GRIDSHOT® Joins SRT Alliance for High Quality, Low Latency Video Streaming Over the Internet

GRIDSHOT, one of the world’s most reliable, flexible and efficient 24/7 linear playout-, VOD- & broadcast services providers, today announced that it is proud to have joined the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video and audio streaming.

As part of GRIDSHOT’s overall strategy to deliver high-quality, secure and reliable linear broadcast- and managed contribution services, joining the SRT Alliance fits in GRIDSHOT’s continuous endeavor to improve and to comply to the latest standards in providing high- quality contribution in accordance with its clients’ individual business cases, while simultaneously minimizing risks of continuity and packet loss of transportation across the public Internet.

The SRT Alliance, founded by Haivision in April 2017, already has more than 450 members. Its mission is to overcome the challenges of low-latency live streaming by supporting the collaborative development of SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) Open Source, the fastest growing open source streaming project. SRT is a free open source video transport protocol and technology stack originally developed and pioneered by Haivision that enables the delivery of high-quality and secure, low-latency video across the public internet.

“GRIDSHOT® is proud to join the SRT Alliance to help develop an open-source video transport protocol that addresses the main challenges our clients face when it comes to providing high performance, low-latency streaming in a secure and reliable way across the public Internet,” said Michel Pieterse, Chief Operating Officer of GRIDSHOT.

“With the SRT Alliance, GRIDSHOT® is joining an industry movement to improve the way the world streams video,” said Jesús (Suso) Carrillo, Director SRT Alliance, Haivision. “We’re pleased to see the SRT protocol being actively implemented by some of the world’s biggest broadcast and enterprise streaming workflows as its adoption and industry-wide recognition continues to grow, becoming the de facto standard for low latency internet streaming.”

Posted in General, SRT on Nov 05, 2020.

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