In 2019, the Streaming Video Alliance is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Over these past years, the Alliance has established itself as a leading resource for best practices, guidelines, and specifications for streaming video. From our inception, to our face-to-face meetings, to all of our publications, the timeline below captures some of our accomplishments leading up to 2019. We hope that you’ll join us in our celebration . . . and as we look forward to the next five years and beyond.
Photos From the Years Past
A Journey Through Five Years
Start of the Alliance
The Streaming Video Alliance was founded on November 14, 2014 by the following companies: Alcatel-Lucent, Charter Communications, Cisco Systems, Comcast, Epix, Fox Networks Group, Korea Telecom, Level 3 Communications, Liberty Global, Limelight Networks, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, Qwilt, Telecom Italia, Telstra, Ustream, Wowza Media Systems, and Yahoo.
First Member Meeting
The first member meeting convened at the Hilton, Midtown in New York, NY in conjunction with Streaming Media East. The keynote was delivered by Joe Inzerillo, then CTO of Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM).
First Board Meeting
The Streaming Video Alliance board first convened on May 12, 2015 in New York, NY.
Second Member Meeting
The Alliance held it’s second member meeting on September 1, 2015 in Denver, CO. This meeting was hosted by Charter Communications.
One Year Anniversary
The Alliance celebrated it’s one-year anniversary on November 19, 2015 at the third member meeting hosted by FOX at their FOX Studios in Los Angeles, CA.
Fourth Member Meeting
The Alliance’s fourth member meeting was held in Sunnyvale, CA on February 18, 2016 hosted by Yahoo!
Open Cache System Functional Requirements
This document is a problem statement and functional requirements of an open caching solution deployed by service providers to be used by content providers and content delivery networks.
Published QoE Metrics Definitions
The QoE Working Group produced documents on QoE-related Events and Metrics. These documents were used as input into CTA R04 WG20 Streaming Media QoE Working Group.
Fifth Member Meeting
The Alliance held it’s fifth member meeting back in New York, NY on May 12, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square.
Jason Thibeault Appointed Executive Director
Jason Thibeault, formerly of Limelight Networks, was appointed the Executive Director of the Streaming Video Alliance.