June 23, 2022

Ross Video and SRT Alliance Announce SRT support for the Ross softGear Streaming Gateway

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Ottawa, Canada – June 23, 2022 – Ross Video, a global leader in live video production applications, and the SRT Alliance, a global community founded by Haivision whose mission is to promote the adoption of the open source SRT transport protocol, today announced the availability of Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) in the Ross Video softGear™ Streaming Gateway (SSG). The integration of the SRT into the softGear™ Streaming Gateway adds a secure, reliable, and low latency contribution mechanism to remote and Cloud production workflows.

SRT is a free open-source video transport protocol and technology stack originally developed and pioneered by Haivision, which enables the delivery of high-quality and secure, low-latency video across the public internet.

Content producers favouring remote or Cloud production workflows, will appreciate SRT’s carefully crafted balance between mutually exclusive low latency and high-quality attributes by deploying the latest streaming and packet recovery techniques while allowing standard codecs and muxing methods.

“We are delighted to announce that our softGear Streaming Gateway and softGear platform will support the Secure Reliable Transport or SRT,” says Wojtek Tryc, Director, TPM softGear, Ross Video. “The SRT will enable the best of breed transport mechanism for reliable Ground to Cloud communication and further enhance Ross Cloud Production’s product portfolio.”

“SRT has become the defacto industry standard for enabling cloud production workflows,” says Pablo Hesse, VP of Strategic Initiatives, Haivision. “We’re very excited that SRT can now power broadcasters using Ross softGear for live production, no matter where they are located.”




About Ross Video
Ross powers live video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency solutions and services. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging content for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows and rock concerts, educational institutionslegislative assembliescorporate presentations and inspiring content for houses of worship.

Ross solutions have impressed the audiences and marketing partners of Eurosport, BBC World, SKY, Yahoo! Finance, and the international esports powerhouse ESL. Ross provides an unrivalled range of products and services that includes cameras, real-time motion graphics, production switchers, robotic camera systems, augmented reality/virtual studios, video servers, infrastructure and routers, social media management, newsroom systems and live event production services.

About SRT Alliance
The SRT Alliance is a collaborative community of industry leaders and developers striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport by continuously improving SRT, an open-source video transport protocol and technology stack. Originally developed and pioneered by Haivision, SRT optimizes streaming performance across unpredictable networks with secure streams and easy firewall traversal, bringing the best quality live video over the worst networks. Haivision was awarded an Emmy® for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for developing the SRT protocol. For more information about the project and how to join the SRT Alliance, visit srtalliance.org.


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Erica Fraser
Director of Communications, Ross Video
Email: efraser@rossvideo.com
Phone: +1 (613) 698-9150
Twitter: @ross_video

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