Berlin, 7 March 2019: Global Multimedia Agency Ruptly has won top prize for its Ruptly Live Platform at the German Stevie® Awards.
Ruptly was awarded a Gold Stevie® Award in the Video Platform for Media and Publishers category, which recognises the best platforms designed specifically for media, publishers, and information providers who publish, distribute, and monetise video assets.
The innovative Ruptly Live platform enables publishers to license and instantly stream multiple live events direct to social media in just three clicks. The platform supports live streaming of up to 9 simultaneous events at once, as well as 360-degree videos.
Dmitry Keshishev, Chief Digital Officer at Ruptly, commented:
“This award is recognition of our commitment to pushing boundaries for publishers, enabling high quality, direct and instant access to global events. We will continue to innovate as we seek to open up global news events to publishers whether individual bloggers or major broadcasters.”
Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards, said:
“We are delighted that the German Stevie Awards are once again awarding outstanding and, above all, innovative winners. We look forward to celebrating the winners and presenting them their awards at the awards ceremony in Munich on May 3rd. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.”
Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were selected by about 50 executives who participated in the judging process. The winner of the Grand Stevie Awards will now be determined from among all winners. The Grand Stevie winner will be announced at the 3 May ceremony in Munich.
Ruptly is a global multimedia agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Delivering “News That Expands Views” via real-time and archive visual news content to all media, Ruptly pushes the boundaries of video journalism, using the latest newsgathering technology. Ruptly offers readily-edited video packages through Video Feed, operational facilities and broadcast services through Ruptly Ops, and direct access to global events via live streaming through Ruptly Live. The agency is recognized for its work by the Drum Online Media Awards for “Best B2B News Site” in 2017, “Commercial Team of the Year” in 2018 and Ruptly Live platform is a finalist of both The Drum Online Media Awards and Global Media Innovator.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organisations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organisations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognise outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Further details about the German Stevie Awards are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Deutschland.