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Live Streaming Summit [2-3 November 2017]
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Featured Video: Delivering an Optimal OTT Customer Experience in the Converging World of TV

 
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Netflix and Amazon are the big players in global online video right now, but the story isn't over. There's still time for new creators to develop followings.
The service provided movie-lovers with access to new releases not available through online subscription services, but it will soon close for good.
Will new immersive video streams break the internet? Juniper Research says a crisis is coming unless network operators join the standards discussion now.

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The 2017 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards Finalists The votes are in and counted, and here are the finalists—the top three vote-getters in each category. Check back for the winners in November. Tue, August 15, by Streaming Media Editorial Staff
Measure it, Improve it: For Video Publishers, QoE and QoS are Critical Today's market is too competitive for subpar experiences. If companies aren't monitoring quality of service and quality of experience, they're likely losing viewers—and profits. Wed, August 16, by Jan Ozer
AV1 and Legal Challenges: Does the Codec Have a Future? Some of the best minds in the streaming industry say AV1 will be challenged by infringement claims, but some of the best minds could be wrong. Wed, August 16, by Jan Ozer
Online Video Publishers Take a Hard Pivot at 2017 Newfronts This year's newfront presentations marked a shift in thinking by online video publishers. They're not going to create series that win against Netflix, so they'd better focus on what works. Wed, August 16, by Troy Dreier
Beyond TCP: Meet the Next Generation of Transport Protocols Lower latency while increasing reliability: That's the promise of alternate transmission protocols that expand on TCP or simply replace it as the streaming transmission champ. Tue, August 15, by Tim Siglin
HDR: The More Bits, the Better Apple's new Macs feature 10-bit HEVC decoding for HDR video viewing. To understand why that's important, it's worth a look at an old technology—film cameras. Tue, August 15, by Tim Siglin
Latency: The Final Frontier for Streaming Video Entertainment? Delays of up to two minutes can really destroy the live sports experience. Walled garden solutions aren't working, so it's up to CDNs to provide relief. Tue, August 15, by Jason Thibeault
Extending Access to Goodwood Festival of Speed using 360° Live Video The venerable racing festival draws 150,000 spectators, but many more around the world are interested, and this year Renault teamed with Groovy Gecko to bring 360° views to fans around the globe. Thu, August 10, by Jake Ward
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