Haivision Wins Best Encoding Hardware for Live Production at the 2022 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards 

Award-winning Makito X4 video encoder powers ultra-low latency 4K and HD video over IP networks 

MONTREAL, Canada — November 23, 2022 — Haivision Systems Inc. (“Haivision”) (TSX: HAI), a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, today announced that Haivision’s Makito X4 video encoder has won the 2022 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Encoding Hardware for Live Production.  

The Makito X4 Video Encoder provides ultra-low latency HEVC and H.264 live video contribution, exceptional video quality, secure and reliable SRT streaming, and the highest available 4K UHD and HD encoding density. Relied upon by thousands of organizations globally, the Makito X4 is ideal for live broadcast contribution, remote, and cloud production, enterprise, and defense applications. 

“It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the industry’s leading video networking solutions,” says Mirko Wicha, President, CEO & Chairman of Haivision. “We’re especially proud to continue our 16-year long winning streak in the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards – it’s a testament to how Haivision technology is tried, tested, and proven in the field for its quality, reliability, and low latency.”   

The 2022 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards saw over 140 nominees for 22 categories, with over 14,000 votes cast by professionals of all kinds in the video streaming industry.  

Haivision is pleased to announce its 16th Reader’s Choice Award win since 2011, with several Haivision products honored as runners-up in a number of categories:  

  • Haivision Pro460 for Best Cellular Bonding Solution 
  • Makito X4 Encoder for Best On-Prem Encoding/Transcoding Solution 
  • Haivision Media Platform for Best Corporate Video/Enterprise Video Content Management Platform 
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For more information about the Makito X4 video encoder, please visit https://www.haivision.com/products/makito-x4-series/.  \

About Haivision 

Haivision is a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions. Our connected cloud and intelligent edge technologies enable organizations globally to engage audiences, enhance collaboration, and support decision making. We provide high quality, low latency, secure, and reliable live video at a global scale. Haivision open sourced its award-winning SRT low latency video streaming protocol and founded the SRT Alliance to support its adoption. Awarded four Emmys® for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Haivision continues to fuel the future of IP video transformation. Founded in 2004, Haivision is headquartered in Montreal and Chicago with offices, sales, and support located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. To learn more, visit Haivision at haivision.com

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