Recognized for Leadership in Emerging Technologies for Digital Media and Entertainment
Los Angles, Calif. - May 2, 2006 - Streaming21, Inc., a leader in broadcast-quality media streaming solutions, today announced that it has been chosen by OnHollywood as the Top 100 Private Company award winner. The OnHollywood Top 100 is a leading indicator for the next wave of the most innovative digital media and entertainment companies. Streaming21 was handpicked by the OnHollywood editorial team based on a set of five criteria – innovation, market potential, customer adoption, media buzz and investor value creation. Streaming21 will be honored at the OnHollywood executive summit May 2-4 at The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California.
The OnHollywood Top 100 was selected from over 1,000 companies, peer-nominated by leading venture capitalists, investment bankers and industry analysts. "We scoured hundreds of applications we received to vote on the top emerging private technology companies," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "Selected are the companies we think are demonstrating significant market traction or pursuing innovative technology. We expect Streaming21 to make a big impact for both Hollywood and Silicon Valley in the digital media entertainment sector."
"We are honored to be recognized for our innovative streaming technology, execution of strategy, management strengths, strategic funding, strong industry partnerships and significant market success in the digital media industry. Being chosen by OnHollywood is a tremendous endorsement of our company. We believe with the rise of broadband & fixed mobile convergence and our strong tie with global leading Telcos & broadband service providers, we will further take the spotlight in the digital entertainment market in the near future," said Dr. Joe Lin, President and CEO of Streaming21.
Streaming21 has won many industry awards worldwide. Key honors include "winner of 2005 Red Herring Asia Top 100 companies", "Top 20 Broadband Innovators from Frost & Sullivan", "OnHollywood Top 100 Private Company Award Winner", "Platinum Award from AV Video Multimedia Producer" and "Resellers’ Choice from Computer Technology Review". Streaming21 will continue to achieve success in the digital convergence era with award-winning and patented technologies.
Streaming21's broadcast and media-on-demand software solutions deliver broadcast-quality video and audio over IP networks. Streaming21 is recognized as the "winner of 2005 Red Herring Asia Top 100 companies" recently. Built upon a revolutionary architecture, for which nine patents have been filed. Streaming21's solution enables the deployment of rich-media services with carrier-class scalability, 24/7 operations, and broadcast-quality delivery. The solution uses open standard hardware to lower the total cost of the solution and its software is optimized to support more users and media files with fewer servers as well as less storage, and personnel. The platform is open and flexible to readily integrate value-added services. To learn more about Streaming21's solutions and industry leading partners, please call +886-2-2500-0680 or visit www.streaming21.com.
About OnHollywood 2006: May 2-4 @ The Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood
OnHollywood is where cutting edge technology from the backstreets of Silicon Valley converges with Hollywood's media and entertainment elite. The two-and-a-half-day event borrows on the "film market" tradition by providing an open environment for digital media and entertainment entrepreneurs to meet the big-time studio, telco, and consumer electronics executives, venture capitalists, and media. OnHollywood delves into the challenges, opportunities, and business models of the digital era, and showcases the most innovative private companies that are revolutionizing the way media and entertainment is created, distributed, and consumed. To learn more about OnHollywood 2006, please visit www.alwayson-network.com/onhollywood/.
About AlwaysOn Network
AlwaysOn is transforming the communication business with its online blogging network for technology, media and entertainment insiders, establishing it as a leader in the Open Media revolution. Borrowing from the underground traditions of blogging and social networking, AlwaysOn was launched in 2003. Today, AO’s annual Summit @ Stanford and OnHollywood events, print “blogozine” and online services encourage direct collaboration between global thought leaders and technology insiders. No other media brand has dared allow such openness amongst its readers and participants. AlwaysOn, LLC, is a privately held and virtually headquartered company born out of the heart of Silicon Valley. To learn more about AlwaysOn, please visit www.alwayson-network.com.