Vewd launches “Vewd Virtual Experience” a Combination of Live and On-Demand Content That Helps Smart TV, Pay TV, and Content Owners Successfully Navigate OTT

Vewd Virtual Experience is a 3-day live event with participation from the world’s leading connected device providers and content owners with State of the Industry presentations, Roundtable discussions, and Customer Success Stories featuring Omdia, Dataxis, Virgin Media, Vodafone Spain, ZEE5, Tubi, TP Vision and many more.

In partnership with leading research firms Omdia, Dataxis, 43Twenty and Ampere Analysis, Vewd has curated an unparalleled virtual event, providing over 20 pieces of content featuring:

  • 3 live dynamic roundtable discussions with industry luminaries; 
  • 3 in-depth live State of the Industry presentations; 
  • 3 provocative Vewd Talks;
  • 3 forward-thinking Thought Leadership topics;
  • 9 Vewd Product Sheets
  • 6 compelling Customer Success Stories and much more.

Programming is as follows:

September 1: Vewd for Manufacturers (Winning the Battle for the Main Screen)

Live Events
9 AM CET:
State of Smart TV: “From A Home’s Screen To The Homescreen: Smart TV’s Ongoing Evolution”
Presented by Paul Gray, Research Director, Omdia

10 AM CET:
Industry Panel: “Leveraging The Smart In Smart TV”
Hosted by Paul Gray, Research Director, Omdia
With:

  • Andy Quested, Chair, Working Party 6 ITU
  • Peter Lanigan, Senior Manager – Standardisation, TP Vision
  • Vincent Grivet, Chairman, HbbTV Association

1 PM CET:
Vewd Webinar: “Creating Competitive Advantage With Content”
Presented by Kevan Qureshi, Senior Product Manager, Vewd

On-demand
Vewd Talk: “The Battle for the Homescreen”
Vewd CEO Aneesh Rajaram explores the new opportunities that are driving the growth in Smart TV sales.

Thought Leadership Topic: Winning The Battle For The Main Screen

September 2: Vewd for Pay TV Operators (Extending the Reach of Pay TV)

Live Events
10 AM CET:
The State of Pay TV: “How OTT Is Reshaping Pay TV”
Presented by Quentin Stallivieri, Analyst, Dataxis

11 AM CET:
Industry Panel: “OTT And Pay TV: Arranging The Perfect Marriage”
Hosted by Maria Rua Aguete, Executive Director, Omdia
With: 

  • David Bouchier, Chief TV and Entertainment Officer, Virgin Media
  • Ignacio García-Legaz, TV Director, Vodafone Spain
  • Stanislav Georgiev, CEO, Bulsatcom

1 PM CET:
Vewd Webinar: “Deploying A Modern Pay TV Experience In The Age Of OTT”
Presented by Marco Frattolin, Senior Product Manager, Vewd

On-demand
Vewd Talk: “Pay TV on the Smart TV” 
Vewd Chief Product Officer Sascha Prüter unveils what happens if Pay TV gets it right

Thought Leadership Topic: Extending The Reach Of Pay TV

September 3: Vewd for Content Owners (Taking Content Global)

2 PM CET:
The State of OTT Content: “To D2C Or Not To D2C”
Presented by Lottie Towler, Analyst, Ampere Analysis

3 PM CET:
Industry Panel: “The Impact And Challenges Of Content Globalization”
Hosted by Ed Border, Research Director, Ampere Analysis
With:

  • Adam Lewinson, Chief Commercial Officer, Tubi
  • Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global
  • Kirby Grines, Founder, 43Twenty

5 PM CET:
Vewd Webinar: “Leveraging Technology For Global Content Distribution”
Presented by Kevan Qureshi, Senior Product Manager, Vewd and Michael Winneker, VP Content Partnerships, Vewd

On-demand
Vewd Talk: “The Global Content Opportunity”
Vewd CEO Aneesh Rajaram shares the outlook for content owners in a global content world.

Thought Leadership Topic: Choosing the Right Distribution Channel for Content

In addition, visitors to the Vewd Virtual Experience will discover customer and partner success stories from Hisense, Vestel, ALi, Bitmovin, BitRouter, and ZEE5.

“We wanted to address the gap of face-to-face events by inviting some of the leading industry influencers to share their perspectives, experience, and knowledge in a centralized, contextual environment,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO, Vewd. “We’ve created a one-of-a-kind destination loaded with a vast portfolio content that informs, inspires, and educates. We’re excited to continue the conversation with our customers, partners, and prospects in the Vewd Virtual Experience.”

Register one time to access all the content housed in the Vewd Virtual Experience at https://vx.vewd.com.

About Vewd 

Vewd is the leading provider of OTT and hybrid TV solutions, connecting consumers anywhere to the content they love. By making OTT possible on almost 40 million connected devices each year, Vewd leads the way in defining the future of entertainment. Our suite of products and services are crafted to simplify complexity and offer solutions that unite the entire value chain, from silicon vendors to end-users. Market leaders such as Sony, Hisense, Vestel, TPV, Vodafone, Sagemcom, and many more rely on Vewd products and services. Follow us, as we make TV connected. Visit Vewd.com to learn more.