AVerMedia Debuts “Dream Streamer 2018” Program to Find the Next Great Gaming Streamers—and Hook Them Up with Killer Rigs
Innovative Digital A/V Company Collaborates with Hardware Leaders Including CyberPowerPC and Cooler Master to Put Cutting Edge Game Capture Hardware in Hands of Gaming Influencers
FREMONT, CA – October 3, 2018 – AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., a leader in digital video and audio, today announced the unveiling of Dream Streamer 2018, a community-oriented casting call program to put advanced 4K-capable streaming hardware in the hands of rising star gaming content creators. Joining AVerMedia to make the program a reality are CyberPowerPC, Cooler Master, Western Digital, and other hardware companies, with all collaborators supplying hardware to participating creators through the Dream Streamer competition that will culminate at Twitch Con 2018 in San Jose, CA, where the grand prize winner will be chosen and announced.
Game streaming is one of the fastest growing entertainment sectors, with over 100M monthly users on Twitch alone and thousands of new content creators vying for attention each day. In conjunction, PC and next generation console gaming are increasingly moving to stunning 4K visuals that require powerful PC rigs and cards like AVerMedia’s Live Gamer 4K UHD lineup to capture in their full glory. To help the best new creators get the dream rig they need to take the next step in streaming, AVerMedia and fellow hardware companies are teaming up to roll out Dream Streamer 2018. The competition will give deserving content creators with fewer than 10,000 followers a platform to showcase their skills and win a Dream Streamer 4K game capture rig grand prize, exclusive streaming opportunities, and additional prizes.
“Our goal with the community-driven Dream Streamer 2018 program is to empower up-and-coming content creators with a chance to win the same advanced 4K-capable systems the pros use while gaining exposure for their channels,” said David Kao, Marketing Director of AVerMedia. “We invite content creators who want to show off the best quality gameplay and futureproof their streams to sign up today and use the #dreamstreamer hashtag to tell the world why they should be the first Dream Streamer!”
Content Creators can sign up to enter Dream Streamer 2018 starting today at AVerMedia.com/event/dream-streamer. The competition will have two rounds, starting with an online qualifying round with an initial video showing their Dream Streamer skills and aspirations uploaded to the competition page and shared through the official #dreamstreamer hashtag. The final round, which will be hosted at TwitchCon 2018 in the AVerMedia booth, #1048, where qualifying creators can use the Dream Streamer 4K rig to record and stream 30 minutes of gameplay and commentary as their final round submission.
More details about Dream Streamer 2018 will be revealed at TwitchCon 2018 and on the official page at AVerMedia.com/event/dream-streamer in the coming days.
About Dream Streamer
Dream Streamer is a community-oriented program created by AVerMedia in conjunction with CyberPowerPC, Cooler Master, Western Digital, and other hardware leaders to put advanced 4K-capable streaming hardware in the hands of up-and-coming gaming content creators. The program will also offer exclusive streaming opportunities for the winners, such as being the first channel to stream an upcoming game in 4K. The inaugural Dream Streamer 2018 event will culminate at Twitch Con 2018 in San Jose, CA, where the grand prize winner will be determined. For more information, visit AVerMedia.com/event/dream-streamer.
About AVerMedia Technologies
Established in Taiwan in 1990, with US headquarters in Fremont, California, AVerMedia is a leader in Digital Video and Audio Convergence Technology. The company provides cutting edge, high quality audio and video peripherals and professional capturing and streaming solutions. AVerMedia is committed to providing rich experiences in entertainment and communications, delivered via innovative and environmentally-friendly solutions. The company is highly involved in community and social responsibilities, and partners with ODMs for the development of AVerMedia’s technologies for integrated applications. For more information about AVerMedia Technologies, Inc. and its lineup of products, please visit www.AVerMedia.com/gaming. Follow AVerMedia GamerZone on Twitter at @AVerMediaGZ and Facebook at facebook.com/AVerMedia.GamerZone.