Webinar: The Future of Live Streaming

Date: January 17th 2019
Time: 10am PT / 1 PM ET / 18:00 GMT

For many content providers and rights-holders, live streaming represents an exciting opportunity to connect directly with their target audiences plus drive new revenue streams.

This webinar discusses topics including the pros and cons of live streaming as compared with broadcasting, how to measure quality of experience and reliability, which business models are being used, current best practices, ongoing challenges, critical initiatives, and much more.

Join Alec Hendry, Senior Director of Technology Convergence for Viacom, Will Richmond, Editor and Publisher at VideoNuze, and Henrik Eriksson, Service Line Manager at Akamai, for a roundtable discussion covering:

  • The state of live streaming today
  • How to measure quality in live streaming and ensure a positive user experience
  • Successful business models for live streaming
  • Best practices associated with live streaming

 

Speakers

Alec Hendry Alec Hendry
Senior Director of Technology Convergence,
Viacom
Will Richmond Will Richmond
Editor and Publisher,
VideoNuze
Henrik Eriksson

Henrik Eriksson
Service Line Manager,
Akamai

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Webinar: Low Latency – Fast and Furious with SRT

Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2019                  
Time: 10 AM PST / 18:00 GMT

In the third and final low latency webinar from Wowza, they look at SRT, Secure Reliable Transport, which brings the best-quality live video over even the most unpredictable networks.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Proper application of the SRT protocol
  • General use cases for low latency
  • Changes adopted by the SRT alliance
    and more

Register now!

Speakers

Barry Owen Barry Owen
Vice President of Engineering,
Wowza
Ghislain Collette Ghislain Collette
Vice President, Product Management,
Haivision

Video: Live Streaming: Dead Air is Not an Option

Stuart Kurkowski Tells us about SCTE 224 which allows control of who watches live streams, where and on which devices. This technology is key to implementing contractual boundaries for streamed material but also facilitated

The talk covers:
• What restrictions are found in the market today
• What SCTE 224 is
• What data is in a SCTE 224 message
• How it provides the same control satellite operators have for IP streaming
• Ensuring The EPG on a device shows what will be available and not what will be blocked or swapped
• Extending this to Ad breaks

Watch now!

Speaker

Stuart Kurkowski Stuart Kurkowski
Distinguished Engineer,
Comcast Technology Solutions

Video: Lessons learned from streaming the World Cup live in UHD with HDR

A step by walk through fuboTV’s FIFA World Cup streaming system. Delivering to FOX, Billy Romero and Thomas Symborski explain the challenges and the successes streaming from Russia to the US in UHD HDR.

This talk from Demuxed 2018 shows examples of how social media can help get reports back of problems and the real life usage stats. Billy and Thomas explain their system from commissioning through vendor choice and all the way to CMAF delivery.

A refreshingly transparent talk which is well worth watching!

Speakers

Billy Romero Billy Romero
Video Operations Manager,
fuboTV
Thomas Symborski Thomas Symborski
Research & Innovation Tech. Lead

Video: Beyond Netflix: How specialist streaming services can compete against global players

From the IBC 2018 conference, a discussion on how to compete against Netflix and the other global players. We hear from Britbox, Filmstruck, DAZN, ErosNow their ways of differentiating. Exclusive content rights is a key element in the strategy, but innovating around technical challenges is necessary to make it in the fray.

When the global players have to be everything to everybody, what gaps in her need does this leave? DAZN’s Chief Product Officer Ben Lavender explains their sports rights strategy and how they ensure sustainability. DAZN are constantly fighting to reduce latency. Ben describes the work they’ve done over the years to reduce latency by a third.

Ali Hussein gives us the Indian perspective whilst Soumya Siraman explains why the British experience of Britbox is a hit with her US customers. Kerensa Samanidis makes the point that FilmStruck’s ‘quality cinema’ principle will mean different things in different countries.

Watch now!

Speakers

Soumya Sriraman Soumya Sriraman
President
Britbox
Kerensa Samanidis Kerensa Samanidis
General Manager
Filmstruck (Turner)
Ben Lavender Ben Lavender
Chief Product Officer
DAZN
Ali Hussein Ali Hussein
COO
ErosNow

Chair

Maureen Kerr Maureen Kerr
Managing Director TMT Group, Corporate Finance
FTI Consulting

Webinar: AWS Insights Conference


Date: 15th November from 7AM PT / 15:00 GMT

Amazon Web Services is back with another free conference, this time looking at video tech innovation, content distribution and more! From business to tech, there are free sessions for whatever angle you look at broadcasting from.

Read for full details

Highlights:
“Production in the Cloud: Trends, Challenges and Solutions”
“3 Strategies: Achieving Great Video Quality Without Breaking the Bank”
“How to Build and Benfit from Live VOD Workflows”

Register now!

Speakers

Kiran Patel Kiran Patel
Solutions Marketing Manager, AWS Elemental
Jack Wenzinger Jack Wenzinger
Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
Mark Stephens Mark Stephens
Partner Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
Usman Shakeel Usman Shakeel
World Wide Tech Lead for Media &Entertainment, Amazon Web Services

Webinar: Get Ultra Low with Your Latency


Date: November 8th 2018, 10AM PST / 17:00 GMT
As the first of Wowza’s Low-Latency Streaming webinar series, join Pete McIntosh, Jamie Sherry and Mac Hill who’ll take you through the basics of streaming protocols so learn why latency isn’t always low and what techniques you can use to reduce it. They’ll also tell you how Wowza’s launched their low-latency product.

Register and learn!

Webinar: How to Build and Instantaneous, Self-Healing, Live Streaming Service that Delights, Differentiates and Drives Revenue


Date: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 | 8:30AM PDT | 11:30AM EDT | 15:30 GMT

Tune in to hear insights into what content holders and service providers must do to gain viewers, increase engagement, and reduce churn…and how to do it in an automated and efficient manner.

Brian Mahoney will talk to Telestream’s Ken Haren and Stuart Newton about
• How enhanced live production leads to more viewers and subscribers
• The importance of live monitoring of viewer experience
• And the development of “self-x” video delivery architecture that allows for automated functions such as self-diagnosis, re-routing streams and more.

Register now!

Speakers

Brian Mahony Brian Mahony
CEO, Trender Research; President, OTT Executive Summit & Magazine; Co-Founder, Social Tools Summit & Magazine
Ken Haren Ken Haren
Director of Marketing, Telestream
Stuart Newton Stuart Newton
VP Strategy a& Business Development, Telestream

Webinar: Sub-Second Global Live Streaming

Viewers are increasingly watching live sports and other realtime events online, but the inherent delay in traditional online streaming often means they learn about an important play from social media before they are able to see it. Delivering true realtime global online streaming requires a new approach.

Video delivery experts from Limelight Networks present ways to deliver broadcast quality low-latency live streams, including the ability for viewers to watch live video with less than one second of latency on standard web browsers—without special plug-ins. Also discussed is how to integrate live video and interactive data to open up new workflows in sports, gaming, auctions, and more and make live viewing a more interactive social experience.

Join this webinar for:
• Latest market data on the evolving viewer expectations for online
• Delivering low-latency live video with HLS and DASH chunked streaming techniques
• Realtime global live streaming using WebRTC
• How integrated live bidirectional data sharing can help open up new business opportunities
• and much more!
Register Now!

 

MODERATOR

headshot Troy Dreier
Editor, OnlineVideo.net

SPEAKERS

image Charles Kraus
Sr. Manager Product Marketing, Limelight Networks
image Heath Kerley
Product Manager, Limelight Networks

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Webinar: The Game of ‘Live’. Strategies for Success


Date: 4th September 2018, 15:00 BST

In this webinar, CSG will explore the world of ‘live’. Particularly live events like the World Cup, the Olympics, live sport and live concerts. Using real-world examples CSG will provide strategies for how non-digital and digital natives looking to expand services can quickly and easily create immersive, interactive and personalised experiences that generate loyalty, grow bottom lines and leave competitors in the dust.

The days of conforming to TV programming are long gone. Connected lifestyles enable viewers to watch how and when they choose…and that includes live events. Leading technology companies, and particularly those focused on social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) are continuously raising the bar when it comes to consumer engagement and developing a devoted fan base. Undeterred by industry or geographic borders, these organizations are pros at capitalising on events that bring together millions of fans across the globe and then, retaining their loyalty long after.

Watch now!

Stuart Thomson
Editor
DTVE

The moderator for this webinar is Stuart Thomson. Stuart is Editor of Digital TV Europe and digitaltveurope.net, the leading source for news and analysis on the digital video and pay TV industry in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

With 20 years’ experience as a leading journalist covering pay TV and digital media, Stuart is an authority on topics ranging from the growth of OTT TV, multiscreen and multi-play offerings to the IP-based convergence of video and data services.

Stuart is a familiar face on the industry conference circuit as a moderator.

Kent Steffen
President, Ascendon Digital Services and OTT
CSG

Kent heads CSG’s digital services initiatives focused on creating compelling consumer experiences across devices that better serve the on-the-go consumer. An authority on innovative advancements in multi-device and premium video content delivery, Kent has been honored on multiple occasions as one of Cablefax’s Most Innovative People in Multiscreen and is a frequently sought-after author, speaking on driving wealth in the digital economy.

Many of the world’s leading cable and entertainment providers (including Cineplex, Comcast Xfinity On Campus, Eastlink, Formula 1 and TalkTalk) have benefitted from Kent’s expertise to build global digital strategies and implement digital content monetization, marketing and management programs for the immediate capture of new revenue streams.

Watch now!