SOURCE: TV Worldwide

November 14, 2005 12:53 ET

TV Worldwide to Webcast "Streaming Media West 2005" Live From San Jose, CA

Webcast to Feature Selected Keynotes, News and Interviews With Key Streaming Media Industry Experts at www.streamingmedia.com/west November 15-17, 2005

CHANTILLY, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 14, 2005 -- TV Worldwide, a fast-growing web-based global Internet TV network and streaming video service provider, announced that it had been selected to webcast the Streaming Media West 2005 Conference and Exhibition, November 15-17, live from the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. The free webcast will feature selected keynotes and interviews with industry leaders present for the show and highlight the latest rich media technology, solutions, issues and news in the streaming sector. Main webcast sponsors include the International Webcasting Association (IWA), Limelight Networks, Akamai, Klik-Vu and Abacast.

Visitors to the live Streaming Media West webcast will be able to post questions to interviewees and participate in Q&A via e-mail, providing a fully interactive forum for sharing of information.

"We're pleased to again facilitate national webcast participation in this year's Streaming Media West 2005 conference," commented Dave Gardy, Chairman and CEO of TVWorldwide.com. "As we did with last year's event and at Streaming Media East in May, we intend to focus on issues affecting the streaming media industry and the technology that is stimulating rapid growth in this arena during coverage of this pre-eminent digital media forum which so well well-regarded among industry professionals." At Streaming media West, TV Worldwide will also announce the launch of its latest Internet TV Channel, Golf Center.TV, (www.GolfCenter.TV).

Streaming Media West Conference Chairman Dan Rayburn stated, "We're excited to be able to offer portions of the Streaming Media West 2005 conference as a live and archived webcast providing viewers with access to top streaming media experts, speakers, and exhibitors in the streaming sector."

The event will be archived for viewing at www.streamingmedia.com , www.tvworldwide.com and TV Mainstream, (www.TVMainstream.com), TV Worldwide's Internet TV channel for the Streaming Media industry, launched at NAB in April. Participants should log on by 5PM-7PM PT on November 15 and 11AM-3PM PT November 16-17 for live and live-to-tape coverage of the event each day.

About TV Worldwide

As a leading global Internet broadcasting and streaming media company, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcasting" (SM) to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. TVWorldwide.com works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. TVWorldwide.com was recently named one of the streaming video industry's "Hottest Streaming Companies" by Streaming Magazine, www.streamingmagazine.com, and CEO Dave Gardy was honored by the magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy currently serves as the president of the International Webcasting Association (IWA).

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. Led 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 the IWA

The International Webcasting Association (IWA) is a worldwide non-profit trade organization dedicated to the growth and development of the art, technology and commerce of webcasting and streaming media over the Internet and other networks. The IWA, headquartered in Washington, DC represents members throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia. The IWA works to keep members informed, connected, and better prepared for the changes that are an integral part of the technology.

About Abacast

Abacast technology greatly improves the delivery of one-to-many real-time streaming media. Abacast's Distributed Streaming Network technology makes it possible to deliver the highest quality stream to huge audiences with unparalleled scalability and bandwidth efficiencies saving you up to 98% on your streaming costs. Our closely monitored streaming network also delivers end-to-end Quality of Service monitoring for each end-user and detailed real-time audience statistics. We offer the best stream, at the best price! Abacast.

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