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Formats, Protocols and Standards Focus at Streaming Forum 2013

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Streaming Forum 2013, the new cutting-edge event by the team behind Streaming Media Europe, will focus on the streaming media game-changers that will continue to drive our industry to new heights in the coming years, with a special emphasis on key hot spots. Here we take a closer look at the Formats, Protocols and Standards track.

If you’ve paid any attention to the technical discussions surrounding online video in the last year, you know that MPEG-DASH and HEVC/H.265 are the buzzwords of the day. But are they just buzzwords, or do they really represent a sea change in how video is delivered via IP? This track will devote several sessions exclusively to MPEG-DASH and HEVC/H.265, along with exploring related topics such as encoding for multiple screens, closed captioning, and choosing enterprise-class and cloud encoders:

  • How to Encode for Multiple Screens
  • Case Study: How The BBC Ensured Live Streaming Resilience For The Olympics
  • Case Study: HBO Europe – A Broadcaster’s Guide to the TV Everywhere Universe
  • Practicalities of Putting Captions on IP-Delivered Video Content
  • How to Choose an Enterprise-Class Encoder
  • How to Choose a Cloud Encoder
  • DASH and HEVC: New Standards Enabling Ultra- High Quality Video Services
  • Media Server Application Trends
  • Leveraging MPEG-DASH for Enhanced Revenue Security
  • MPEG DASH & HEVC: Seeing Through the Hype
  • HEVC and OTT: Challenges and Perspectives
  • How (and When) to Incorporate H.265 into Your Publishing Workflows

More about the Formats, Protocols and Standards track.

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Bird imageAbout Streaming Forum 2013

A new, cutting edge Conference for innovators, practitioners and decision makers 18-19 June in London

      • 30 panel sessions, how-to sessions and presentations in 3 tracks
      • Case studies and success stories from Bayer Benelux, BBC, Channel 4, Google, HBO Europe, London Olympics, Major League Baseball, Manchester City FC, NHS, Royal College of Surgeons, Topshop, UBS and more
      • Sponsor Showcase, Party, Networking, and Streaming Media’s European Readers’ Choice Awards!

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Streaming Media Industry Sourcebook Coming in February

We got such a positive response to the inaugural issue of the European Edition of Streaming Media magazine that we’re going quarterly in 2009, beginning with the 2009 Streaming Media Industry Sourcebook, which will publish in February. It’s our biggest issue of the year, and it includes comprehensive year-in-review articles looking at the most notable developments in 2008, as well as a look forward at what’s likely to come in 2009. It also includes case studies and a slew of how-to and buyer’s guide features, including the following:

  • Choosing a Camcorder
  • Selecting the Right Nonlinear Video Editor
  • Picking a Content Delivery Provider
  • The 2009 Video Encoder Shoot-Out
  • How to Add Closed Captions to Online Video
  • How to Generate Automatic Speech Transcripts in Flash Video
  • Making Sense of the H.264 Licensing Labyrinth
  • The Live Mobile Video Landscape

Also featured are a roster of case studies from each of the major verticals: entertainment, education, enterprise, government, and advertising. You can subscribe to the magazine here, and if you’re interested in advertising, contact Sjoerd Vogt at sjoerd.vogt (at) in4m.com.

Here’s a video that gives an even better sense of what the Sourcebook is all about.

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