Encoder & Decoder Capture & Transport Low Bandwidth Live Video in Ultra HD 4K over Public Internet
Seattle, Washington, April 8, 2015 – Streambox, the leading provider of video transport solutions, has just announced 4K encoding technology that allows 4K real-time transmissions at 60 fps motion fluency. The new Streambox 4K Rackmount Encoder meets the industry’s need for encoding solutions capable of delivering live and reliable high quality 4K content for less bandwidth and cost. The 4K Rackmount Encoder, with simplified workflow, allows 4K content capture and real- time transmissions in an easy function for streaming, broadcasting, post production and live events.
The 4K 60P/50P Rackmount Encoder works seamlessly with Streambox Cloud to transport Live 4K video reliably over the internet across the globe as a point-to-point or point-to-multipoint multi-location 4K playout. All video streamed to Streambox Cloud is archived for file-based playout on a 4K Rackmount Decoder, Streambox Media Player or can be downloaded and archived for production.
The Streambox ACT-L3 4K encoder is an adaptive bitrate encoder capable of encoding full resolution 3840 x 2160 UHD at 60,50,23.98,24 and 30 fps or 4096×2160 4K Cinema DCI 23.98, 24, 29.97 and compresses 4K videos from 4 Mbps up to 50Mbps in real time.. The ACT-L3 Software Encoding engine is designed for multi-core encoding and utilizes all available CPU cores and is capable of encoding high motion 60 fps 4K videos in real time. The ACT-L3 4K encoder can record 4K videos to a file standalone or as it streams for Store and Forward applications.
Streambox 4K technology is a reliable and scalable solution for delivering video content, over IP networks either to connect your studio to receive outside broadcasts, or to get your stream direct to a transmission site, multiple locations or to a broadcaster. The Streambox ACT-L3 4K encoder has many advanced features including optimized presets that automate the workflow from video capture to transmission and play out. The ACT-L3 4K Encoders and Decoders support LDMP networking for reliable multi-path 4K transport over the public Internet for point-to-point 4K video contributions.
Streambox 4K 60P Encoder is equipped with single and dual link 12G-SDI, backward compatible with 6G-SDI and 3G SDI. The Encoder also features HDMI and Fiber optic links, AES XLR or Analog Audio. Streambox 4K 60P Encoder can be used as high performance Decoder with 12G/6G/3G-SDI, HDMI or Fiber optic output. Previous generation 4K Encoders and Decoders will receive free firmware updates for 4K 60p/50p playout. Streambox 4K software Encoders for Apple OSX receive updates for DCI 4K 24 and 4K 60p/50p video encoding. Streambox 4K Media Player 4K 60p beta release for Apple OSX is available upon request for qualified customers.
The simplified 4K workflow includes capturing 4K video from a Blackmagic 4K Production Camera via single thunderbolt with Macbook Pro laptop with Streambox ACT-L3 4K Software Encoder, encoding and transmitting to Mac Mini with Streambox 4K Media player, and playing out on 4K monitor via a display port.
Streambox delivers solutions for mobile video everywhere, allowing companies to broadcast from anywhere with unlimited scalability and lower costs. Using the Streambox mobile app or compact mobile encoders coupled with cloud-based streaming, broadcasters can deliver live, HD video to viewers immediately. Learn more at www.streambox.com.
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