HedgeStreet implements Lightstreamer data distribution technology

Source: Lightstreamer

Lightstreamer, the high-performance AJAX-Comet engine, has been deployed by HedgeStreet to provide live prices to thin Ajax clients.

Lightstreamer announced today that HedgeStreet.com, the USA's first government-regulated person to person online futures trading market for binary and futures contracts, has implemented web based real-time streaming prices with Lightstreamer. This streaming Ajax solution from Lightstreamer allows HedgeStreet customers to access live HedgeStreet prices via the Internet and trade from anywhere with just a simple browser, thus avoiding complications which result when downloads or plug-ins may be required.

Ravi Viswanath, VP, Engineering and Chief Technology Officer, HedgeStreet, comments: "It's our goal to have seamless technology for our site, making it a better user experience for our members. Lightstreamer helps us accomplish this."

Lightstreamer is a push engine conceived for live data distribution to any kind of client application (thin, thick, mobile, etc.) In the case of thin clients, it relies on the AJAX-Comet paradigm to stream real-time data to any HTML browser without the need to download or install anything on the client.

"We are pleased to see that Lightstreamer is selected as the leading commercial Streaming Ajax solution by customers such as HedgeStreet," said Simon Walmsley, Vice President Sales of Lightstreamer.

Adds Bill McIntosh, Vice President Marketing, HedgeStreet, "With Lightstreamer, we have a strong source for our future expansion."

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