SOURCE: Azuki Systems

Azuki Systems

May 16, 2013 10:00 ET

Azuki Systems' VP of Engineering to Speak at CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference and Showcase, in Las Vegas

ACTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2013) -  Azuki Systems, the leader in the delivery of any content to any screen over any network, today announced that its VP of Engineering, Rob Hickey, will be participating as a panelist at the upcoming 17th annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, which will be co-located with CTIA on May 20-23, 2013, in Las Vegas. 

Hosted by international research firm Parks Associates, CONNECTIONS™ focuses on innovative technology and business solutions for the connected consumer. Parks Associates research indicates that consumers will increase their weekly mobile video and TV viewing by 175%.

During the panel, Rob will leverage Azuki's vast experience in delivering premium, protected over-the-top (OTT) video to mobile and consumer electronics (CE) devices. Some of the topics to be covered in this panel include H.265, MPEG DASH, content protection and device management.

WHO: 
Panelists:
Rob Hickey, Vice President of Engineering, Azuki Systems
Kris Alexander, Chief Strategist, Connected Devices, Akamai
Dustin Encelewski, Director Product Marketing, Elemental Technologies Inc
Kerry Travilla, Senior Director of Technology, MobiTV
Jonathan Wilner, Vice President of Products, Ooyala
Moderator: Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates

WHERE:
Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada (Murano, Room 3302)

WHEN: 
Monday, May 20, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

WHAT: 
Content Delivery: Blending Mobile and Video
A growing consumer appetite for mobile video content and a willingness among content owners to make their programming available would seem to be a perfect combination for operators. However, despite advances in adaptive streaming and compression technologies such as HEVC, getting quality video to a changing array of mobile devices on multiple operating systems is difficult and expensive. This panel offers a deep look at the problem, suggests solutions, and takes a look at new developments on the horizon.

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