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SMPTE 2017

Streambox Attends Annual Technical Conference SMPTE 2017

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Streambox will be attending SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) will be taking place in Hollywood, CA October 23rd-26th. The event was first introduced in 1916, and has since then been awarded several Oscar and Emmy awards for its work pushing forward the advancement of moving-imagery engineering. The “Society” is molding the common practices and providing education for the film industry as it evolves further into IT- and IP-based workflows.

HD Rackmount Upgrades

Streambox intends to help push the common standards and practices of recording film with their latest products and technology. The newest product from Streambox, the HD Rackmount will be showed off at the conference. By providing low-latency, the rackmount is designed for reliable video streaming and collaboration over IP networks. The rackmount is able to be upgraded for 2K and 4 Channel Audio. With secure End-to-End video encryption and its ease of use, the HD rackmount should create some buzz at SMPTE.

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King County Sheriffs Live Helicopter Footage with Streambox

By | Avenir, Avenir Micro, Avenir Mini, Broadcast, Cloud, Apps & Software, Public Safety, Streambox Platform Solutions, Success Stories | No Comments

Streambox Partners with King County Sheriffs Department in Seattle to stream live video from a patrolling helicopter. The footage captured was a demo of Streambox Technology and how it can be used in emergency situations.

Using a FLIR camera to capture video, the helicopter footage was then streamed live over 2 AT&T and 2 Verizon modems to Streambox Cloud using an AVENIRMicro.

A sample of the demo footage can be found below. For more information on this story, or if you want to learn more about Streambox Services, please contact our sales team at:

Streambox Cloud is a secure live video management system that allows its users to have full control of their video streams from their web browser. The Cloud provides live video routing, archiving, transcoding, and management of videos for broadcasts, streaming, and live production. Compatible software encoders and mobile apps are free with the purchase of a Cloud Package making it an end to end service. Lastly video playout can be sent to multiple web video channels, including social media such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter/Periscope.

AVENIRMicro is a lightweight mobile broadcasting and live video encoder. The encoder provides enhanced bonded connectivity capabilities with significantly more efficient encoding for HD and SD broadcasting. Designed for easy integration and outstanding quality, the miniature, low-power device can be used with broadcast cameras, satellite terminals, medical imaging, corporate media systems and various other video systems.


Update and Protect Your Streambox from Ransomware

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By now many of you have heard of the “Ransomware” malware threat in the news targeting computers around the world running Microsoft Windows OS. We would like to make you aware that some Streambox Encoders, Decoders, and Servers are using versions of Microsoft Windows (and Windows Embedded) Operating Systems that are vulnerable to the WannaCrypt (or WannaCry) ransomware, which encrypts user files and requires payment for decryption.

Microsoft has published a description of the ransomware and their response. Windows 7 (and later) OS and Windows Server 2008 (and later) OS are protected as long as they have updates current as of March 2017.

To prevent new infection, please click here for patches for vulnerable Windows operating systems utilized by Streambox. Additionally, enabling port filtering in the Network Adapter to block port 445 TCP should block the infection.

If your Streambox equipment has been infected, first, disconnect it from your local network then go here for options.

For assistance and support please contact Streambox Support:


Streambox Post Cloud and 2K Rackmount a Hit at NAB 2017

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Streambox’s suite of new Post Production Solutions were well received at NAB 2017 — addressing the much needed Internet applications for cinematic and TV video color grading and remote editing. The new Streambox Post Cloud provides a platform for remote, live video, group review, and editing sessions with AES-128 encryption for content security. The new 2K Rackmount Encoder and Decoder comes with an enhanced ACT-L3 codec to deliver higher quality video for accurate color grading and editing. We are pleased that the Streambox Post Production Solutions have been so well received by so many post production companies and professionals attending NAB.

NAB 2017

What’s New for NAB 2017

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Avenir Mini 4

Designed for broadcasters, the new Streambox Avenir Mini 4 camera-mountable bonded cellular mobile encoder is an upgrade of Avenir Mini 3 in both hardware and software for improved performance, usability, and extended battery operations.

Streambox NODE

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

Avenir Micro Add-on Modules

New add-on modules for Avenir Micro mobile encoder increase connectivity, battery capacity, and portability.

Streambox Cloud

Vertical Market Cloud Portals
Streambox Cloud now provides vertical markets with unique portals for industry specific use and workflow requirements.

Cloud for Social Media HD and 360 Streaming
Use any Streambox encoders to stream live HD and 360 videos in real-time anywhere in the world with multi format video transcoding to web/mobile devices or directly livestream to Twitter/Periscope, YouTube and Facebook.

Cloud for 360 Video Stitching
Streambox Cloud now supports 360 video stitching enabling all Streambox encoders to stream live 360 videos and allow for easy mobile 360 streaming.

Time Shifting
Streambox Cloud and Enterprise Servicers support time shifted playout of archived, file-based videos. Users can either set a cue during live encoding or enter a timecode.


Streambox rackmount encoders now have improved support for capture, encoding, and transmission of vertical ancillary data, also known as V-ANC (non-video information such as closed captions and advertisement insertion triggers).

Streambox offers an AES-128 encryption add-on for rackmount encoders/decoders and the macOS Media Player that encrypts every video, audio, and V-ANC packet without adding latency to the video stream and ensures only users with an authorized key can playout an encrypted video stream.

Encoder Frame Sync
Streambox has added a frame synchronizer to its 9200, 9300, 9400, and 3D-IMAG rackmount encoders to support multi camera switching when the video switcher does not have one built-in.

Decoder Video On Demand
The new Video on Demand (VOD) feature for Streambox decoders provides a cost-effective way for users to receive video from Streambox encoders and to adjust the starting position of the playout.