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Web3 and the Decline of Major Media Companies

Chris Pfaff and DeFiance's Marc Scarpa discuss the cultural shifts behind the emergence of Web3 and digital financing and currency models in the content world in this conversation from Streaming Media West 2022.

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Pros and Cons of Hybrid vs. Digital-First Events

090 Media's Alex Lindsay discusses the challenges of engaging remote streaming audiences with hybrid events and the advantages of digital-first productions in this clip from Streaming Media West 2022.

How Conviva Quantifies OTT QoE

Conviva's Melissa Yurash explains how Conviva draws quantitative conclusions from qualitative data about streaming and OTT quality of user experience in this clip from Streaming Media West 2022.

How Gamification, TikTok, and Niche Content Are Changing OTT

With the rise of TikTok and even premium content companies like Netflix embracing gamification, interactive media and gaming are on the ascent in streaming video, as Roku's Eric Smith, 47 Games Inc. Founder Ben Hoyt, and Chris Pfaff of Chris Pfaff Tech Media discuss at Streaming Media West 202

Estrella Media's Christina Chung Talks Sales Packaging for Content Producers

Estrella Media VP Business Operations discusses sales force operationalization and strategy for content production across multiple media delivery platforms in this interview with Streaming Media's Tim Siglin at Streaming Media West 2022.

Streaming Media Columns

What The Growth of FAST Really Tells Us About Viewers

The popularity and growth of FAST shows us that viewing behaviour, despite the rise of streaming, hasn't really changed much at all. People want choice, but they want it in a way that meets their needs.

Preserving Our Inter-generational Legacy (or Streaming Media’s Feet of Clay)

So considering streaming, file transfer, or even leaving the long tail simply unused and archived as the storage media changes around it over years, there's much to think about for anyone wanting to leave a video as an intergenerational legacy.

What's the Point of Streaming?

You might think it's crazy of me, as the executive director of the world's largest streaming technical association, to ask the question in this column's title. But I think it's actually important that we do a gut check every once in a while.

Does Streaming's Future Success Depend On Discoverability?

The future of streaming is about unification built on top of a single open standard of content metadata. Right now, it's a matter of seeing the forest for the trees.

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