Streambox Announces ACT-L3 Portable Video Transport: Intel Edition | Streambox Inc

Streambox Announces ACT-L3 Portable Video Transport: Intel Edition

ACT-L3™ Portable Encoder Intel Edition Extends Portable News Gathering (PNG) Solutions With The Power and Capabilities of Streambox’s Standard Encoder On A Portable Platform

SEATTLE, WA June, 25 2004 – Streambox Inc., The leader of video compression and real-time video solution for broadcasting and cable announces availability of Streambox ACT-L3™ Portable Encoder Intel Edition for Portable newsgathering (PNG).

The ACT-L3™ portable encoder is an extremely powerful PNG solution that delivers full D1 broadcast quality interlaced video over public and private IP based networks. The system includes advanced FEC (forward error correction) to recover lost packets and store and forward video file capabilities.

“The power and performance of the ACT-L3™ Portable Encoder Intel Edition gives broadcasters a light weight PNG solution that delivers real-time broadcast quality video over IP networks” said Bob Hildeman, CEO of Streambox Inc. “The ACT-L3™ portable solution will revolutionize newsgathering workflow for both real-time and store and forward news contribution feeds.”

Streambox ACT-L3™ Portable Encoder can be deployed in few minutes – add only a DV camera and a network connection. The live video feeds and video files are received as contribution videos in the broadcast studio on an ACT-L3™ decoder equipped with SDI or base-band video output.

The key features of the Streambox ACT-L3™ Portable Encoder Intel Edition are: 

Full featured portable encoder with all of the advanced features contained in the rack-mount ACT-L3™ Encoder, up to Full-D1/NTSC resolution in real time 

Video and Audio Input via direct DV capture (FireWire/iLink/IEEE-1394) 

High quality ACT-L3™ video transmission over low data rate sat-phones and 3G wireless and IP networks. Bitrates from 64kbps to 5 Mbps. 

FEC (forward error correction) and Burst Error Protection to recover and cancel large packet loss and overcome jitters and buffering 

Software easily upgradeable for a higher return on your investment.