Recovering From The Flu, Back To Blogging Shortly

I’m recovering from the flu and will be back online shortly. I’m catching up on emails this week and will be responding to all follow up from the Streaming Media East and CDN Summit events.

MLBAM CTO To Kick Off Day Two Of Streaming Show With Fireside Chat

I’m excited to announce that Joe Inzerillo, Executive VP and CTO of Major League Baseball Advanced Media will sit down with me for a fireside chat to kick off day two of the Streaming Media East show, on Wednesday May 17th at 9am. From BAMTech’s recent billion dollar investment by Disney to their new CEO and European office, it’s going to be a great discussion with lots of topics covered. If you have a question you want me to ask Joe, feel free to email it to me. The keynote is free to attend if you register online using code 200DR17 and select a discovery pass. #smeast

Learn How To Increase Viewership and Video Revenue with Syndication & Social

Social networks have experienced an explosion in video consumption. As a result, they have become increasingly more important to publishers and content owners for discoverability, audience reach and monetization. At the Streaming Media East show in NYC, taking place May 16-17, you will hear about the landscape for video across social platforms and how to take advantage of the opportunities at scale. Learn about how content owners can delight audiences and generate revenue while maintaining brand visibility on social, and the importance of viewing metrics in social distribution during this interactive discussion. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Moderator: Anil Jain, EVP & GM, Brightcove
  • Michael Philippe, Co-Founder, Keli Network
  • Jonathan Moffie, Director, Video Product and Distribution, Time
  • Rob Dillon, Digital Operations Manager, Tribune Media
  • Claudia Page, VP, Partner Products, Dailymotion

You can register online using code 200DR17 and get $200 off your registration ticket. #smeast

Learn How A Multi-Camera, Live-Streamed Talk Show Launched On Facebook

At the Streaming Media East show in NYC, taking place May 16-17, learn the ins and outs of how a professionally produced, live stream, talk show reached 12 million viewers in the first season strictly through Facebook Live and with no major network. See how the show was pitched, sold, made and how it integrated brands in unique ways for sponsorship. Attendees will hear from Mario Armstrong, NBC TODAY Contributor and the EP & Host of the show.

You can register online using code 200DR17 and get $200 off your registration ticket. #smeast

How To Adapt Your Video Player’s ABR Logic To Improve QoS

Delivering content that is adapted to a multitude of content, devices and network conditions is a challenge. While adaptive bitrate is often explored from a compression standpoint, the ABR logic within your video player makes important decisions that can make or break QoS. Striking a balance between the achieving the highest resolution without causing stalls is a complex task. At the Streaming Media East show in NYC, taking place May 16-17, Erica Beavers, and Nikolay Rodionov from Streamroot will examine the ins and outs of ABR logic. They will review the basics of how web and mobile players handle ABR before diving into the different ways these algorithms are built.

You can register online using code 200DR17 and get $200 off your registration ticket. #smeast