Live Event, July 15, in Berlin Was Part of VAIO 10th Birthday Celebration
SAN JOSE, CA, September 4, 2008—For the recent 10th birthday celebration of the Sony VAIO, held in Berlin, July 15, Club VAIO Europe selected Wowza Media Systems, an emerging leader in streaming media server software, and Rambla (
), a cutting-edge Belgian CDN, to provide the live Flash streaming netcast of the event.
Kicking off with keynotes from senior Sony staff, the event included a history of VAIO and an exclusive unveiling of 4 new families of portable computers, most notably the FW series, the world’s first 16.4″ notebook, hailed as the ultimate HD entertainment notebook
For those who could not attend the festivities on-site, Wowza and Rambla collaborated to provide two simultaneous streams to online viewers all over Europe. The first was a native H.264 stream for the QuickTimeA® Player; the second an alternative H.264 stream for the AdobeA® FlashA® Player 9. Web design firm Nascom completed the rich-media experience by creating a stunning Papervison 3D site celebrating VAIO’s 10th birthday.
“We couldn’t be more satisfied with our relationship with Wowza,”? said Jo Martens, Managing Director, Rambla. “Since becoming a Wowza Streaming Partner less than a year ago, their award-winning Wowza Media Server Pro has never failed us, even under the most bandwidth-intensive situations. With them, our service has truly reached a new level. The success of the Club VAIO Europe launch is but the latest in a long line of victories.”?
Wowza Media Systems is a developer of interactive streaming media server software. With the introduction in February, 2007 of its flagship product, Wowza Media ServerA® Pro, Wowza has taken a leadership position in redefining Flash streaming. Wowza has not only radically changed Flash streaming economics, it has also revolutionized online media by introducing unique and exclusive capabilities that make live and on-demand video and audio, video recording and interactive Flash streaming feasible for a broad range of customers. These customers include Macy’s, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Interoute, RAINet, and Astral Media. Wowza Media Server Pro is deployed by over 9,000 global licensees in entertainment, social media, advertising, enterprise, education, government, and Internet commerce. For more information, visit Wowza Media Systems at
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But quintessentially Rambla is a high-speed and reliable Content Delivery Network which delivers any rich media content, regardless of audience demand and peak loads.
Rambla’s broad customer base includes top media companies and interactive advertising agencies delivering campaigns and projects for well-known brands like Volvo, Microsoft, Carlsberg, Intel, Grohe, Playstation, Dexia, Coca Cola, Neckermann, Heineken, KBC, Axa. For more information, visit
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