New StreamboxME Pro App Enables High Quality Live Streaming from iPhones and iPads by bonding 3G/4G LTE & Wi-Fi Networks
SEATTLE — June 13, 2012 — Streambox, Inc. today announced the release of StreamboxME Pro, an application for mobile devices that can bond 3G/4G LTE and Wi-Fi, which gives the user increased bandwidth up to 2 Mbps to send live professional quality video. The new easy-to-use StreamboxME Pro App equips contributors by using just one-click from an iPhone/iPad to send video directly to a Streambox Decoder or Enterprise Server, as well as having the ability to use the Streambox Live Service. The increased bandwidth capabilities give users the ability to send up to 2 Mbps professional quality video content with sub 2-second latency at 30 fps, 16:9 aspect ratio, 432×240 resolution, and Advanced Audio Coding (AAC). StreamboxME Pro will also include Streambox-exclusive Low Delay Multi-Path (LDMP) technology, which is a reliable protocol that helps users deliver high quality, low latency video over multiple IP networks.
“StreamboxME Pro for iPhone/iPad streams professional quality video by utilizing bonded 3G/4G LTE and Wi-Fi networks to provide a more reliable and complete newsgathering solution for live, files, and IFB from mobile devices reporters use in everyday life,” said Bob Hildeman, chairman and CEO of Streambox. “This is a cost-effective way for broadcasters to equip entire newsrooms with software encoders on iPhones and iPads to capture high quality video for live playout of breaking news on-air.”
StreamboxME Pro also allows users to efficiently collect unlimited amounts of video that can be supplied by a variety of contributors including video journalists, stringers, and even provides the necessary infrastructure to turn viewers into contributors for a low cost. Live streams and archived video can be easily managed, routed in one click, or searched based on metadata. StreamboxME Pro will be available for download at the iTunes Store on iPhone and iPad devices. Please visit www.streambox.com to start a free StreamboxME Pro trial.
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Streambox focuses on IP-based, end-to-end newsgathering and contribution services. It delivers SD and HD software and hardware for video compression, transmission, management and playout. The Streambox Live™ service supplements the Streambox platform with free encoding software and server-based services for scalable newsgathering and contribution.
Streambox solutions are based on the industry-leading ACT-L3 AP™ codec, which provides unrivaled performance, reliability, and quality over low data rate IP networks for fast transmission and playout of video streams in HD and SD. The company’s platform enables broadcasters, government agencies, enterprises, and other users to enhance content ownership, simplify operations, and increase operational efficiencies.
More information is available at www.streambox.com.
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