2022 Devoncroft Executive Summit | Amsterdam
Thursday | September 8, 2022
12PM – 5PM
Tuschinski Theatre | Amsterdam
Thank you to our sponsors for their continuous support of the Devoncroft Executive Summit.
Zixi provides a cloud based and on-premises Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP) that enables reliable broadcast-quality video delivery over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider and any edge device.
The company offers technologies for broadcasters, enterprises, over-the-top video providers, and mobile service providers around the world.
The SDVP makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using any form of IP network or Hybrid IP environments.
Over 10+ years, the Zixi Enabled Network (ZEN) has grown to over 250 OEM and service providers and serves well over 700 customers representing most of the top media brands around the world with 20,000+ channels delivered daily.
For more information, please visit www.zixi.com
Founded in 2008, Amagi has established itself as a cloud technology pioneer and leader enabling TV networks and content owners to launch, manage, distribute and monetize live, linear and on-demand channels across cable, OTT, and Free Ad Supported TV (FAST) platforms, worldwide.
Amagi offers three business models for customers to choose from – Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), ‘Bring your own license’, and a Fully Managed Service. Some of Amagi’s cloud solutions include:
- Broadcast-grade 24×7 linear channel creation
- Live orchestration for sports and news
- Channel distribution to Free Ad Supported TV platforms
- Unified broadcast workflows for TV and OTT
- Virtualized broadcast operations
- VOD workflow and delivery
- OTT server-side ad insertion and analytics for monetization
- Programmatic ad sales for OTT
- Cost-effective disaster recovery
For more information, please visit amagi.com
Modernize your content production and distribution operations while transforming audience experiences across the world.
- Collaborate globally and produce great content efficiently
- Improve audience engagement through data and AI
- Distribute content globally
- Protect your content with multilayered security
For more information, please visit cloud.google.com/solutions/media-entertainment
Reinvent media and entertainment with AWS.
Media and entertainment customers face industry-wide transformation, with companies reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms.
AWS aligns the most purpose-built media and entertainment capabilities of any cloud against five solution areas to help customers transform the industry:
- Content Production
- Media Supply Chain & Archive
- Direct-to-Consumer & Streaming
- Data Science & Analytics
With AWS, you can select the right tools and partners for your workloads to accelerate production launches, and see faster time to value.
For more information, please visit aws.amazon.com/media
Comcast Technology Solutions provides a portfolio of media, entertainment, and technology solutions. Built on Comcast’s know-how, proven facilities, platforms, and infrastructure, we offer more than 20 years of reliable real-world broadcast and digital experience.
For more information, please visit comcasttechnologysolutions.com
Eluvio (https://live.eluv.io) is the content blockchain for the creator economy. The Eluvio Content Fabric is a utility blockchain network for owner-controlled storage, distribution, and monetization of digital content at scale. It provides live and file-based content publishing, transcoding, packaging, sequencing, and dynamic and static distribution, and minting of derivative NFTs for all ranges of content experiences.
Customers of Eluvio include FOX, MGM Studios, SONY Pictures, and others. Eluvio LIVE, powered by the Eluvio Content Fabric, provides ticketed streaming events and media marketplaces from global artists including the Black Eyed Peas, Dolly Parton, Rita Ora, and others. Eluvio is led by Emmy Award-winning technologists, Michelle Munson and Serban Simu, founders and inventors of Aspera, a pioneer in digital video transport technology that was acquired by IBM, and a core team of innovators. Based in Berkeley, California, Eluvio has received numerous industry awards including the prestigious Engineering Excellence Award by the Hollywood Professional Association.
Founded in 2007, Evergent set out to tackle challenges faced by global digital media, entertainment, and telecommunication providers that were struggling to find new revenue streams and best adapt to developments transforming the industry on all levels:
- Technological Advances — from new devices to new ways to access content forever changing the competitive landscape.
- Evolving Consumer Demand — individual choice and independence had become increasingly important for digital content consumption.
- New Delivery Models — including direct-to-consumer channels required establishing and managing the integration of all subscriber interactions throughout the user lifecycle.
The Evergent Revenue and Customer Management Platform is a modern, frictionless, business enablement solution, which offers a comprehensive, carrier-grade solution that helps companies reduce time to market for products and services, minimize subscriber churn, simplify complex monetization models, and run back-office processes more efficiently. Our customers include cable and satellite companies, telecommunication and wireless organizations, and media and entertainment businesses around the globe.
Evergent is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has US offices in Boston, Los Angeles, and Denver, and international offices in India, Singapore, and Canada.
For more information, please visit evergent.com
As the leader in live video technology, EVS’ innovative solutions are used every day by broadcasters and media companies around the world to deliver compelling live storytelling.
On a mission to “create return on emotion”, EVS is focused on helping its customers transform their live content into unforgettable stories, driving audience delight at every opportunity.
The company has built a solid and reliable technological know-how over the past 25+ years, maintaining its industry-leading position, and broadening its expertise through pioneering work in areas such as IP, artificial intelligence, cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies, cybersecurity and more.
Today, EVS provides a comprehensive range of end-to-end broadcast solutions, breakthrough innovations, and customer-centric services that enable broadcasters and content creators to produce their content in the most reliable, efficient and creative way.
EVS is headquartered in Liège, Belgium. The company has a global presence with over 500 employees spread across 20+ offices and development centers in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.
For more information, please visit evs.com
Quickplay Media is the industry leader in OTT cloud transformations for Sports, Media and Entertainment.
Quickplay Media has delivered next generation OTT solutions for 25+ Tier 1 services, across 50+ markets, for the world’s largest MVPDs, Telcos and Direct-to-Consumer services. Our cloud-native platform and open architecture delivers unparalleled performance, extensibility, and scale to meet the unique needs of our customers and their audience.
We sit at the intersection of technology, data and experiences – continually enabling our clients to deliver against their greatest ambitions.
For more information, please visit quickplay.com
Grass Valley’s end-to-end ecosystem of reliable, open standards-based solutions helps content creators, broadcasters and media organizations to produce brilliant content and build successful media businesses. Our award-winning technology and trusted industry expertise empower our customers to create captivating experiences that connect people anywhere, on any device, through the magic of media.
As the industry’s R&D powerhouse, with the most comprehensive suite of solutions for compelling live content, we are the trusted partner to many of the biggest and most creative names in the media and entertainment business. We help our customers transition to IP and cloud-based infrastructures to enable flexible, scalable and smart workflows. Our advanced solutions enable the production of rich, high quality content that brings the viewer closer to the action; engages them with the story and connects them with each other.
Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been in the media business for more than 60 years and is now part of Black Dragon Capital.
Ross powers live video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency solutions and services. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging content for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows and rock concerts, educational institutions, legislative assemblies, corporate presentations and inspiring content for houses of worship.
Ross solutions have impressed the audiences and marketing partners of Eurosport, BBC World, SKY, Yahoo! Finance, and the international esports powerhouse ESL. Ross provides an unrivalled range of products and services that includes cameras, real-time motion graphics, production switchers, robotic camera systems, augmented reality/virtual studios, video servers, infrastructure and routers, social media management, newsroom systems and live event production services.
As a privately held and self-funded company, Ross Video has a long and stable history and has enjoyed 29 consecutive years of growth. As well as being free from the influence of external financiers, Ross Video controls its own destiny by owning its own manufacturing facilities, doing all primary research and development in-house, and marketing its products internationally through a global sales force and network of business partners.
For more information, please visit rossvideo.com
We connect the world.
LTN® Global is a worldwide leader in media technology solutions. We engineer the integrated video ecosystem of the future, equipping you to share stories and ideas on an unprecedented scale.
For more information, please visit ltnglobal.com
Red Bee Media is the leading global media managed services partner for innovation and growth. For more than 20 years, the world’s leading broadcasters, streaming services, sports leagues and brands have chosen Red Bee Media to deliver amazing media experiences to their audiences to maximise the monetisation of their content. Every day, millions of people worldwide enjoy thousands of hours of content prepared, managed, and reliably delivered using Red Bee Media’s services.
Headquartered in London, with 2300 media experts in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East , Red Bee Media provides innovative solutions across the entire content delivery chain including Playout, OTT, Distribution, MCR, Media Management, Access Services, Content Discovery, and Post-Production. Red Bee Media offers the service assurance and cost predictability to unlock innovation, explore new business models, reach untapped markets and grow revenue streams.
Red Bee Media: Born in broadcast, live for media.
For more information, please visit https://www.redbeemedia.com
SDVI is an Emmy® Award-winning supplier of cloud-based media supply chain technology that empowers organizations to achieve business agility, realize operational efficiency, and pursue growth opportunities.
The company’s Rally media supply chain platform helps organizations build and manage a scalable and responsive infrastructure for optimizing the entire media supply chain from ingest to delivery.
For more information, please visit www.sdvi.com/
For more information, please visit singular.live
An established and successful technology company specialising in the entertainment and broadcast industries, Starfish Technologies has an excellent reputation for developing and supplying innovative and efficient products and systems. Used and relied on by many market leaders in the media and telecoms industries, the company’s software expertise and systems design experience are ideally suited to build automated systems for media suppliers across a wide range of applications.
Starfish has developed a wide range of in-house expertise in technologies including:
- Transport Stream Processing
- Transport Stream Splicing
- Video Transcoding
- IP Delivery of Media Streams
- Opt-out signal
- Audio Description systems
Headquartered in Reading, UK, Starfish Technologies is an ISO 9001:2015 registered company.
We are proud to be a company with a net positive Carbon Footprint. Our relatively low carbon emissions are offset by the planting of trees in the UK.
For more information, please visit starfish.tv
Video Progetti S.r.l. is a leading Italian company which has been working for over 20 years in the distribution and integration of professional equipment for television, cinema and telecommunications. Having offices both in Rome and Milan, Video Progetti is constantly in touch with the key players in these fields and participates in the development of the broadcast industry by offering our clients the most up-to-date production technology.
Video Progetti has always kept up-to-date with the latest IT, telecommunications and entertainment market trends. We are an integral part of a global distribution network for some of the most respected brands and this, together with our technological know-how, allows us to deal efficiently with every kind of broadcasting project from planning stage to completion. In addition, we supply a wide range of products and solutions for post-production houses.
Our success stems from a detailed evaluation of customers’ needs and from the ability to integrate and adapt our products to create innovative and highly efficient systems. Furthermore, we pride ourselves on excellent client support and post-sales technical assistance.
Video Progetti has proved itself to be a valid and reliable partner, even for the most ambitious projects, in which we supply technological skill and financial capability together with imagination and creativity.
At Video Progetti we believe that our entire staff should have the opportunity for personal and professional growth. For this reason we invest in frequent company training courses. In this way we are also able to provide our partners with the highest possible level of skills and professionalism.