Win iPad at Balakam booth #111
May 11, 2012
-- Russia, Nizhny Novgorod – Balakam LLC, a Russian-based web search developer, will unveil a media stream analysis tool at Streaming Media East 2012.
While online media is inevitably capturing the global web, technology-makers are studying the way people reach for the desired content. Google and social networks are taking the lead being capable to sort the online video and audio content by popularity achieved due to Google + and “like” clicking. Though no one of them poses the technology that allows to efficiently enough sort out live from on-demand media streams and prioritize it according to the platform the user has, media players already installed at his device and geographical zone the user is located at. In other words, the streaming media market lacks the tool for live stream analysis, search and identification.
In 2011 a team of highly-qualified enthusiasts developed a searching technology capable to identify sources of live video and audio streams in the Internet, and raised seed funding from Russian Venture Company, after which set up a company named Balakam and proceed with the search development. Just in half of a year, the created engine has managed to process nearly the vast majority of live streams broadcasting in the global web in the public access thus not only satisfying users’ needs in fast niche search but inventing a way to learn and improve the quality of the streaming media search and the content itself.
At Streaming Media East 2012, held in Hilton New York Hotel from May 15 till 16, Balakam be exhibiting as an official Gold Sponsor and run the demo session “Exploration of live media streaming universe: features and challenges of streaming content identification?”
that will take place on May 15, 12:40 - 1:00 PM at the demo zone. During the course of the session the company’s representatives will give the show audience the glimpse of a modern state of rapidly growing streaming media environment, and share some efficient ways of the media content quality enhancement with the content creators and all industry-makers.
“While developing a universal search engine capable to find all live media streams in the global web, first and foremost we want it to be helpful for Internet users and informative for content-creators,”
commented Alexey Fomichev, CEO of Balakam, “While scrolling through millions of web pages and enhancing our base with various types of live streaming content, we provide the media market players with an efficient search and analysis tool smart enough not only to sort live media content from the on-demand one, but also to have a vast understanding of a huge variety of live streaming media environment thus shortening the way from a user to a desired media stream.”
Above all that Balakam will be drawing a brand new Apple iPad among all visitors of the company’s booth #111. The winner will be chosen randomly from all show attendees who drop their business cards in the fish bowl, and the drawing will take place on May 16, 1PM at booth #111.