#smeast Featured Session: MPEG-DASH, The Next Steps Towards Broad Adoption

sm-west-arowsAt the Streaming Media East show, taking place May 21-22 in NYC, members of the DASH Industry Forum will discuss what concrete steps have been taken in order to foster fast adoption of the new industry standard for adaptive streaming over HTTP. The session will discuss the recently published DASH264 Implementation Guidelines that cover both live and on-demand services, MPEG-DASH profiles, audio and video codecs, closed-caption formatting and common encryption constants. The panel will address the practical matters and relevance of MPEG-DASH based service roll-outs for streaming and hybrid broadcast applications. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Moderator: Jan Nordmann, Director, Marketing & Business Development, Fraunhofer USA
  • Jeff Misenti, Chief Digital Officer, Fox News Digital
  • Tim McConnell, EVP Engineering, Solekai Systems
  • Kilroy Hughes, Senior Digital Media Architect, Windows Azure Media Services, Microsoft Corp
  • Andrew Popov, CTO, BuyDRM

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 DR13, which gets you a two-day ticket to the show for only $695 and gives you access to 40 sessions and how-to presentations and 100+ speakers. You can also register for an exhibits only pass and get access to the show floor, both keynotes from CBS and ESPN and all the networking events, at no charge. #smeast