List of all posts by Mark John Hiemstra (13)

August 16, 2018

Difference between Unicast Vs Multicast

Confused about the difference between unicast vs multicast video streaming? Wondering what the advantages and disadvantages of each are, and which one you should be using for your video stream? Both unicast and multicast serve very distinct purposes, and there are requirements that you’ll need to support for each of them. Broadcasters and corporate video streamers may find a need [...]

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June 13, 2018

How LinkedIn Uses Video to Engage Employees and Users

When you’re a company the size of LinkedIn, and you have offices in 30 different cities, you need a solid means of communicating with everyone. The executives at LinkedIn rely on live video to be able to reach their employees, instead of just sending out large email blasts that people may or may not read. They’re investing in the infrastructure [...]

April 25, 2018

How the NFL, ESPN, and Microsoft are Using SRT to Save Time and Money

In April of 2017, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas, Haivision and Wowza announced the formation of the SRT Alliance. The alliance enables the SRT Open Source Project dedicated to providing lower latency video transport over the public internet. Since that time, more than 100 members have joined the SRT Alliance (as of May, 2018), [...]