Streaming Media NY Conference and
Exhibition Attracts 2,500 Attendees and More Than 100
May 22, 2003, Medford, NJ—More than 2,500 gathered May 6–8
at the New York Hilton and Towers in New York, N.Y. for the Streaming Media
NY Conference and Exhibition.
Organized by Information Today, Inc. (ITI), Streaming Media NY united professionals
from all over the country to learn about the real-world implementations of
streaming media technology and applications in the enterprise, financial, and
The three-day conference consisted of 30 interactive sessions with more than
100 speakers and presenters from the technology and enterprise industries discussing
the practical business uses of streaming media today. On hand were many enterprise,
education, and government speakers representing companies such as Bank of America,
Bloomberg, CitiMedia, Columbia University, CSFB, Ford Motor Company, Harvard
Business School, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, MasterCard, Morgan
Stanley, NASA, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Standards & Technology,
Philips Medical Systems, New York University School of Law, Sony Pictures Entertainment,
Thomson Financial Corporate Group, and the University of Michigan Business
Many of the leading technology companies were also represented with speakers
from companies such as Akamai, Apple, Arbitron, Cable & Wireless, HiWire,
Keynote, Mazingo, Microsoft, Mirror Image, MusicNet, ON24, Placeware, PressPlay,
RealNetworks, Sonic Foundry, Speedera, Virage, VitalStream, and WebEx.
Of special interest was the beginner's technical workshop taught by Steve
Mack, author of The Streaming Media Bible. This workshop covered all
facets of the streaming media process, including content production, encoding,
serving, and live broadcasts—everything from content creation to distribution.
The session also covered the strategic opportunities and practical issues to
be aware of when deploying streaming media in the Webcasting environment.
The exhibit hall at Streaming Media NY showcased the latest in streaming and
digital media technologies. Companies offered visitors a look into live Webcasting
applications, enterprise software applications, encoding and hosting, and more.
A steady stream of traffic filled the exhibit hall throughout the three-day
event, and the presentation theatre in the exhibit hall proved to be a valuable
addition for those visiting the exhibits.
The next Streaming Media conference will be held October 14–16, 2003,
at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. For more information
on Streaming Media CA, please contact Information Today, Inc. at (800) 300-9868
[outside the U.S. call (609) 654-6266], e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit www.streamingmedia.com/ca.
About Streaming Media, Inc.
Streaming Media, Inc. is a diversified media company serving and educating
the streaming media industry and community. Originally founded in 1998, the
company was sold by Penton Media to Information Today, Inc. in December of
2002. The business consists of three core areas: streamingmedia.com, exhibitions
and conferences, and research and publications. Lead 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, and much more.
About Information Today, Inc.
Information Today, Inc. (ITI) is a leading publisher and conference organizer
in the information and knowledge management industries. The company is widely
known as the publisher of premier information and knowledge management titles
such as Information Today, Searcher, ONLINE, Computers in Libraries,
EContent, EMedia, CRM, and KMWorld, among others, as well as
the organizer of conferences and exhibitions such as InfoToday, WebSearch
University, Buying & Selling eContent, KMWorld & Intranets, Internet
Librarian, and Computers in Libraries. In addition, ITI also publishes many
books, directories, and online products for the library and information professional.