Tata Communications, Panasonic, Edgeware and DVSport Join SRT Alliance, Now with More Than 350 Members

SRT Open Source Protocol Powers Remote Broadcast Workflows with High Performance Video Streaming Over the Internet 

Montreal, Canada – April 14, 2020 – The SRT Allianceestablished by Haivision to support the SRT Open Source project, announces that Tata Communications, Panasonic, Edgewareand DVSport have joined the SRT Alliance to show their support of the cross industry adoption of the SRT Open Source protocol. Over 50 industryleading organizations have turned to SRT and joined the SRT Alliance within the last four monthsbringing the total number of members to more than 350 companies. 

SRT (Secure Reliable Transport), originally developed and open sourced by Haivision, is an open source video streaming protocol which enables remote and cloud-based high-performance video workflows. SRT is helping solution providers to solve today’s challenges including newsgathering, remote production and the broadcaster’s at-home workforce. 

“SRT has emerged as a great protocol for getting live video from sporting event locations to our core network,” said Jeremy Dujardin, CTO of Global Media and entertainment Services at Tata Communications“We support thousands of events per year globally and have proven our SRT workflows across a number of vendor products for video contribution. These feeds are used for both direct to air and remote production. 

“DVSport relies on SRT every day to fuel our live replay systems for NCAA sports. SRT has enabled us to reduce our costs and expand our services by taking advantage of readily accessible lowcost business networks for flawless live video transport, said Brian Lowe, CEO of DVSport. 

As internet and the cloud are becoming increasingly important, not only for distribution of TV but also for the very creation of the content including channel origination and new interactive entertainment formats, there is a growing demand for reliable and effective means to get the content from the cameras and production sites up to the cloud in a robust and low delay fashion. SRT offers a good foundation as a protocol to build on, and the growing adoption in the industry caters for an eco-system where broadcasters and streaming service providers can select interoperable best of breed products,” said Johan Bolin, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Edgeware. 

SRT optimizes streaming performance across unpredictable networks with low latency secure streams. SRT, royalty free and available on GitHub, is the fastest growing open source video streaming movement. In addition to its more than 350 alliance members, SRT is also supported by VideoLAN’s VLC, Wireshark, FFmpeg and the GStreamer open source projects. The SRT Alliance members list can be found at srtalliance.org/members. 

New Webinar Series: SRT Tuesday 

To explore the latest innovations using the SRT open source protocol, Haivision, Microsoft, and the SRT Alliance are hosting a series of virtual events starting on April 28th at 11am EDwith Broadcast Reimagined: SRT – The Simple Solution for Your Remote and At-Home Workforce.” To register, visit: https://www.haivision.com/resources/webinars/srt-tuesday/remote-workflows/. 

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, supported 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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