Haivision Previews StreamSRT Enabling Low Latency, Secure, and Reliable Contribution from Any Encoder to Microsoft Azure

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Technology preview at NAB 2018 demonstrates seamless live streaming workflows, extending SRT as the alternative to RTMP and other methods

SRT video transport protocol

The SRT protocol and technology stack have become a proven and widely-adopted solution for low latency video contribution over the most unpredictable networks.

Haivision, a market leader in video networking and streaming solutions, today announced a technology preview of its new StreamSRT[TM] solution at NAB 2018 with demonstrations at the Microsoft and Haivision booths.

StreamSRT is a Haivision solution that leverages the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) open source video streaming protocol to contribute live video to Azure-based video processing workflows, including native integration with Azure Media Services to reach broadscale online audiences.

StreamSRT has two components: the StreamSRT desktop application, a Windows application that takes RTMP or TS streams and transmits them securely using SRT protocol to the StreamSRT Gateway, an Azure-native application that receives the SRT streams and converts them to the user’s choice of RTMP for Azure Media Services CDN delivery, TS for broadcast processing through the Azure cloud, or SRT for performance delivery across the internet to SRT-enabled endpoints.

Live event streamers and broadcasters still relying on RTMP for stream contribution to Azure can now simply install the StreamSRT application on-site and take advantage of low latency and secure reliable transport to Azure.

“Since Haivision introduced SRT in 2013 and made it open source at NAB 2017, the protocol and technology stack have become a proven and widely-adopted solution for low latency video contribution over the most unpredictable networks,” said Peter Maag, chief marketing officer, Haivision. “StreamSRT as a standalone application makes the benefits of SRT available to a much broader audience.”

To learn more about Haivision’s StreamSRT technology preview at NAB 2018, visit:
– Microsoft Booth (SL6716): Haivision StreamSRT demo station
– Haivision Booth (Renaissance Hotel, Ren Deluxe F)
– Microsoft Theater: “SRT on Azure” presentation on Tuesday, April 10 at 11:00am. Visit here for the full schedule.
– SRT Panel Discussion (Westgate Ballroom D) with ESPN, the NFL and Microsoft: Tuesday, April 10 at 2pm-3pm. To sign up, rsvp here.

About Haivision
Haivision, a private company founded in 2004, provides media management and video streaming solutions that help the world’s leading organizations communicate, collaborate and educate. Haivision is a pioneer in high performance streaming solutions, the founder of the SRT Open Source Project for low latency video streaming and the original developer of the SRT protocol. Haivision’s innovations include live hardware and software encoding/decoding, video stream transport and video management technologies. Haivision is recognized as one of the most influential companies in video by Streaming Media and one of the fastest growing companies by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. The company is headquartered in Montreal and Chicago, with regional offices located throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. Learn more at haivision.com.

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