Content Management & Workflows
From content ingestion to media management and delivery, the online video ecosystem is quite complex, with many moving parts. Learn how you can simply your workflow while still keeping it scalable and cost effective.
Tuesday, May 10, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
D101 - Case Study: How A Multi-Camera, Live-Streamed Talk Show Launched On Facebook
Learn the ins and outs of how a professionally produced, live stream, talk show reached 12 million viewers in it's 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 NBC's Al Roker who co-produces The Never Settle Show and Mario Armstrong the EP & Host.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
C101a - VP9/AV1 Video Compression Update
WebM VP9 has seen adoption by major media companies and has over two billion devices that support playback. This talk will give an update on some of the latest performance benchmarks and discuss some VP9 encoding best practices around high bit-depth and HDR. The talk will also include an update on development of the next-generation AV1 codec by the Alliance for Open Media.
, Head of Strategy and Partnerships - Google Chrome
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
C103 - Implementing Methods For Reducing Video Bitrates While Retaining Quality
This session will provide practical methods for reducing bitrate and retaining the full video quality. Hear how streaming service providers and multi-service operators are applying these techniques to reduce network traffic, improve quality of service, and meet today's consumer video quality expectations for 4k, and other advanced video services.
, VP, Technology & Chief Architect - Fandango
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
D104 - Feeding An Army: How To Build A Live Video Platform For 30,000+ Concurrent Channels
Learn how Twitch accommodates a user base size larger than the population of New York City each day while maintaining service quality for all users. This presentation will go over Twitch's ABR transcoding solution and how it was built as a high-density solution to bring positive feasibility analysis results in terms of cost-density, video quality, reliability, and software architecture. With close to 10 million daily active users and an average of 106 minutes watched per person per day, you’ll learn how Twitch keeps things running smoothly.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
B201 - Establishing Parity Between Online Video and Broadcast Television
We are starting to see momentum gather for online video: cable subscribers are declining and online video consumption is increasing. But the two experiences, watching TV and watching online video, aren’t the same yet. Broadcast television generally has better quality, more consistent delivery, and improved customer service. Yet the allure of anytime, anywhere access from any device is driving consumer behavior towards OTT services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and more. In this panel, we’ll talk about what it might take to get parity between the traditional television experience and streaming video.
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