iStreamPlanet Streamed Sochi

The execution of the live streaming using Aventus was flawless adding to the successful streaming of all the live sporting events from Sochi.

The Last Word from Sochi: Success!

Yesterday was the final day of the Paralympics which iStreamPlanet streamed live for the USOC. The execution of the live streaming using Aventus was flawless adding to the successful streaming of all the live sporting events from Sochi. From all of us at iStreamPlanet, a big thank you to our partners, customers, the IOC, the USOC, and the …more

USOC Relies on AT&T and iStreamPlanet’s Aventus to Power Live Streaming of 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

  “We’re really pleased with how quickly our team was able to launch our channels on Aventus, allowing us to focus on delivering more live content to more devices than ever before.”  Trevor Miller, Managing Director, Information Technology, USOC. Following closely on the success of the record-breaking Sochi Olympics, iStreamPlanet today announced it is working …more

2014 Winter Olympics Show Broadcasters a Path to the Cloud

Microsoft’s Travis Petershagen writes a detailed blog post following a visit to iStreamPlanet’s Las Vegas facilities during the live streaming of the Olympics.  From Travis Petershagen’s Media and Technology Blog:  Feb 27, 2014 – In mid-February, I had the opportunity to visit the iStreamPlanet facility in Las Vegas to experience the end-to-end streaming solution behind the …more

NBC Sports Group Sets Streaming Record as more than 2.1 Million Unique Users Live Stream USA-Canada Men’s Hockey Semifinal

NBC Sports announced a new live stream viewing record for the organization as more than 2.1 million unique viewers for Friday’s “TV Everywhere” authenticated live stream of the Olympic men’s ice hockey semifinal between the United States and Canada. The 2.122 million unique users is believed to be the largest “TV Everywhere” authenticated streaming audience …more

Baptism of Fire in the Olympic Cauldron

Alex Zambelli, Principle Product Manager, iStreamPlanet   Alex Zambelli shares his insights from live streaming the last four Olympics, including why the Sochi Olympics are considered groundbreaking in the live streaming video world.   In 2008 I got involved in my first Olympics streaming project (while at Microsoft, for NBC), and here we are 6 …more

From Forbes: Adobe And Microsoft Team Up To Stream Sochi From The Cloud

The combination of better internet connectivity and the increasing acceptance of the cloud as the most logical place to process and stream video is combining to change the game. This years Olympics mark the point from which the cloud will be seen as the most logical place to do this sort of work.

Ben Kepes, Forbes Contributor, does a great job of calling out how moving the live video workflow to the cloud benefits content providers, technology providers and consumers.

Streaming the Olympics: Live From Sochi to Your Screen

2014 marks the fourth time iStreamPlanet has been chosen to provide live streaming services to Olympics rights holding broadcasters. Every time it’s a thrill and a privilege to be a part of bringing the excitement of the games to connected viewers tuning in to catch their favorite events and athletes at any time of day, on any screen.