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Streaming Media West Attracts Over 1,400 Attendees3-day conference featured 20+ interactive sessions and 100+ speakers (November 08, 2004)
More than 1,400 business executives, streaming media professionals, and press gathered in Santa Clara, California from October 26-28 to participate in the Streaming Media West Conference. Organized by Information Today, Inc. (ITI), Streaming Media West united professionals from all over the country to learn about the real-world implementations of streaming media technology and applications in the enterprise, education, and entertainment sectors.
The 3-day conference consisted of over 20 interactive sessions with more than 100 speakers and presenters from the technology and enterprise industries discussing the practical business uses of streaming media. On hand were many enterprise, education, and technology speakers representing organizations such as Ohio University, Discreet, Shell Information Technology International, Macromedia Inc., RealNetworks, Inc., Keynote, Apple Computer Inc., ESPN, Hyperion Solutions, Oracle University Online Learning, IBM Digital Media Services, AOL, State Farm Insurance, Cisco, NASA, General Electric, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mayo Clinic, University of Cincinnati, Starz Ticket, Texas Instruments, DoubleClick, Washington State DIS, Yahoo! Sports, AP Broadcast, The San Diego Union-Tribune, MSN, PRISMIQ, Microsoft TV Division, ABC.com, CinemaNow, and The Seattle Community Colleges Television. Keynotes were presented by executives from Macromedia and Lockheed Martin.
"The Streaming Media West show continues to grow with an influx in highly-targeted attendees who are looking for specific solutions to solve their business communication needs," said Dan Rayburn, Conference Chairman. "Along with the growing number of exhibitors the Streaming Media East and West shows are once again the only events that brings together an independent, knowledge-based conference, a robust exhibit hall, and high-level networking opportunities for streaming media based solutions all under one roof."
Portions of the round-table sessions are available for on-demand viewing at http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/streaming%5Fmedia/041026/.
The exhibit hall at Streaming Media West showcased the latest in streaming media and digital technologies. Exhibitors included Abacast, Accordent Technologies, Arbinet, Cisco Systems, Inc., Core Microsystems, DayPort, Envivio, ESPRE Solutions, IBM, Keynote Systems, Kontiki, Limelight Networks, Mirror Image Internet, MPI, Netcast (HK) Ltd., Orban/CRL Systems, Peer 1 Network, Reflect Systems Inc., Serious Magic, ServePath, Sonic Foundry, Spirent Communications, Sunnyside Software, SyncCast, thePlatform, TV Worldwide, Vbrick Systems, Vcall, VectorMax Corp., ViewCast Corporation, ViewStream, VitalStream, Inc., and Webcast in a Box.
The next Streaming Media conference and exhibition, Streaming Media East 2005, will be held at the Hilton New York in New York City May 16-18, 2005. For more information, please contact ITI at (800) 300-9868 [outside the U.S. call (609) 654-6266], e-mail [email protected], or go to http://www.streamingmedia.com/east.
About Streaming Media, Inc.
Streaming Media, Inc. is a diversified media company serving and educating the streaming media industry and community. Owned by Information Today, Inc., the business consists of three core areas: streamingmedia.com, exhibitions and conferences, and research and publications. Led by a team of recognized industry experts, Streaming Media, Inc. is dedicated to providing industry professionals and corporations utilizing digital media technology with global real-time news, resources, and services through editorial, discussion lists, feature articles, conferences, and much more.
For more information visit www.streamingmedia.com.
About Information Today, Inc.
Information Today, Inc. is a leading publisher and conference organizer in the information and knowledge management industries. The company publishes premier information and knowledge management titles such as Information Today, Searcher, ONLINE, Computers in Libraries, EContent, EMedia, CRM, and KMWorld, among others, and organizes conferences and exhibitions such as KMWorld & Intranets, Internet Librarian, and Computers in Libraries.
For more information visit www.infotoday.com.
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