Haivision Wins 2020 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

Makito X4 Video Encoder wins Best Single- or Dual-Stream Encoding Appliance; KB Series wins Best Hardware ABR Encoder

MONTREAL, CANADA – December 1, 2020 – Haivisionleading provider of infrastructure solutions for the video streaming market, today announced that the company won two Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards. 

The Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards recognized Haivision’s Makito X4 Video Encoder as the Best Single- or Dual-Streaming Encoding Appliance, and the Haivision KB Series as the Best Hardware ABR Encoder. Over 2,200 voters cast more than 25,000 votes across all the Streaming Media awards categories, providing a comprehensive review of the top performers in the industry. 

This marks the fifth year in a row that Haivision has been recognized by the readers of Streaming Media for its high-quality hardware video encoders. This is also the second year in a row that the Makito X4 Video Encoder has been awarded Best Single- or Dual-Streaming Encoding Appliance. Prior to the category changing in 2019, Haivision’s Makito X Video Encoder Series won the Best Encoding Hardware category for three years in a row. 

Haivision’s award-winning, low-latency, Makito X4 4K video encoder is a highly-secure, ultra low latency HEVC and H.264 video encoder, featuring exceptional video quality, next-gen performance, SRT streaming, and the highest available 4K UHD and HD encoding density. The Makito X4 is ideal for live broadcast contribution, remote production, enterprise, and defense applications.​ Learn more. 

The Haivision KB Series of ABR encoders and transcoders deliver real-time, high-quality, video streaming for video resolutions up to 4K UHD. Offering HEVC and H.264 video encoding, the KB Series is available as small form factor portable appliances as well as rackmountable enterprise-grade servers. With multiple options of live event streaming, the Haivision KB Series is ideal for delivering the highest quality live video to a global audience. Learn more.  

About Haivision 

Haivision is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions for the video streaming market, servicing enterprises and governments globally. Founded in 2004, the company delivers high quality, low latency, secure and reliable video through the entire IP video lifecycle with an integrated suite of software, hardware and services that help customers efficiently contribute, distribute and deliver high-quality, real-time video securely to any device, anywhere. Haivision’s connected cloud and intelligent edge solutions are used by organizations worldwide to overcome today’s challenges of security, network reliability and distance when transporting live video. Learn more at haivision.com. 

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