Haivision Celebrates 20 Years of Live Video Innovation

Published: May 1, 2024

Haivision Systems Inc., the global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The significant milestone highlights the company’s leadership and innovation in mission-critical, live video solutions.

Since its founding in Montreal in 2004, Haivision has been at the forefront of live video technology, the company says, providing cutting-edge solutions that empower the Fortune 500, government and defense organizations, and media and entertainment companies to drive remote connectivity, awareness, better decisions and faster responses with real-time mission-critical video.

According to the company, over the past two decades, it has revolutionized the way video is used for mission-critical applications, with a focus on security, reliability, performance and quality. The company boasts an impressive list of customers and major events including Microsoft, META, Salesforce, NYSE, RBC, Olympics, FIFA World Cup, NHL, Fox Sports, NASCAR, MLB, U.S. Department of Defense, SpaceX and NASA.

Key highlights in Haivision’s 20-year history include:

  • Eight strategic acquisitions (four in the U.S., two in Spain, one in Germany and one in France)
  • 360 employees in Montreal and across the Americas, EMEA and APAC
  • $140 million in revenue in fiscal year 2023
  • 22.1% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) since its founding
  • 17 years of positive Adjusted EBITDA
  • A debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: HAI) in December 2020

Haivision’s journey has been marked by numerous achievements, including the development of the Makito video encoder series, the invention of the SRT video transport protocol which has become the most widely adopted protocol in the industry, and four Emmy Award wins for technology and engineering innovation. These milestones reflect Haivision’s dedication to excellence and its role as a trusted provider of mission-critical video solutions.

“Twenty years ago, we set out to change the real-time, low-latency, live video networking landscape,” says Mirko Wicha, Founder and CEO of Haivision. “Today, we celebrate not just the success of Haivision, but also our customers, partners, and dedicated employees that have been integral to our journey. We are incredibly proud of the impact we’ve had on the industry and are excited for the future as we continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in ultra-low latency live video.”

The Haivision team will celebrate its 20th anniversary at company events and tradeshows throughout the year.

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