Watching Sport Online: Better than TV?
Mon 13th May 2013 | Television & Broadcasting
After winning the 2012 ‘Best Webcasting Platform’ award last year, StreamUK plans to attend this year’s Streaming Media Forum with a slightly different focus; exploring online video’s role in football and displaying how StreamUK and its partners are working on enhancing the viewer experience for the new season ahead.
This year, StreamUK’s CEO Duncan Burbidge will moderate ‘Watching Sport Online: Better than TV?’, a session on the second day of the 2013 Streaming Forum (19th June) – which has already been tipped as one of the ‘must see’ sessions by the Streaming Media Global Chairman, Eric Schumacher.
Joined by an influential panel including; Simon Banoub, Marketing Director, Opta Sports, Howard Kitto, GroupCTO , Perform Group and Simon Nixon, Client Services Director for Aqueduct, the panel will discuss and debate the important role of data and viewer interaction to create truly immersive fan experiences.
Asked about the decision to choose the subject for this year’s session, Duncan Burbidge replied, “I’m discussing what it means to make online video preferred to traditional television. Although the boundaries are already blurred, the question brings into focus how additional information should be presented to the user.”
StreamUK will also be attending the event as award nominees in several categories. To vote for a StreamUK product or service, please click here.
Posted by: Aaron Gourley
To subscribe to our range of football newsletters including news, products and jobs CLICK HERE.
If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us – email@example.com
Thu 12th Jan 2017 | Television & Broadcasting
Fans will be given a different perspective of Manchester United’s clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford this weekend thanks to Spidercam. Sky Sports will create a Premier League first this...
Mon 9th Jan 2017 | Television & Broadcasting
Long-term features writer and well-known voice on BBC’s Final Score football results programme is set to inspire sports journalists of the future after making a January move to the University of...
Tue 3rd Jan 2017 | Television & Broadcasting
The 2016-17 Premier League season has marked an enormous breakthrough for English football as Sky Sports and BT Sport have paid a record £5.136billion for the rights to broadcast the matches....
Thu 6th Oct 2016 | Television & Broadcasting
Europe’s leading online video specialist StreamAMG (Advanced Media Group), has been appointed to deliver the new and improved LUTV service for video on demand and live broadcasting for Leeds...