Why You Should be Excited for The Ultimate Guide to the SRT Video Streaming Protocol
It’s been five years since the arrival of open source SRT and it has come a long way since its introduction. In 2021, SRT hit a major milestone with the SRT Alliance reaching the 500-member landmark as Google Cloud, AWS, Sony, Lumen Technologies, and more of the industry’s biggest names joined the collective.
With the spotlight on SRT brighter than it ever has been before, we decided to put together The Ultimate Guide to the SRT Video Streaming Protocol to better help users understand everything they need to know about the Secure Reliable Transport Protocol, and to inform those who are looking to adopt it as to why it has become the defacto low latency video streaming standard in the broadcast and streaming industries.
So what is in The Ultimate Guide to the SRT Video Streaming Protocol and why do you need it? Keep reading for a quick preview of what you’ll learn in the guide, or you can click below and download it now!
What is SRT?
SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) is an open-source video streaming protocol developed by Haivision. It allows users to deliver high-quality, low-latency video streams across the public internet and to optimize video streaming performance across unpredictable networks. It was first developed and introduced into Haivision solutions in 2012 and then open sourced to the public in 2017 on GitHub to encourage the widespread adoption and promotion of SRT.
Since becoming an open-source technology stack, the SRT Alliance was formed to promote, collaborate, and innovate with SRT. The protocol has since been adopted by some of the biggest companies in the video streaming industry.
What is The Ultimate Guide to the SRT Video Streaming Protocol?
The Ultimate Guide to the SRT Video Streaming Protocol is the comprehensive source for everything related to SRT. It not only expands on how SRT was originally developed, but the guide also explains in detail how SRT works, what the mandate of the SRT Alliance is, which industry heavy hitters are leveraging it, and how it stacks up in comparison to other transport protocols like RTMP.
The guide also lists out the numerous benefits for those who use SRT in their live video workflows and describes why it has become so trusted to deliver end-to-end live video by so many video professionals. Some of these benefits include its exceptional security, delivering pristine quality, and its extreme low latency. To find out why these are so important for a successful live video workflow and for more reasons why some of the biggest names in the industry have made SRT the defacto standard for low latency streaming, make sure to download the guide.
The Ultimate Guide to SRT is a must-have for those looking to unlock the full potential of SRT and for those that are looking to implement a secure and reliable way of transporting live video over the public internet. If all of this isn’t enough, the guide also points you towards even more resources on SRT if you’re interested. Click the link below to download it for free!