Streaming Media

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Take a look into the future of streaming media and find solutions to unlock the value of anytime anywhere content.

  • AI
  • Building Quality Experiences
  • Media Management
  • OTT and Broadcasting
  • Streamline Workflows
  • Transcoding

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Show Floor Highlights

AI+Cloud Campus

South Hall Lower

Advancements in AI and cloud technologies continue to shape content and media in new and exciting ways from production workflows to improved delivery methods.

Facebook Live Video Solutions Pavilion

South Hall (Upper) Lobby

Demo tools and platforms to take your Facebook Live productions to the next level.

Session Highlights

Maximizing live workflows by streaming broadcast-quality video over commodity Internet networks

Saturday, April 6 | 10:40 am - 12:00 pm | N260 - C

With commodity internet available everywhere, we’ve witnessed an explosion in internet content delivery. But for broadcasters – who need to deliver content with the highest levels of quality and reliability, and with negligible delay – achieving both cost-effective streaming and the best-quality...

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Sat 6

Ensuring End-to-End Video Quality at Facebook

Saturday, April 6 | 11:25 am - 11:45 am | N262/N264

The world's largest social network is also one of the world's top distributors of video, both premium and user-generated. We offer live and OTT distribution, utilizing top-of-the-line solutions that leverage our unique datacenter infrastructure to ensure viewers receive the highest possible...

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Sat 6

Collaborating with Global Teams

Saturday, April 6 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm | S225

With the convergence of media across industries and the abundance of strong telecommunication infrastructures worldwide, it is easier than ever to collaborate on projects with team members located around the globe.

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Sat 6

Web Video - Best Practices for Effective Online Content

Saturday, April 6 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm | S226

The need for creative and well-executed online videos is growing exponentially, with every brand and company constantly needing to churn out content. In this session, you will learn how to create an online video that works best for your particular audience and platform.

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Sat 6

The Future of Storytelling

Saturday, April 6 | 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm | S226

This session covers a variety of software applications and digital platforms, as well as new approaches to present multimedia content.

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Sat 6

Implementation and test results for ATSC 3.0 hybrid services at “Chicago 3.0”

Sunday, April 7 | 11:40 am - 12:00 pm | N256

ATSC 3.0 native IP transport is heralded as the bridge that can connect broadcasters to the Internet and bring local channels to the viewers with the same streaming experience that they have come to expect, using a broadcaster-controlled distribution platform.

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Sun 7

Digital Radio Roll Out Around the World

Sunday, April 7 | 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm | N258

It’s been over 20 years since the first digital radio broadcasts aired. Digital radio offered the promise of improved audio quality, more efficient use of spectrum and a multitude of additional services, and around the world these promises are being fulfilled today by a number of different...

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Sun 7

The Brave New World of Application Television (Dynamic Content Replacement Techniques and Implementations for Broadcast, Broadband and Beyond)

Sunday, April 7 | 2:30 pm - 2:50 pm | N256

ATSC 3.0 leverages the best of Broadcast and Broadband delivery systems allowing consumers to experience live and VOD content via applications commonly used in over the top streaming services.

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Sun 7

Data-driven QUIC Protocol Optimizations for Improving Online Video Streaming Quality at Scale

Sunday, April 7 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - A

Quick UDP Internet Connection (QUIC) is a new, multiplexed and secure transport protocol optimized for HTTP/2 on top of UDP, being standardized within IETF's Working Group. The QUIC architecture allows implementers to rapidly iterate and tune the protocol’s algorithms to achieve higher...

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Sun 7

Optimizing mass-scale multi-screen video delivery

Sunday, April 7 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - B

We discuss a combination of tools and techniques that Brightcove has developed for improving OTT delivery to devices with different decoding, rendering, and connection capabilities. These tools and techniques include:

-Dynamic packaging – on-the-fly mux & DRM to a specific media...

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Sun 7

OTT Live streaming for thousands of viewers: techniques to keep your audience (and your wallet) happy.

Sunday, April 7 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - C

OTT Live streaming is a challenging task. Even with the best infrastructure, there are many factors that cannot be controlled.

Luckily, most of these factors can be identified and measured. Would it be possible to mitigate their influence or, even better, use them in our own benefit?

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Sun 7

A Crash Course on Video Streaming

Monday, April 8 | 9:30 am - 10:45 am | S226

Thanks to mobile devices and accessible social media platforms, live streaming for consumers is easier than ever. But when it comes to integrating professional camera sources and sound, a mindset for television production is required.

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Mon 8

Ultra-Low-Latency Live Streaming with nanoStream Cloud and H5Live Player.

Monday, April 8 | 11:20 am - 11:40 am | SU11621

Interactive live streaming requires ultra-low-latency live playback on any device for true audience engagement. In this presentation Oliver Lietz will talk about the biggest challenges of new interactive use cases and how nanoStream Cloud with the unique integrated nanoStream H5Live Player helps...

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Mon 8

Minimizing Latency: Whats Next?

Monday, April 8 | 11:40 am - 12:00 pm | SU11621

Current streaming protocols such as HLS and MPEG-DASH achieve a 10-30 second latency and, even when optimised (ie Chunked CMAF), they cannot reach a latency lower than 3 seconds. Splitting the stream into segments is not enough to reduce latency and this could often be an issue for those...

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Mon 8

Best Practices for End-to-End OTT Live Stream Monitoring

Monday, April 8 | 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm | SU11621

With the rapid adoption of OTT, live streaming providers and content distributors need to consider new approaches to monitoring. Workflows are complex and have many components and are increasingly including cloud providers. This siloed structure of monitoring tools leads to a fragmented...

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Mon 8

Video Compression Essesntials for Social Media Delivery

Monday, April 8 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm | S226

"Why does my video look so good on my computer, but looks horrible after I upload it?”

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Mon 8

Explore Other Hot Topics

Cybersecurity in an IoT World

Today’s highly connected and sophisticated workflows have attracted next-gen security threats, posing the opportunity for significant damage to both content owners and productions facilities.

ATSC 3.0 Global Appeal

With deployments rolling out around the world, the advanced broadcast + broadband capabilities of ATSC 3.0 are catching the attention of broadcast equipment suppliers, broadcasters, and consumer device manufacturers. 

Blockchain in Media

Blockchain is not just about financial services anymore. Media and platform companies have the opportunity to harness blockchain to optimize value chains, facilitate ecosystem-wide efficiencies and support innovative business models. 

AI and Machine Learning

Huge leaps are being made in AI thanks to machine learning and deep learning. This is due to the massive amounts of data required for them to work, married with the amount of data being collected by the billions of sensors that are continuing to come online with the Internet of Things.


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