified Streaming Unified Origin
Streaming Services Provider
Quadia Streaming Services
Vimond Streaming Services
Bitmovin Cloud Encoding
Ateme Encoder Family
Video Advert Platform
Edgeware Ad Enabler
Unified Streaming Unified Remix
Yospace Ad Insertion
Video Player Solution/SDK
Bitmovin Adaptive HTML5 Player
Norigin Media TV Apps
THEO Technologies THEOplayer
Quickchannel Webcasting Services
Vbrick Rev Enterprise Video Platform
Vimond Media Solutions
The votes are in, and we'll announce the winners in September. In the meantime, here's the list of the top three vote-getters in each of our 15 categories.
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