Connected Content Technology Awards

A succession of major advances in our ability to manage, manipulate and present streamed and on-demand content has been central to the growth of content consumption in the Connected World.  Two technology awards are offered to recognise and reward the skills and ingenuity of engineers who are driving the industry forward.

Two Connected Industry Award categories are offered:

Best Delivery Technology of the Year  (click to enter)

The Content Delivery Technology Award acknowledges the vital role played by new transmission technologies and techniques to support and sustain the exponential growth in internet video consumption. The award is open to network infrastructure vendors, storage vendors,  transcoder suppliers, server/streaming suppliers, and any other technology company that is helping to improve the delivery or increase throughput of online content or has a tangible impact on the end-users’ quality of service.

The award is restricted to products or services launched, or significantly upgraded, between 1st September 2012 and 1st June 2013.

Connected Innovation Award   (click to enter)

The Connected Innovation Award acknowledges the often unseen underlying technologies and standards that are enabling breakthrough products and services. The award is open to standards organisations, user and industry associations, chipset vendors, IP owners that licence technology and other organisations that improve the content experience within the connected world.

The entry focuses on new products, services and accomplishments between 1st September 2012 and 1st June 2013.

Judging criteria will include:

  • Market need being served by the solution
  • Evidence of improved performance
  • Capex and/or OpEx benefits
  • Quality improvement
  • Direct impact on customer experience
  • Business model & its success
  • Unexpected outcomes