Cloud, Apps & Software Education Enterprise Server Media Player Post Production Public Safety Streambox Platform Solutions | Streambox Inc
Category

Education

Streambox Introduces Mobile Media Player Application

Streambox Introduces Mobile Media Player Application

By | Cloud, Apps & Software, Education, Enterprise Server, Media Player, Post Production, Public Safety, Streambox Platform Solutions | No Comments

Mobile Media Player is an application supporting ten programmable video channels designed to integrate with other Streambox components for cost-effective viewing of high quality video on iPads and iPhones in real-time. The Mobile Media Player application is ideally suited for mobile or remote operations in production and other streaming workflows.

During live productions, vital personnel such as reporters, directors, and producers can get a real-time view from anywhere in the world and can monitor live video feeds. When applied to post-production, activities such as live remote editing and review of dailies can be done collaboratively in real-time. Used in security or public safety environments where immediate response is required, critical monitoring can occur from almost any location. In education, teachers can bring a real-time visual experience for students in remote locations. Complex procedures can be monitored for advisement by various types of technical specialists.

Mobile Media Player displays video in resolutions up to 2K. To sustain such superior quality media, Mobile Media Player uses Streambox reliable transport network protocol. Playout can include up to 6 channels of uncompressed audio.

The Mobile Media Player application is compatible with iPad and iPhone devices running operation system version 10 or higher and can be used with mobile and Wi-Fi networks for Internet connectivity.

Mobile Media Player is designed to automatically “pull” live video from Streambox Cloud Services, Streambox Enterprise Server, or directly point-to-point from various Streambox encoders such as Chroma for live playout.

Mobile Media Player keeps content secure as well by offering full video encryption for live video. End-to-end encryption, with a symmetric key, forms a protective shield around the transport of valuable video content with no increase in stream latency.

For more information on the Streambox Media Player click here, or the link below. For additional information or questions on the Streambox Media Player please contact our sales team. Also, if you wanna check out what else is new from Streambox, check out our “What’s New?” page for more information.

whats_new_blog_header

Streambox Brings Forward New and Exciting Products for 2018

By | AVENIR Drone, AVENIR Micro, AVENIR Mini, Cloud, Apps & Software, Education, Enterprise, Government & Military, House of Worship, Live Events, Medical, Mobile Video Encoders, Post Production, Public Safety, Streambox Chroma, Streambox NODE | No Comments

2018 will be an exciting year for Streambox, with many new product innovations including the new, more efficient ACT-L5 codec. We have released a number of new products and services for video professionals. Products like, the new Chroma RackmountVideo EncryptioniOS Media Player, and the upcoming NODE 2.

Streambox’s ACT-L5 compression codec provides the 12-bit, RGB 4:4:4 color profile required for cinematic, episodic, and commercial color grading and editing. Post production professionals can do native 12-bit RGB to simplify overall workflow.

Producers, engineers, and colorists can now deliver real-time services with a bottom line advantage for color correction, remote editorial, and final review. In addition, users can upgrade Streambox Chroma rackmounts with add-ons such as DCI 4K/2K with 4:4:4 RGB color in 12 or 10-bit and 12G-SDI, HDR, uncompressed audio, and native support for Rec.2020, DCI P3, and Rec.709.

Streambox iOS Media Player is a software decoder for iPad and iPhone devices. IP video is received from Streambox encoders or from Streambox Cloud services. It is well suited for point-to-point or point-to-multipoint streaming with streams being pushed (routed to) or pulled from Streambox Cloud Services. IPad screens are designed to handle P3 color space natively and provide perfect color match for POST reviews.

The Streambox Multi-Channel Sync Decoder can receive up to 8 video streams that will be synchronized to a user selected master stream and output as genlocked and synchronized 8 HD-SDI streams. The Decoder can receive streams from any of the Streambox Avenir line: Micro, Drone, Mini 4; or the Chroma 4K/2K/HD DCI Rackmount Encoder.

For more information on Streambox products please click the links below. If you are interested in purchasing any of our products please contact our sales team. Also, if you wanna check out what else is new from Streambox, check out our “What’s New?” page for more information.

Ian McDermott WCAT

WCAT Uses Streambox AVENIR Micro & Cloud for Live Broadcasting

By | AVENIR Micro, Broadcast, Cloud, Apps & Software, Education, Government & Military, Press Release, Streambox Platform Solutions, Success Stories | No Comments

Ian McDermott, chief engineer at WCAT (Wakefield Community Access Televison), talks about his stations experience using  Streambox. The TV station is located in Wakefield, MA and is mainly used for public and government broadcast operations.

WCAT has been using Streambox’s mobile video encoder, the AVENIR Micro and the Streambox Cloud service to broadcast live from the field. The video is sent to the WCAT broadcast center where the video is broadcasted over the air, online and at the same time the video is sent to Streambox Cloud.

The Micro was used in a live mobile video transmission over 4 bonded cellular 3G/4G/LTE modems for the WCAT team to feed back to their studio from remote locations in town. Prior to Streambox, it was very difficult operating and getting live shots in areas with extremely low cellular coverage.

“Many of our locations have very high network security or low bandwidth so using LAN connections is not an option.”

With the help from Streambox’s customer support, Ian McDermott was able to resolve initial AVENIR Micro setup & configuration and connect reliably to the Micro’s software to control remotely.

When asked why WCAT chose Streambox over its competitors Ian answered, “Simply, customer service. When I called I got a person who was interested and eager to help me.”

Overall WCAT was looking for a “completely portable” solution with multiple connection options. Furthermore, the device was sought out because of its ease of use, which could be used by any of the staff, regardless of technical experience.

 

Build your Micro

Combining best-of-breed technology for high-quality, reliable video streaming.

“We need a rock solid system” says Ian “that will not crash in the middle of a stream.”

WCAT’s many remote productions are “local government meetings and community events” and as such, cannot be interrupted due to technical errors. The Micro was able to stream reliably about “6-10GB” of bandwidth over 4 cell carriers, for three hour event.

The Streambox Cloud was also used by WCAT. The Cloud is a browser-based video management system that was used with great success.

The “recording feature” of the Streambox Cloud was “key” for WCAT in the event of a “recording device failure.”

Streambox made it “easier” and “faster” to setup and stream a live event. Also, it allowed production to use less “staff” and “equipment.”

For more information on Streambox products and the AVENIR Micro, please click the links below. If you are interested in purchasing an AVENIR Micro please contact our sales team.