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2012 Readers' Choice Awards Winners

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Just announced today at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles, here are the winners of this year's Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards. We had more than 58,000 votes cast for more than 350 products, services, and companies in a total of 24 categories. You can see the finalists—the top three vote-getters—in each category in our article from last week.

Congratulations to all of our winners, and a big thanks to our sponsors: WowzaDigital RapidsLivestream, and Telestream.

Best Streaming Innovation

  • Ustream Broadcast for Friends

Best Online Video Content Company

  • Funny or Die

Best Online Video Technology Company

  • Livestream

Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service

  • Sorenson  Media Squeeze Cloud

CDN Service Provider

  • Amazon Cloudfront

Desktop Video Editing Software

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

DRM/Access Control Solution

  • Google Widevine 

Encoding Software (Desktop)

  • Sorenson Media Squeeze

Encoding Software (Enterprise Class)

  • Sorenson Media Squeeze Server

Field Encoder

  • Livestream Broadcaster

Hardware Encoder (On Demand)

  • Cisco Media Processor AS-8100

Hardware Encoder (Live)

  • Haivision Makito

Live Video Streaming Service

  • Livestream New Livestream

MSO OTT Solution

  • Digital Rapids StreamZ Live

Multi-Screen/OTT Solution for Content Publishers

  • Haivision HyperStream Live

Online Video Platform

  • Livestream New Livestream 

Portable Live Streaming Appliance

  • NewTek TriCaster 40

Reporting and Analytics Platform

  • Adobe SiteCatalyst

Search and Discovery Platform

  • Digitalsmiths Seamless Discovery

Server Hardware/Software

  • Adobe Media Server

Transparent Video Caching Solution

  • Juniper Networks

Video Advertising Management Platform

  • Adobe Auditude

Video Advertising Network

  • TubeMogul PlayTime

Webcasting/Presentation Solution

  • Telestream Wirecast

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