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Advancing Remote Production with SRT and Cloud Routing

Live X's Anna Cowdery and Live Sports LLC's Jef Kethley discuss their go-to tools and tech for remote production in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

How Roku Serves Niche OTT Services

Roku Channel Senior Manager Nicole Fencel dicusses Roku's strategies for heightening the discovery of niche OTT platforms in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

The BritBox Model for OTT Platform Growth

BritBox EVP Emily Powers discusses how BritBox has targeted and grown the audience for their OTT platform's deep catalog of Anglophilic content in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

How to Grow an OTT Audience Through Niche Sports

ViewLift CEO Rick Allen discusses hot to leverage the synergies between OTT's core strengths and the deep appeal of niche and international sports in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Ongoing Challenges of Remote Production

It's been the eighteen months since most streaming pros began pivoting to remote production, and the challenges producers face have evolved along with changes in working conditions, workflows, and client expectations. In this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021, remote production experts discuss the current state of the art.

Ad-Supported Platforms in the Current OTT Landscape

Panelists from WarnerMedia, Roku, Brightcove, DistroTV, and Hub Entertainment Research discuss the reasons ad-supported OTT models are surging in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2021.

How to Manage Streaming Latency Expectations

ViacomCBS Senior Software Engineer Krystal Mejia discusses the challenges of managing the expectations of clients with a limited understanding of the factors that impact streaming latency in large-scale streams like the Super Bowl while also providing dynamic ad insertion and DRM in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Live Cloud Production: Key Benefits and Challenges

LiveSports LLC's Jef Kethley outlines the key advantages of migrating to cloud production for live event streaming in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

First Steps of Data Center-to-Cloud Migration

Crunchyroll Principal Engineer recounts Crunchyroll's migration from data center to cloud and what the benefits were in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Browsers vs. Apps for Low-Latency Streaming in 2021

VideoRx CTO Robert Reinhardt discusses clients' current preferences for browser- and app-based streaming in low-latency applications in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

The CTV Opportunity: FAST and AVOD in 2021

Hub Entertainment Research's Jon Giegengack discusses recent survey findings on ad-supported connected TV in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Best Practices for Cloud Migration

Encoding.com President Jeff Malkin discusses his recommendations for effective cloud migration in this clip from Streaming Media Connect 2021.

Will a Hybrid Theater Model Thrive in the New Normal?

Strategist Chris Pfaff and BroadwayHD Founder Bonnie Comley discuss the emergence of hybrid ticketing and presentation/delivery models for Broadway and beyond since the pandemic started, and the various shapes they will take in the months and years to come, in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media Connect

Comms Best Practices for Remote Live Production

Live X's Anna Cowdery, Live Sports' Jef Kethley, Focal Point's Marty Jenoff, and Maven's Ben Ratner discuss what works and what doesn't when it comes to comms and talkback and remote live production in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media Connect.

Are the Markets for OTT Content Platforms and Devices Converging?

Kaltura's Ronit Schwartz and analyst Allan McLennan discuss the convergence of OTT devices and hardware in services like Sinclair STIRR and the increasing trend toward consumers "piecemealing" their channel lineups in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2021.

Has FAST Reached Critical Mass?

With Tubi projecting $1 billion in revenue in 2021, smart TVs taking center stage, and the number and reach of FAST (Free Ad-Supported TV) channels growing rapidly, FAST's potential for engaging and drawing viewers at broadcast-like levels seems more likely than ever, predicts Xumo's Anthony Layser.

What's Your Easy Remote Production Tool of Choice?

The gloves come off as ace remote producers Corey Behnke and Jef Kethley debate the best way to get multi-caller remote productions rolling--the power and flexibility of Sienna Unite, or the easy familiarity and it-just-works of Zoom? One thing undisputed: Remote production is here to stay.

How Netflix Is Deploying AV1 with CMAF

Netflix Senior Software Engineer Cyril Concolato walks viewers through Netflix' workflow for AVI deployment6 using CMAF in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2021.

Transcoding Forecast, 2020-2030: Key Findings

Rethink Technology Research's Alex Davies reveals key data on transcoding demand over the next decade, broken down by codec, and demonstrating that the majority of demand is coming from OTT and VOD.

Has the Pandemic Accelerated AVOD's Growth?

Tech Media consultant Chris Pfaff and Amagi's Srinavasan KA discuss the "perfect storm" of changes over the last year than have contributed to explosive growth in the AVOD and FAST segments of the OTT market in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2021.