The Shortlist: 2019 European Readers' Choice Finalists

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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.

Analytics Service
Cleeng Subscriber Retention Management
Erstream Monitoring & Analytics
Nice People at Work YOUBORA Infinity

Best Streaming Innovation
CenturyLink CDN Mesh Delivery STORY
Synamedia Smart Rate Control with Automation

Cloud Video Service
Bitmovin AI Encoding
Erstream Cloud Encoding
Norigin Media Cloudncoder

Delivery Network
Edgeware TV CDN
Erstream Global CDN

DRM/Access Control
Axinom DRM
Castlabs DRMtoday
Cleeng Solutions

Enterprise Video Solution
Anevia Flamingo
Quickchannel Platform T
Tripleplay Media Video Player

Media Asset Management
Axinom CMS
Ooyala Flex Media Platform
Vimond Control Centre

Mobile Video App or Solution
Accedo One
Wowza GoCoder App & SDK

Multiscreen Solution
Matrox Video Monarch EDGE 4K/Multi-HD Encoder
Net Insight Sye

Online Video Platform
Bitmovin Adaptive HTML5 Player
Quadia Online Video Platform
Quickchannel Broadcast

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

Server Hardware/Software
Edgeware TV Server
Matrox M264 S4 Codec Card
Unified Streaming Unified Origin

Streaming Services Provider
Quadia Streaming Services
Vimond Streaming Services

Transcoding Solution
Bitmovin Cloud Encoding
Anevia Genova
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

Webcast Platform
Quickchannel Webcasting Services
Vbrick Rev Enterprise Video Platform
Vimond Media Solutions


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