This morning I had the pleasure of speaking with Lewis Kirkaldie at length about Cinegy. Cinegy is opening new markets with SRT Open Source. Here’s their story. The company was founded in 2003 to create a new suite of next-gen broadcast playout, media asset management, multiviewer and other tools, on a tech stack that was next-gen at that time: common- off- the- shelf hardware and Windows software. The BBC was a foundational client of their new approach and remains one [...]
Dear Readers, I’m Brian Ring, I’m a video & TV tech expert, and here’s how thrilled I am to be writing this post: 😁 Why? Because it kicks-off a special SRT blog series that will be a great warm-up to IBC 2019. We’ll cover a ton of ground, and quickly. So, put on your thinking caps and get ready for a storm of stories about a (truly!) transformative open source software project — and community — that is enabling countless video [...]
The Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) open source protocol is celebrating its two year anniversary! It’s hard to believe that it was just two years ago at the NAB Show in 2017 when Haivision announced both the open source availability of SRT, a video transport protocol to enable the delivery of high-quality and secure, low-latency video across the public Internet, along with the launch of the SRT Alliance. Fast forward two years and adoption of the SRT protocol and membership [...]
NAB 2019 Must-Attend Event: Broadcasters Leveraging SRT for Low Cost Live Contribution and DistributionLina Nikols
Mark your calendars for this NAB 2019 must-attend event, Broadcasters Leveraging SRT for Low Cost Live Contribution and Distribution on April 10, sponsored by Microsoft and Haivision. Reserve your spot at this NAB all-badge access, free-to-attend session for your opportunity to hear from the brightest minds in broadcast technology. Attendees will hear firsthand from industry pioneers and innovators, Globo, Haivision, Fox News Channel, MediaKind, Red Bee Media and The Broadcast Bridge as they share how they’re leveraging the SRT open [...]
Join SRT Alliance Members at NAB 2019 for the SRT Technical Panel: Implementations and Best PracticesLina Nikols
With NAB 2019 just around the corner, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to join SRT Alliance members at the SRT Technical Panel: Implementations and Best Practices on April 8, at this year’s Streaming Summit event. Register to reserve your place at this NAB all-badge access, free-to-attend session and learn from the experience of video streaming experts from BitMovin, Deluxe, Gogo, and Wowza. Sponsored by Microsoft and Haivision, the original developer of SRT and co-founder of [...]
Get a head start on the latest broadcast technologies before NAB by registering for the upcoming SRT & Haivision 4K Summit. Throughout the month of March, SRT original developer and co-founder of the SRT Alliance, Haivision, will be hosting a series of free global events to explore the latest developments with the SRT open source protocol and the new Haivision Makito X4 low latency video encoder. Attending the Summit provides an excellent opportunity for you to connect with and learn [...]
All networks, leagues, and service providers are engaged in uplinking and downlinking on a daily basis. In a digital space with its potential threats, such as privacy breaches and data corruption, these vendors proceed with caution. This is where the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), an open-source video-transport protocol, comes in.
Weighing QUIC vs. SRT Becomes Essential Step in Live Content Distribution
The NFL uses SRT to get live feeds from London to their broadcast center. ESPN is helping hundreds of schools broadcast nationally with no further investment in infrastructure. Microsoft produces remote events from anywhere with SRT.