Upcoming Industry Conferences
Streaming Media West [13-14 November 2018]
Live Streaming Summit [13-14 November 2018]
Past Conferences
Streaming Media East 2018 [8-9 May 2018]
Live Streaming Summit [8-9 May 2018]
Content Delivery Summit [7 May 2018]
Streaming Forum [27 February 2018]

StreamingMedia Industry Whitepapers
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Sponsored By: Signiant

If users in your organization need to transfer huge media assets during production, chances are, even your state-of-the-art network is slowing them down. And if they have deadlines, they’re not waiting around—they’re taking shortcuts with file-sharing tools that put your company’s assets at risk.

Signiant Media Shuttle is the solution of choice for thousands of media and entertainment companies around the world. Download our product guide today and learn about:

  • Signiant’s core technology including acceleration, reliability, security and scale-out management
  • The challenge of increased file sizes and the ways accelerated file transfer addresses it
  • How Media Shuttle fits into your operation, including administering users and setting up web portals
  • A technical deep-dive into system architecture, IT considerations, and multi-layered security
  • Using Media Shuttle with your own on-premises storage or with Amazon S3 and/or Microsoft Azure cloud storage

Sponsored By: Elemental.com

When video consumers watch TV, viewing can happen on hundreds of different devices, and on connections that range from fiber to 3G, forcing streaming video producers to support multiple adaptive streaming technologies.

Cost-effective support means shrinking video encoding, packaging, storage, and delivery costs to the minimum. High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) and the Common Media Application Format (CMAF) do just that.

This e-book explains HEVC and CMAF, and ways to incorporate them into your video encoding and distribution pipelines and retain the broadest possible compatibility with your customers. Topics covered:

  • Video codecs, containers, and protocol evolution
  • The challenges of existing video streaming formats
  • What CMAF does and doesn’t do (includes multiple workflow scenarios)
  • Typical CMAF workflows using AWS Elemental products for live and VOD files on-premises and in the cloud


Sponsored By: Encoding.com

While there is much discussion about what media formats are available and best suited for the increasing number of devices, there is not a lot of data on what is actually being utilized. Encoding.com, with its global reach powering workflows for thousands of media brands, aims to resolve this problem by providing a unique view of the formats that are used to deliver video content from the leading entertainment companies.

This Format Trends report includes popularity rates and historic trends for video and audio codecs/containers, screen resolutions, ABR technologies, DRM frameworks and more. We not only identify the most popular formats today, but make predictions for the future. Download a copy of the report now and contact sales@encoding.com for more information.


Sponsored By: Comprimato

The broadcasting and media industry is undergoing seismic changes, for reasons which are well rehearsed. Consumers demand the ability to view content at a time of their choosing, where they want to view it, and on the device which is convenient to them at that time. 

The ubiquity of broadband and 3G/4G/LTE mobile connectivity makes this practical. It is now possible to deliver individual content streams for very large numbers of concurrent users. 

As this has become commonplace and mainstream, so the nature of the content has changed, and its source. Where once television came from broadcasters, now there is a huge community making its own community, creating YouTube and Twitch stars along the way. Traditional producers and broadcasters have to evolve to compete. 

Software-only platforms and pure IP infrastructures are the only way forward.


Sponsored By: Hive Streaming

Video is the most vibrant venue that executives can use to convey their message to large, far-flung audiences within their organizations. More engaging than a conference call, more impactful than e-mail, streaming video is described as an “effective” tool for business communications by more than 90% of 2,004 executives participating in a fourth quarter 2017 survey fielded by Wainhouse Research. Read this white paper to gain insights on considerations shaping video networking investments and an evaluation of the options for enabling video networking and delivery in the enterprise.


Sponsored By: Haivision

Today’s internet streaming workflows demand intelligent technologies that make sure your stream never fails. Learn how the latest encoding technologies can help you overcome the challenges of video transport and streaming over unpredictable networks. In this white paper, you will learn about how Haivision’s Makito X Network Adaptive Encoding technology can help adapt your streams to fluctuating bandwidth common over LTE wireless, public internet and satellite links affected by weather.


 
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