WeStream meetup #2: Live Sports
On April 26 the second WeStream meetup took place in Showmax offices and was whole focused on live streaming.
We streamed the meetup on Youtube:
We offered a sneak peek into how live streams are handled at Czech Television (Tomáš Leschak, iVysilani) and how we have set them at Showmax (Jakub Dušek, Encoding Team at Showmax).
The talks in short:
(The recordings are below)
LIVE STREAMS at CZECH TELEVISION
Tomáš Leschak & Ondřej Černý, iVysilani
Our presentation focuses first on the development of the iVysilani streaming department and the conditions in which it operates. Through illustrative examples, we describe the production workflow and technical background. The second part of the talk presents our own live broadcast production and a general analysis of our content delivery.
SHOWMAX's LIVE STREAM FLOW
Jakub Dušek, Encoding Team at Showmax
We offer a sneak peek into the Showmax setup of the live-stream flow. You will learn how we manage to stream live events in 4K, and how we stream to both mobiles and TV screens in a market where satellite dishes are still the norm. We will touch on the different experience of streaming video-on-demand content and live encoding and will close with final remarks on delivering the best possible user experience on any device and across all sub-saharan Africa.
The follow-up discussion covered anything speakers might have omitted.