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Red Hot Chili Peppers 360 degree live stream
September 9, 2016

Haivision and Sales Cube Power Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 4K 360-degree VR Live Stream

Hot out of IBC 2016, we just announced that we helped power the first live 4K 360-degree live VR stream in Germany for Deutsche Telekom’s Street Gigs Red Hot Chili Peppers’ concert. The event was powered by our KB 4K HEVC/H.264 encoder – an essential part of the live video workflow – streaming the Nokia OZO Professional Virtual Reality camera feed to more than 675,000 viewers on YouTube [...]

Haivision KB with Facebook Live
August 25, 2016

How to Set Up Your Facebook Live Stream with Haivision’s KB Encoder

As companies increasingly become more familiar with Facebook Live, many are opting to send their streams from professional encoders, in addition to streaming from mobile devices. Ever since we published this post on how to set up your professional Facebook Live stream, we’ve received an outpouring of requests for step-by-step instructions on how to stream to Facebook Live using our [...]

Internet broadcast backhaul
August 18, 2016

Harnessing the Internet for Broadcast Backhaul

It is estimated that by 2019 video will represent 80 percent of the world’s internet traffic. While a lot of that traffic is on-demand consumption, a growing percentage is also live video. As viewers, we expect to have access to more and more content online and that means busy times for broadcasters. To meet demand for more content without significantly [...]

Haivision powering interviews in Rio
August 11, 2016

Haivision powering interviews in Rio

With the Olympic Games underway, there’s no shortage of news and sports coverage to keep up to date on all the events, ceremonies, and more. None of the coverage comes free. It costs national and local broadcasters a small fortune for the comprehensive coverage we’ve come to take for granted. Since operating expenses (OPEX) are always a concern to [...]

Makito X HEVC encoder
August 3, 2016

The Makito X HEVC Video Encoder is Here!

We’re excited to launch the Makito X HEVC video encoder – our newest video streaming product. The Makito X HEVC builds on our legendary H.264 encoder by adding HEVC compression, allowing for even more bandwidth savings in your video workflows. HEVC (also known as H.265) is the next-gen compression standard, supplementing H.264 (AVC) compression by delivering similar picture quality with [...]