The broadcast will begin at
Whether watching the stream online or attending the conference in
"We want to extend our reach and offer our global community the highest
quality live stream and social experience," said
This is the second time DEMO has partnered with former DEMO 08
demonstrator and DEMOgod award winner, BitGravity, to provide high-quality
streaming video of the conference. "Our live stream had to be scalable, with
global reach, but it also had to be affordable and simple to set up since our
technical team at the show is focused primarily on ensuring our demonstrator
companies are ready to launch," said
The combined power of BitGravity's live stream and Facebook's Live Feed technology puts the innovative companies selected to participate in DEMO 09 on the world stage.
In 2007, Facebook launched Facebook Platform to empower developers and entrepreneurs around the world to make the Web more social for users. Facebook Connect, the latest evolution of Facebook Platform, provides Websites and desktop clients access to the social graph, allowing Facebook's over 175 million users to take their friends with them across the Web and send actions back to Facebook.
About the DEMO Conferences
Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the DEMO
About Network World
Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers network IT executives through education, information and community. Network World, an IDG company, is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online communities (http://www.networkworld.com, http://www.javaworld.com, http://www.linuxworld.com, and http://www.demo.com), and produces educational seminars and events worldwide. Network World's portfolio of strategic marketing programs provides marketing and agency professionals with the tools to generate high-quality leads, optimize marketing campaigns, and create new revenue opportunities. Additionally, Network World is the event organizer of DEMO and DEMOfall, the leading events for new technology innovation. For more information on Network World, visit http://www.networkworld.com.
About International Data Group (IDG)
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.
IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 900 IDC analysts in more than 90 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.
Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at http://www.idg.com/.
BitGravity has built the first content delivery network optimized to
deliver affordable video on demand, software applications, Web assets,
interactive applications, and live broadcasts in standard and high-definition
to massive audiences on the Internet. BitGravity is based in
Press Contacts: For DEMO: Lisa Peterson Porter Novelli for DEMO (512) 241-2233 Lisa.Peterson@porternovelli.com For BitGravity: Danielle Adragna Danielle@BitGravity.com (408) 398-6433 For Facebook: Malorie Lucich firstname.lastname@example.org (650) 543-4811
SOURCE DEMO; Network World; International Data Group