Friday, May 15, 2009

Streaming Media East 2009: Special Edition Weekly Review

As the dust settles from Streaming Media East and the Content Delivery Summit more news coverage continues with a special edition weekly review as follow up from the past few days of posts. Dan Rayburn EVP of and Conference Chairman said on his blog today to stay tuned for his upcoming posts and watch for the videos which will be available soon and presentations already available for download. Andy Plesser has posted interviews with Akamai and Boxee on Beet.TV and of course, look for more features, podcasts and analysis by Streaming Media Magazine Editor-in-Chief Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, Tim Siglin, Jan Ozer and other contributors on (Thanks Dan and Eric for the acknowledgement on your blogs.)

Recap From Streaming Media East and Content Delivery Summit On The Way | The Business Of Online Video
By Dan Rayburn - May 15, 2009
It's been a long busy week with the Content Delivery Summit and Streaming Media East shows happening over the past few days. I got to meet a ton of content owners, many from Wall Street and got to spend time with a lot of different vendors in the industry for one on one meetings. We had a record number of 3,733 registered attendees for the East show this year, our highest ever, which is a testament to the growth the online video industry is still experiencing, even with the poor economy. Thanks to everyone who helped make both shows such a success...

Record Attendance for Streaming Media East | Streaming Media Europe Blog
Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen - May 15, 2009
Just back from a terrific week in New York, meeting with readers and exhibitors. We had more attendees than ever before (well, at least since the heady pre-bubble days), with 3,733 registered for the two-day event. Larry Kless, who’s written for Streaming Media and has his own blog covering the online video industry, did my work for me (thanks, Larry), and collected links to as many of the news stories coming out about the show — check it out here.

Beet.TV: Boxee Has 500,000 Users but Progress with Major Media is Moving "Slowly"
By Andy Plesser - May 15, 2009
NEW YORK -- Boxee, a free software download which allows users to connect computers to television sets, bypassing a cable box, has 500,000 users in the U.S. I sat down with CEO Avner Ronen earlier this week at the Streaming Media East conference where he was a keynote speaker...

Streaming Media East 2009: Promoting Ease-of-Use Tools | Digital Media Buzz
By Ron Shulkin - May 15, 2009

Streaming Media East 2009 was an exciting show with more than 3,400 participants and more than 50 vendors represented on the exhibit floor. There were several recurring themes this year, all of them trending toward providing easier-to-use products for content creation, content management and content distribution...

Chicago Social Networking Examiner: Media Show report: Simpler technology means empowered user generated content - By Ron Shulkin - May 14, 2009

Adobe’s “DVRCast” Code Sample Launch Imminent
Folks in the streaming media industry are probably already aware of an Adobe product called DVRCast. Adobe has talked about it for several months, and you can find the occasional forum thread on it as well. If it’s a feature you’ve been waiting for, take heart. Adobe’s Kevin Towes announced in a Streaming Media East panel session that DVRCast will launch within the week.

Zatz Not Funny - ‎17 hours ago‎
At the Streaming Media East panel, Kevin Towes discussed an upcoming offer for a free sample piece of code (DVRCast), which will help Adobe's customers use ...

Beet.TV: Ou La La: Cannes Film Festival in HD
By Andy Plesser - May 14, 2009
NEW YORK, NY -- Akamai has returned to the Cannes Film Festival this year, powering the video distribution of film trailers and event coverage, but this time in HD quality. At the Streaming Media East conference on Tuesday, I spoke Akamai's Suzanna Johnson about plans for the two-week film festival which started yesterday...

Adobe's Strobe Gets Popular The Strobe framework gets all the ...
Softpedia - ‎May 14, 2009‎
The announcement was made at the 2009 Streaming Media East Conference. The framework, codenamed Strobe, is designed to set a new standard when it comes down ...

Move Networks Goes After the ISP Market
Contentinople - ‎10 hours ago‎
At Streaming Media East this week, Inuk founder and CEO Marcus Liassides showed off a version of the company's "virtual set-top box," an electronic ...

Streaming Media East 2009 - Mogulus Live Broadcast
Procaster live streaming demos

Vid-Biz: Video Hosting, DVRCast, FiOS TV
By Chris Albrecht - May 14, 2009
Report: Adobe’s DVRCast Launching Within a Week; product makes live video events instantly available on-demand, so you don’t have to miss anything shown. (Zatz Not Funny!) UPDATE: An Adobe rep wrote in to clarify this story. From their email: “At the Streaming Media East panel, Kevin Towes discussed an upcoming offer for a free sample piece of code (DVRCast), which will help Adobe’s customers use the DVR functionality feature available in FMS 3.5. That code will be available later in the month at”

datmedia Launches Monthly Billing for Datpresenter V2 Internet TV Service -

On2 Technologies to Exhibit at Streaming Media East 2009 -

Mirror Image Internet Taps Wowza Media Systems -

Updated 5/16/09