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Streaming Media East Conference to Give Attendees Access to More Than Two Dozen Broadband Enabled Devices and Content Platforms
Show attendees will get hands-on with many of today’s leading hardware devices and content platforms providing the ultimate over-the-top video experience
Medford, NJ – May 2, 2011 – StreamingMedia.com, a leading producer of news, information and events dedicated to the business, technology and content of online video today announced that this year’s Streaming Media East Exhibition and Conference will feature a special “Broadband Device Pavilion” on the show floor. Attendees will be able to get hands-on with more than two dozen of today’s leading streaming devices, tablets and connected Blu-ray players, and experience content platforms in action from Netflix, Hulu, Apple, VUDU, Microsoft, Sony, Blockbuster, Amazon, Google TV, MLB.TV, ESPN, HBO and others, all at no charge.
“Our Device Pavilion is the ultimate over-the-top video experience, and will provide the largest collection of broadband-enabled devices in one room that people can walk right up to and experience hands-on,” said Dan Rayburn, Conference Chairman & Executive Vice President, StreamingMedia.com. “We will staff the Pavilion full-time with people proficient in how the devices and platforms work, allowing attendees to see for themselves the quality and performance of each as they switch between devices.”
Rayburn noted that, in addition to experiencing the devices and platforms, attendees will have the chance to win many of the devices via drawings throughout the show as well as free subscriptions and credits to Netflix, VUDU, MLB.TV, Amazon and other content platforms.
The Broadband Device Pavilion is free to attend and will include the following devices and platforms:
Apple TV, Boxee Box by D-Link, Logitech Revue, Microsoft Xbox 360, Microsoft Kinect, Nintendo Wii, Roku XDS, Seagate GoFlex TV, Sony PlayStation 3, Sony SMP-N100, TiVo Premiere, ViewSonic NexTV VMP75, WD TV Live Plus HD, WD TV Live Hub and others.
Connected Blu-Ray Players
A variety of broadband enabled Blu-ray players will be on display from Vizio, Sony, Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Sharp, Phillips, Toshiba, Magnavox and Sylvania.
Netflix, HBO, Hulu Plus, Apple (iTunes), VUDU, Microsoft (Zune Video), Sony, Blockbuster, Amazon, Google TV, MLB.TV, ESPN, OnLive and others.
Tablet devices will also be available for demos. Additional details on the Broadband Device Pavilion are available at www.streamingmedia.com/east
To register to attend Streaming Media East 2011 and its associated Content Delivery Summit, go to www.streamingmedia.com/east or phone (800) 300-9868 or (609) 654-6266.
About StreamingMedia.com events
StreamingMedia.com’s conferences and expositions are the largest and most prestigious events in the world for the business of video and audio on the Internet. Bringing together leading companies and technologies, StreamingMedia.com events are the industry’s meeting place for streaming media professionals who want to learn, network and make business deals. Executives and technology decisionmakers from all over the world have attended these annual events in New York, California and London. Focused on the “business” of streaming media in the Media & Entertainment, Enterprise, Education and Broadcast sectors, they are the industry’s leading forum bringing together digital media experts and professionals in order to exchange ideas, strategies and success stories. The shows provide an interactive exhibit floor enabling vendors to exhibit their products and solutions to businesses and organizations looking to incorporate streaming media enterprise solutions into their infrastructure.