Nov 17-18, 2015 | Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach

Live Webcasting

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

B101 - What Corporate Users Really Want From Their Webcasting/ Online Video Platform

Trying to engage a live audience is difficult, even more so when that audience is online and not in front of you. Most of the burden for driving this engagement falls on the presenter and the content they’re presenting, but there are many ways a platform can enhance engagement during a webcast or video broadcast. This session provides the perspective from seasoned corporate users of what they want from their webcasting and online video platforms to drive better engagement from their audiences.

Moderator: Sourabh Kothari, Senior Manager, Rich Media Marketing - Cisco
David Boyll, Director, Media Technology Solutions - Oracle Marketing Brand Creative
Louis Broome, Senior Content Producer - Microsoft Office
Dave Ross, Senior Manager, Corporate Marketing - EMC TV
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

D102 - HOW TO: Encoding Live and On-Demand Video Using HEVC

This session explores the current status of HEVC, identifying options for encoding live and on-demand video using HEVC and discussing player options in the streaming and OTT markets. Topics include the comparative quality and usability of HEVC encoders—including encoders from x265 and MainConcept—and techniques for maximizing output quality using both codecs.

Jan Ozer, Owner - Streaming Learning Center
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

DT103 - Discovery Track

Technology Trends in Live Production and Streaming
1:45 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

With the emergence of over-the-top content delivery, there has been a significant transition of live production tools in to the live streaming and on-demand content creation markets. In this session, we’ll focus on some of these emerging technologies and detail they can be used in live streaming environments. This will include video acquisition, audio recording, live switching, and recording.

Takahiro (Taka) Kagawa, product manager - Sony Electronics
The Streaming Road Warrior: Overcoming the Challenges of Portable Live Production
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Gone are the days of needing a production truck to broadcast a live show, but there are still many challenges producers face when live streaming on the road. In this session you will learn some of the tricks of the trade in addition to some new portable production solutions to make your job easier.

Martin Sinclair, CEO - vMix
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A104 - Streaming Deployment Architectures in Higher Education

In attempt to facilitate new modes of teaching, such as online and flipped classrooms, the behind-the-scenes process of building a course has quickly changed. On-demand video portals, recording studios, and web-conference sessions are working their way into many universities. This session explores the workflow universities have developed to deliver their online and flipped classes, along with the tech they use to make it possible. This session highlights what schools have found to be successful, efficient technologies and highlight lessons learned.

Moderator: Christopher Miano, Manager of Instructional Technology - Temple University
Derrick Freeman, Program Manager, Webcast Producer - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Jonathan Schwartz, Senior Director, Online Education and Digital Media, Sol Price School of Public Policy - University of Southern California
Christopher Martin, IT & Multimedia Manager - University of Pennsylvania
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

B105b - How T-Mobile’s CEO Uses Periscope to Engage With Customers


John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile, has more than 1 million Twitter followers and is redefining the wireless telco industry. His early-adopter personality keeps T-Mobile’s social media and corporate communicators on their toes, making sure they keep up with him. Legere recently has hyper-adopted Periscope and is using it to live-stream himself at all times of the day. This presentation shares a case study of enterprise usage of instant live streaming at T-Mobile and chat with Legere about his thinking for using this technology in the wireless industry.

Ali Daniali, Technical Lead - T-Mobile

DT105 - Discovery Track

Pitfalls to Avoid When Broadcasting a Live Audio Event
4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Attendees to this session will learn the potential pitfalls to avoid when broadcasting a live audio event. The session will explain the proper audio formats and audio player options to use when delivering a live audio stream locally or globally.

Mike Smith, Director of Solutions Engineering - Mirror Image
Streaming with Quality and Portability
4:25 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Best practices in achieving the highest quality video in the field and ultimate portability without compromise.

Andrew Ng, Marketing Manager - Teradek

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A202 - Bye-Bye Browser: Product Strategy for OTT and TVE in the Post-PC Era

This session discusses how TV Everywhere and OTT providers are adapting their product roadmaps to meet changing consumer behavior. The discussion focuses on how to manage PC-centric services that are in decline, mobile services that generate high traffic but low monetization, and fragmented connected TV devices where there is no clear winner. We discuss apps vs. web, single vs. multiple apps, hybrid billing models, in-app upgrades, and why competition is a good thing. 

Moderator: Joel Espelien, Senior Analyst - The Diffusion Group
Nate Thompson, CEO - Ratio
Tomas Robertsson, Commercial Director - Deltatre
Joe Pascual, CTO - dotstudio

DT202 - Discovery Track

Deploying a Live Streaming and Production Solution in 5 Minutes or Less
11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Live event webcasting/streaming & recording doesn't have to be complicated. David Kirk will demonstrate how to set up an engaging & dynamic live streaming environment using two simple cameras and a laptop paired with the Epiphan Pearl.

David Kirk, VP Marketing - Epiphan Video
Live streaming in VR
11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

What are the differences between video as a window on the world and video in a virtual reality headset?

Aksel Piran, COO - VideoStitch
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

B203 - Building an Internal Enterprise/EDU Streaming Solution

Whether you want to broadcast a company-wide meeting or new employee training, streaming it through your internal network saves on time, travel costs and resources. This session dives into architectures that are commonly used for distributing streams to all screens within an enterprise/EDU setting, plus discuss reaching remote and mobile workers. Walk away with recommendations on achieving the best-possible quality and broadest audience reach, along with best practices and lessons learned. Join us for this information-packed session on building an internal streaming solution to fit your business needs.

Moderator: Chris Knowlton, Chief Evangelist - Panopto
Eric Hards, Creative Director, Space - Lockheed Martin
Kay Guerry, Information Technology, Webcast Facilitator - Raytheon
Andy Howard, Founder & Managing Director - Howard & Associates
Jonathan Schwartz, Senior Director, Online Education and Digital Media, Sol Price School of Public Policy - University of Southern California

DT203 - Discovery Track

All About Live Streaming Cameras and PTZ Camera Control Options
1:45 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

This presentation will review connectivity options for live streaming cameras including HD-SDI, HDMI, USB 3.0, Network and CVBS. Now that we are streaming video, we will discuss camera control options including: VISCA over IP, RS-232, RS-485, ONVIF, TCP/UDP and UVC.

Matthew Davis, Lead Engineer - PTZOptics

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