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July 21, 2020

Cinegy: Why SRT is Perfect for Remote Working

SRT Alliance member, Cinegy, recently wrote a blog post that explains why SRT is a critical component in remote working for broadcasters.  Lewis Kirkaldie shares how SRT is changing the way that companies are working, thanks to its two key strengths:  security and reliability. Secure – you can use SRT for AES 256-bit audio and video stream encryption, which is critical in times like these with widely dispersed workforces and distribution channels. Circuits that were once under physical lock and [...]

July 15, 2020

How GlobalM and SRT are Bringing Breaking Events to Life

GlobalM is a startup that stands to shake up the way remote content is contributed to news organizations. Its technology is designed to connect media organizations with freelance journalists and citizen reporters, enabling live, up-to-date, news contribution on location, in high quality, on demand. Part of what makes GlobalM so interesting is that this news and sports contribution is not only live and high quality, but that it can be shot on mobile. Cameras on mobile phones have improved dramatically [...]

May 29, 2020

easylive.io Strengthens its Partnership with the SRT Alliance

easylive.io, a pioneer in the live streaming market offering an all-in-one fully cloud-based lives streaming production studio is furthering its commitment to SRT and the SRT Alliance.  Having joined the Alliance last year, the company is actively contributing to the development of the protocol. “By working hand in hand, we are able to go even further. We regularly run new tests with the help of the technical team to respond to all SRT updates. We want to make the most [...]

May 25, 2020

Newsbridge Announces Membership of SRT Alliance

Newsbridge, a cloud-based solution offering video indexing tools based on Multimodal AI contribution for publishers and broadcasters recently announced its membership of the SRT Alliance. By integrating the SRT open source protocol into their solution, Newbridge ensures that its clients are able to produce deliverables with a simplified and less stressful experience. During the recent global lockdown, when internet traffic was highly impacted due to increased video usage (Netflix, YouTube etc)  it led to ISPs throttling users’ bandwidths in [...]

May 14, 2020

Recap and Highlights: The 2020 SRT Plugfest

Last week was a busy week for the SRT community thanks to the SRT Plugfest, an online event aimed at providing opportunities to test interoperability and compatibility between different technologies using the SRT protocol. I spoke with the Plugfest organizer and moderator, Haivision SRT Solutions Architect, Justus Rogmann, to find out what happened during this three-day event. To learn more about the event and the future roadmap for SRT, watch the webinar. An Engaged and Growing Community Following the webinar, this [...]

January 30, 2020

Glass-to-Glass Delivery with SRT: The Softvelum Way

Until Haivision brought the SRT video streaming protocol open-source in 2017, reliable delivery over UDP was only available through proprietary, or royalty-free solutions. Since then, the technology has been rapidly adopted by industry leaders, many of which are now members of the SRT Alliance. One of the results of SRT’s surge in popularity has been that the protocol is being used in lieu of traditional protocols in many use cases. In some of these cases, SRT can replace these protocols [...]

December 18, 2019

SRT Alliance founding member announces new SRT protocol player – Haivision Play Pro

During this festive time of year, thoughts turn to celebration, family and friends, and, of course, gift giving! And it’s in this holiday spirit, that Haivision (one of the founding members of the SRT Alliance) wanted to share a special gift with the global community of SRT enthusiasts – streamers, product developers, broadcast engineers, video producers, and those who rely on the SRT protocol for secure, high-quality, and low latency video streaming.   SRT Protocol Player: Haivision Play Pro  Haivision Play Pro [...]

November 07, 2019

Appear TV: Bringing Flexibility Front-and-Center with SRT

For fifteen years, Appear TV has been providing platforms for professional broadcast video contribution and distribution. Based in Oslo, Norway, the company outsources its hardware manufacturing to focus on its core; the development of flexible platforms for broadcasting and streaming for broadcasters, telcos, operators and other professional video transport buyers. Over two-thirds of the company’s 130 employees are focused on development.  In 2014, Appear created its patented X platform to better serve the contribution segment of the value chain. I [...]

October 16, 2019

Throwing Shade at On-prem Color Matching: Bridge Technologies

It’s not often that marketing eye candy is deeply technical, but when it comes to multi-camera color shading for live sports, waveform vectorscope via browser with a mere frame of latency takes the cake! And that’s exactly what 14,000 attendees at IBC Show saw last month in Hall 1’s corner booth, where Bridge Technologies showed off their exceptionally low latency audio and video monitoring and analytics toolsets. Before the show, I had the pleasure of getting a demo of some of [...]

October 08, 2019

Tacking the Tough With SRT: Thierry Scozzesi of Cloud Production Platform, Dazzl

Livestreaming on social media is on fire. Whether it’s breaking news, celebrity events or sporting competitions, it’s a robust, game-changing video genre driving tremendous growth. When I spoke with Thierry Scozzesi, CEO and co-founder of cloud production platform, Dazzl, he sized up the market this way: “Only 2% of all sporting events are broadcast on linear TV. Even with all the sports on TV, that’s only 2%. There is so much additional sports streaming coming!” However, live video production is really [...]

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