BY ERIC SCHUMACHER-RASMUSSEN
This year, the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards turns 10. Back in 2007, we had 16 categories, in which 120 nominations were submitted. In 2016, we have 33 categories that reflect both the Streaming Media and Streaming
Media Producer editorial purviews, with a total of 280 nominees.
More than 3,000 of our readers voiced their opinions, casting
a total of nearly 34,000 votes. After discarding votes from obviously phony email addresses as well as votes by employees
casting ballots for their own companies’ products, we identified
the winners and two runners-up in each category.
Many of the names are familiar, perhaps even expected, but you’ll find more than a few surprises
in the list that follows.
We announced the winners at Streaming
Media West in Huntington Beach, Calif., and
we present them here for posterity. Congratulations to all the winners, and thank
you to all the voters who participated. A
special thanks to the sponsors of this
year’s awards—Ustream (an IBM company), LiveU, and Teradek.
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