Haivision is a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming solutions. Their connected cloud and intelligent edge technologies enable organisations to engage audiences through the live stream of events (sports, news, theatre, and corporate events).Their solutions connect the world with real-time video by providing high quality, low latency, secure and reliable live stream on a global scale. Haivision are responsible for bringing its award-winning SRT low latency video streaming protocol to the world which has done more for contribution and distribution than any other transport type. Haivision founded the SRT Alliance and made SRT open source to support its adoption.
In 2018 they were awarded an Emmy® for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and they continue to fuel the future of IP video transformation.
Founded in 2004, Haivision has headquarters in both Montreal and Chicago and has sales and support teams located globally.
Video Encoders and Decoders
Haivision’s H.264 and HEVC video encoders and decoders are used by broadcasters, enterprise corporations, defense and government organisations in live broadcast contribution to securely stream low-latency live video across both the internet and over private networks.
Haivision’s solutions enable you to transport secure, high-quality HD video, over unpredictable networks. Their award-winning series of video encoders and decoders are ideal for low-latency H.264/HEVC workflows.
Makito X4 Series
The new Makito X4 offers quality, power and flexibility for real-time HEVC/AVC video encoding in a compact appliance or rack-mountable blade. Designed for the most demanding live video applications, the Makito X4 can ingest full 4K UHD or up to four HD inputs with 10-bit pixel depth and 4:2:2 chroma subsampling.
Extremely robust and always reliable, the Makito X4 offers 8 powerful encoding cores that can securely and simultaneously deliver low latency multi-bitrate streams over any IP network. And with native support for the SRT protocol, the Makito X4 is ideal for streaming over unpredictable networks such as the public internet.
KB Video Encoder and Transcoder Series
The KB series of H.264 & HEVC Media Encoders and Transcoders deliver high-quality video streaming for resolutions up to 4K, available as small form factor portable appliances as well as rack mountable enterprise-grade servers. The KB Series suited for distribution of content provides you with multiple options for live event streaming, helping you deliver the highest quality live video to your global internet audience.
The KB series of ABR encoders/transcoders maximizes computational resources to offer real-time H.264 or HEVC encoding and adaptive bitrate (ABR) cascades for video resolutions up to 4K/UHD 2160p. These resolutions can be distributed as ABR cascades in RTMP/HLS/MPEG-DASH across the world’s largest CDNs, multiple platforms, providing your internet audience with the best viewing experience regardless of their geographic location, network conditions or preferred device.
Haivision SRT and Video Distribution Solutions
SRT is an open source video transport protocol and technology stack that optimises streaming performance across unpredictable networks with secure streams and easy firewall traversal, bringing the best quality live video over the worst networks.