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Streambox Exhibits 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB Codec & Post Solutions at HPA

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February 20, 2018  Seattle –  Streambox will present upcoming next-generation video compression technology, ACT-L5 Codec, their new modular 4K/2K/HD Rackmount encoder and decoder, and Cloud and software solutions for low latency live remote sessions at the 2018 Håollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat.


The next generation ACT-L5 Codec produces the 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB color profile required for cinematic, episodic, and commercial color grading and editing. This is also ideal for live events, digital signage,  and broadcast video where High Dynamic Range (HDR) video is desired.

Streambox products provide secure and ease-of-use solutions for cinematic, episodic, and commercial live sessions for post production workflows by providing:

  • Remote real-time creative collaborations including color grading & editing over the Internet and MPLS networks.
  • Cloud for multi-location Post Production allowing teams and owners to collaborate
  • Mix and match hardware and software of  MacOS, iOS, Windows, and Android  products to meet project requirements and budget
  • ACT-L5 Codec for 4:4:4 RGB Color support (to be demoed at the show). The ACT-L5 video codec, designed to work with Rec.709, DCI-P3, and Rec.2020 is setting a new bar for production quality.
  • Software Apps and modules include: HD, 2K, and 4K encoder/decoder, media players for MacOS, iOS, Windows, and Android, encryption, 2K Stereo Video, 12-bit 4:4:4
  • Strong AES-128 encryption for content protection

Meet with Streambox to see new products

Streambox new modular Rackmount HD 2K 4K 3D encoders and decoders

Streambox Modular Encoder / Decoder rackmounts based on the industry-leading ACT-L3/ACT-L5  codec for unrivaled performance, reliability, high quality, and low latency, video over IP networks. Streambox Modular rackmounts are well suited for Broadcast, Enterprise, and secure collaboration for Post Production workflows.

Streambox Cloud

Streambox’s  Cloud Service is a secure service that provides reliable multi-point collaboration infrastructure and software for the needs of post-production professionals. Streambox Cloud supports encrypted streams, high-quality HD, and 4K low latency videos for review, edit, and color grading.

Streambox NODE

NODE is a small form factor media player device supporting ten video channels which will automatically “pull” live video from Streambox Cloud and Enterprise Server or directly receive from an encoder for live video playout to HDMI connected monitors.

Other products Streambox will present during the webinar include 4K & Hybrid HD software encoder, Media Player Pro, new iOS Media Player, etc.

Streambox Technology

Advanced Streaming Codec

All Streambox products are powered by the proprietary codec, Advanced Compression Technology – Level 3 (ACT-L3), Advanced Program 2017. Streambox ACT-L3 AP 2017 compression allows for fast encoding with low latency and is optimized for video transmission over any IP connection. ACT-L3 is capable of compressing high motion, complex video at low data rates with the advanced motion search feature.

Streambox LDMP Technology

All Streambox products come equipped with Streambox exclusive Low Delay Multi-Path technology (LDMP). Streambox LDMP protocol allows low latency adaptive bitrate streaming on public and private networks. Streambox encoders will automatically select the best possible bandwidth, latency, and resolution over multiple IP networks, allowing Streambox products to gracefully handle network bandwidth fluctuations and dropouts which are often seen over public or shared network environments.


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Name: Summer Sun

Title: Marketing Specialist

Email address: marketing@streambox.com


Meet Streambox at HPA 2018!

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Join Streambox Inc at HPA 2018, one of the most important events for film and post-production professionals. Come and Join us to learn how to improve your collaboration and production workflows by using remote live sessions.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Our products provide secure and ease-of-use solutions for cinematic, episodic and commercial live sessions, helping to optimize post-production workflows by providing:

  • Remote color grading & editing
  • Multi-location Post Production
  • HD, 2K, and 4K Live
  • High-quality low latency video streaming
  • Upcoming Rec 2020; 4:4:4 RGB Color support

Meet with us to see our new modular Rackmount HD•2K•4K encoders and decoders equipped with the industry-leading ACT-L3 codec, encryption, and upgradable features for unrivaled performance, reliability, high quality and low latency video over IP networks.

Streambox’s  Cloud Service provides collaboration tools designed for the needs of post-production professionals. Streambox Post Cloud enables them to send private sessions invitations and share encrypted, high-quality HD and 4K low latency videos for review, edits, and color grading.
Other products we will be discussing will see during the webinar include Streambox Node, a small form factor media player device supporting ten video channels, 4K & Hybrid HD software encoderMedia Player Pro, new iOS Media Player etc.

Meet us at HPA 2018!

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Improved Rackmount V-ANC Support

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Streambox rackmount encoders now have improved support for capture, encoding, and transmission of vertical ancillary data, also known as V-ANC, by adding advanced mapping functions for easier integration with other systems. Ancillary data is non-video information such as closed captions and advertisement insertion triggers.

Streambox rackmount decoders can output vertical ancillary data information via HD-SDI but some downstream equipment might require data to be mapped to specific V-ANC lines. In this case, the new Streambox decoder, version 3.164.12, and new web UI allows users to assign a specific data type to a specific V-ANC line using packet identifier DID (Data IDentifier).

For example, in the screenshot below, Closed Captions (packet DID 161) are mapped to video line 9 and SCTE-104 events (packet DID 241) are mapped to line 13. Up to 3 different packet types can be assigned.

V-ANC Decoder Output

V-ANC Quick Setup Tutorial Video

Note: traditionally, DID (Data Identifier word) is represented as a hexadecimal number. The decoder will perform automatic V-ANC data placement if the DID is zero.

Announcing Streambox® Real-time VR Video Streaming to Oculus Rift® Headset Demonstrations at NAB Show in Las Vegas

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Announcing Streambox® Real-time VR Video Streaming to Oculus Rift® Headset Demonstrations at NAB Show in Las Vegas

The VR technology demonstrations include 4K VR video workflow from 3D & 360 video capture, video stitching, compression and transport to the cloud video servers for multiplayer Virtual Reality video distribution

Seattle, WA- April 15 2016– Streambox®, an industry leading pioneer delivering unique video streaming solutions, today announces its StreamboxVR®, an end-to-end 4K 3D and 360 virtual reality streaming infrastructure for Live Events, Sports, Broadcast, Education and Enterprise applications.

The StreamboxVR video infrastructure include 4K Encoder with proprietary ACT-L3 4K VR video compression optimized for high quality lower data rate 4K video and Cloud-based Live Server for video routing, archiving and management. The Cloud includes reliable video transport for video distribution and streaming to 4K VR Media Player for video play out.

The current StreamboxVR 4K Media Player is integrated with Oculus Rift® for 3D 4K and 360 live video streams. In the feature the VR 4K media player would support, Microsoft HoloLens®, Google Cardboard®, Samsung Gear VR®, HTC Vive® and others.

With much advancements and innovations in VR from the industry, StreamboxVR solves and improves upon video quality while lowering bandwidth and video infrastructure with reliable Low Delay Multi-Path video transport from capture to distribution of VR videos for both professional VR productions to consumers and enterprises using 360 cameras.

For VR video transmissions, StreamboxVR supports mobile networks by bonding all available 3G, 4G, LTE networks for higher bandwidth streaming with network reliability and redundancy.  

At NAB booth #SU8125, Streambox will be demonstrating 3D VR utilizing Blackmagic 4K cameras and 360 VR from Ricoh Theta camera utilizing StreamboxVR software, mobile hardware and cloud infrastructure.

We want to help solve VR problems and bring value with quality to professional VR productions for media, film and broadcast customer we serve today” said Bob Hildeman, Streambox Co-founder and CEO. “Additionally, VR brings opportunities for us to bring value with quality to consumers and enterprises that will be driving the VR usage and applications where our infrastructure would serve and service there needs and requirement.

VR is the future media platform that is technically challenging with many problems to solve and with large ecosystem being worked on by many companies,” said Alex Telisine Co-founder and CTO at Streambox Inc. “The core problems we could solve well today are live real-time VR/4K/3D and 360 video compression and video transport infrastructure where we have much knowledge, experience and IP.


About Streambox

Founded in 1999, Streambox is an industry leading pioneer developing unique IP base video streaming solutions and cloud based streaming services. Streambox delivers mobile video everywhere, allowing companies and organizations to broadcast, share, and stream video from anywhere with unlimited scalability at lower costs. The Streambox platform of professional live and file-based HD/SD software and hardware for video transport, management, and play out streamlines the workflow for any broadcasting and streaming need. Streambox technology is based on the ACT-L3™ proprietary video compression which allows faster encoding with low-latency and adaptive bit-rate streaming over public/private networks.
Learn more at www.streambox.com
Media Contact
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Title: Marketing Manager
Phone: +34656636248
Email address: marketing@streambox.com

Streambox 3D-IMAG Enables Synchronised Multi-Stream HD Video for Multi-Campus Houses of Worship

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Fort Worth, TX & Seattle, WA Christ Chapel Bible Church, known as one of the leading ministries in Fort Worth, Texas, was looking for a unique solution to grow their congregation by way of delivering Sunday services to multiple campuses throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. They wanted to create an engaging, immersive experience for all members of the congregation by streaming video from the congregation’s main campus to satellite campuses using time and frame synchronized, dual-source HD video, encompassing close-ups of the pastor as well as wide shots of the church venue, with an integrated, reliable IP-based video transport in order to stream the video to multiple locations in real time. Streambox, a Seattle based video technology company pioneer for network-bonded IP video transport solutions, was able to offer Christ Chapel Bible Church the end-to-end solution they were looking for.

The new Streambox 3D-IMAG allows Christ Chapel to combine two separate full-frame video streams into one easily managed, low-latency video transport stream. This solution grants Christ Chapel the ability to focus on streaming high quality HD IMAG video to multiple locations with no technical hurdles.

The Streambox 3D-IMAG solution has allowed Christ Chapel to overcome two challenges, while delivering worship services to multiple locations at different times during the day.

First, Christ Chapel required capture of full-frame HD video signals from two different cameras synchronized into a single video stream. One camera providing a close up of the pastor and another camera providing a wide shot of the worship venue. Both videos will provide IMAG with Genlock of video source with synchronized video and audio, with zero video frame shift between two video sources from a single video stream.

Second, Christ Chapel required a centralized video management solution that would allow the production teams to collaborate on the live video productions and allow for simple management and delivery of all video content. Streambox Enterprise Server was employed by Christ Chapel to securely receive, route, archive and distribute all of the video content between all of Christ Chapel’s campuses. The enhanced workflows provided by the Enterprise Server enabled automated video streaming and routing of all of the HD content, time-shift capabilities for live video content, video archival capabilities, secure video sharing via email of both live and files based videos, Interrupted Feedback Broadcast (IFB) communication to production staff, and integrated confidence monitoring capabilities.




The Streambox 3D-IMAG encoder, Enterprise Server management solution, and rackmount decoders enabled Christ Chapel to streamline production workflows and to easily acquire, manage, and playout live and file-based multi-stream video. The effectiveness of Streambox 3D-IMAG synchronized HD video, coupled with the Streambox Enterprise Server management suite provides an end-to-end solution allowing Christ Chapel Bible Church to securely capture, manage and stream the highest quality low-latency video across any network.


About Streambox
Streambox is pioneer and a leader in IP-based video acquisitions, contribution and delivery. Streambox products and solutions deliver mobile video everywhere, allowing companies and organizations to broadcast, share, and stream video from anywhere with unlimited scalability and lower costs. Using the Streambox mobile apps, hardware encoders or compact mobile encoders coupled with cloud-based video management, broadcasters and streaming organizations can deliver live and files, HD/4K video to viewers immediately. Learn more at streambox.com.

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