Streaming Media East Featuring Keynote by SkyVR

    Taking place tomorrow in New York City is the annual Streaming Media East Conference and Exhibition. Organised by, the site is dedicated to the business, technology, and content of streaming media. The event will see a selection of virtual reality (VR) focused panels taking place, and on Wednesday 11th May, Josh Courtney, Chairman and Executive Producer at SkyVR will be giving the keynote address.

    Courtney’s keynote speech will be on “The Reality of Virtual Reality and why It’s Important”. He’ll look at exactly how VR works and the market it’s creating, at the content development and distribution process, and looking at how networks and content creators alike need to start developing plans for further experiences.

    Aside from the keynote, VR centred panels include:

    • Video Goes Virtual: Business Challenges and Opportunities Around VR Video
      • This will feature; Joel Espelien, Senior Analyst – The Diffusion Group; Josh Courtney, Chairman, Executive Producer – SkyVR; Jeff Jacobs, SVP, Production Planning, Strategies & Operations – Viacom Music & Entertainment Group and Saswat Panda, CTO & Co-Founder – LiveLike
    • Quickly Build 4K and VR/360 Live Streaming Workflows: Ryan Jespersen, Senior Manager, Technical Product Marketing – Wowza Media Systems
    • Orah: Live VR Made Simple: Nicolas Burtey, CEO – VideoStitch

    As the Streaming Media East Conference and Exhibition gets underway tomorrow, VRFocus will bring you any announcements from the event.