Tuesday Webinar – Challenges Associated With Defending Cyber Threats

Tuesday at 1pm ET, I’ll be moderating a StreamingMedia.com webinar on the topic of Cybersecurity. This free webinar will discuss the threat landscape, rising costs, and other challenges associated with defending cyber threats. Recent security hackings and DDoS attacks have greatly impacted business operations in the Media and Entertainment world and technology alone is not the answer. Hear how strong cybersecurity measures, in many ways, has as much to do with process and actionable threat intelligence as it does with technology. Join speakers from Level 3 and Intel Security and bring your questions for te Q&A portion of the event.

Streaming Vendor News Recap For The Week Of April 20th

Get Hands-On With Sling TV, HBO Now, PlayStation Vue – May 12/13 in NYC

pavilionAt the Streaming Media East show next month, attendees can come test out every OTT video platform in the market, across 8 smart TVs and 25 streaming media boxes and tablets, all for free at our Streaming Devices Pavilion. See new services in action from Sling TV, HBO Now, PlayStation Vue and test out 4K streaming from Amazon and Netflix on the latest TVs from Sony and Vizio.

Devices and content services on display will include:

  • Amazon Fire TV/Stick
  • Amazon Fire HDX
  • Apple TV
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Google Chromecast
  • Google Nexus Player
  • Google Nexus 9
  • LG Smart TV
  • Microsoft Xbox One/360
  • Microsoft Surface Pro
  • Nintendo Wii U
  • Roku 3/Stick
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab
  • Samsung Smart TV (4K)
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Slingbox 500/M1
  • Sony PlayStation 4/3
  • Sony Smart TV (4K)
  • TCL Smart TV (Roku TV)
  • TiVo Roamio/Mini
  • Vizio Smart TV (4K)
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Apple iTunes
  • CBS All Access
  • Epix
  • Google Play/YouTube
  • HBO Go/Now
  • Hulu Plus
  • MLB.TV
  • MLS Live
  • NBA League Pass
  • Netflix
  • NFL Now
  • NHL GameCenter Live
  • Plex
  • Showtime Anytime
  • Sling TV
  • Sony PlayStation Vue
  • Vudu
  • WatchESPN
  • WWE Network
  • Xbox Video

If you’ve ever wanted to compare OTT services and devices, side by side, in a real-world setting, the Streaming Media East show is the place to do it. Attendees who visit the pavilion, which is sponsored by Plex, will also receive an updated chart that gives the specs of each streaming device and lists which content platforms they support. Last year’s chart can be viewed at www.streamingmediadevices.com and will be updated on May 12th.

Register online for a free exhibits pass using code DR100 and come get hands-on with the latest OTT offerings in the market.

Twitter’s Head of Social TV Strategy To Keynote Streaming Media East Show

Screen Shot 2015-04-20 at 12.38.27 PMWe’re excited to announce that Marc Heedt, Twitter’s Head of Social TV Strategy in the US will kick off the Streaming Media East show (#smeast) on May 12th at 9am. Whether coming from brands, consumers, media or a celebrity, the best live content is discoverable by everyone, everywhere on Twitter. Tweeting along with your favorite TV program has become integral to the television consumption experience and now with multiple video formats the experience gets even better. Marc will share some of the latest trends on Twitter, from short-form video, instant replays and trending must-see TV clips, to live broadcasting with Periscope. Access to Mark’s keynote is free if you register online using promo code DR100.

Streaming Vendor News Recap For The Week Of April 6th

Here’s a recap of all the announcements from streaming media vendors that I saw for the week of April 6th. Lots of news to come next week at NAB. I’ll have a special NAB news round-up each day next week.