FeaturesOTT Question TimePostsOTT Question Time #15 – Building an OTT Service from Scratch (Part 2)

At this week's OTT Question Time (Thursday 3rd September, 4pm UK) we talked Part 2 of how to build an OTT service from scratch. In the previous session we focused on first principles, backend strategy, building for where the audience is and using data to help make decisions and form KPIs. This time we switched to the front end where we discussed: UI / UX across different OTT platforms Content distribution to end-user devices; associated...
Kauser KanjiSeptember 2, 20201 min

At this week's OTT Question Time (Thursday 3rd September, 4pm UK) we talked Part 2 of how to build an OTT service from scratch. In the previous session we focused on first principles, backend strategy, building for where the audience is and using data to help make decisions and form KPIs. This time we switched to the front end where we discussed:

  • UI / UX across different OTT platforms
  • Content distribution to end-user devices; associated technologies and costs
  • The devices that viewers use to watch OTT
  • Metadata, personalisation and content recommendation 
  • And content catalogues and rights management

Joining the panel for OTTQT #15 were Tom Williams, CEO at Ostmodern, Arianna Aondio, Technology Evangelist at Varnish Software and Jeroen Wijering, co-founder and CPO at JW Player. 

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Kauser Kanji

I've been working in online video since 2005 and have held senior roles at NBC Universal, Trinity Mirror and Virgin Media. I've also worked on VOD projects for the BBC, Netflix, Sony Pictures, DR in Denmark and a host of broadcasters and service-providers all over the world.