LS102: The Live Linear Challenge


As services like Sling TV and Direct TV grow in popularity, viewers are becoming accustomed to being able to replicate the lean-back broadcast experience familiar. But live linear streaming presents a daunting array of challenges, from ingest and encoding to DRM, metadata, and ad insertion. This panel will explore these challenges and discuss a range of solutions. Moderator: Jason Thibeault, Executive Director - Streaming Video Alliance Rob Post, VP of Engineering - Hulu Guy Tasaka, VP and Chief Digital Officer - Calkins Media Andre Vawdrey, Director, Partner Solutions - NBC Digital Sports Technology Igor Oreper, Senior Director, Product Management - Comcast Technology Solutions