This yr, the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards turns 10. Back in 2007, we had 16 classes, through which 120 nominations had been submitted. In 2016, we now have 33 classes that mirror each the Streaming Media and Streaming Media Producer editorial purviews, with a complete of 280 nominees.
More than 3,000 of our readers voiced their opinions, casting a complete of almost 34,000 votes. After discarding votes from clearly phony electronic mail addresses in addition to votes by staff casting ballots for their very own firms’ merchandise, we recognized the winners and two runners-up in every class. Many of the names are acquainted, maybe even anticipated, however you’ll discover quite a lot of surprises within the listing that follows.
We introduced the winners at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California, and we current them right here for posterity. Congratulations to all of the winners, and thanks to all of the voters who participated. A particular due to the sponsors of this yr’s awards—Ustream (an IBM firm), LiveU, and Teradek.
Winner: Conviva—Ad Insights
Nice People At Work—Youbora
Winner: Blackmagic Design—DeckLink
AJA Video Systems—Io 4K
Telestream—Lightspeed Live Capture
Cellular Bonding Solution
Winner: Teradek—VidiU Pro
Closed Captioning Solution
Winner: 3Play Media—Closed Captioning Service
Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service
Winner: Amazon Web Services—Elastic Transcoder
Elemental Technologies—Elemental Cloud
Content Delivery Network
Amazon Web Services—CloudEntrance
Verizon Digital Media Services—Edgecast Network
DRM/Access Control Service Provider
Winner: Adobe—Primetime DRM
BuyDRM—KeyOS DRM Platform
Verimatrix—VideoMark Live Profile
Education Video Platform
Winner: Kaltura—Education Video Platform
Sonic Foundry—Mediasite Video Platform
Encoding Hardware (Live)
Winner: Haivision—Makito X H.264/HEVC Encoder Series
Elemental Technologies—Elemental Live
End-to-End Workflow Solution
Winner: Ustream (an IBM Company)—Pro Broadcasting
Harmonic—VOS Cloud Media Processing Platform
Verizon Digital Media Services—uplynk Video Streaming Service
Enterprise Video Platform
Winner: Ustream (an IBM firm)—Align
JW Player—JW Platform
Kaltura—Enterprise Video Platform
Winner: Blackmagic Design—Video Assist 4K
AJA Video Systems—Ki Pro Ultra
Live Streaming Platform
Winner: Ustream (an IBM Company)—Ustream
Wowza Media Systems – Wowza Streaming Cloud
Media & Entertainment Video Platform
Winner: Ustream (an IBM firm)—Pro Broadcasting
Kaltura—Online Video Platform
Winner: Wowza Media Systems – Wowza Streaming Engine
Adobe – Adobe Media Server 5
Unified Streaming—Unified Origin
OTT Platform for MSO and MVPD
Winner: Adobe—Primetime OTT
Portable Live Streaming Appliance (Less than $7,000)
Winner: Livestream—Studio HD51
NewTek—TriCaster Mini HD-4
Portable Live Streaming Appliance (More than $7,000)
Winner: Haivision—KB Mini HEVC Encoder/Transcoder
NewTek—TriCaster Mini HD4-SDI
PTZ or Network-Controlled Camera
PTZOptics—PTZOptics G2 Line
Quality of Service (QoS)/Quality of Experience (QoE) Solution
Winner: Streamroot—Device-Assisted Delivery Optimization
Nice People At Work—Youbora
Small/Medium Business Video Platform
Winner: JW Player—JW Platform
Ustream (an IBM firm)—Pro Broadcast
Stream Stitching/Server-Side Ad Insertion Solution
Elemental Technologies—Elemental Delta
Verizon Digital Media Services—Server-Side Ad Insertion Technologies
Video Camera (Less than $5,000)
Video Camera (More than $5,000)
Winner: Blackmagic Design—URSA 4.6K
Canon—EOS C300 Mark II
Video Optimization Solution
Winner: Beamr—Video Content Adaptive Video Optimizer
EuclidIQ—Intelligent Video Compression
MediaMelon—Content Aware Streaming
Video Player Solution/SDK
Winner: JW Player—JW Player
Bitmovin—Adaptive Streaming HTML5 Player
Video Switcher/Mixer (Less than $5,000)
Winner: Blackmagic Design—ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K
Video Switcher/Mixer (More than $5,000)
Blackmagic Design—ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
vMix – vMix GO
VR/360° Camera/Camera System
Webcasting/Presentation Solution (Cloud)
Sonic Foundry—Mediasite Video Platform
Webcasting/Presentation Solution (On-Prem)
Wireless Video Transmitters
220 nominees. More than 28,000 votes. 84 finalists. Here’s who made the shortlist of the highest streaming video services and products in our annual reader ballot.
05 Nov 2019
Let the competitors start! Voting begins for the streaming video business awards that matter most—as a result of winners are chosen by the group itself.
23 Aug 2019
What’s your favourite streaming device, tech, or service? It’s time to make your nominations for the one awards within the on-line video business which are chosen by finish customers.
03 Jun 2019
The winners had been introduced at the moment at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California. Click via to see who took residence this yr’s prizes.
14 Nov 2018
We’ve prolonged the deadline to vote on your favourite services and products in the one business awards program with outcomes decided by the individuals who matter most—the top customers. Voting will now shut October 2.
25 Sep 2017
It’s time for Streaming Media readers to submit your nominations for the most effective services and products in 34 classes from analytics to cameras to QoS and webcast options.
10 Jul 2017
We’ve counted all of the votes—almost 34,000 of them—and we’re saying the finalists on this yr’s awards, forward of presenting the winners throughout Streaming Media West and the Live Streaming Summit in November.
14 Oct 2016
We introduced the winners at the moment at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach. Read on to see in case your favorites took residence the highest prize.
18 Nov 2015
The readers have spoken, and at the moment we introduced the awards at Streaming Media West. Here’s the net video business’s cream of the crop in 31 classes.
19 Nov 2014
The finish customers have spoken, and these are their go-to merchandise and corporations in 26 classes, introduced at a ceremony at Streaming Media West
20 Nov 2013
Winners had been introduced at a ceremony at the moment at Streaming Media West in Los Angeles
31 Oct 2012
Announced earlier at the moment at Streaming Media West, listed here are the winners in our annual Readers’ Choice Awards—the one awards program within the on-line video business the place the top customers vote for the merchandise, providers, and corporations that they really feel are the market leaders
10 Nov 2011
More voters, extra votes, and extra winners than ever earlier than. The readers have spoken, and listed here are the winners.
03 Nov 2010
The winners of the third-annual Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards had been introduced tonight at a reception in San Jose as a part of the Streaming Media West and Online Video Platform Summit occasions.
Wed., Nov. 18, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
18 Nov 2009
Faces acquainted and new had been among the many winners introduced Wednesday night on the Streaming Media West in San Jose, Calif.
Thurs., Sept. 25, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
25 Sep 2008
The inaugural Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards garnered almost 120 nominations and votes from greater than 3,000 readers. And the winners are . . .
Fri., Oct. 19, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
19 Oct 2007
Companies and Suppliers Mentioned