Streaming Media West 2008
The Business & Technology Of Online Video
September 23-25, 2008 - (Preconference Workshops: Monday, September 22)
San Jose McEnery Convention Center • San Jose, CA
Streaming Media West Exhibitors
Platinum Sponsors
Adobe Booth 501
Visit Adobe to see our latest range of web and streaming solutions including Flash authoring tools, Adobe Media Player and the Flash Media Server family. See how Flash technology delivers the most effective experiences for rich content, rights management, social networking, and digital video applications and communications across browsers, operating systems, and devices. For more information, please visit us at Booth# 501 or www.adobe.com.

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Internap Booth 507
Internap is a leading Internet solutions company that provides The Ultimate Online Experience™ by managing, delivering and distributing applications and content with unsurpassed performance and reliability. With a global platform of data centers, managed IP services, a content delivery network (CDN) and content monetization services, Internap frees its customers to innovate their business and create new revenue opportunities. No single company can match the depth and breadth of the Internap® technology portfolio and services delivery platform. With the industry’s most comprehensive end-to-end suite of products and services for Internet business, Internap gives customers access to the broadest range of advanced technology and expertise. Through the Internap Intelligent Network, customers’ valued content is delivered fast and reliably so companies can focus on maximizing revenue and profitability – not the underlying technologies.

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Microsoft Booth 407
Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Learn how Silverlight capabilities, together with Microsoft Expression Studio and Visual Studio for authoring and development, enable world-class protected media and advertising-based scenarios.



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Gold Sponsors
Abacast, Inc. Booth 406
Abacast, Inc. is a commercial quality, Hybrid Content Distribution Network (CDN), offering the most options in the industry to distribute and monetize Internet distribution of rich media including Live video and online radio, Video-on-Demand, and games and software.

ActiveVideo Networks Booth 527/529
ActiveVideo Networks™ provides programming and technology that infuse television with Web content and interactivity. ActiveVideo combines Web-based media and targeted, clickable advertisements with remote control navigation and television-quality video and responsiveness for uniform interactivity across all STBs and Web-connected televisions. More at www.avnetworks.com.

Arqiva Booth 422
Utilizing our global footprint, Arqiva’s Web Streaming products simply and effectively deliver live and on-demand content to the internet from anywhere in the world.

Customer can:

• Ingest content in a wide variety of media formats and bitrates
• Creatively enhance a customized and branded experience
• Encode in real-time
• Archive for global ‘on demand’ access

Arqiva’s streaming producers provide flexibility with full Customer service support.

From live corporate presentations to global content distribution, Arqiva’s Web Streaming services provide one-stop solutions; delivering broadcast quality to the Web for occasional and full time services.



BitTorrent is the global standard for delivering high-quality files over the Internet. With an installed base of over 170 million clients worldwide, BitTorrent's peer-assisted content delivery service is turning conventional distribution economics on its head. Businesses can benefit from the efficiencies of peer-assisted content delivery while improving the end-user experience.

CDNetworks Booth 622
CDNetworks (KOSDAQ:073710) operates one of the largest global Content Delivery Networks. With over 65 POPs globally, our network coverage extends from the Americas to Europe, throughout Asia and other major areas. Our content acceleration services include Whole Site Delivery, Digital Rich Media Streaming and File Download solutions. For more information, please visit www.cdnetworks.com

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Digital Fountain Booth 705
Digital Fountain’s DF Splash streaming video CDN is the simplest way to add stunning TV-quality streaming video to any website. DF Splash is an end-to-end solution that streamlines the most complex elements of delivering and measuring a high-quality video experience, enabling a more compelling, more entertaining online experience without large investments in time and resources. DF Splash provides viewers with an instant-on, full-screen, TV-quality experience, significantly improving the way we watch streaming video over the Internet. DF Splash eliminates the most common viewing problems associated with online video, such as slow loading, frequent buffering, poor quality, and small picture size.

EdgeCast Networks Booth 401
EdgeCast offers a superior, cost-effective global content delivery service that gives our customers competitive advantage in the delivery of digital media. Our world-class content delivery platform provides customers the cost benefits and flexibility of controlling their own content delivery network while liberating them from ISP contracts, capital investments and operational hassles. To learn more, visit www.edgecast.com.

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Hewlett Packard (HP) Booth 720/722
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $104.3 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Oct. 31, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.


Highwinds Booth 618
The Highwinds CDN offers important advantages in data center peering, real-time analytics, instant account provisioning, complete content control and massive scalability. Highwinds' high-performance RollingThunder network and StrikeTracker media manager enable you to globally deliver content, videos, live events and other media. Visit booth #618 for a demo and trial account.

Ignite Technologies, privately-held and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides the industry's most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets from rich media content for communications and training to software patches and virus updates to anyone, anywhere, at any time.



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Level 3 has one of the world’s largest IP-optimized networks that can handle the demands of growth. Whether you’re delivering video, software downloads or online games, we’ll get your digital media to your customers. By combining our industry-leading IP backbone with a powerful CDN offering, we provide the optimal path to connect your digital content to your consumers on virtually any device.

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Limelight Networks Booth 601
Limelight Networks, Inc. is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust our robust, scalable platform to monetize their digital assets by delivering a brilliant online experience to their global audience. Our architecture bypasses the busy public Internet using a dedicated optical network that interconnects thousands of servers and delivers massive files at the speed of light – directly to the access networks that consumers use every day. For more information, visit www.limelightnetworks.com.

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About IVT, Inc. IVT’s industrial-strength, interactive video communications software products transform how the enterprise shares information. Major corporations such as Oracle, Rohm & Haas, IBM, NEC Unified and AT&T rely on IVT’s patented technology to streamline the creation, delivery, management and measurement of their global video communications. IVT’s integrated and scalable product suite includes an enterprise-wide rich media content management and video portal solution, an enterprise-wide webcasting software platform and a desktop self-service webcasting application. IVT’s web service based products are the first and only such offerings available through Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or via on-site, behind-the-firewall implementation. For more information, visit www.ivtweb.com.

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Move Networks Booth 709
Move Networks’ best-in-class technology has raised the bar for streaming television online. Our clients are major television broadcasters including ABC, Fox, ESPN, the CW, and others who utilize Move Media Player to stream their premiere content. Move Networks’ scalable, end-to-end publishing solution manages costs while increasing viewership and profitability.

Polycom Booth 513
Polycom is the leader in unified collaborative communications that maximize the efficiency and productivity of people and organizations by integrating the broadest array of high definition video, wired and wireless voice, and content solutions to deliver the ultimate collaborative experience. Polycom’s standards-based conferencing and collaboration solutions are easy to deploy and manage, and intuitive to use. Supported by an open architecture, they integrate seamlessly with leading telephony, workplace wireless telephony, and presence-based networks. With market-driving technologies, best-in-class products, alliance partnerships, and world-class service, Polycom is the smart choice for organizations seeking a competitive advantage from on-demand communications and collaboration. www.polycom.com


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Qumu, Inc. Booth 523/525
Video plays an increasingly strategic role in the way enterprises communicate internally and externally. Qumu, the leader in Enterprise Video Communications (EVC), enables organizations to easily capture, manage, publish and distribute live and on-demand video content. The company provides a single web services based software solution that seamlessly manages all video applications, and leverages existing video, storage and distribution hardware and software infrastructure. Customers worldwide, including AT&T, Abbott Labs, Citigroup, Dell, eBay and others are experiencing the value of the company’s patented solutions. For more information, visit www.qumu.com.

Swarmcast Booth 725
Swarmcast’s Autobahn Platform empowers content providers to build profitable businesses around high-quality online video. The Autobahn Platform delivers full screen, high quality video that sharpens to the best experience for each viewer, without buffering or stalling. The Autobahn Platform works seamlessly with existing CDNs, with ubiquitous rich media players, including Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Flash, and with best-of-breed backend management systems. Engaging global audiences for both live and on-demand content, Swarmcast is redefining what is possible for Internet video.

Tremor Media Booth 627/629
The next generation video monetization platform for publishers has arrived. Acudeo from Tremor Media solves the complexities involved with video ad delivery and provides a solution with the same ease and ad server compatibility that publishers are used to for their banner advertising. Visit Acudeo.com and learn more.


XO Communications Booth 421/423
XO Communications -- a leading provider of national and local telecommunications services -- offers local and long distance voice, dedicated Internet access, private networking, data transport, Web hosting, and bundled voice and Internet solutions to businesses, large enterprises and telecommunications companies and serves more than 75 metropolitan markets across the United States.

Exhibiting Companies
Aberdeen LLC Booth 426/428
Aberdeen is an innovator in delivering high performance expandable storage servers with scalability beyond 1 Petabyte. All Aberdeen customizable servers, NAS appliances and DAS solutions feature an unrivaled 5-Year warranty. The XDAS-HD scalable Direct Attached Storage solution can provide 1700MB/s transfer rate, capable of streaming multiple uncompressed 4K video streams.


Adap.tv Inc. Booth 628/630
Adap.tv empowers publishers to make the most of online video advertising. Through its flagship offering, Adap.tv OneSource, the first open and universal video ad platform, publishers can access and seamlessly optimize video advertising across all networks and all formats to improve revenue and user experience. With a single point of control, publishers can smartly match their online video inventory from a collective sum of ad sources based on contextual analysis and past viewer behavior.

Automatic Sync Technologies provides an automated captioning service that allows users to submit media content via the web and get caption results for web media (Windows Media, QuickTime, Flash, YouTube, and Real), podcasts, DVDs, or broadcast media; captioning with AST is cheaper, faster, and easier than traditional captioning. www.automaticsync.com/caption

BandCon Booth 526
BandCon – Content Networking is the wholesale telecommunications provider that caters exclusively to Internet-based content owners. BandCon wholly owns and manages our own 10G backbone with foot prints in all major US markets. We also operate our own Network Operations Center, collocation facilities, as well as provide premium transit, transport, and CDN services that directly benefit our clients.

DigiMeld Inc. Booth 410
DigiMeld Inc. provides cost-effective Internet video streaming and on-demand services for media companies and enterprises. DigiMeld offers channels on its portal for Internet television and film, and enables participants to interact with each other and view contents from various providers using its universal media player compatible with many file formats.


Digital Rapids Booth 521
Digital Rapids develops market-leading hardware and software solutions for capturing, encoding, transcoding, streaming and delivering content -- with emphasis on the network-enabled platforms defining the future of digital video. Digital Rapids products empower applications including IPTV, VOD, post production, web streaming, mobile video, corporate and government communications, education, archive and more.

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Equilibrium Booth 717
Equilibrium, the world leader in media processing since 1992 when it released the first automated graphics processing software, DeBabelizer®, now leads the monetization of the next-generation Internet revolutions. The patented, high-powered MediaRich engine enables real-time personalization and delivery of music, images and video to any device anywhere. Equilibrium delivers breakthrough cross-platform technology solutions featuring interoperability and integration for the workgroup, enterprise and web-server.



EyePartner Booth 721
Eyepartner delivers rich media software tools specializing in iPTV, Video On Demand, custom players, LIVE pay-per-view solutions and full community portal development. Most recently Eyepartner has released the FREE BlinkoTV allowing broadcasters the ability to host LIVE events across the Internet. Complete details of products can be found at www.eyepartner.com.

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Flowerfire, Inc. Booth 420
Flowerfire, Inc. is the Santa Cruz, CA based developer of Sawmill, an advanced cross-platform log analytics software package. Sawmill features a web interface, persistent database, and powerful filtering and zooming features, with detailed reports and graphs. Sawmill supports MMS, Flash, QTSS, SHOUTcast, Wowza, and over 800 other log formats.

Inlet Technologies Booth 520
Inlet Technologies is the leading provider of advanced encoding solutions, enabling new media for new networks. Inlet’s solutions produce the highest quality video, faster and more efficiently than any other, allowing content creators, programmers and distributors to increase efficiency, reduce costs and deliver superior quality video over any IP network.

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Ipera Technology Booth 427
Founded in the heart of Silicon Valley, Ipera Technology developed a unique breakthrough video enhancement technology that delivers unprecedented per-pixel clarity at exceptionally low power consumption. The technology can be implemented for virtually any business or consumer application for enhancing video on Cell/Smart Phones, TVs, PCs, Webcams and Surveillance systems.

Isilon Systems Booth 524
Isilon Systems is the worldwide leader in clustered storage. Isilon's award-winning product line consists of high-performance clustered storage systems that combine Isilon's OneFS operating system software with the latest advances in industry-standard hardware to deliver modular, pay-as-you-grow storage with 100x the scalability and 20x the performance of traditional storage systems.

Kontiki, Inc. Booth 416
Kontiki’s peer-assisted technology is used to publish, protect, deliver, and track digital media content by global enterprises and broadcasters worldwide. Kontiki’s ISP-friendly protocol, fine-grained controls, edge throttling and client application flexibility provide value to all constituents in the digital content delivery value chain – content owners, network operators and consumers.

With the world's only Streamable Live 2 Pass Variable Bit Rate encoding process, Kulabyte is a leading developer of advanced video solutions for live streaming of high quality video online. All Kulabyte products incorporate our multi-core TimeSlice™ technology that significantly accelerates the encoding and compression process, increases picture quality, and reduces the required bandwidth for video transmission. Video can now be encoded and transmitted in SD and HD quality for web distribution at consumer-level broadband speeds. Our solutions consist of software and turn-key hardware products that are scalable and high performing. They are designed for video professionals to large scale enterprise networks that are distributing content live over the internet. For more information about Kulabyte visit www.kulabyte.com .

LiveU Booth 425
LiveU provides a mobile live-video uplink solution that works with any type of video camera and is a powerful enabler for the web, providing video at high quality, immediacy of service, availability and portability, all at a low price. Go live from any location with the flick of a switch.

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Mirror Image Booth 713/715
Mirror Image® Internet’s patented global network reliably streams video and audio content to users around the world, regardless of location or traffic bursts. With comprehensive capabilities and an easy-to-use Web-based management tool, the Mirror Image solution enables companies to easily publish, manage, deliver and analyze their streaming media activity. The Mirror Image streaming media network supports Windows Media,® RealMedia, QuickTime® and Flash streaming formats. Mirror Image is headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. For more information, please call 1-800-353-2923 or www.mirror-image.com.


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NCast Corporation Booth 430

Netbriefings Booth 724
Netbriefings is the leading webcast technology provider with robust video streaming solutions for secure large meetings, handling all aspects of large event production. Proclaim, its rich media video messaging tool, makes online video a meaningful part of business communications. Easily create video messages with PowerPoint slides and rich media clips.

NorCom, Inc. Booth 629
NorCom’s product range entails the unified media factory NCPower Pro, a brand new approach to content production in traditional (SDI) and new media areas such as mobile TV and IPTV, which provides a planning, production, newsroom and management system for handling all multimedia content together with powerful archiving and research functions

On2 Technologies Booth 626
On2 Technologies ensures a compelling video experience for any video application anywhere. Our technologies are used by leading companies for applications where video quality matters, from low bit rate to HD, across innovative products and services, including Web 2.0, mobile video, video devices, video conferencing, video gaming, and more.

Optibase, Inc. Booth 623/625
Optibase Inc., a leading provider of advanced IPTV solutions, will showcase EZ TV; a powerful IPTV system turning any local area network into a digital video delivery network, as well as MGW HD - top quality H.264 HD encoder that easily combines HD channels into a program offering.

Panache Booth 501
Any Video Platform... Any Ad Server... Any Ad Format... Any Ad Network Experience unparalleled flexibility and simplicity connecting ad formats, ad servers, and video technologies to ensure advertising can be placed into video anywhere, regardless of distribution.

Panther Express Booth 522
Panther Express - the premier provider of high-performance/high value global CDN services. We provide the industry’s best value through a combination of high performance, scalability, superior support, flexible terms and competitive pricing. Get started delivering your video in minutes with our instant provisioning – stay because of our superior performance.

Pi-CAST is a live and on-demand digital streaming solution, that employs a Hybrid Central Server/Peer-2-Peer network infrastructure. This hybrid allows us to retain the stability, security, and control of a centralized model, while reaping the benefits of scalability, higher quality, and lower costs of a decentralized model…better and cheaper!

Accordent provides enterprise-wide rich media communications solutions that enable world-class organizations to inform, train and engage their audiences online. More than 1500 customers worldwide rely on Accordent solutions to create, manage, distribute and measure the effectiveness of their multimedia presentation assets. Learn more about Accordent's award-winning products at www.accordent.com.

Rhozet Booth 418
Rhozet’s products provide cost-effective and rapid transcoding across a wide range of applications from small studios to the largest enterprises. Carbon Coder is a stand-alone application that handles transcoding between all major formats. Carbon Server is a management tool that manages a network of Carbon Coder engines to accelerate transcoding for high-volume applications.

RipCode, Inc. Booth 518
RipCode’s On-Demand and Real-Time Stream Transcoding solutions are designed to enable the cross-marketing of content over a variety of channels including mobile video, mobile broadcast, Internet video and IPTV – for the greatest flexibility in expanding video delivery and increasing revenue opportunities for ‘direct-to-consumer’ video services.

Skytide Booth 519
Skytide delivers advanced analytics and reporting solutions for streaming and downloadable media. Built to connect with and process high volumes of complex data sources —media log files, CDN logs, ad insertion logs, and more—Skytide generates dashboard reports that demonstrate content usage patterns that help improve monetization and operational processes.

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Todocast.TV Booth 728
Todocast ™ is the world’s first portable, affordable, live satellite-to-Web video streaming system. The Todocast™ service offering and automated satellite antenna, electronics and encoding equipment kit provides a turnkey solution for live pay-per-view events, private webcasts and breaking news video from any remote location throughout the USA, Canada, Mexico and South America. For information visit: www.todocast.tv

TVU Networks Booth 718
The live Internet TV service delivered by TVU Networks, www.tvunetworks.com, has been downloaded by over 18 million viewers in 200 countries, and is bundled in all HP Pavilion consumer laptops. At Streaming Media West, TVU is showcasing its Seamless Streaming product, with unlimited streaming at $1500/month.

TVWorldwide.com, Inc. Booth Foyer Area
As a leading global Internet TV network and streaming media company, TV Worldwide ( www.tvworldwide.com ) develops and operates a network of video channels as an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations underwritten by strategic partners "aimcastingsm" to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. TV Worldwide works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. TVWorldwide.com was also named one of the streaming video industry's “Hottest Streaming Companies” by Streaming Magazine and CEO Dave Gardy was recently honored by StreamingMedia.com as a Streaming Media All-Star.





Veotag, Inc. Booth 723
Veotag is the innovative provider of software and services that add value, intelligence, and structure to the rapidly growing world of dynamic online media content. Leading companies and organizations use the Veotag web 2.0 online publishing platform to make their content easier to watch, share, search and navigate.

Video Furnace is a leading provider of video over IP solutions. The Fortune 5000, government, higher education and other technology-intensive industries choose Video Furnace because its the only solution that provides complete control over every aspect of managing and distributing any live and recorded video without risky players or plug-ins.


VMIX Booth 719
VMIX provides video publishing platform solutions for websites looking to maximize interaction with or monetization of premium in-house produced, user-generated, and syndicated content. Through APIs, hosted templates/widgets, and a unique human review process VMIX has become the trusted partner of Tribune Company, McClatchy Company, Lee Enterprises, LIN Broadcasting, and Warner Bros/Telepictures.

VSee Booth 414
VSee is a desktop tool for spontaneous visual collaboration. VSee supports high quality application sharing, video sidebar, drag&drop file transfer, camera control, and video mail. VSee is based on a decade of human factors research on why remote collaboration is so frustrating. To experience the fast, simple, reliable vsee, visit http://vsee.com

Winnov Booth 531
Winnov is a world leader in conference room & classroom webcasting solutions, and maker of the industry's most cost effective multi-channel IPTV encoders. Universities, Fortune 500 corporations, and government agencies rely on Winnov’s products and solutions to reduce costs and increase productivity, empowering them to create and deliver impactful content.

Wowza Media Systems™ is a leading maker of high-performance, cost-effective streaming server software for service providers and enterprises in a broad range of industries. Its Wowza Media Server™ Pro is used by Macy’s, Universal Music GmbH, Interoute, Mogulus and many others to deliver live video, VOD, video recording, and chat. www.wowzamedia.com

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Keynotes

Werner Vogels
CTO
Amazon Web Services
Jordan Hoffner
Director of Content Partnerships
YouTube
Albert Cheng
Executive VP, Digital Media
ABC
Anthony Wood
Founder, CEO
Roku
Miles Beckett
Co-Founder, CEO
EQAL
Greg Goodfried
Co-Founder, President, COO
EQAL

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