Connected Media | IP

The ultimate multiscreen viewing experience.

Connected Media|IP is the solutions destination at NAB Show that explores the underlying technologies enabling audiences to receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere. Situated in South Hall Upper - keeping it at the heart of the Distribution/Delivery/Online Video technology areas – Connected Media|IP continues to be perfectly placed to demonstrate and discuss IP-focused technology including IPTV, OTT, mobile, social and cloud with a focused and engaged audience.

Connected Media|IP features two theaters – the Presentation Theater and Debate Theater. Topics up for discussion this year include:

  • Winning hearts and minds to compete in the TV battleground
  • Planes, trains and automobiles – delivering media services within transport environments
  • From the camera to the consumer – best practice advice for securing content in an OTT world
  • How do we monetise the connected subscriber
  • CDNs, cloud-playout and edge caching innovations to improve content distribution strategies
  • Is Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning ready for its TV debut
  • How can big data and analytics improve the TV experience
  • How can innovation help build brilliant TV experiences... on a budget
  • TV innovation and future trends: a 2020 vision

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Debate Theater

The Debate Theater is host to nine moderated panel debates within Connected Media|IP, the Cisco Daily Keynote each morning at 11:00 a.m., and a number of presentations looking at ground-breaking technologies impacting the connected media sector.

Debate Theater Session Schedule

Presentation Theater

The Presentation Theater is host to technical presentations within Connected Media|IP, looking at state-of-the-art technologies and services designed to make the business of connected media efficient, practical, and profitable. The Presentation Theater is professionally filmed by Stream My Event, with edited footage available afterwards for sharing online.

Presentation Theater Session Schedule

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Open to all registered Attendees.

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Session Highlights

Cisco Keynote: Adopting IP/IT in the Media Supply Chain.

Monday, April 8 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

IP in media is ever-evolving with new ways to capture, edit, source content, and certainly collaborate with others within the media supply chain. The process by which companies are leveraging IP to do this work is where cool innovation is happening with some of the leading media companies in the...

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Mon 8

True QoE Delivered on Digital Services

Monday, April 8 | 11:00 am - 11:20 am | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

In the same way that a consumer report tests a product and publishes an analysis of its overall quality, Witbe QoE Snapshots tests digital services to share information with the market on the true quality of experience delivered on different devices and networks internationally. The goal is to...

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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: CM|IP Presentation Theater

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

The Next Generation Streaming Protocol - Delivering Ultra-Low Latency at Scale with Reduced Bandwidth.

Monday, April 8 | 11:40 am - 12:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Since the World Cup last year there has been a lot of talk about reducing latency. Proposed solutions such as CMAF-CTE or LHLS can indeed help getting from 20 to 4s but have some significant drawbacks. Leveraging the THEO High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP), sub second latency at scale...

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Mon 8

Game changing IP video: Affordable cloud DVR and Ultra Low Latency.

Monday, April 8 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Although live viewing has decreased markedly, it is still extremely important for live sports content. The most critical quality factor for live content is low latency. Vecima is utilising unique, market-leading technology, known as TruLive, to enable maximum quality delivery of the next generation...

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Mon 8

Panel Debate 1: Winning Hearts and Minds to Compete in the TV Battleground

Monday, April 8 | 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

With the rise in demand for VoD and the Internet breaking down distribution boundaries, there has never been more content available across both pay and free-to-air TV. With new cultural trends such as binge viewing sitting alongside more diverse forms of interactive entertainment, TV operators are...

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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: CM|IP Presentation Theater

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

ATSC 3.0 and Friends: Update from the Global Hybrid TV Frontlines.

Monday, April 8 | 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Hybrid TV, the seamless merger of broadcast and IP signals, continues its march to widespread adoption. Whether ATSC 3.0 in the US and South Korea, HbbTV in Europe or regional variants like Hybridcast and Ginga, the use cases and benefits are clear. This presentation gives an update on hybrid TV...

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Mon 8

Cloud-Based Playout - the Future of Broadcast By Evrideo

Monday, April 8 | 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

This presentation will look at: how TV is produced today; business drivers for the Cloud; the market – now and what next; key trends; constraints of traditional playout; cloud-based playout vs on-premise playout pros and cons; various cloud-based playout architectures; and transition to the cloud...

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Mon 8

Driving Innovation in a Shifting Media Landscape.

Monday, April 8 | 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Virtually every aspect of the media industry value chain (other than the story telling) is changing. Software is displacing hardware, renting is replacing buying, AI systems are augmenting people, business to consumer is supplanting business to business distribution. But change itself is not new...

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Mon 8

Panel Debate 2: Planes, Trains and Automobiles- Delivering Media Services Within Transport Enviornments.

Monday, April 8 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Since the first in-seat entertainment systems appeared on airlines in the 1980s, these systems have spread to other modes of transport including cars, trains and coaches and today offer a multi-billion dollar opportunity for operators. However, what are the challenges of deploying live and on-...

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Mon 8

A New Generation of Content Delivery: How WebRTC-based Peer-to-Peer Technologies can Guarantee Quality in the Zettabyte Era.

Monday, April 8 | 2:20 pm - 2:40 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

By 2021, global Internet traffic is expected to triple to reach 3.3 zettabytes a year. With viewer numbers skyrocketing and 4K streaming becoming increasingly standard, yesterday’s CDN infrastructures are simply not sufficient to power the next generation of video. WebRTC-based peer-to-peer...

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Mon 8

Improving the economics of OTT video

Monday, April 8 | 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

To achieve commercial success in the highly competitive OTT landscape, operators must be able to deliver a high-quality video experience to their subscribers in the most cost-effective way. The adaptive bit rate (ABR) workflows currently used by OTT operators can be enhanced to improve the video...

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Mon 8

Next Generation Automatic Closed Captioning

Monday, April 8 | 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

VoiceInteraction is a global software company with proprietary technology that provides speech recognition-based solutions for the broadcast industry. Based on machine learning, knowledge discovery/extraction and deep neural network techniques, the company’s automatic closed captioning solution has...

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Mon 8

CASTUS Connects Broadcast

Monday, April 8 | 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

This presentation will demonstrate how CASTUS connects broadcast by providing video playout, streaming/OTT and live closed captioning solutions to broadcasters in public, education, government, cable, newsrooms, and more. The easy to use web interface provides cutting edge features like video...

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Mon 8

Considerations for Delivering Low Latency Live Stream Experiences.

Monday, April 8 | 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Offering immersive and interactive live experiences such as live sports, betting, social casting, and second-screen experiences requires close-to-the-live-edge playback. Other considerations for broadcasters and streaming service providers include managed low latency, ensuring that each user is...

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Mon 8

Failure is not an option: Winning Strategies for Executing Large Scale Live Streams.

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 3:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

The immediate, dynamic and sometimes unpredictable nature of live streams is more compelling for audiences than on-demand content. While your content can be unpredictable your stream should not. In this presentation, James Broberg will take you through StreamShark’s platform and operator friendly...

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Mon 8

Protecting Premium Content: Combining the Latest Anti-Piracy Technology with Tight Subscriber Management.

Monday, April 8 | 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

This presentation will explain how pay TV platforms achieve the highest levels of content and revenue protection by combining the latest anti-piracy technologies with tightly controlled subscriber management processes. Critical security technologies include watermarking, broadband analytics,...

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Mon 8

The $100 Billion Opportunity: Sports Betting and Real-Time Streaming.

Monday, April 8 | 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

With sports betting now legal in the US, analysts project betting revenues exceeding $100 billion by 2022. Real-time video streaming will play a fundamental role in maximising betting opportunities. Today's conventional streaming often delays video by 30-90 seconds behind the live event, preventing...

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Mon 8

Hybrid TV: Next Gen TV User Experience Converges OTT and Broadcast TV.

Monday, April 8 | 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

With the disruption in linear broadcast and pay TV, OTT services are rising dramatically. However, there is a convergence of broadcast TV and OTT, called Hybrid TV, that is now seeing audiences engage and interact with televisions in a way never seen before. With examples of success from Hybrid TV...

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Mon 8

Panel Debate 3: From the Camera to the Computer- Best Practice Advice for Securing Content in an OTT World

Monday, April 8 | 4:00 pm - 4:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

This year, global IP traffic is expected to pass a zettabyte per month with IP-based video making up at least 70% of this total. Whilst the delivery of video moves increasingly to the Internet, content piracy is still a major problem with a detrimental impact on artists, studios and, ultimately,...

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Mon 8

Using Smartphones to Make Smart Television.

Monday, April 8 | 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Video smartphone production is changing production economics, making it possible to leverage the world’s billions of smartphones to expand reach and lower costs of live remotes. Fox Sports SW enhances high school football recaps using VCC to conduct interviews with coaches/players from across Texas...

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Mon 8

Evolving Linear TV in an OTT World.

Monday, April 8 | 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

The DVB Project is delivering new specifications to enable a standards-based approach to OTT, whether in the context of hybrid broadcast platforms or as a standalone proposition.

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Mon 8

Fun Fact: You Can Find New Revenues with Security. Really, You Can!

Tuesday, April 9 | 10:00 am - 10:20 am | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Did you know that by 2021, credentials sharing will cost the US pay-TV industry nearly $10 billion, according to Parks Associates? That might be the challenge, but the answer is security. And having the right security solution will help operators drive new, incremental revenues. This session will...

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Tue 9

Women in Broadcast Panel: Equality and Diversity - All Talk, No Action?

Tuesday, April 9 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Gender equality, equal pay, ethnic diversity, and inclusion are hot topics in the media right now. But is it all just PR hype? Do companies really value the impact of diversity or is it a cynical concession to appease the voice of the equality debate and tick the right boxes? A report by Deloitte...

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Tue 9

Enhancing Media Workflows with Private, On-Demand, Flexible IP Delivery Utilizing Automated Networks.

Tuesday, April 9 | 10:20 am - 10:40 am | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

This presentation will discuss a case study of PCCW Global’s Console Connect platform being utilized by event organizers during live production. Console Connect is a software defined interconnection platform that allows media producers to have on-demand, flexible, private interconnections to the...

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Tue 9

Making Live Streaming More "Live".

Tuesday, April 9 | 10:40 am - 11:00 am | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

Latency is a major challenge for the online video industry. To tackle it, many video providers have taken steps to optimise their live streaming workflows by rolling out new streaming standards like the Common Media Application Format (CMAF) and making changes to encoding, content delivery network...

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Tue 9

Cisco Keynote: Straight Talk About the IP Transition in Media: Current State, Future State, and Handy Pro Tips.

Tuesday, April 9 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

The IP transition has already unfolded in adjacent sectors - music and cable/broadband are two examples. Media and entertainment is the next logical step. It’s happening, and like everything else in the IP landscape, it’s happening fast. In a technological sense, it’s happening because IP is a more...

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Tue 9

Open Source in Media Workflow.

Tuesday, April 9 | 11:00 am - 11:20 am | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

In its 20 years of existence, open source has produced many ground-breaking applications and is now at the core of much of the technology we use today. During this presentation, Karthik Sivaram will share his deep knowledge and expertise around the current and future state of open source...

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Tue 9

How to Erase the Latency Gap Between Broadcast and Live HTTP Video Streams.

Tuesday, April 9 | 11:40 am - 12:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

While video streaming is growing in popularity, especially for live sports events, latency remains a real issue. This presentation will examine how operators can decrease the latency for multiscreen video streaming down to only two seconds compared with the norm today of 30 seconds in order to...

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Tue 9

Maintaining EAS in an OTT World.

Tuesday, April 9 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

How do you keep EAS relevant today when a substantial portion of the public is tuning in to non-traditional forms of media? Adam will discuss how EAS is evolving to keep all content consumers informed, exciting changes on the horizon, and how hardware in the field today will continue to keep you in...

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Tue 9

Panel Debate 4: How Do We Monetise the Connected Subscriber?

Tuesday, April 9 | 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

With MSOs typically spending up to a whole year of APRU to win new customers and SVOD providers engaged in costly advertising campaigns, the importance of customer monetisation is the difference between success and failure for a whole swathe of the TV industry. In this CM|IP Panel we bring together...

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Tue 9

International video Transport for Live Sports: Where We Are and Where We Are Going?

Tuesday, April 9 | 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

As consumers around the world are watching more live sports on second screens such as mobile or tablet devices, and increasingly at home on UHD/4K big screen televisions, there is remarkable pressure on the video production and distribution ecosystem. What this means for companies like Aldea is a...

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Tue 9

CMAF: How to Reduce Live Latency and Use a Single Stream to Address Multiple Devices.

Tuesday, April 9 | 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

CMAF is defining a standardized protocol to offer two major OTT-specific improvements. On one hand, a single stream can be used to deliver encrypted content to all connected devices, while on the other, live latency between IPTV and OTT devices can be dramatically reduced from a typical 40+ seconds...

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Tue 9

Real AI Use Cases in Media Companies- From Business to Technology

Tuesday, April 9 | 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Artificial intelligence is being applied across all industries including media and entertainment. It’s a technology that learns to work by itself so it is perfect for the automation of processes and operations, allowing professionals to concentrate on supervising the decision-making. But it also...

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Tue 9

Panel Debate 5: CDNs, Cloud-Playout and Edge Caching Innovations to Improve Content Distribution Strategies.

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Audiences across the globe are developing voracious appetites for content, especially video-on-demand which, unlike traditional broadcast TV, requires substantial IP bandwidth and a more complex distribution infrastructure. As traditional pay-TV operators start to compete on both price and content...

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Tue 9

Why Targeted Video User Experiences Are the Key to Unlocking OTT Growth.

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

In this presentation, Massive will share insights into the opportunities faced by operators worldwide who are looking to maximize OTT growth, including: unlocking the power of UX - how the front-end can be used to open new revenue opportunities in a crowded marketplace; joining the data dots - the...

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Tue 9

Niche Finds its Niche: The D2C Direct-to-Consumer Revolution.

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:20 pm - 2:40 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

With more than a thousand OTT services delivering video content to users around the world, many audiences are beginning to find things confusing - and this is leading to the rise of more tailored content based on niche interests. This coincides with the rise of direct-to-consumer (D2C) streaming...

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Tue 9

Quality of Experience Drives Customer Adoption.

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | SU11621: CM|IP Presentation Theater

The most successful companies in OTT and IPTV also deliver the best user experiences - it's not a coincidence. Excellence in video delivery is key, and VisualOn has worked with the top global companies to enable the best media platforms. Delivering advanced technologies like low latency has little...

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Tue 9

Ways to Monetize Your Content

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

The rise of OTT platforms from telcos, broadcasters and studios proves OTT is here to stay and the battle for your money is heating up. AVOD, SVOD, nPVR, UGC - monetisation is key and the drive to monetise content requires technology vendors to keep up and keep innovating. How do companies monetise...

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Tue 9

A Classic Economic Theory That Can End the Digital Media Crisis.

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

The digial media business is in the thick of a perfect storm, marked by dramatic restructuring, mass layoffs, fragmented audiences, and technological disruption that continues to send shockwaves across every corner of the industry. Chris Pavlovski from Rumble will speak on what’s causing this mess...

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Tue 9

The Future of Content Delivery: Personalisation, User Engagement and Monetisation.

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm | SU11621

Low latency streaming has enabled new web production tools that provide huge monetisation possibilities. The same graphic overlays that you see on television are now available on web enabled devices but unlike broadcast, these elements can be interactive and personalised. HTML platforms like...

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Tue 9

OTT TV Beyond Broadcast: Unbundling, Dynamic Channels and the Death of Prime Time.

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:20 pm - 3:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

It is now more than two decades since digital web technology, IP and HTTP, started to be used for TV distribution. Lately, digitalisation and adoption of web technologies have also started to change playout and production. What can we expect when the TV pipeline is all digital and how can 20 years...

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Tue 9

OTT Market: Is There Room for You?

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Join Joe Pascual to learn about successfully launching net-new properties on OTT. He will discuss the global market and see where there is still an opportunity to carve out a loyal audience. During this session, he will explore what monetisation models make the most sense for you, discuss direct-to...

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Tue 9

Solutions for Content Distribution and Distributed Storage.

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm | SU11621

Anexia operates a growing world-wide cloud (WWC) covering over 100 locations around the globe providing IP connectivity, storage, computing, and co-location resources catering to organisations that benefit from a multi-national and localised presence. This presentation will review some distributed...

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Tue 9

Enabling Multi-Cloud Strategies Through Cloud Management Platforms.

Tuesday, April 9 | 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm | SU11621

The cloud boasts tremendous opportunities - for single services or project deployments it signifies no less than a decisive turn toward a new technology paradigm. Yet, it poses a vastly underestimated challenge - effective management of largescale enterprise deployments requires multi-cloud...

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Tue 9

Panel Debate 6: Is Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Ready for its TV Debut?

Tuesday, April 9 | 4:00 pm - 4:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Artificial intelligence is probably the hottest topic within technology and the wider society. Linked with everything from energy efficiency, fighting crime and autonomous cars, AI and its sibling Machine Learning are buzzwords across multiple industries. However, what do AI and ML mean today for...

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Tue 9

Maximising your Profitability with the Most Complete Hybrid TV Back-End Solution.

Tuesday, April 9 | 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm | SU11621

The way we watch TV is more and more hybrid, personalised and interactive. To meet evolving consumption habits, and at the same time to cope with legacy systems integration, the service providers need to rely on flexible solutions based on proven and deployed products from best players in their...

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Tue 9

The Evolution of OTT: Interactive OTT and 5G

Tuesday, April 9 | 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm | SU11621

This presentation will discuss a new era for OTT, looking at the growth of interactive OTT platforms and the impact 5G will have on the OTT eco-system. Pushing new untested content to viewers can be a challenge for many broadcasters. George will explore how broadcasters can use interactive OTT...

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Tue 9

Frictionless Trading: Connecting Advertisers and Publishers with Transparency and Integrity.

Wednesday, April 10 | 10:00 am - 10:20 am | SU11621

As media organisations continue to ride the wave of technology and consumer demand to fragmented content distribution, it’s becoming clear that programmatic trading alone can’t support true cross-platform advertising. Limited to digital distribution platforms, and plagued with fraud, brand safety...

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Wed 10

Building an Open Architecture on Hybrid Satellite/Terrestrial Networks.

Wednesday, April 10 | 10:20 am - 10:40 am | SU11621

KenCast will present/demonstrate its Fazzt Content Delivery Networking platform with highly-reliable, secure delivery on High Throughput (HTP) hybrid networks. This includes HTP delivery of files and live video on LEO, MEO, GEO satellites, coaxial and fibre networks, and next-generation LTE. For...

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Wed 10

Metadata is Hard Work and We Know It: Automating Flawless Entertainment for a One-to-One Connection Between Your Brand and Your Audience.

Wednesday, April 10 | 10:40 am - 11:00 am | SU11621

Personalization of the user experience in the video entertainment industry is now a strategic imperative. In this context, rich metadata plays a fundamental role: if the data delivered does not satisfy the user then the benefits of a personalized experience are lost. Knowledge Factory is...

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Wed 10

Achieving Broadcast Scale Through OTT with Cloud Native Technologies.

Wednesday, April 10 | 11:00 am - 11:20 am | SU11621

With OTT services increasingly serving large scale audiences, this presentation will show how the use of native cloud services for true multi-tenancy are enabling the OTT services of the future with the economies of scale.

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Wed 10

Cisco Keynote: So It’s Time to go IP: A Primer on Media Data Centers and How They Make Your Life Better.

Wednesday, April 10 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Look at your phone. All of those things are in it, plus a travel agent, television, mirror, document scanner, cookbook, pager, and whatever other handy apps you carry with you, every day, that used to be standalone things. The same thing is happening in broadcast video facilities, to single out one...

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Wed 10

Content Security for Creators and Distributors Leveraging Public Clouds.

Wednesday, April 10 | 11:40 am - 12:00 pm | SU11621

As the media and entertainment industry transforms, content security is a major concern, with threats like piracy continuing to impact all content and digital media (CDM) companies. To help overcome these content security concerns, CDM companies are leveraging multiple clouds to construct, deliver...

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Wed 10

Dynamic Multi-Carrier Routing- A Reliable Solution for Moving Full-Time Channel Distribution from Satellite to IP.

Wednesday, April 10 | 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm | SU11621

Technology development and changes in consumer behaviour have led to increased content customisation, putting pressure on traditional ‘one to many’ programme delivery via satellite. This presentation will examine the content delivery problem and describe a public-Internet solution based on the...

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Wed 10

Panel Debate 7: How Can Big Data and Analytics Improve the TV Experience?

Wednesday, April 10 | 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

TV has progressed from general broadcast to a subscriber focused experience with the growth of on-demand content. The first iteration of subscriber centric content, however, is still failing to meet its potential through lack of insight into subscribers, and a lack of systems able to capitalise on...

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Wed 10

Redefining the Sports Video Experience: Innovating Through AR, VR, Voice Control and Machine Learning.

Wednesday, April 10 | 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm | SU11621

Sports is one of the most popular types of entertainment. With a strong following and massive competition for the broadcast of sporting events, rights holders are looking for ways to make their coverage generate as much consumer worth as possible, which in turn maximizes revenue. Innovation and...

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Wed 10

How to Set-Up Your Live Streams for Minimal Latency.

Wednesday, April 10 | 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm | SU11621

Do you want to reduce your latency to the sub-second mark? It can be hard to track down the reason your latency is high, and even harder to reduce it once you do know what the problem is.
In this talk, MistServer's Erik Zandvliet will cover all the causes of latency in live streams and discuss how...

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Wed 10

Secure Content Delivery-Everywhere

Wednesday, April 10 | 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

This presentation will tackle the subject of secure streaming on traditional cloud-based platforms for video on demand and live streaming. It will also cover offline deployment of secure streaming servers for the delivery of content in the transportation industry, such as aircraft and autonomous...

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Wed 10

Panel Debate 8: How Can Innovation Help Build Brilliant TV Experiences... on a Budget?

Wednesday, April 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Although international SVoD services may grab all the headlines, there is a quiet underground revolution taking place where IP technology is allowing non-traditional broadcasters to launch professional TV services. From sports leagues such as MLB and WWE to community groups, churches and colleges,...

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Wed 10

The Path Forward for Digital Video Dollars

Wednesday, April 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm | SU11621

Believe it or not, digital video monetisation is still in the early stages. Errors, buffering and unnecessary middlemen have kept broadcasters and media companies from fully recognising the full amount of revenue they can create. Join Brian Rifkin as he discusses how investment in video tech can...

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Wed 10

The Future of Digital Video and Broadcasting

Wednesday, April 10 | 2:20 pm - 2:40 pm | SU11621

This presentation will take a look at the latest innovations set to change the broadcasting landscape in 2019. It will examine all the new innovations coming in delivery, video compression, multi-cloud offerings, edge computing, and blockchain.

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Wed 10

Affordable and Secure - An End to End OTT Solution.

Wednesday, April 10 | 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | SU11621

In many countries watching of TV content is shifting to OTT from broadcast. During this shift, securing the content is as important on OTT as it is on broadcast. Today, most deployments are using Widevine and Fairplay for protection of the OTT content. Often its heard that such platforms are secure...

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Wed 10

How to Beat the Quality of Netflix and Youtube (or at Least Give Them a Fight).

Wednesday, April 10 | 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | SU1024: CM|IP Debate Theater

Users are accustomed to amazing quality and expect it from every OTT service. Competition is intense and viewers cancel their subscriptions when quality is sub-par. The most proactive companies no longer rely on a single CDN. Instead, they’re adopting a much more data-driven optimization process...

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Wed 10

From Silicon Valley to Hollywood: tech giants’ pay TV strategies and what it means for operators.

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm | SU11621

The operator’s pay TV territory is under threat again. But this time it’s Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple who are looking to make their mark in the video entertainment world. And if that wasn’t enough, operators are already fighting to satisfy ever-changing user habits. If only there was a...

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Wed 10

How Comcast, CBSi and YouTube Acquire Loyal Customers

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm | SU10114

Retention is the Achilles heel of the subscription economy and churn is rampant. Consumers have been conditioned to discount hop unless brands can lock in their loyalties early. Learn how YouTube, CBSi, Comcast, and other streaming media companies are meeting this challenge head on to successfully...

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Wed 10

Enhancing Performance, Quality and Bitrate Efficiency with Current AVC Workflows.

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:20 pm - 3:40 pm | SU10114

Although the next generation codec debate is getting a lot of industry attention, AVC is expected to continue to dominate the streaming market for the next five years. But despite being a mature and proven technology, there are significant improvements and innovations around AVC that enable further...

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Wed 10

5 Steps to App Success in the Emerging Connection Economy.

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm | SU10114

The velocity of technological change and audience expectations aren’t slowing down anytime soon. Join Applicaster’s CPO for a strategic session on building a future-proofed app strategy to connect with your most valuable audiences while maximising your current and future tech investments. Devra...

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Wed 10

The End of the Set Top Box Era?

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm | SU11621

With Smart Tvs, casting devices and other 'bring your own' smart devices now readily available in the home, surely we can now finally saw goodbye to the set top box. Or is there more to consider...?

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Wed 10

BR vs VBR? Solving Live Stream Challenges from Encoder to Distribution Channels.

Wednesday, April 10 | 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm | SU11621

In the current landscape of live streaming solutions, customers are faced with challenges of marrying increasingly sophisticated hardware configurations with different distribution channels and live stream requirements. Customers need robust hardware-based encoding to support complex and...

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Wed 10

Panel Debate 9: TV Innovation and Future Trends: a 2020 Vision.

Wednesday, April 10 | 4:00 pm - 4:40 pm | SU10114

Media and entertainment as a broad category is experiencing a renaissance of innovation fuelled, in part, by the Internet and an opening up of markets. This CM|IP Panel looks at innovation in all its forms across the broadcast and pay-TV industry including inspiring business models, technologies,...

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Wed 10

Viewer-Assisted Streaming, Present and Future - an R&D Perspective.

Wednesday, April 10 | 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm | SU11621

This presentation will look at how viewer-assisted streaming improves the video streaming quality of experience and reduce its costs. The presentation will give an R...

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Wed 10

Live TV in Global OTT Platforms.

Wednesday, April 10 | 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm | SU11621

Are you considering expanding your OTT services to a global market? Or looking to enrich your offering with live content coming from a variety of different sources? If yes, then this presentation will explore the system requirements and the complexities involved in adding these functionalities to...

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Wed 10

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