Live video is getting interactive requiring bidirectional communication with low latency. Companies like Ex Machina, Haivision, nanocosmos, and Wowza—as well as the SRT Alliance—are working on solutions.
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Author: Sean Buckley, Senior Editor at Fierce Cable Source: Fierce Cable The SRT Alliance, an open-source initiative focused on developing methods for low-latency video streaming, has released version 1.3 of the SRT video transport protocol. This version supports encrypted fast file transfer of VOD files and the multiplexing of streams within the same network port. Founded by streaming video providers Haivision and Wowza, the SRT Alliance is focused on developing an open source alternative to proprietary technologies. Read complete article
Matrox Graphics has joined the SRT Alliance, a group promoting an open source video transport protocol that was founded by Haivision and Wowza.
SRT leverages a combination of broad video ecosystem components and technology advantages to help companies keep their streams secure and easily traverse firewalls.
The SRT protocol, which can provide latency at 500ms, is going open source. The SRT Alliance encourages developers to contribute improvements.