First Virtual x-dream.event

26. Jan 2021

First virtual x-dream.events finished with success! We are very excited about our achievements during the first international virtual x-dream.events that we hosted from 26-28 January 2021 (10.00-18.00 CET).

We are very excited about our achievements during the first international virtual x-dream.events that we hosted from 26-28 January 2021 (10.00-18.00 CET). On a specially designed website, https://x-dream.events, media-IT professionals from over the world could watch interviews and panel discussions, meet like-minded people, and participate in product demos. All talks were grouped by three themes: “Production”, “Management”, and “Delivery”, and divided into three days accordingly.

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To give you an understanding of the topics here are some of them: «Remote ingest workflows - 7 things to consider», «Paying for transcoding? The added value of enterprise software», «Well-structured media archives - 5 use cases», «Asset aggregation for OTT publishing - a guide to a successful solution» and many more.


  • 6 months of preparation,
  • 3 full days of streaming from our Munich studios to a specially designed website,
  • 14 brands participated,
  • 27 live interviews and panel discussions,
  • 18 live product demos,
  • 30 people to talk to.

Our virtual event covered everything we like and value about offline trade shows and offered even more flexibility and possibilities in a user-friendly and safe virtual space. We got many positive feedbacks both from visitors and participants!


All interviews were streamed live from our own Munich-based studios built using our vendor partner products. Interviewees joined us remotely from France, India, Turkey, the Netherland, Czech Republic, UK, and USA. We had 1-on-1 sessions, as well as panel discussions up to 6 participants. We discussed the latest trends in ingest, transcoding, QC and on the flight translation and transcription, our partners shared their thought about available solutions for production management, overlay CDNs, multitenant hosted solutions, we discussed HDR and PSE, and even launched a new product – a mobile journalist app YourStoryz.


Like at IBC, we had a coffee bar, a meeting point for all event visitors and participants. There you could ask your tricky questions on the topics that were discussed in the Auditorium or chat with industry professionals. You had a chance to meet familiar faces in a video conference. On the last day of our x-dream.events, we hosted a transcoding user-group meeting there.


All our partners offered public live demos to all visitors of the platform. If anyone had more particular questions, he/she could arrange a private session on a platform as well that was widely used.


Bright Media (India) - content right management; Capella Systems (USA) – transcoding and live broadcasting; Flow Works (Germany) – MAM / PAM / PMS; Jet-Stream (the Netherlands) – CDN; Libero Systems (Turkey) – ingest / playout/recording; ModernTV (Czech Republic) – IPTV/OTT solution; MultiCAM (France) – broadcast studio in a box; ShareStoryz (Germany) – mobile journalism app; Squared Paper (UK) – microservices and workflow orchestration; Teamium (USA) – production management; Venera Technologies (USA) – quality control; Woody Technologies (France) – ingest and outgest.

We are very thankful to all our customers and partners for joining us and making this event happen.

We have already started to work on the next event. Stay tuned!

Check the program

Behind the scenes video

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