MONTREAL and CHICAGO -- June 5, 2012 -- Haivision today announced that Asia's No. 1 sports content provider, ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), is using Haivision's Barracuda(TM) H.264 encoder and Makito(TM) decoder at its Singapore and Taiwan facilities to support live sports commentary in multiple languages. The extremely low latency of the Haivision encoder and decoder enables ESS to adopt an exceptionally fast and cost-effective model for delivering quality HD content in which commentary is closely synchronized with the video.

"The remarkably low latency of Haivision's Makito and Barracuda systems is critical to our live multilingual commentary model," said Colin Sherriff, vice...

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