MWS 2013
Mar. 14–15, 2013 – Berlin, Germany

Feedback 2013

Dave Raggett, W3C, W3C Fellow, UK

"A thoroughly informative event bringing together smart TVs and smart cities"

Dr. Thomas Stockhammer, Qualcomm, Consultant for Technical Standards, Germany

"If you wanna meet the Who's Who for Connected TV, you'd better be at the Media Web Symposium. Great event, extremely well organised with a mix of tutorials, demos, state-of-art in standards, latest products and enough breaks for social networking. Keep it going, Ste(ph)(f)ans."

Claes Nilsson, Sony Mobile Communications AB, Master Engineer - Web Research, Sweden

"Ifreally enjoyed participating in MWS 2013, both as a speaker and as a participant listening to many interesting presentations. The major value for me is that I got an excellent overview on the connected media, especially TV, business. This is important for me and helps me to understand how Sony Mobile products fit into the ecosystem of connected media devices."

Giuseppe Pascale, Opera Software, Germany

"This was my first time at MWS and I really enjoyed it. A good mix of technical and business talks by many key stakeholders in this area. A good place to feed your knowledge appetite, discuss about the future of Media on the Web and make new partners and friends"

Daniel Kleinbauer, Media Broadcast, Head of Product Management Hybrid TV, Germany

"Thanks for the invitation it was a pleasure to attend. To see all the experts of the Smart TV world in one place made it a very effective and successful convention. The event was well organized and the Fraunhofer team took care of any wish."

Dr. Javier Caminero, Telefonica R&D,Technological Specialist, Spain

"Thanks to the impressive showcase with extraordinary demos and very high-quality presentations, this event will definitely become one of the most impacting of the year."

Ajit Jaokar, Futuretext, Founder, UK

"Now in it's third year running, the Media Web Symposium has evolved from an event to a community of thought leaders in this space. The event continues to attract the best talent globally. I look forward to the event every year for it's thought leadership, community and of course the social events!"

Christian Klöckner, Technology Manager, Westdeutscher Rundfunk

"The 3rd MWS was a great opportunity to update myself about connected and hybrid TV. Well organised and plenty of experts to talk to."

Jürgen Sewczyk, JS Consult, Leiter AG Smart TV - Deutsche TV-Plattform

"Die Veranstaltung war erneut ein Highlight in diesem Jahr. Besonders die internationale Ausrichtung und die Themen haben mich überzeugt. Gerne komme ich 2014 wieder nach Berlin."

Frauke Langguth, Leiterin ARD Text, ARD Text

"Broadcasters need to know what's coming up next. Knowledge about future technologies helps to develop interesting new formats and new opportunities to connect with the audience. Fraunhofer's Media Web Symposium offers a great opportunity to take a look into the future."

Felix Segebrecht, Business Manager Smart-TV und Multiscreen, Cellular

"Danke Stefan und Stephan! Für mich eine der wichtigsten Veranstaltungen im Bereich Connected TV und Multiscreen (Web-Entwicklung). Die Veranstaltung ist exzellent organisiert, bietet hochkarätige technische und konzeptionelle insights - während und nach den Tutorials."

Stefan Lederer, Bitmovin, CEO & Founder

"The MWS is an excellent platform for new technologies and trends in the multimedia business, standardization and research. I enjoyed the high quality and valuable discussions with the speakers as well as with the attendees."

Virginie Galindo,  Gemalto, Technical Marketing Standardization and Technology Department

"MWS13 gathered players from the web and media industry, giving a chance to the attendees to taste state of the art of that market, together with innovative and prospective developments. Definitely a great place to learn, meet and share."

Harald E. Trettenbrein, Deputy Head of Unit, Unit G1 Converging Media & Content

"I was hoping for a comprehensive discussion to the state of the art with regard to the convergence between broadcast and broadband. The symposium surpassed my expectations in delivering overview and outlook by leading international experts."