Media100 has announced that their video streaming technology, Streamriver, has been selected for the first Internet broadcast of TV@Globe, the fifth annual United Nations World Television Forum. According to Media100:
Media 100 Inc. (NASDAQ: MDEA), the leading provider of software, systems and services for streaming media on the Internet, today announced that its streaming media services offering - Streamriver - has expanded its streaming media encoding and hosting services to provide live, global streaming media events on the Internet and, with this announcement has been selected by the United Nations to produce the UNis first-ever live Internet webcast of TV@Globe, the fifth annual United Nations World Television Forum on November 16th and 17th, 2000.
This ground-breaking Internet event is an invitational conference designed for senior representatives of traditional and new media, academia, civil society and governments of every region across the globe to discuss issues regarding bandwidth, digital content and innovative television programming. For the first time in its history, the United Nations is leveraging streaming media and the services provided by Media 100 to engage a world-wide online audience in a way that was never before possible.
You can view the event starting today, November 16th, at 10:00AM EST at the United Nations web site.