Eurovision Media Services, Matrox and Telvue Join SRT Alliance

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14 New Members Represent a Wide-Range of Industry Applications and Services

SRT offers an open source solution that can deliver low-latency video with greater reliability and performance in sub-optimal networks.

The SRT Alliance, an open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming, announces that 14 new members have joined the initiative including Eurovision Media Services, Matrox and Telvue.

Now with more than 35 members, the SRT Alliance’s rapid growth supports continued adoption and development of the low latency SRT open source video transport protocol across a variety of industries. Founded by Haivision and Wowza, the SRT Alliance is focused on developing SRT to be an alternative to proprietary and expensive transmission protocols by offering an open source solution that can deliver low-latency video with greater reliability and performance in sub-optimal networks.

The new SRT Alliance members represent a broad range of use cases, vertical segments, and geographies, illustrating the intrinsic value of the SRT transport protocol in delivering highly reliable, low-latency point-to-point video links over the internet for companies globally.

"Eurovision Media Services is proud to join the SRT Alliance to help develop an open-source video transport protocol that addresses the main challenges our clients face when it comes to providing high performance, low-latency streaming in a secure and reliable way across the public Internet," said Graham Warren, chief operating officer of Eurovision Media Services.

“As we increasingly look to IP networks to transport video content, it is standardized and open technologies that will lay the foundation for lasting and transformative solutions,” said David Chiappini, vice-president research and development, Matrox Graphics Inc. “Through implementation of the SRT protocol, Matrox expands its commitment to open, interoperable streaming products, without sacrificing end-to-end security and the low-latency that users expect from modern encoders.”

"TelVue is pleased to be a member of the SRT Alliance along with other forward thinking broadcast equipment and service providers," said Paul Andrews, senior vice president of sales and marketing at TelVue. "Our customers are innovative and take their broadcast video quality seriously. The promise of SRT to provide reliable, resilient, high bandwidth, low latency video distribution across the public Internet is very exciting. TelVue is pleased to help bring SRT to our customers."

“Our new SRT Alliance members are joining an industry movement to improve the way the world streams video,” said Sylvio Jelovcich, Vice President of Global Alliances, Haivision. “We’re looking forward to seeing the SRT protocol be actively implemented in some of the world’s biggest streaming solutions, and anticipate more SRT adoption and developments in the coming months.”

“SRT reinforces live streaming workflows across unstable or dirty networks, and allows people to deliver anywhere in the world with superior reliability,” said Carlos Perez, Chief Revenue Officer at Wowza Media Systems. “The growth of the alliance to include every part of the streaming ecosystem, is a testament to the need for open-source solutions that can collectively form a standard for delivery across the technology spectrum. ”

The newest members of the SRT Alliance include:
– Blueframe Technology - BlueFrame’s video-streaming and content management simplifies the process of getting video content where you want it.
– Castware - Delivers IPTV, broadcast Information, automatic ingestion, multi-channel monitoring, and webcasting solutions to the 3 major broadcasting companies in Korea.
– Eurovision - Your first choice media service provider for broadcast services, content distribution and permanent circuits.
– LGT - Manufactures hardware based Digital Signage systems for MDU, hospitality, campus and enterprise properties.
– Livescale LS - The Social & VR live streaming platform, allowing content creators to reach their fragmented audience on any website, mobile app, and social networks.
– Matrox - Global provider of encoding and decoding hardware optimized for broadcast, digital signage, education, enterprise, healthcare, house of worship, government, and military applications.
– MediaNow - Provider of advanced communications and professional digital signage, dynamic digital signage systems, public information displays, retail signage, and digital information.
– Osprey Video - Osprey Video’s premium video-capture and encoding technology has long driven mission-critical video delivery in industries ranging from broadcast, internet TV, and surveillance, to enterprise, government, and aerospace.
– Techex - Delivers IP video solutions to broadcast and enterprise customers.
– TelVue Corporation - The industry leader in IP video workflows for local and hyperlocal broadcasters used in the cable industry and OTT applications.
– Teradek - Developers of ultra-compact encoding hardware solutions for point-to-point video transport and live streaming to any and all online CDNs.
– The Streaming Company - Specialist, independent, ultra low latency live streaming specialist with its own fine-tuned CDN and tuned media players covering Live sports, auctions, gaming, advertising, e-learning and entertainment.
– Widermax - Systems company for next generation digital signage in outdoor environments.
– Widixo - Audiovisual production company specialized in streaming and transmission of IPTV programs in the biggest congress and convention centers in France and Monaco.    

Upcoming SRT Alliance Events
Webinar: To learn more about SRT, register for the webinar “Achieving low latency, reliable video streaming with SRT” taking place on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 11am EST.

IBC SRT Open Meeting: The SRT Alliance will also host an open meeting during IBC 2017 at the RAI on Sunday, September 17 at 12:15pm. Attendees will learn about the SRT video streaming protocol, meet the founding members of the SRT Alliance and the original developers of SRT. To attend, RSVP here.

The SRT Alliance is open to new members. For companies who want to participate actively in growing the ecosystem of SRT in low latency video streaming workflows, please contact us at info(at)srtalliance.org.

About SRT Alliance
The SRT Alliance was founded by Haivision and Wowza. The mission of the SRT Alliance is to overcome the challenges of low-latency video streaming, thereby changing the way the world streams. Fundamental to this mission is the support of a freely available open-source video transport protocol that will accelerate innovation through collaborative development. The SRT Alliance will promote the industry-wide recognition and adoption of SRT as a common standard for all low-latency internet streaming. For more information on how to join the SRT Alliance, visit srtalliance.org.

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