Haivision and Microsoft to Host SRT NAB Panel Session Featuring Fox News Channel, TV Globo, MediaKind, Red Bee Media and The Broadcast Bridge

Free all-badge-access session features video experts as they discuss their implementation of the SRT video streaming protocol and its benefits to contribution and cloud-based workflows

Montreal, Canada – March 26, 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 broadcast experts from Fox News Channel, TV Globo, MediaKind, Red Bee Media, and The Broadcast Bridge.

Sponsored by Microsoft and Haivision, this all-badge-access panel will cover how broadcasters are leveraging the SRT protocol for low cost live contribution and distribution workflows. In this session, discover the benefits of the SRT protocol and how it can be used in cloud-based broadcast applications including newsgathering, sports coverage, remote production, and live linear distribution.

Panel Details
Title: Broadcasters Leveraging SRT for Low Cost Live Contribution and Distribution
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 10 10:40am
Location: NAB 2019 Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall Room N262-N264

  • Tony Orme, Technology Editor, The Broadcast Bridge


  • Robert Galker, Vice President Satellite Operations, Fox News Channel
  • Ghislain Collette, Vice President, Product Management, Broadcast, Haivision
  • Tony Jones, Principal Technologist, CTO & Strategy Group, MediaKind
  • Steve Russell, Head of Media Management and OTT, Red Bee Media
  • Leonardo Chaves, Transmission Technology Manager, TV Globo

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.

This session will also provide updates about the SRT Alliance – a consortium of more than 200 vendors and end users working collaboratively to increase industry-wide awareness and adoption of SRT as a common standard for low-latency video transport over the internet. Highlighted SRT Alliance members include Ateme, Blonder Tongue, Brightcove, Comcast, MediaKind, Eurovision, Haivision, Harmonic, Limelight, Matrox, Microsoft, Ooyala, Sencore and Wowza.


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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