Azure Partners to Star at National Association of Broadcasters Show

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UPDATE (APRIL 14): Check out the live stream from the Microsoft booth theater at NAB, courtesy of Azure Media Services.

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show is returning to Las Vegas in April. A number of Microsoft partners will present their solutions at the Azure Software as a Service Kiosk in Microsoft's booth, SL6610. Learn about the impact Microsoft's partners are having on the media and broadcast industry using the power of the Azure cloud. Check out the schedule below to make sure you don't miss a second of it!

Note: All presentations are at Azure Software as a Service Kiosk unless otherwise noted.

Monday, April 13

  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. – Internet Video Archive
    • Learn about how... Internet Video Archive, the world's largest online trailer service, powers trailers for companies including Comcast, Flixster, Fandango, Amazon, Cox Media, and The New York Times using Azure Stack, Azure Blob Storage, SQL Azure, and more.
  • 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. – Banjo
    • Learn about how... Media organizations can locate real-time social content from an event like a game, concert, or breaking news using Banjo and quickly save it to Azure. From there, the organization can manipulate the content and integrate it into their workflow.
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. – Wildmoka
    • Learn about how... Wildmoka is building an Agile Media Cloud on Azure that provides new ways to distribute, consume and valuate video content.
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. – Banjo
    • Where: Microsoft Theater
    • Presentation: "Banjo: The Pulse of the Planet." Banjo instantly organizes the world's social and digital signals by location, giving an unprecedented level of understanding of what's happening anywhere in the world, in real time. Damien Patton, Banjo CEO and founder, will talk about how Banjo and Azure give media organizations the ability to know the moment a newsworthy event occurs across the globe, react to meaningful events and interactions in real time, access photos and videos from the exact location of breaking news, connect directly with sources at the scene, publish content from social networks to live TV or the web in minutes, and rewind and recreate events from a week, a month or years ago.
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. – Cires21
    • Learn about how... Cires21 Live Mosaic makes monitoring the health of live channels simple and easy. Its integration with Azure Media Services via API REST ensures attended monitoring of published streams in Azure Media Services, automatic dynamic layout, visualization of previews, published content and real-time data information, and remote streaming visualization for monitored content.

 Tuesday, April 14

  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. – NicePeopleatWork
    • Learn about how... NicePeopleatWork's YOUZANA, an Azure-based encoding and multiDRM encryption service, provides an easy-to-use single platform that allows managing and controlling queues, settings, profiles and more for both video on demand and live broadcasts.
    • Visit NicePeopleAtWork at their booth during NAB.
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m – ContentBridge
    • Learn about how... ContentBridge leverages the storage, compute and connectivity power of Microsoft Azure to fundamentally change the way media companies access and utilize their digital supply chains.
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. – Wowza
    • Learn about how... Using Wowza software on Azure allows customers to launch video streaming in the cloud. Wowza users can take advantage of Azure's flexibility, scalability and additional capabilities to create powerful content streaming to any device.
    • Visit Wowza at their booth during NAB.
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. – Primestream
    • Learn about how... Primestream's Xchange Suite is an enterprise-ready, Azure-powered, digital asset management platform that offers broadcast and video operations global access to their content and workflows. Store, share, edit, review, approve, archive, and prepare footage — all in one place.
    • Visit Primestream at their booth during NAB.
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. – Unified Streaming
    • Learn about how... Unified Streaming has built an Azure-powered content delivery engine that applies a "unified approach" to simplify the delivery of multiple broadcasting formats and standards. The result is a feature-rich, easy-to-manage and resource-friendly content delivery solution that saves money.
  • 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. – DeskSite
    • Where: Microsoft Theater
    • Presentation: "The Time Machine: Inventing a 'Real' Virtual Incubator." DeskSite is a new sports entertainment network, offering a unique value proposition to viewers, advertisers, and sports teams. Richard Gillam, DeskSite CEO, will briefly summarize DeskSite's platforms as well as its potential impact on the business and technologies of sports entertainment on the Internet.

 Wednesday, April 15

  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. – Signiant
    • Learn about how... Flight is the only SaaS solution on the market for accelerated transfers into and out of Azure storage.
    • Visit Signiant at their booth during NAB.
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m – AllDigital
    • Learn about how... AllDigital Brevity moves bandwidth-intensive content such as video files to Azure at industry-leading speeds from the convenience of a highly intuitive control panel.
  • 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Cires21
    • Where: Microsoft Theater
    • Presentation: "Live Channel Monitoring." The integration of the C21 Live Mosaic solution in Azure Media Services enables centralized management of content monitoring, an easy and simple end-to-end monitoring solution for live streaming, and a fast deployment in any Azure region. Cires21 CEO Ernesto Sáez will speak about how his company's solution provides real-time information about the live channel and the audience easily and quickly.
  • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. – Wowza
    • Learn about how... Using Wowza software on Azure allows customers to launch video streaming in the cloud. Wowza users can take advantage of Azure's flexibility, scalability and additional capabilities to create powerful content streaming to any device.
    • Visit Wowza at their booth during NAB.
  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. – ThankyouMotion
    • Learn about how... ThankYouMotion enables on-the-fly video clipping, hosting and delivery to social and mobile, all from the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
  • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. – DeskSite
    • Learn about how... DeskSite's turnkey service distributes exclusive HD video from the NFL and NBA, including never-before-seen analytics, using Azure's incredibly robust virtualized data center to reach millions of fans across the nation effortlessly with features like auto scaling. By integrating Azure's seamless media encoding technologies directly into the workflow of the product, the distribution of HD video has never been easier. 

 Thursday, April 16

  • 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. – JW Player
    • Learn about how... JW Player leverages Azure Media Services' Clear Key encryption on more than 2 million sites to live-stream billions of videos each month, across all devices — phones, tablets, and desktops.
  • 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m – Brainsonic
    • Where: Microsoft Theater
    • Presentation: "Sociabble and Online Video: Amplifying Your Social Media Presence at Live Events." Live events are replete with content opportunities; they are by nature social and visual. Today's audiences expect to have high quality engaging and interactive content at their disposal. Built on Microsoft Azure, Sociabble and Brainsonic's Cloud Video Center help enterprises amplify the reach of official content before, during and after events, using various social platforms – all from one interface. Julien Fauvel, VP of Brainsonic Platforms, and Marylin Montoya, VP Marketing and Partnership, will talk about how Sociabble and Cloud Video Center enrich participants' experience, amplifies the reach of a company's rich media content and increases the visibility of events.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Brainsonic
    • Learn about how... Brainsonic provides services and solutions such as Cloud Video Center and Sociabble (Event Edition) that are designed to manage, track and amplifying digital marketing content from the Azure cloud.
  • 12:30 p.m - 2 p.m – AllDigital
    • Learn about how... AllDigital Brevity moves bandwidth-intensive content such as video files to Azure at industry-leading speeds from the convenience of a highly intuitive control panel.

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