NAB Show 2022 Recap

NAB Show 2022 has come and gone and the feedback from everyone we spoke with was unanimous: NAB was a success! We thought we would take a moment to share some of our highlights and observations.…

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Streaming Media East descends on Boston next week and we can't wait to welcome you to our home town. We'll have a presence at the AMD/XILINX booth (305) throughout the show, so please take a moment to stop by and introduce yourself. Want a more in-depth meeting? Please drop us a note at info@red5pro.com to schedule some time. And in case you missed it, our CEO, Chris Allen, will be speaking at the Content Delivery Summit on Monday, May 23. The panel, entitled Fireside Chat: Beyond The Theory Of Decentralization, Blockchain, & Crypto CDN, takes place from…

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As online gambling bookmakers explore ways to break out of an increasingly crowded field, all roads are leading to transformations in the betting experience that rely on real-time video streaming technology. Like any new market going through the hockey stick phase of growth, the internet-hosted sports betting and casino gaming market has ignited a competitive stampede that makes it ever harder for providers to reach profitability. That’s why the past year has witnessed a surge in new approaches to drawing bettors’ participation. But most such efforts have been constrained by the latencies and unidirectional limitations imposed by traditional streaming…

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Good news! Our recent patch release of the Red5 Pro server includes a few new features, some small improvements, and several important bug fixes.…

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Red5 Pro is looking forward to NAB on April 24-27, 2022 in Las Vegas. Come see scalable, real-time streaming at work with our partners at NAB.…

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Cutting-edge tools used in extended reality (XR) and video game development will soon become far more effective at enabling creators to speed production and delivery of the realistic user experiences markets have been clamoring for. Groundbreaking innovations in Epic Games’ Unreal Engine live streaming production tools have made photorealism the new benchmark in the development of animated applications. Notably, advances like real-time ray tracing, densification of micro-polygon geometries, streamlined aggregation of visual effects (VFX), batch rendering of multiple camera inputs, and accelerated encoding bring stunning levels of realism to user experiences. The Real-Time Infrastructure Imperative But to fully exploit the…

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SDK Release 10.0.0

Fresh off the heels of our 10.0.0 Server Release, we are announcing an updated version of the iOS and Android SDKs. This release includes support for the latest servers, a new mobile conference example for Stream Manager environments, and several improvements and bug fixes. To make the most out of Red5 Pro, we recommend updating the SDKs in your projects to the latest version. For more information, see the details below. iOS SDK Added: Support for 10.x Red5 Pro servers streaming-ios updates: Added: New Mobile Conference example for Stream Manager environments; replaces the Mobile Two-Way Streaming example…

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Red5 Pro recently teamed up with NVIDIA to discuss cloud-based virtualized user testing for pre-release games at the online 2022 GDC conference. The tools, part of the GeForceNow Developer Platform, allow developers to run remote playtest sessions with multiple users, tracking not only game play, but visual streams of the gamers themselves. The partnership highlights Red5 Pro’s commitment to the gaming community and to our goal of distributing content “at the speed of thought.” Attendees at GDC got another peek at this future via the interactive hybrid conference platform presented by Eventuall and StageConnect, both of whom utilize Red5…

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Red5 Pro is proud to announce our partnership with Videon, enabling a full end-to-end real-time latency solution utilizing our software on their LiveEdge® Compute platform. The pairing allows developers to create fast, flexible, and custom video streams, providing real-time streaming to millions of concurrent viewers over WebRTC. With the possibility of streaming one-to-many, many-to-one, and many-to-many, use cases are endless. We’re already seeing applications in sports betting, in-stadium streaming, watch parties, live shopping and auctions, Metaverse development, and surveillance, and these only scratch the surface of what can be done. Two Solutions Built for End-to-End Success Videon’s EdgeCaster…

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Today we are excited to finally announce what we’ve quietly been working on for the last few years. Red5 Pro has taken a major step into the bioengineering field. Pairing our passion for and expertise in ultra-low latency content delivery with the scientific principles underlying mycorrhizal networks, Red5 Pro has developed the ability to rapidly transmit carbon matter over long distances. The early promising results reflect the possibility of delivering carbon matter of any sort, but we are particularly interested in the transmission of food without delay to anywhere in the world. The technology has potential implications for the…

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Technology is continuously advancing towards remote interaction, especially since the beginning of the COVID era. As we grow more used to communicating with each other in virtual meeting rooms, it is becoming clear that interactivity is key to a successful and engaging live streaming application. This is why our team began working on a  Watch Party example to show how Red5 Pro’s software can be used to interact with online content—and with each other—in a more natural way. What is a Watch Party? A watch party is a main video stream paired with a group video chat…

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For tech companies to thrive in today’s fast-moving arena, it takes an awareness of the past, a firm grounding in the present, and an eye on the horizon. We brought together two of Red5 Pro’s visionaries, CEO Chris Allen and CTO Mark Pace, to chat about where things are and where they are headed. What hat(s) do you wear with Red5? Chris Allen: I'm the CEO and co-founder. What don't I do? I'm primarily focused on the overall direction and vision of the company. Right now that includes closing deals and working on investment. I get my…

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In today’s climate, bringing a team of people together to playtest your latest game comes with logistical challenges running from health concerns to cost. But what if you could gather the same data without any physical presence whatsoever? Red5 Pro and NVIDIA will share how to accomplish this using NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW infrastructure and Red5 Pro’s ultra-low latency streaming platform in two upcoming virtual conference sessions of Cloud Playtest: Complete Virtualization of User Testing on Pre-release Games . Speakers: Jim Van Welzen, Director of Software, NVIDIAChris Allen, Co-Founder and CEO, Red5 Pro NVIDIA GTC Attendee Session (free registration)…

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Meeting the needs of your largest clients is paramount to business growth. When Azzurro HD found themselves blocked by an important client request, they turned to Red5 Pro for help with a solution. We had the pleasure of chatting with Chris Puzzio, VP of Development at Azzurro HD, about his use of the Red5 Pro platform and how it fills a specific need within their company. Tell us about Azzurro HD - What do you do? Puzzio: Azzurro HD started as one of the first all high-definition video switching centers in New York City. From there we spawned off several…

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Red5 Pro’s Experience Delivery Network (XDN) introduces a new functionality: the ability to create a mixed live stream that includes the audio and video of other live streams. Mixer nodes, a new XDN node type, create mixed streams based on a visual layout that can be dynamically updated in real time. Mixers enable users to create large compositions with hundreds of live streams or video conferences with a single return stream. For video conferences, Mixers are coupled with a mix-minus audio engine that provides participants with a mix-minus audio stream of their conference track. Read on to understand how…

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Did you miss our webinar with Digital Ocean about "Building Interactive Live Streaming Apps for Millions of Viewers?" You can catch the replay below on YouTube. Inspired with a great idea? Tag us on Twitter (@Red5Pro) and let us know! And if you're ready to build your own watch party or other interactive live streaming app, contact us at info@red5pro.com or schedule a call.…

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The emergence of real-time interactive streaming has created a field of dreams for developers who can innovate with the same alacrity they’ve come to expect in the traditional streaming environment. For many if not most developers, whether the fast track to commercialization will remain open in the real-time streaming era hinges on the answer to a simple question. Will they be able to continue exploiting the open-source GStreamer platform with the flexibility, speed, and scalability that has made it the go-to multimedia framework for innovation over the past few years? GStreamer’s open-source framework provides vendors a common approach…

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Amazon Web Services has partnered with Red5 Pro to open a groundbreaking shortcut to the future by enabling immersive extended reality (XR) and other interactive video experiences associated with the Metaverse to be delivered over first-generation 5G networks. This vast range of possibilities was widely deemed to be dependent on implementations of the more advanced version of 5G known as 5G Standalone Architecture (SA), which most mobile network operators (MNOs) have yet to undertake. Now such capabilities can be brought to life through activation of Red5 Pro’s Experience Delivery Network (XDN) platform on facilities in the Wavelength Zones that…

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Red5 Pro will share tips and tricks with Digital Ocean around “Building Interactive Live Streaming Apps for Millions of Viewers” on February 15, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m ET. Join us as we discuss how to use our Experience Delivery Network (XDN) to offer up amazing, interactive experiences with multi-way live streaming. Register for the Tech Talk here. Can’t wait? If you’re ready to see how Red5 Pro’s XDN technology can transform your business by providing Truetime™ eXperiences at the speed of thought, contact us at info@red5pro.com or schedule a call.…

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Red5 Pro added new functionality to the Experience Delivery Network (XDN) this week: the ability to create dynamic, customized, composite live streams from the audio and video of hundreds of other live streams with XDN Mixer nodes. This versatile option opens the doors for everything from broadcasting a collection of on-location cameras to a single display to handling complex video conferencing needs. Users can create composite video on demand recordings, push multi-stream branded content to social channels, and even select which audio/video tracks to include at any moment. Red5 Pro is providing Truetime™ eXperiences at the speed of thought.…

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