With SBC Summit North America just under a week away, Oliver Lietz, CEO of nanocosmos, describes what his firm brings to the North American market and what they’re hoping to achieve from attending this year’s conference.
What makes SBC Summit North America stand out as an event?
“We are a B2B provider of interactive live video streaming in multiple market segments with clients worldwide. The fact that our product is easy to integrate, very robust and stable, and works great on any device and web browser and over any network contributes to our particularly strong position in the iGaming and Sports Betting market.
“With SBC Summit North America we take the next step at a perfect time. We enter the North American market with a new release and great new features like sub-second latency, stream protection, and extended analytics to name just a few.
“After the break of in-person events, this is an excellent opportunity to network with existing contacts and new prospects, examine the US and Canadian market and rely on SBC – a great partner.”
What would you highlight as the biggest opportunity in the US gaming industry over the next couple of years?
“The opening of the Canadian and US markets in regards to the legalization of online gaming and betting.
“We as a provider of interactive live streaming support iGaming and betting operators with all workflows that are part of the interactive live streaming process, to integrate live video into custom applications, from ingest to playout, with easy integration and very robust and stable data-driven live video streaming.”
What industry innovation will capture the most attention in the next 12 months?
“There is a lot of room for innovation to be picked up by live gaming and betting operators, based on live video to share with their player audiences. Trends like ‘fast betting’ on sports create new ideas by operators for new types of games.”
What core challenges do you help solve for your customers/partners?
“We have seen continuous growth in terms of the importance and the market of interactive live streaming. It is a great opportunity to engage anyone worldwide based on live video content.
“We at nanocosmos aim to empower our clients to deliver video-based games and bets to their viewers with a 360-degree angle, end-to-end. Delivering live games and bets about how fast and robust a live stream is for the whole audience. Everybody needs a successful user experience.
“Next to a player with automatic adaption to the network and device, based on ultra-low latency for real-time interaction, we offer components like Analytics, Stream Protection, Live Metadata Support, 100% stability and reliability at a global scale, but also stream security and protection against misuse. nanoStream Cloud is all about 24/7/365 quality of service and quality of experience for the entertainment services of our clients.”
Who have you especially enjoyed working with over the past year (partner/client)?
“We work with several vendors and operators in the industry. Due to confidentiality, we cannot publicly share details.”
What are you hoping to learn from the conference at SBC Summit North America?
“We always learn from industry meetings! There are a lot of innovations and there is a demand for reliable technologies to support live video content. We are excited to learn what the trends are, and learn about the maturity of the market and its challenges. Almost like a SWOT analysis that will help the involved stakeholders shaping the future.”