Upcoming Webinars Alert: Ooyala, NewTek, Imagine Communications, and Aspera

Make sure to check out these upcoming webinars from Ooyala, NewTek, Imagine Communications, and Aspera.

Ooyala: The Rise of the Mid-Roll

Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. ET 

PrintMid-roll ad impressions more than doubled from Q1 of 2015 to Q1 of 2016. Why? Because mid-rolls have a special power to reach viewers and keep them engaged.

Please join us on Tuesday, November 15thfor a special webinar on the The Rise of the Mid-Roll report from Ooyala. We’ll be discussing:

  • How mid-roll ads are achieving a 90% completion rate
  • Why more than 30% of all video ads are now mid-rolls
  • A case study on improving drop-off rates with mid-rolls

This one-hour webinar will be led by Ooyala industry experts Mark Cokes, Product Marketing Director, and Paula Minardi, Content Strategy Manager.

NewTek: IP Video in the Real World

Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. ET

newtek-logo-black-blueNewTek will host a special webcast that will explore IP-based video production, the biggest change in the industry since the transition to file-based workflows. The webcast will bring together a panel of IP leaders, including Dr. Andrew Cross, NewTek’s president and CTO, to discuss the current state of IP-based production and the exciting possibilities for the future of the industry.

Jim Louderback, venture partner at Social Starts, editorial director at Vidcon, and tech and media strategist, will lead the following panel of experts and producers in a dialog about putting IP technology to use in the real-world:

  • Dr. Andrew Cross, President and CTO, NewTek
  • Soren Kjellin, CTO ChyronHego
  • John Servizzi, CEO and Founder WebStream Sports, a Raycom Media company
  • Josh Shaw, Video Producer, Twitch TV

There is no need to pre-register as the webcast will be hosted on Facebook Live and NewTek’s Ustream channel.

Imagine Communications: Exploring Opportunities for OTT Services Monetization

Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. ET 

ImagineCommunications_020414Consumers crave — and will pay for — a compelling and personalized television experience. Imagine Communications and Siemens Convergence Creators have teamed up to provide content owners and video service providers (VSPs) with everything they need to satisfy these cravings and maximize the revenue potential of their OTT video services.

Watch this webinar to learn how to put this all-in-one OTT solution to work to deliver second-to-none linear, VOD and cloud DVR services, all supported by a variety of monetization options – from subscription to dynamic ad insertion.

Attendees will also learn:

  • How Siemens’ Smart Video Engine integrates seamlessly with Imagine’s CloudXtream media and ad-delivery solutions to provide VSPs with the most comprehensive OTT monetization toolkit available
  • Best-in-class practices for launching OTT services, delivering the performance and personalization that today’s subscribers demand
  • Step-by-step guidelines to help even modest-size VSPs significantly increase revenue and realize a rapid return on their investment

Aspera: FASPStream for High Quality Live Video and Data Streaming Over the Internet

Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. ET 

Aspera_IBM_draftsAspera will host a webinar on how the new FASPStream software can be used for amazing new applications such as broadcast quality live video over commodity Internet and live data streaming to cloud storage and analytics pipelines, including ingest into Hadoop systems.

Michelle Munson, CEO and Co-Founder, Aspera
Mike Flathers, Chief Technologist, Aspera Developer Platform

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