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PTZOptics joins SRT Alliance open source streaming initiative

Company will expand the available video over IP network transport options for cameras and control devices

PTZOptics, manufacturer of affordable broadcast-quality robotic cameras, has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming.

“Our customers want to be able to live stream without limitations,” says Paul Richards, director of marketing, PTZOptics. “We are proud to join the SRT Alliance in developing an open-source protocol that will provide security, reliability, and quality for low-latency streams on unmanaged networks.”

Founded by Haivision in April 2017, he SRT Alliance boasts more than 500 members. Its mission is to overcome the challenges of low-latency live streaming by supporting the collaborative development of SRT (Secure Reliable Transport), 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.

“With the SRT Alliance, PTZOptics is joining an industry movement to improve the way the world streams video,” says Suso Carrillo, director of the SRT Alliance for Haivision. “We’re pleased to see the SRT protocol being actively implemented by some of the world’s most trusted broadcast technology providers as its adoption and industry-wide recognition continues to grow, becoming the de facto standard for low latency internet streaming.”