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Ben Keener | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We are using Ustream as a means of education here at HCI. We provide daily webcasts to our members on HR related topics. We live stream our webcasts to our members via the Ustream player onto our site. Once our members watch one of our webcasts, they are given a certification code, which is used for their continuous learning in the HR field.
  • Easy to start streaming
  • Transcoding in the Cloud
  • Video Quality
  • DVR Recording
  • Better player interface/more embed options/performance (buffering)
  • Companies block certain ports that block Ustream, a simpler way to communicate to our end users on how to fix this problem would be awesome
Ustream is well suited for our webcasts because people are able to watch and ask questions and have their questions asked on air. However, for our virtual classes, it is not the greatest because of the real-time participation we have between the teachers and learners. [Due to] the fact that there is a big delay based on the users' internet connection, we can not replace Adobe Connect with Ustream.
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Andres Holguin | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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For us Ustream saves hundreds of thousands of dollars in an implementation of a complex on premise infrastructure. We also save a lot of money in support. Now the streaming service runs very smoothly. We are able to stream conferences around the world with just a couple of clicks.
  • When in a mooc course we need to stream, Ustream is our solution.
  • To keep and publish the events.
  • Until now the only way to pay is using credit card.
[Ustream is well suited for] Conferences, live video on mooc courses.
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Jim Petromilli | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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The Bay Area Online Sports Network (BAOSN) streams all events through Ustream. Ustream also hosts VOD. It is BAOSN primary CDN
  • Reliable
  • Responsive
  • Easy of use
  • Cost. The current options of CDN and hosting are ever increasing. For UStream to be a viable choice pricing structures will need to be reduced
  • Link producers to clients. Because we are a sports broadcasting network much of our work occurs in the evenings and weekends, During the weekdays we have unused production and streaming capacity that could be used to help corporation get involved with streaming and Ustream
Eas of use, support, dependability
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Travis Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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We use Ustream to deliver monthly livecasts to thousands of live viewers and Ustream has worked flawlessly every time. The video image quality is the best we've seen and just works!
  • Crisp HD clarity
  • Reliable
  • Easy to use
Ustream is easy to set up and embed on your website.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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We use IBM Cloud video to bring the entire company together for all hands meetings, trainings and quarterly business updates. It is used by all business units within our company. On average we have 5-6 live stream a week with anywhere from 50 to 5000 active viewers. With the eCDN we are able to safely stream to all of our employees with sacrificing our ISP bandwidth.
  • Simplicity
  • Quality
  • Innovative
  • Backend User Management
  • Slow To Deliver Important Features
IBM Cloud video is perfect for companies large or small. It allows an easy outlet for leaders to share their vision with employees. It's easy to get setup and even easier for the end user to use.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 08, 2017

Love this product

Score 10 out of 10
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We have been using IBM Cloud Video to broadcast company meetings to all our locations across the globe. It has always worked flawlessly regardless of the location of the viewers, or the platform the view it on. The available metrics and tracking are super useful too. I can't recommend this product highly enough, to be honest.
  • SSO integration
  • Audio and Video Quality
  • Cross Platform compatibility
  • Sometimes the delay becomes an issue, but this is not unique to Ustream.
  • Service is somewhat expensive.
  • Is it Ustream or is it IBM Cloud Video? This can be a little confusing for some people.
IBM Cloud Video really fit the bill for us on a secure channel where we could hold meetings with confidence that no unauthorized viewers were able to see the broadcast. The ability to upload videos and have data on who watched the video and the percentage of the video they watched is also awesome.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We use it for internal communication broadcasts, e.g. town halls etc.
  • Ease of use ; continually improving user platform
  • One easy upload when streaming rather than sending a multi-version up like some people have to, IBM has taken the hard work out of the streaming element leaving me to concentrate on the quality of the audio and video, the experience for the viewers and satisfaction.
  • Scott Grizzle is a legend. Also Jose Velenquez without both of whom, when we were first looking at IBM Cloud made it possible for us to trial before we bought this was instrumental in getting it signed off.
  • Get the UK support team set up ASAP, I know you are getting one set up but this should be done. What's already a big selling point for your competitors is tech support in GMT hours or local to the country of the account holders' territory.
  • You should be offering suggestions for redundancy of network. So offer an encoder that has let our 4g bundled to negate fears of upload issues for users.
  • Recommend suppliers for a kit not just recommended hardware. If I could I'd set up a training facility and travel around to your new customers and teach them how to stream.
[It's] great for my internal broadcasts.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We are using uStream across our organisation for streaming events both internally and to the general public. Our software developers have developed an in-house AV/media management platform for all of our locations, which includes in-depth API usage of uStream for automated video streaming and recording for on-demand viewing and archive purposes.
  • Excellent API integration for automating business processing - such as starting and stopping streaming etc.
  • White Labelled solution - all Ustream branding has been removed and presents well to the public/our customers.
  • Easy web control panel for managing streaming, channels and recordings.
  • Some of the 'private' video functionality was hard to implement (especially via the API) when we integrated in 2014, however I believe uStream has been working on improving this since then.
  • I don't believe you could dynamically create channels via the API - so some of the more advanced actions may not be available programatically via the API.
well suited to companies who want a turn key streaming and recording solution - you don't need to worry about CDNS, different stream qualities and different platforms etc. Just send your feed and let uStream broadcast it. We found the API had the basics covered which allowed us to do what we wanted programatically.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We use it to stream team meetings across the company. Primarily this is the 'all hands' meeting, but as teams have grown (and spread out) they have begun to use it.
It enables offices across the country to view the meeting, as well as remote users, or those who are working a shift during the important meetings.
We have also used it for important announcements
  • It's very easy to broadcast, using the Ustream producer app or even the app on a smartphone. It didn't require in-depth training or AV expertise, just some basic instructions and equipment.
  • The ability to record and then trim video in the web interface means that even teams who don't really intend for live viewing can use this - recording their video ahead of time for announcements or team viewings in other offices.
  • uStream Align made it incredibly easy to validate logins with SAML - this means we know exactly who is logging in to view the live feed and recorded videos, how often, and prevents unauthorized access.
  • Editing functionality in the web based editor is still limited to basic trimming of video length. Would love to be able to add chaptering, transitions, and even import clips for splicing.
  • The uStream producer app required a separate purchase - which was totally worth it, but wished those features were included in the free programs. Their free version is fine for basics but the producer was top notch.
  • Transitioning from uStream basic to Align required a manual download and re-upload of all our content - that transition could have been much smoother
uStream is great for 1-way video feeds. Company broadcasts, team meetings, announcements.
It's not usable for video conferencing (nor is it meant for it)
It's also great for training videos - because you can audit viewing time you can actually verify that people have watched the videos and for how long.
As an online repository to store video for later viewing, it's great.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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We use Ustream to easily share important information to a large number of employees on a daily basis with live streamed talks and through the Ustream library of previously recorded events. Different teams within our company will book time to share and teach other team members across the company, in various time zones via live streams over the Ustream platform.
  • Easy to use dashboard makes the workflow smooth.
  • Privacy controls are good and important to help keep company information private.
  • The library makes it easy to review old content.
  • Changing the default thumbnail for a video back to the first frame as opposed to grabbing a random frame.
  • Integrate the trimming too and thumbnail selection all in the video preview window in the main dashboard edit page.
  • Smooth out the playback transitions between resolution changes.
Ustream is a great solution for companies to share information with a large number of employees via live streaming video service. Whether it is an update, Q&A, learning session or just for fun, Ustream makes it easy for all employees and only employees to take part live or view the recording afterwards if they can't attend the live event.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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We communicate with distributors of our products more than twice a month using Ustream. Audience size is from three or four hundred to 2000+. Rather than use the Ustream channel, we embed on our own live video page. We use the chat function provided by Ustream. It allows distributors access to news and information about the company, featuring the company president and various VPs. The broadcasts serve distributors in the US and Canada markets.
  • Support pre-IBM was excellent. (Haven't required assistance with anything since IBM purchase, so I suppose that's a "pro" too.)
  • Quality and reliability of the video stream has been consistently very good. We opt to use multi-quality streaming, and low-quality streaming works well for viewers with a marginal connection. Desktop and mobile equally good.
  • We use the supplied chat function in virtually every broadcast. It's worked well for our purposes, no hiccups.
  • We record locally, but use auto recordings as a backup. There have been some sync issues, but those can be solved without too much difficulty.
  • As mentioned, there is a sync issue with autorecords, and it's pretty consistent, even though the actual live stream is perfectly in sync. Support at Ustream suggested a) it was my player and b) that it actually was in sync. I guess my standards for "in sync" are higher than tech support's.
  • It seems a little pricey, but I don't have much to compare it with. We're paying about $1k/month minus a discount for paying a year in advance. (That's about double what we're paying for hosting of about 450 videos we keep on-line for our viewers, with 1GB of bandwidth/month). The subscription we have offers more channels, more storage and more viewer hours than we wanted or needed, but there was nothing in the middle.
We do fairly sophisticated multicamera productions in our corporate in-house studio. Years ago, we would distribute programs like these on videocassette, later DVD (both infrequently), then offer them as downloads. It's easier and cheaper to distribute this way. We can do it much more frequently. Being live and having audience participation makes it more attractive to our audience and makes them feel more a part of the company. Archiving and replays are simple to achieve.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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The Ustream enterprise solution is being used by our organization to deliver higher education content, organization related conference presentations from various speakers on many topics related to higher education, student projects and job experience, student produced television news stories and radio broadcasts, and commencements.
  • The support staff at Ustream have been very responsive to questions and addressing issues, professional service always, always really to help.
  • The Support documentation and how to videos have been very useful.
  • The Delivery Service has been very reliable and always available; simple to use.
  • There is a good number of third party products compatible with the service.
  • Feedback from our organization has been consistently positive.
  • Need additional methods to allow users to caption content such as allowing WebVTT files.
I can't think of an area where it is less appropriate. The service is a great streaming tool for educational content and has allowed us to share important content throughout the state. Students' parents and relatives are able to see their son or daughters school work by watching a video stream from a distant city, state or country.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 10, 2017

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Score 8 out of 10
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I'm a analyst on the marketing team. During Dreamforce, I have helped out with the live production sets with the creative video team. The Ustream tool was used to manage different channels during the live broadcast of the keynotes. I used it to cut different highlights for each segment of the keynotes and condense it into a shorter video for the webpage.
  • Different channel management for on going live broadcast
  • Easy to use interface
  • In-tool cutting for video segments
  • Easy to use, however could be more modern
  • Hard to cut important highlights while watching live segments
I've only used it during live production broadcast during Dreamforce and I found that to be really helpful. The company has used this tool year over year and it has helped produce a lot of great content for the Live page, fireside chats, as well as content for internal use.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 1 out of 10
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It is being used to stream our town halls, intro sessions, and all company wide internal communication to all the employees in the company. We use AJA and Black Magic capture cards and a Black Magic 2/ME switcher for video injest, and stream to Ustream via Wirecast Pro. We run about 10 or so streams a week.
  • The ability to record and host videos for rewatch in the future.
  • Okta integration.
  • Streaming. There are so many problems with streaming. Often times streams will drop out for seemingly no reason, both from a transmitter perspective in Wirecast, and for end users.
  • The interface for the dashboard for video management is terrible.
  • The trim video function is terrible, and almost impossible to use.
  • The thumbnail selection is terrible.
  • The ability to customize the playback portal is terrible.
  • The customer support is terrible. They always deflect blame.
  • Price is WAY too high for the level of service we're getting. Everything is an extra add-on. It used to be cheaper for more service, now it's more expensive, extra functions that were previously available included are extra charges, and the terrible unreliable service is still the same.
  • There is WAY too much latency from when you stream to when users can see the video. Compared to YouTube, where it's almost immediate. Viewers on Ustream are anywhere from 5-120 seconds behind live (averaging about 20-40 seconds), where as youtube, are between 5-20 (averaging at about 5 seconds behind).
The ability to stream at any time to a specific channel is nice. But any instance of mission critical work, Ustream is not to be trusted to pull through.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Ustream is being used by our organization to stream and broadcast live events and missions of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Broadcasts can be archived and viewers logged for historic data.This gives the organization visibility into the type of material that is popular and trending amongst peers, as well as the public.
  • Real-time polling
  • Interactive interface
  • Integration with social media
  • Video quality isn't always the best
  • No address book
With other popular video streaming services such as YouTube, it can be quite a challenge to compete against. For enterprise use though, I find Ustream to be adequate and easy to use for the user community.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We use IBM Cloud Video to live stream newscasts from our tv stations, important press conferences, live weather updates, regional sporting events and internal company communications. Being a media organization with its credibility at stake, it is critical that we are consistent and IBM Cloud Video has been extremely reliable. The quality of the stream has been exceptional.
  • When there is breaking news we are able to live stream to multiple websites from the Ustream app. It's as easy, or maybe even easier than Facebook live.
  • Reliability is extremely important to our company and I can't recall a single instance of downtime with Ustream in the past 3 years.
  • The quality of the stream is exceptional. The live stream of our newscasts looks nearly as good as our HD broadcast.
  • Improved metrics would be helpful. I would like to see more robust metrics in the future.
  • I don't like that there is a large fee to have a VAST tag applied to each channel.
Weather in North Dakota and Minnesota is always unpredictable. We use Ustream to live stream important weather info to our website, Facebook and our weather app. When the power is out our viewers know they can count on us to live stream breaking weather information on our website, app and Facebook.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We use IBM Cloud Video (Ustream) services for sports streaming. We have many clients in amateur sports that use our services to be seen on the web. The quality of the service received from IBM Cloud Video (Ustream) is really impressive. We really do appreciate working with them.
  • They have a fast service to answer your questions.
  • The stability of the infrastructure.
  • They are always looking to do more to help.
  • Probably on the live help services. I work in the East coast and my streamings is often in the evening. The problems sometimes start close to the closing time for the Ustream office.
  • More flexibility to be able to put in some advertising ourselves during the streaming. (Pre-roll or mid-roll).
  • We can hardly put the player side by side on a page and make them play at the same time. The play control is not accessible on the second player.
  • It wold be interesting to be able to put the multibitrate including1080 and 720. Actually, we have to choose 1080-480-360 or 720-480-360.
  • 1080-720-480 should be available too.
  • In the Excel statistics reports, it would be really practice to have the total of each categories ex: hour viewers.... Actually we do have to do it ourselves but it takes some time for nothing.
  • It would be easier to be able to move up and down our channel in the “Channel Settings” pages. Actually everything is classed by alphabetical order and sometimes it isn’t convenient for us.
  • Also, it would be practical to be able to give a name to the channel for our classification in to the “Channel Settings” page and be able to have an other name on the player during the streaming. Ex: I have TVGO1 as a channel. This is a reference for my staff but on the streaming player I may wish to see the client name.
The streaming service is great. The statistics module (the analytics console) is practical. The Ustream interface is easy to understand and makes it really nice to work with. The new streaming control module (live broadcast monitoring) is really practical too and seems to work fine. Some employee are really great and contact us from time to time just to make sure everything is going fine.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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IBM Ustream has allowed our company to scale webinar and training efforts. This is used both internally and externally across our sales, support, customer success, and marketing teams.
  • Automation/scheduling of prerecorded videos to be broadcasted to a wide audience.
  • Lead generation.
  • Included chat functionality for customer/prospect interaction.
  • Gathering details around who has attended repeated webinars.
  • Waiting on updated registration system which will provide calendar invites and reminders to customers about upcoming events.
Ustream excels in scenarios where organizations need to broadcast live or broadcast prerecorded videos. The system is weak in the area of integration into CRM (Salesforce) for the purposes of non-manual lead capture. The system was also initially weak in the area of a registration gate providing reminders and calendar events to attendees, though I understand this will be fixed very soon.

Support is quick to respond and help. Although a few bumps [have occured] along the way, IBM has been quite helpful in our usage.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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My company is using Ustream for multiple use cases. The first use case is for the entire organization to see the broadcast of our monthly town halls as well as general trainings. The second use case is for specific roles and teams to have video trainings available and to track viewing.
  • The UI interface for users is straightforward and easy for them to use.
  • Setting up of the SAML authentication took no time.
  • Customer Support when setting up your account is top notch.
  • Getting the correct components for a given setup can be tricky.
  • Playback of uploaded videos (recording outside of app) can be problematic.
Ustream is perfect for situation where it is a one-side conversation. It is not very well suited for interactive conversation as the stream can have up to a minute delay. The one feature that best suits our needs was the securing of who could watch the recorded videos and streams, that was very important to us.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We are using Ustream to broadcast live Q&A sessions. These are broadcast through online courses. We also use the record function of Ustream and upload the videos to the archives of the online courses.
  • User-friendly and staff that is willing to help.
  • The software is updated regularly to improve the services.
  • It is compatible with a variety of platforms that our customers are using.
  • We are currently implementing Chatroll along with Ustream. On Chatroll we are able to moderate comments that come in before they are visible to all people on the stream. We haven't fully explored the update of a chat window with the video, on Ustream, but it would be able to be nice to moderate comments that people type.
We have only used Ustream for a very specific function and we are happy with what we are able to do on the platform. We would certainly recommend Ustream if other companies are looking to do similar things.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We're an independent live events company, and we use Ustream to broadcast our client's internal and external communications, product launches, and any other live event where the highest quality video and cloud multi-bitrate transcoding for global delivery is needed. As a company we use many different webcast platforms, but we are impressed time and again by the image quality delivered to the viewer by Ustream.
  • Good quality multi-bitrate transcoding in the cloud
  • The customer service and technical support is quick and efficient
  • Competitive cost-effective solution
  • We have encountered VOD playback issues
  • Analytics are fine, but not presented brilliantly
  • Support could be extended to be more accessible to customers outside US
Ustream is well suited to any event which demands the highest quality passthrough or transcoded video image broadcast.

Larger events with more viewers can be expensive using Ustream, and so clients often look to lower cost per viewer or bundled/no viewer limits solutions.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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It is used companywide to facilitate livestreaming and recording of meetings and presentations. It addresses the problem of teams spread geographically across the planet who need to be kept in the loop. It solves for both live, which permits limited interactivity via Q&A, and non-live (watching post-facto via VOD), without any need to differentiate between the two.
  • Global reach (ingest points and points of presence)
  • 24 hour support
  • Excellent admin UI
  • RTMP push limits the number of devices that can stream to the service - RSTP pull would open up many options for hardware
  • Updates are released a little too fast and without enough QC to make them bug-free
  • No 360 degree video
Appropriate for corporate event streaming, large team meeting streaming, townhall meeting streaming,
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
March 28, 2017

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I have used it during my help with the creative team to manage different video channels during the production of Dreamforce. It supported multiple live streams through different days.
  • Livestream management was very useful in terms of navigating to different broadcasting channels
  • Easy to record different segments of the livestream and cut.
  • When a broadcaster goes live, the follower gets a notification.
  • User interface can be more modern friendly.
Well Suited:

  • For big events that need film production such as conventions - Dreamforce.
  • More specifically if you have a production team that needs to handle multiple broadcast channels for different breakout sessions and keynotes on going simultaneously.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Lead generation (34)
6.2
Video personalization (63)
6.9
eCommerce (30)
4.4
Support for advertisements (23)
5.4
Video SEO (27)
6.3
Integration to Marketing Automation (7)
6.3
Integration to Salesforce.com (2)
6.4
Integration to LMS (2)
8.7
Video access controls (81)
8.3
User management (77)
7.8
Video link sharing (91)
8.5
Internal video (73)
8.6
External video (79)
8.7
Player customization (77)
6.6
Embedded videos (79)
7.1
Video quality / Bandwidth controls (89)
8.7
Mobile compatibility (85)
7.1
A/B testing (12)
5.8
Streaming quality reports (68)
6.9
Per viewer tracking (75)
7.3
Per video tracking (74)
7.5
Video analytics dashboard (79)
6.5
On-Demand video (64)
7.4
Live streaming (92)
9.3
Impact of streaming on network (76)
7.1
Video upload & format support (78)
7.1
Video library / File management (81)
8.3
Video portal (62)
7.9
Audience polling (36)
6.1
Audience Q&A / Live chat (58)
7.1
Video comments (48)
6.9

About IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

IBM Watson Media (formerly IBM Cloud Video) provides an enterprise video solution, powered by Watson AI, for creating, storing, managing, broadcasting and measuring the impact of live and recorded video.

There are two editions:

  • IBM Enterprise Video Streaming (private or internal corporate communications)
  • IBM Video Streaming (external events and monetized video streaming)

Both editions include storage, event support, custom branding, content management, multi-user accounts, and real-time analytics. Both are powered by IBM Watson AI for automatic speech to text conversion and automated closed captioning.

IBM Enterprise Video Streaming is an internal video solution that secures video assets for employee use (typically access via single sign-on/corporate directories). Individual viewer tracking measures engagement on a per video or viewer basis. This solution is often used in conjunction with IBM's Enterprise Content Delivery Network (ECDN) offering which does stream splitting and edge caching to help protect the corporate network from the strain of video going across the network.

IBM Video Streaming, an external video solution with optional monetization option, powers video streaming for large external audiences. It offers scalability for massive viewership using the SD-CDN, a software defined content delivery network built with QoS (Quality of Service) in mind to reliably deliver video.


Categories:  OTT,  Video

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Features

Video Marketing Features
Has featureLead generation
Has featureVideo personalization
Has featureAudience for distribution
Has featureeCommerce
Has featureSupport for advertisements
Has featureVideo SEO
Does not have featureIntegration to Marketing Automation
Video Platform Integrations Features
Does not have featureIntegration to Salesforce.com
Does not have featureIntegration to Marketo
Does not have featureIntegration to HubSpot
Does not have featureIntegration to Eloqua
Does not have featureIntegration to LMS
Video Security Features
Has featureVideo access controls
Has featureUser management
Has featureSSO support
Has featurePassword protection
Has featureVideo link sharing
Has featureEmbed restrictions
Has featureInternal video
Has featureExternal video
Video Player Features
Has featurePlayer customization
Has featureEmbedded videos
Has featureVideo quality / Bandwidth controls
Has featureMobile compatibility
Video Analytics Features
Does not have featureA/B testing
Has featureStreaming quality reports
Has featurePer viewer tracking
Has featurePer video tracking
Has featureVideo analytics dashboard
Video Hosting, Management & Storage Features
Has featureOn-Demand video
Has featureLive streaming
Has featureImpact of streaming on network
Has featureVideo upload & format support
Has featureVideo library / File management
Has featureVideo portal
Has featureVideo downloads
Has featureVideo editing
Has featureHigh definition support
Has featureClosed captioning / Transcription
Video Engagement Features
Has featureAudience polling
Has featureAudience Q&A / Live chat
Has featureVideo comments
Additional Features
Has featureScalability
Has featureEnterprise Security
Has featureQuality of Service
Has featureIntegrated Content Management
Has featureMulti-CDN Delivery via SD-CDN
Has featureCloud-based Transcoding
Has featureSocial Sharing with Facebook and Twitter Integration
Has featureIntegrated Chat
Has featureLive Analytics Dashboard
Has featureAuto-Recording
Has featureCustom Branding
Has featureLead Capture
Has featureLive Playlists
Has featureSupport for Professional Encoding/Production Gear
Has featureEnterprise Support Plans
Has featureManaged Event and Production Services
Has featureEnterprise Content Delivery Network (eCDN)

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Screenshots

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Integrations

SDKs and APIs are available.

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Competitors

Kaltura, Ooyala Flex Media Platform, Vidyard, Akamai, Brightcove, Microsoft SQL Server StreamInsight, DaCast, Livestream, Qumu, Ramp, vBrick, Kontiki, Onstream, Wowza, Sherpa, movingimage

Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
  • Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
  • Entry-level set up fee?No

Video Streaming edition is available for purchase via credit card online (or via IBM salesperson if needs exceed those outlined in the online plans): https://video.ibm.com/platform/plans Enterprise Video Streaming edition must be purchased from an IBM salesperson: https://info.video.ibm.com/IBM-Watson-Media-Contact.html

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Customer Size Distribution

Consumers
0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
15%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)
50%
Enterprises (> 500 employees)
35%

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Phone
Live Chat
Email
Forum/Community
FAQ/Knowledgebase
Social Media
Video Tutorials / Webinar
Managed Event Support
Production Services

IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming Technical Details

Deployment Types:SaaS
Operating Systems: Unspecified
Mobile Application:Apple iOS, Android, Mobile Web