Netflix, Microsoft, Akamai, Harmonic, Qualcomm and Ericsson Discuss The New HTTP Standard, MPEG-DASH

The recently developed MPEG-DASH provides a standard specification for multimedia streaming over the Internet and is at the heart of the future growth of the online video industry. At the Streaming Media West show, on November 8-9 in LA, (#smwest) we have executives from Netflix, Microsoft, Akamai, Harmonic, Qualcomm and Ericsson who will present an overview of what the MPEG-DASH standard is.
They will also discuss how MPEG-DASH is instrumental for the success of the market and how it enables a common ecosystem of content and services supporting delivery to a broad range of devices such as PCs, TVs, laptops, set-top boxes, game consoles, tablets and mobiles phones. Confirmed speakers include:
  • Moderator: Iraj Sodagar, Principle Program Manager, Microsoft
  • Mike Luby, VP, Technology, Qualcomm
  • Mark Watson, Senior Engineer, Netflix
  • Thierry Fautier, Sr. Director, Telco Solutions, Harmonic
  • Will Law, Principal Architect, Media Engineering, Akamai
  • David Price, VP, Compression Business Development, Ericsson

It's not too late to get a pass to the show and readers of my blog can register using my own personal discount code of DRF1, which gets you a two-day ticket to the show for only $595,if you register early.

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