Haivision Wins Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards for Both Best Encoding Software and Best Encoding Hardware

Haivision’s KB and Makito X Series encoders recognized as industry leading products for video streaming

Haivision, a market leader in enterprise video and streaming solutions, announces that the company won two awards in the 2017 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards: Best Encoding Software and Best Encoding Hardware.

Haivision has 14 years of video streaming innovation and performance. This is the second consecutive year that the company’s software and hardware encoding technologies were awarded by the readers of Streaming Media, and the tenth time Haivision products have won Streaming Media Readers’ Choice. Haivision has also been featured as one of the Streaming Media 100 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video for the past seven years consecutively.

Best Encoding Software: Haivision’s KB Series of internet media HEVC / H.264 encoders won best overall encoding software. Haivision’s KB series provides multiple options for live event streaming, helping deliver the highest quality live video to global Internet audiences. KB encoders are available as small form factor portable appliances or server configurations for HD or 4K streaming.

Best Encoding Hardware (Live): Haivision’s Makito X Series of HEVC / H.264 encoders and decoders won in the category for hardware encoders specifically designed for live encoding. The Makito X Series transports secure, low latency, HD video over any network including satellite or the public internet at extremely low bitrates. The Makito X series is ideal for live, interactive and headend applications.

“Thanks to our fantastic customers and partners for recognizing Haivision’s dedication to creating great software and hardware video streaming solutions,” said Mirko Wicha, president and CEO of Haivision. “We are honored to be selected by the top streaming professionals in the industry and we’re looking forward to continuing to innovate and help our customers achieve the highest quality streaming experiences.”

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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