Haivision Wins Streaming Media European Readers Choice Award for Automated Live Cloud Transcoding

Haivision's HyperStream Live Cloud Transcoder Voted Best Streaming Innovation of 2013

Montreal and Chicago - June 20, 2013 - Haivision today announced that its HyperStream Live cloud transcoding service was named the Best Streaming Innovation of 2013 by Streaming Media Magazine's European Readers' Choice Awards. The Best Streaming Innovation award recognizes Haivision for technology that has had the greatest influence in the field of streaming in 2013. This award shows the rapid adoption of HyperStream Live to deliver excellent visual experiences to Internet viewers in the challenging world of live video distribution.


HyperStream Live is a pay-per-use live video cloud transcoding software-as-a-service (SaaS) that enables adaptive bitrate delivery of source video content over the Internet, requiring minimal uplink bandwidth from the source location. By leveraging the award-winning Kulabyte live transcoding software, HyperStream Live automates the process and makes it easy for content creators to deliver high-quality video over the Internet to any popular mobile device. HyperStream Live is also a key component of the Haivision Video Cloud, an end-to-end online video management platform that simplifies live and on-demand video content publishing workflows.

Ideally suited for live events, HyperStream Live and the underlying KulaByte software-based transcoder have powered global video streaming for a number of high-profile events such as SXSW music festivals, Louis Vuitton product launches and store openings, the MTV Movie Awards, and countless corporate broadcasts. HyperStream Live has also recently expanded its support of automated streaming directly from the Newtek TriCaster, extending the reach of the TriCaster to audiences on any device and enhancing streaming quality through the application of adaptive bitrate streaming.

Haivision solutions were also selected as winning finalists in an additional four categories including:
Online Video Platform: Haivision Video Cloud
Streaming Services: HyperStream Concierge
Cloud Video Service: HyperStream Live Cloud Transcoding
Transcoding Solution: KulaByte

"It's always powerful to see customers get excited about our products and recognize the impact of our innovative technology," said Peter Maag, chief marketing officer, Haivision. "Haivision provides solutions that make streaming video online flexible and seamless; and this award speaks volumes about how our solutions are being received by the industry."

The Streaming Media European Readers Choice Awards allows end-users to vote on who they believe are the market leaders for products, services and companies. There were more than 330 nominations and 12,000 votes for the 2013 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards. The winners were announced on June 18 at the Streaming Forum held in London.

About Haivision
Haivision delivers solutions for streaming, recording, managing, and distributing secure IP video and interactive media within the enterprise, education, medical/healthcare, and federal/military markets. Haivision is a private company based in Montreal and Chicago, with technical excellence centers in Beaverton, Ore.; Austin, Texas; Atlanta, Ga.; and Hamburg, Germany. With a global sales and support organization, Haivision distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors, and OEMs worldwide. More information is available at www.haivision.com.

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Haivision Press Contact:
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