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Sep 01, 2020

Bitmovin Announces Bitmovin Live – IBC Edition

San Francisco, CA, September 1, 2020 – Bitmovin, a leading provider of video infrastructure for digital media companies around the world, today announced Bitmovin Live – IBC Edition, its latest, live virtual event series with tech sessions that will be of interest to streaming/OTT and technology industry executives, in addition to developers across the globe. The focus for this series of events is innovative ways to reduce the costs of video distribution and app development, and optimizing video workflows to elevate the viewer experience.

Bitmovin Live – IBC Edition will take place from September 8th – 24th. All sessions will be available on-demand for those not able to view the events live. More information on Bitmovin Live – IBC Edition, and to register, visit: https://www.bitmovin.com/ibc-edition

“The Bitmovin Live series has demonstrated how it has been possible to adapt quickly and effectively to an online-only conference format in response to COVID-19,” said Ben Dales, Digital Media Manager from the broadcast and media technology industry trade group IABM. “IABM has long been a champion of collaboration, and with Bitmovin Live - IBC Edition, we are impressed to see Bitmovin expand its involvement to partners, industry leaders, and sometimes even competitors in the spirit of providing a place for the community to thrive despite the global challenges."

The marquee event kicks-off on September 10th with executives from Roku, YouTube, Sky Studios, ViacomCBS and Bitmovin discussing “Succeeding in the Global Streaming Economy.”  Variety International Editor Manori Ravindran will moderate the conversation that will be hosted in the “Variety Streaming Room” presented by Bitmovin on Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET.  To sign up, please visit: Variety Streaming Room: Succeeding in the Global Streaming Economy

The closing session, moderated by IABM on September 23rd, will be ”Innovating SVOD and AVOD strategies for reshaped media landscape.”  Sign up at Innovating AVOD and SVOD strategies

Bitmovin is dedicated to using new and innovative ways of interacting with event participants.  As a compliment to the usual programming of webinars, tech talks and panels, it has created a “Virtual VR Event Booth,” a space that can bring prospects and customers closer to Bitmvovin’s employees and services.

“The ‘Virtual VR Event Booth’ will showcase a high level overview of Bitmovin origins, the value the company brings, as well as a look at the solutions and products that are offered,” said Jamie Attfield, Head of Design at Bitmovin.  “Attendees are also free to explore an assortment of collateral pieces that can be downloaded to their machines and devices for further reading. This experience will be accessible on mobile, desktop and Oculus Quest, bringing a new perspective on how the company can communicate in the digital realm.”

A sample of additional sessions during the event include:

  • September 8th - Behind-the-scenes: Insights into the new virtual video industry era. The session will address that “the new normal“ is here to stay and how companies have been adjusting their business models to optimize costs and continue to deliver high quality viewer experience. Sign-up for this session are at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-bts-new-video-era

  • September 10th - A case study review of how Dalet + Bitmovin solutions can help you innovate your sports content OTT strategy. Sign-up at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-bitmovin-dalet-ott-strategy

  • September 14th - There's a Fix For That: the Top 5 OTT Video Challenges ... and How to Fix Them! – Bitmovin’s CTO Chris Mueller and Head of Product Reinhard Grandl tackle the top 5 challenges for OTT video providers with real-world examples of straightforward technical solutions to materially improve the long-term business outcomes for streaming operators. Sign-up at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-top-5-vid-tech-challenges

  • September 14th - Encoding where it matters: How will the changing demand in content type affect your workflows? - Join Peggy Dau and Women in Streaming Media as they discuss the most critical factors in developing your future video workflows. Sign-up at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-encoding-evolving-content

  • September 16th - How VuClip Achieved Scalable, high performance Video Encoding with Bitmovin on Google Cloud - Join Google Cloud's Solutions Engineer, Chris Hampartsoumian, VuClip's Technical Product Manager, Praveen Singh, and Bitmovin's Solution Director, Adrian Britton. VuClip will cover why time is so critical to effective delivery and how a cloud-based encoding solution reduced their costs. Sign-up at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-gcp-bitmovin-encoding

  • September 17th - Wow your audience: Unleash the creative potential of Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision with Bitmovin Encoding into a unified workflow - Viewers want great content. Learn how Dolby Atmos is setting the bar for amazing audio experiences. Join a panel of experts on what Dolby Atmos is, why viewers want it and how OTT and streaming services can easily deliver it. Sign-up at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-dolby-innovations 

  • September 21st - State of Streaming: Bitmovin's 2020 Video Developer Report – Bitmovin’s 4th Annual Video Developer report is here! Bitmovin will review the top-level results of its survey and define what some of the most important video tech trends of 2020/21 are for OTT services around the world. Learn about what developers and project managers are seeking in the VidTech workflows as well as the technologies they hope to implement in the next 12 months. Sign-up at: https://go.bitmovin.com/ibc-live-state-of-streaming

About Bitmovin:

Built for technical professionals in the OTT video market, Bitmovin’s software solutions help you optimize customer operations and reduce time-to-market, resulting in the best viewer experience imaginable. This is achieved through our device reach, flexible and scalable integration, and commitment to supporting our customers. Learn more at www.bitmovin.com.

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