Streaming Media University Free Sponsored Workshops

Our Streaming Media University series of online workshops at Streaming Media West Connect 2020 offers you the opportunity to get deep-dive training on online video and streaming technologies. Three-hours in length, you'll learn the sound theories and practiced techniques to become a top performer in the online video field. In the end, you’ll walk away with the professional know-how to enhance your career. On Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 8 we are offering free workshops presented by sponsors. Check them out below and then register!

Streaming Media University

Optimizing Content For Every Screen
Sponsored by Dolby

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (PT) / 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Join Dolby to learn how companies like Sony Pictures, HBO, and Showtime use Dolby’s Cloud Media Processing to deliver the world’s most compelling content. Learn how you can scale your media workflow — and save money — with the most efficient transcoding engine and automated QC solution available. Don’t miss this chance to see a live demo and ask questions about how you can:

  • Accelerate your media processing workflow
  • Produce optimized content for every device
  • Automate quality control so every file meets your standards
  • Save more money

David Trescot

Sr. Director for Enterprise Encoding
Dolby Laboratories

Picture of David TrescotDavid Trescot is the Sr. Director for Enterprise Encoding at Dolby Laboratories. Prior to joining Dolby, David was the CEO of Hybrik, which was acquired by Dolby in 2018. David was also previously the CEO of another transcoding company called Rhozet (makers of Carbon Coder), which was acquired by Harmonic, Inc. David holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida. When he is not working on transcoding problems, he likes to shoot large animals (with a camera) while scuba diving.

Streaming Media University

Live Production Workflows from the Trenches
Sponsored by Broadfield Distributing, Inc.

Wednesday, October 07 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (PT) /3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ET)

Broadfield Distributing has dealers all over the U.S. who are installing live production and streaming systems for schools, churches and corporations. Join us as we hear their success stories.

  • Peak Media in CO will show us how they build high-quality systems on a budget with products from Telestream, PTZOptics and more
  • Nelco Media from TX will discuss the success they have had with NewTek TriCaster systems and complementary products and solutions
  • Pizazz from TX will show off the NDI workflow solutions being used at city councils with NewTek, Panasonic & BirdDog products
  • Epiphan Video will join us to talk about the Pearl-2 at the University of Nebraska’s installation by M3 Technology
  • And, Midtown Video in FL will show us how the LiveU cellular bonded systems helped make Hispanicize! In Miami a successful event
Streaming Media University

Cloud Encoding for Optimal Efficiency
Sponsored by Bitmovin

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (PT) / 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ET)

2020 has been a remarkable year for codec advancements. With further adoption of (now) modern codecs HEVC and VP9, and the release of VVC (h266), it’s once again time to pose the questions: What other codecs are out there? Is now the time to plan for multi-codec support? Join Bitmovin for an interactive presentation on how advances in cloud encoding and adoption of next-generation codecs can help your organization achieve faster time to market and improved operational efficiencies.

Tom Kuppinen

Senior Sales Engineer

Picture of Tom KuppinenTom is a seasoned technologist with a passion for streaming video. He has a strong professional history of working with many of the top content providers and streaming platform providers in North America to help make data informed decisions on platform architecture and application optimizations focused on optimal device performance. Tom recently joined the Bitmovin team and is excited about the potential of AI driven video performance optimization.

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