The Future of Streaming Video Technology
The Streaming Video Technology Alliance (SVTA) enables companies across the video ecosystem to work together solving the critical technical challenges of delivering high quality video at scale.
Technical Documents. Software Code. Ratified by Members. Freely Available.
The SVTA is a not-for-profit technical association which provides a forum for companies in the streaming video industry to collaborate on improving streaming video interoperability. Network operators, service providers (CDNs), vendors, research organizations, and other technical associations collaborate in working groups to define streaming video best practices and specifications which ensure a more consistent end-user experience and promote further adoption of online video. Working group results are published as technical documents made freely available to the industry.
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SVTA Accepts 2021 Tech Emmy
At the 2022 Technical Emmy award show in Las Vegas, NV, Jason Thibeault, Executive Director of the SVTA, accepted the 2021 Technical Emmy award for work contributed by the Open Authentication Technology Committee (OATC) to SCTE-224. The SVTA absorbed the OATC in late 2020 and now maintains a website devoted to the work done by the OATC at https://oatc.svta.org/. Read more about the 2021 Technical Emmy honorees here.
From left to right in the picture, Glenn Reitmeier, founding president of the OATC, and Jason Thibeault, Executive Director of the Streaming Video Technology Alliance.
Note that the Emmy trophy and the term Emmy are registered marks of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The Alliance Has Changed Its Name
To better help the industry understand our technically-focused mission, the Alliance has amended its name to the Streaming Video Technology Alliance. Our missions and objectives remain the same.
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We joined the Streaming Video Technology Alliance (SVTA) because collaboration is at the core of our mission. The SVTA provides a unique platform for us to connect and collaborate with a diverse group of companies spanning the entire streaming video value chain. By joining the SVTA, we can work together with industry leaders, content providers, technology vendors, and service providers to collectively address the critical challenges facing online video.
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