Haivision Partners with Rikei Corporation to Deliver Video Streaming Solutions in Japan

New strategic partnership to drive continued momentum in APAC region

MONTREAL, CANADA – November 8, 2017 – Haivision, a market leader in enterprise video and streaming solutions, announces continued momentum in Asia with a new strategic partnership with Rikei Corporation in Japan.

Rikei Corporation is known for providing solutions for encoding, managing and distributing video content, making Haivision a perfect addition to their portfolio. Rikei, a recognized solution provider and system integrator, will now provide Haivision video solutions to enterprise and broadcast markets throughout Japan, including its award-winning, high performance encoders and decoders, and media management solutions for IPTV, corporate webcasting and performance recording. Rikei will now be able to offer their enterprise and broadcast customers an end-to-end solution for streaming high quality, low latency video in a cost-effective way. The Haivision solution portfolio includes:

  • Makito X H.264/HEVC encoder/decoder transports secure, low latency, HD video over any network at extremely low bitrates using SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) technology, making it ideal for live, interactive and bandwidth constrained applications such as remote interviews, production reviews, news gathering and remote contribution.
  • KB Series H.264/HEVC up to 4K encoders/transcoders are ideal for live event streaming to global internet audiences, offering optimized bandwidth usage without sacrificing a high-quality viewing experience.
  • Haivision Media Platform, a complete enterprise video solution helps organize, manage and share secure, high-quality live and on-demand video to every employee on any screen – desktops, monitors, and mobiles devices anywhere.

“We believe in offering our customers the highest quality equipment, and with Haivision, we have that confidence,” said Satoru Isaka, president and CEO at Rikei. “We are especially impressed with Haivision’s SRT technology for reliable, low latency video streaming over unreliable networks such as the internet, something that will solve one of the biggest challenges in the broadcast segments.”

“The world’s largest corporations and broadcasters turn to Haivision for their video streaming needs and it is important that we partner with only the most competent and qualified integrators in every part of the world,” said Mirko Wicha, president and CEO of Haivision. “We are delighted to be partnering with Rikei Corporation as we expand our presence in Japan with a strong and capable team.”

Rikei Corporation will be demonstrating Haivision’s latest solutions at Inter Bee 2017 in Tokyo, Japan from November 15-17. Visit Rikei in Hall 3, booth 3204.

About Rikei Corporation
Established in 1957, Rikei Corporation is a solution provider for the IT and electronics industries. Rikei offers a wide variety of solutions centered on the world’s cutting edge technologies and advanced products in the fields of system solutions, such as entrance exam and educational affairs systems and IT infrastructure, business strategy, and information security solutions. It also provides network solutions, such as satellite communication data transfer systems, digital video transfer systems, network systems for telecommunication operators and other private companies, wireless access systems, and disaster management information systems. In addition to solutions, Rikei provides electronic components and devices, such as high frequency components, high performance adhesives for industrial use, testers for automotive audio and navigation equipment, power grid analysis systems, defense-related machinery and security systems. Learn more at rikei.co.jp

About Haivision
Haivision, a private company founded in 2004, provides media management and video streaming solutions that help the world’s leading organizations communicate, collaborate and educate. Haivision is 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. Haivision is headquartered in Montreal and Chicago, with regional offices located throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. Learn more at haivision.com.

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