The Pick is in! Why the NFL Chose SRT to Power the First Virtual NFL Draft

SRT Tuesday NFL Draft Webinar

Have you been keeping up to date with the SRT Tuesday Webinars?  The SRT Tuesday Webinar Series is a series of virtual events hosted by Haivision, Microsoft, and the SRT Alliance showcasing the latest SRT innovations and workflows.

The most recent event last month, How SRT Powered the First Virtual NFL Draft, featured an exclusive behind the scenes look at the technology and workflows that helped the NFL deliver the first-ever virtual Draft.

During the webinar, John Cave, VP Football Technology Solutions, NFL explained why SRT was instrumental in bringing together camera feeds in the homes of everyone from the NFL Commissioner and 58 draft prospects to 32 NFL teams, including their head coaches and general managers, as well as analysts.  Watch the recording to discover why the NFL chose SRT to address a whole host of technical, logistical, connectivity, and security concerns and find out how they managed to successfully pull off one of its most ambitious broadcasts ever, smashing viewing records and wowing 55 million football fans around the world.

What’s Next?

The next webinar in the series, Low Latency 4K over IP: Live Demos Featuring SRT and Makito X4, takes place on June 16th. Register to learn more about the critical components of 4K live contribution workflows using SRT and Haivision video solutions, including the brand new Makito X4 Video Decoder.

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