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SRT Open Source Project Continues Momentum as Ericsson, BrightSign and Others Join the SRT Alliance, Now With 127 Members

First SRT Virtual Plugfest yields more than 50 successful “SRT Ready” interoperability tests including contribution encoders, cameras, gateway products, decoders, multiviewers and players

MONTREAL, CANADA – June  6, 2018 – The SRT Open Source Project, the fastest growing open source video streaming movement, announces that Ericsson and BrightSign have joined the SRT Alliance, bringing the total number of members to 127.

Ericsson Media Solutions, a leading provider of broadcast video solutions, joins the SRT Alliance leveraging SRT with their distributed cloud contribution solutions. BrightSign, global market leader in digital signage players, joins the alliance to enable their endpoints to receive and display high-quality, low-latency video from remote sources. Other members that have joined recently include Anevia, Cinemassive, DaCast, and Marshall Electronics. The complete list of SRT Alliance members can be found here.

With the wide adoption of SRT, now implemented within more than 40 products on the market, the SRT Alliance held its first Virtual Plugfest on May 15 and 16 in order to test interoperability of SRT streams amongst different vendors. The event yielded outstanding results with more than 50 successfully completed tests from 15 manufacturers, validating SRT streams between cameras, encoders, decoders, gateways, multiviewers and players. The two day event was hosted by SRT Alliance co-founders Haivision and Wowza, from testing facilities in Chicago, Montreal, Denver and Germany. Participants included AppearTV, Arbor Media, BrightSign, Cabletime, Camstreamer, Cinegy, Cogent, D2D, Haivision, Lumens, Matrox, Radiant, T21, Telvue, Teradek and Wowza.

“The SRT ecosystem is growing by the day, as evidenced by some new top tier members joining and the success of the plugfest. It’s exciting to see the breadth of new SRT Ready solutions that are continuously being launched in the streaming and broadcast community,” says Sylvio Jelovcich, vice president of global alliances at Haivision. “With proven interoperability, users can feel confident in deploying SRT throughout their workflow, ensuring the delivery of secure, high quality, low latency video content.”

At InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas on June 6-8, Matrox is hosting an SRT Alliance Pavilion (booth N1322), demonstrating multi-vendor SRT Open Source interoperability, with the following products:

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, driven by the SRT Alliance, is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving 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.

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