Haivision and Microsoft to Host NAB Panel Session: Leveraging SRT and Cloud Broadcast Services to Accelerate Production in the Microsoft Azure Ecosystem

Free all-badge-access session features video experts from Al Jazeera, Avid, Haivision, Microsoft and Net Insight

Montreal, Canada – March 14, 2019 – Haivision – a leader in video streaming and original developer of  the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) open source protocol – announces a free panel discussion at NAB 2019 featuring video experts from Al Jazeera, Avid, Haivision, Microsoft and Net Insight.

Sponsored by Microsoft and Haivision, this all-badge-access panel will discuss today’s challenges of accelerating the production of breaking news and delivering live events using cloud-based SRT services in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Microsoft Azure ecosystem partners will explore how broadcasters are using secure real-time internet-based connections to route media to and through Microsoft Azure based services.

Panel Details

Title: Leveraging SRT and Cloud Broadcast Services to Accelerate Production in the Microsoft Azure Ecosystem
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 9 at 4pm
Location: NAB 2019 Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall Room N234-236
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  • Mark Miller, Senior Director Azure Media & Entertainment, Microsoft


  • Miljenko Logozar, Chief Solution Architect, Al Jazeera
  • Shailendra Mathur, Vice President of Architecture and Technology, Avid
  • Mahmoud J. Al-Daccak, EVP Product Development & CTO, Haivision
  • Jeff Tyler, Digital Media Experience Lead, Microsoft
  • Alex Sandstrom, Head of Product Marketing, Net Insight

SRT is an open source protocol and technology stack that enables low latency streaming and file delivery across public internet connections. Open sourced at NAB 2017, SRT has been endorsed by over 200 companies, including Microsoft, throughout the streaming and broadcast markets.

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

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 is supported by the SRT Alliance, which was cofounded by Haivision and Wowza Media Systems. This collaborative community of industry leaders and developers strive 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 srtalliance.org.

About Haivision
Haivision is the leader in live video streaming technologies, providing more than 25,000 organizations globally with video solutions that help them stream broadcast-quality, low-latency video from anywhere. Founded in 2004, Haivision is a profitable, privately held company with headquarters in Montreal and Chicago, and regional offices located throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle-East and APAC. To help solve the world’s most difficult video streaming challenges, Haivision open sourced its award winning SRT low latency video streaming protocol in 2017 and founded the SRT Alliance, which now has over 200 industry leading companies supporting this new standard. Awarded an Emmy® for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Haivision is also 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. Learn more at haivision.com.

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