Content cognoscenti to stream into the Big Apple

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Content cognoscenti to converge on the Big Apple

Streaming Media East conference proffers access to more than two dozen broadband-enabled devices and content platforms

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ Those who take the long and winding road over to city that never sleeps and is so good they named it twice will get a lot more than they bargained for with such things as real hands-on with many new hardware devices and content platforms providing the ultimate over-the-top video experiences.

Such a promise is to be had by all at this year’s Streaming Media East 2011 conference and expo set to feature a new special ‘Broadband Device Pavilion’ on the show floor.

This and more, with streaming devices, tablets and connected Blu-ray players, as well as experience content platforms in action from players including Netflix, Hulu, VUDU, Sony, Blockbuster, MLB.TV, ESPN, HBO and others, all free, gratis and at no charge.

“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.”

“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 added 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 new ‘Broadband Device Pavilion’ is free to attend and will include the following devices and platforms:

Streaming Devices

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.

Content Platforms

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 http://www.streamingmedia.com/east.

To register to attend Streaming Media East 2011 and its associated Content Delivery Summit, visit Streaming Media East.


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