SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Encoding.com, the world's largest video transcoding service and provider of Vid.ly, the universal video URL platform, was named as one of the one hundred companies that "matter the most in online video" by Streaming Media magazine. In addition, Encoding.com has been nominated in five categories for Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards, and the Company recently announced surpassing 15 million video encodes and is pacing at over 1 million video encodes per month.
The Streaming Media 100, issued for the first time this year, is a list of the 100 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today. "When we set out to select the inaugural Streaming Media 100, our goal was simple: create a list of the most important companies in online video," said Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen of Streaming Media. Encoding.com, founded in 2008, is, along with one other company, the youngest company named to the list. The Top 100 list honors industry leaders, including: Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and YouTube; and emerging leaders, including Encoding.com.
Encoding.com and Vid.ly, its recently released universal video URL platform, have also been nominated for five 2011 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards. These annual awards give Streaming Media Readers the chance to honor their favorite products and services.
- Best Online Video Technology Company
- Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service
- Encoding Software (Under $1000)
- Best Streaming Innovation 2011
- Mobile Video Platform
Voting has started and will remain open until October 21. Winners will be revealed at this year's Streaming Media West conference, in Los Angeles, on November 8.
"We are honored to be named to the top 100 list of online video companies by Streaming Media magazine and to be nominated in five categories for Readers' Choice Awards," said Jeff Malkin, President of Encoding.com. "It has been a banner year for Encoding.com. We are proud that thousands of customers rely on our Encoding.com and Vid.ly services as an integral part of their online and mobile video solutions."
Encoding.com, the world's largest video encoding service and provider of Vid.ly, the universal video platform, powers over 3,000 companies, including leading brands across media and entertainment, eLearning, retail, telecommunications, lifestyle, and advertising. Blending a flexible SaaS model, using cloud-computing platforms, Encoding.com enables publishers and developers to instantly scale, while eliminating expensive video infrastructure investments. Encoding.com supports all popular web and mobile formats, utilizing its proprietary Encoding Intelligence™ to accelerate processing, reduce errors, and optimize video for any device. Gartner recognized Encoding.com as a "Cool Vendor 2011." For ongoing Company updates, please see http://blog.encoding.com or follow @encodingdotcom on Twitter.