Al Jazeera, Sky News, Viacom, MediaKind/Ericsson, and Haivision Explore SRT Open Source Video Streaming Technology in IBC Panel

Broadcast industry experts discuss solving real world video streaming challenges with SRT open source technology for transporting low latency video over the internet

Montreal, Canada – August 29, 2018 – The SRT Alliance, supporting the SRT Open Source Project, announces a free panel discussion at IBC 2018 featuring broadcast video streaming experts from Al Jazeera, Sky News, Viacom, MediaKind (formerly Ericsson) and Haivision.

SRT (Secure Reliable Transport), developed and pioneered by Haivision, optimizes streaming performance across unpredictable networks with low latency secure streams. SRT, royalty free and available on GitHub, is the fastest growing open source video streaming movement. SRT is supported by VideoLAN’s VLC, Wireshark, FFmpeg, and the GStreamer open source projects in addition to the growing commercial support of the SRT Alliance member companies.

This panel will highlight the usage and implementation the SRT protocol and technology that is quickly becoming the de facto standard for high performance video contribution and distribution over the internet. Haivision and Wowza, the SRT Alliance founders, are hosting the event.

To learn more about SRT, its latest developments, and how it helps broadcasters improve their video workflows, register for this free event here.

IBC SRT Panel Details

Title: Low Latency Video Streaming Over Public Networks with SRT – The Broadcaster’s Perspective
Date/Time: Saturday September 15 from 16:00 – 17:00
Location: RAI Convention Center, Amsterdam
Registration Page:

Panel Description: This session will explore real-world SRT implementations and discuss how the SRT open source protocol and technology stack delivers reliable and secure low latency video over unpredictable networks like the public internet. Panelists will describe their experiences in implementing SRT workflows, noting strengths, ideas for improvement, and the challenges they expect to face in the future of broadcast and video streaming services.  


    • Viacom – Glenn Goldstein, Chief Technology Convergence Officer (Moderator)
    • Al Jazeera – Miljenko Logozar, Chief Broadcast Architect
    • Sky News – Christopher Smith, Development Executive, News Technology
    • MediaKind (formerly Ericsson Media Solutions) – Tony Jones, Principal Technologist (Stand 1.D61)
    • Haivision – Marc Cymontkowski, Senior Director, SRT Technology (Stand 14.B10)

About the SRT Open Source Project & SRT Alliance
SRT is an open source video transport protocol and technology stack, developed and pioneered by Haivision, that optimizes streaming performance across unpredictable networks with secure streams and easy firewall traversal, bringing the best quality live video over the worst networks. The SRT Open Source Project, supported by the SRT Alliance, is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport by continuously improving open-source SRT. For more information about the project and how to join the SRT Alliance, visit

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