September 30, 2020 (10am PST)
Open source software has a rich history in the streaming space. From FFmpeg to VLC to NGINX, there are innumerable open source packages available for video distributors and OTT platform operators to incorporate into their streaming workflows. But when should open source be a choice over commercial? Are there best practices for deploying or using popular open source solutions as part of a production environment? In this webinar, we’ll explore and examine some of the more popular open source solutions as well as discuss the merits of open source and whether users should feel obligated to contribute back to the community. Panelists for this exciting webinar will be announced shortly. This webinar will be moderated by Jason Thibeault, Executive Director of the Streaming Video Alliance. You can follow Jason on Twitter @_jasonthibeault.
About the Streaming Video Alliance
The Streaming Video Alliance is a global technical association addressing critical challenges in streaming video. By educating the industry on the technical nature of the issues, providing a neutral forum for collaboration across the video ecosystem, and publishing documentation that defines technical solutions, the Alliance is helping to improve the streaming video experience at scale. Over 75 companies including network operators, content rights holders, OTT platforms, service providers, and technology vendors – representing some of the biggest names in global streaming – participate in bi-weekly working group activities and quarterly face-to-face meetings.