Who is live-streaming? drives the video streaming market? Where are the current potholes? How will we meet the rising demand for real-time latency? These are a few of the topics covered last month at the Streaming Media East conference on a panel discussion with our CEO and Co-Founder Chris Allen, VP of Architecture Jason Hofmann from our partner Limelight Networks and Bill Zurat, VP, Core Media, BAMTECH Media. You can watch the full video here, or take a look at our summary below. To start things off, they broke up the current live streaming market into three sectors: Transactional Market…

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As social creatures, humans have an innate desire to gather together. Though the focal point has changed, moving the fire pit indoors to a fireplace and replacing the radio on the mantlepiece with a TV, the transmission of stories has always played a prominent role. Television is a basic tenant of modern society. It has provided countless hours of water cooler conversations and online chatter. With tv as a social glue, people bond through shared experiences. We gather around to watch shows like The Bachelor or chant the countdown as the ball drops to bring in the New Year. Even…

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Delivery can refer to a few different things. You can deliver a joke or a punch if the aforementioned joke was offensive (talk about a punchline...). However, this post is not about those kinds of deliveries. And no, this doesn't have anything to with your Amazon order. We are talking about delivery architecture for live streaming media. Rather, our CEO Chris Allen addressed this at the recent Content Delivery Summit in a panel discussion with Jason Hofmann from our partner Limelight Networks, Rob Dillon of Tribune Media and Dom Robinson of id3as. Quality Scaling and Cost Efficiency They cover the…

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Next week, the New York Hilton Midtown will host the 2018 Streaming Media East Conference along with the Content Delivery Summit. We are excited to say that our CEO and Co-Founder Chris Allen will be speaking at both events to discuss video delivery architecture, low-latency (of course), and the future of live-streaming media. For those looking to join Chris in New York, NY you can find a brief summary of the panels where he will be speaking. For more details, follow the website links above or click the titles below. Furthermore, if you are indeed attending, let us know by…

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Last week, the media broadcasting community gathered together at the NAB Show to discuss industry achievements and trends. A wide range of speakers discussed various topics from optimizing end to end delivery, leveraging CDNs, and effective ad-insertion. Not to mention the numerous vendors touting live streaming monetization strategies. OTT Of course, the always growing OTT (Over the Top) market was represented by a strong contingent of over 90 vendors. This is unsurprising given the current trend towards increased mobile and tablet use. Take for example the Real Salt Lake Soccer/Football team. After launching a free, ad-supported app, the team…

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