January 22, 2024

Safe Streams Transport (SST)

Safe Streams Transport (SST) SST or Safe Streams Transport is a unique and patented intelligent IP bonding technology from Haivision. The two-time Emmy® award-winning SST protocol aggregates multiple network connections while dynamically adapting video encoding bitrates to match fluctuating network conditions. SST also includes encryption to protect valuable stream content and supports the retransmission of lost data to ensure seamless [...]

September 1, 2021

Slice-Based Encoding

Slice-Based Encoding Slice-based encoding is a method of video encoding in which a single video frame is divided or “sliced” into separate sections which can each be encoded simultaneously in parallel. Once encoded, each slice can then be immediately streamed to a decoder instead of waiting for the entire frame to be encoded first. Slice-based encoding and decoding, supported by the [...]

May 3, 2021


SMPTE ST 2110 SMPTE ST 2110 is an emerging standard within the professional broadcast industry that relies on separate IP streams for video, audio, and metadata, also referred to as essence streams. ST 2110 replaces traditional SDI cables by enabling the transmission of uncompressed, high-quality media over local area networks based on IP and Ethernet technology. ST 2110 specifies how uncompressed [...]

August 20, 2018

Serial Digital Interface (SDI)

Serial Digital Interface (SDI) Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a standard for the delivery of digital video with coaxial cable. While data speeds up to 3 gigabits per second (Gbps) are possible with SDI, the most common speed is half that at 270 Mbps. SDI uses a standard 75-ohm cable, which is the same cable used for most home television [...]

August 20, 2018

Streaming Media

Streaming Media Learn more about streaming media and its applications in this video.  Streaming Media is the process of delivering multimedia data (such as video or audio) from a streaming service provider to an end-user. Streaming Media delivers audio and video elements using basic HTTP, TCP/IP, and HTML protocols. Video or audio content is streamed (i.e. transmitted) over the Internet in compressed form. [...]