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Readers' Choice Award Winners Announced at Streaming Media West 2012

MEDFORD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--, producer of the most prestigious and widely acclaimed events for the business and technology of streaming and online video, today announced the winners of Its yearly Readers' Choice Awards at the Streaming Media West Conference in Los Angeles.

The Readers' Choice Awards are selected by the readers of Streaming Media magazine and This year, more than 58,000 votes were cast for more than 350 products, services, and companies.

"The annual Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards always guarantees surprises, and 2012 carries on the tradition," said editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen. "Among this year's winners are both familiar names and new faces, reflecting the continually shifting online video landscape. Just when you think you've figured out which companies are leading the market, a new player emerges or a veteran player moves into a new space."

The 2012 RCA winners are:

Best Streaming Innovation


Best Online Video Content Company

Funny or Die

Best Online Video Technology Company


Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service

Sorenson Media

CDN Service Provider


Desktop Video Editing Software

Adobe Systems

DRM/Access Control Solution


Encoding Software (Desktop)

Sorenson Media

Encoding Software (Enterprise Class)

Sorenson Media

Field Encoder


Hardware Encoder (On Demand)

Cisco Systems

Hardware Encoder (Live)


Live Video Streaming Service


MSO/OTT Solution

Digital Rapids

Multi-Screen/OTT Solution for Content Publishers


Online Video Platform


Portable Live Streaming Appliance


Reporting and Analytics Platform

Adobe Systems

Search and Discovery Platform


Server Hardware/Software

Adobe Systems

Transparent Video Caching Solution

Juniper Networks

Video Advertising Management Platform

Adobe Systems

Video Advertising Network


Webcasting/Presentation Solution


About Streaming Media magazine

Streaming Media magazine is the leading publication discussing all forms of online video technology and business models. The magazine also administers and hosts the annual Streaming Media East, Streaming Media West, Content Delivery Summit and HTML5 Video Summit conferences. Each of these properties is solely focused on giving attendees the chance to see and hear the best and the brightest minds in the online video industry – at the podium, in the Exhibit Hall, and among the attendees. For more information about the magazine, its editorial calendar, its events or Streaming Media magazine in general, please visit us on the Web at, or on Twitter at @StreamingMedia ( The Web site (which is updated daily) and the Streaming Media magazine are properties of Information Today, Inc.

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