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So You Think Streaming Is Just for Watching Vids On Your Smartphone?

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Next week on November 20th from 5:30 to 7:30 in the evening, Streambox will be doing a live, hands-on demo of streaming applicable for Digital Cinema and VFX production environments at the Deluxe/Encore facilities in Vancouver, British Columbia. Using the Chroma Encoder and Decoder system, attendees will be able to see streaming at a quality level that makes real-time, collaborative editing, color grading, VFX creation, and review possible using public Internet access from multiple locations.

Chroma supports up to 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB video at HD, 2K DCI, UHD, and 4K DCI resolutions with a near lossless codec that integrates HDR standards including Dolby Vision. Interfaces include 12G/6G/3G/1.5G SDI as well as HDMI. Up to 16 channels of audio with 5.1/7.1 surround sound enables sessions with Dolby Atmos and DTS-X.

If you need picture perfect pixels for you feature, trailer, or television production, Streambox has the right solution.

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Picture Perfect Pixels at the SMPTE 2018 Technical Conference for Post-Production Workflows

By | AVENIR Micro, AVENIR Mini, Enterprise Server, Media Player, Mobile Video Encoders, Post Production, Streambox Chroma, Streambox Cloud Services, Streambox Events, Streambox NODE | No Comments

Come to Los Angeles and see Streambox high-performance media streaming solutions for post-production applications at SMPTE 2018.

Complete end-to-end workflows specifically tuned to the needs of broadcasters are enabled by Streambox broadcast solutions. By using Streambox systems, the costs of covering live events can be reduced by supplementing or removing existing satellite or microwave links.

For critical application such as a live two way interview, the Streambox Chroma advanced encoder / decoder offers high quality UHD and HD streaming. The optimized Streambox ACT L3/L5 codec supports various frame rates and bit depths- even 12-bit 4:4:4 RGB. Content can also contain HDR in different standards and up to 16 channels of uncompressed audio. Chroma functions as a streaming decoder and player at network and station facilities as well. Chroma also integrates easily into outside broadcast vehicles to remotely manage and distribute streaming video.

The AVENIR Micro mobile encoder is modular and stackable, permitting remote field reporters to set up quickly and transmit full HD, low latency video over bonded 3G,4G, WiFi, Ethernet, SNG / DNG, and Internet networks. The Avenir Mini 5 mobile encoder includes all of the capabilities of AVENIRMicro as well as being camera mountable with five embedded modems. Avenir encoders reliably transport high quality media over a variety of low bandwidth connections as events unfold.

Transport from the encoders can include point to point connection with a Streambox media player, or to multiple local and/or globally placed remote players using Streambox Enterprise Server or Streambox Cloud Services. Cloud Services adds the flexibility and scalability of establishing a robust first mile connection and use of reliable Cloud-based distribution to any number of designated destinations around the world.

There are a number of options for playing out streaming media content from Streambox. A Chroma hardware decoder can be used for the most demanding situations. A smaller, lower cost hardware option is the NODE 2 media player. This is a small form factor device that includes up to 10 programmable channels with support for HDR and 6 channels of audio. There are players for both Windows and Mac based computer systems. For a more mobile experience, Streambox offers a Mobile Media Player iOS application for iPads and iPhones, with an Android version coming soon.

Come see the full range of proven streaming offerings that are in use with broadcasters and other media professional across the world at SMPTE 2018. Click the link below to sign up for a personal demonstration of Streambox products and services.

Alternatively, you can email us at sales@streambox.com. Also, if you wanna check out what else is new from Streambox, check out our “What’s New?” page for more information.

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Streambox Introduces New Capabilities for the Chroma Advanced Encoder/Decoder

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Streambox has extended the flexibility and upgradability of software-defined Chroma systems with a number of new features and capabilities. Streambox technologies applied to Chroma provide unrivaled performance, reliability, superior quality, and minimal latency.

Streambox Chroma UHD/HD advanced encoders/decoders are optimized for high reliability, low-cost newsgathering and video contribution in broadcast applications. For post-production environments, Chroma systems support 10 and 12-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 RGB color and even HDR video encoding at significantly lower data rates. Chroma provides no compromises low latency 4K, UHD, 2K, and HD video over public and private IP networks of different types. Producers, engineers, and colorists can now deliver real-time services with a bottom line advantage for color correction, remote editorial, and final review.

“Chroma is the best solution for streaming the high-quality video needed for the feature, episodic, and commercial post-production services we provide” states Corey Stewart, CTO of Harbor Picture Company. “We have multiple locations in multiple cities, and Chroma delivers the performance that we and our customers demand on projects for collaborative color grading, editorial, and review”.

 

The latest Chroma enhancements include:

  • Optimized ACT-Level 5 codec that supports 4K DCI resolution and 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB/ XYZ color, and is compatible with existing ACT-Level 3 codec.
  • QUAD SDI I/O hardware to support Quad/Dual link for 12G, 6G, 3G or 1.5G interfaces that permit facilities to use existing infrastructures
  • HDR, HDR+ and DolbyVision compatibility
  • 3D video support
  • Up to 16-channel uncompressed PCM audio
  • Support for higher bitrates up to 120Mbps
  • 64-bit OS with 20% performance improvements

 

For more information please visit https://www.streambox.com/chroma , or contact Streambox at sales@streambox.com

 

About Streambox

Founded in 1999, Streambox is an industry-leading pioneer delivering unique IP based video streaming solutions over low bandwidth connections. Streambox delivers pixel-perfect media everywhere- connecting people, companies, and organizations through sharing and collaborating on content.

Streaming digital media with picture perfect pixels from anywhere with unlimited scalability at low costs is the Streambox vision. In today’s connected media world, Streambox technology innovations are there to serve a broad base of industries and customers worldwide.

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Streambox Announces Jigsaw24 as Strategic Business Partner for the United Kingdom

By | Broadcast, Cloud, Apps & Software, Media Player, Post Production, Press Release, Streambox Chroma, Streambox Cloud Services, Streambox Events, Streambox Platform Solutions | No Comments
A leading provider of high performance streaming media solutions, Streambox is collaborating with Jigsaw24 to distribute its full range of hardware and software systems.
Jigsaw24 is a leading IT solutions and services provider for the creative, education and enterprise sectors, as well as offering industry-leading workflow solutions for design, broadcast, and post-production
Post-production facilities across the globe incorporate high quality, low cost streaming media delivery solutions over even low-bandwidth IP connections with solutions by Streambox that offer directors, producers, colorists, and editors remote, real-time collaboration as if they are working in the same location. Also, complete end-to-end workflows specifically tuned to the needs of broadcasters and other streaming professionals are enabled by Streambox. Operating over wired and wireless IP networks, Streambox Cloud Services bring news and program content to locations anywhere in the world.
“We are pleased to combine efforts with an organization that has such long-term experience in delivering systems and services to post-production and broadcast professionals”, states Bob Hildeman, CEO and founder of Streambox. “Jigsaw24 has an impressive track record in designing and implementing media solutions”.
“Streambox is the premier solution for high-end post-production streaming and we are delighted to be able to offer their amazing equipment to make our customers lives better, more productive and profitable,” says Rupert Watson, Jigsaw’s Sales Director for Video and Postproduction.
An initial cooperative venture will be a post-production customer event hosted by Jigasw24 on September 20 at their offices at 8 Golden Square, W1F 9HY. Streambox will give presentations and demonstrate the Chroma advanced encoder/decoder with 4K 12-bit 4:4:4 RGB video including Dolby Vision and HDR workflows with Resolve workstations. HD/Rec 709 12 bit 4:4:4 and 16 Channels of uncompressed audio for Dolby Atmos workflows with Chroma will also be demonstrated.
About Streambox
Founded in 1999, Streambox is an industry-leading pioneer delivering unique IP based video streaming solutions over low bandwidth connections. Streambox delivers pixel-perfect media everywhere- connecting people, companies, and organizations through sharing and collaborating on content.
Streaming digital media with picture perfect pixels from anywhere with unlimited scalability at low costs is the Streambox vision. In today’s connected media world, Streambox technology innovations are there to serve a broad base of industries and customers worldwide.
About Jigsaw24
The Jigsaw24 brand represents 25 years’ experience in the creative industry and is having an increasing impact in enterprise. Serving more than 25,000 enlightened customers, including large businesses, creative professionals, media companies and education, our incredible team have gained the highest customer satisfaction levels and more accreditations than you can shake an iPad at.
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Jigsaw and Streambox are hosting a meeting for post-production organizations on September 20 at 8 Golden Square, W1F 9HY
Post-production facilities across the globe incorporate high quality, low cost streaming media delivery solutions over even low-bandwidth IP connections with solutions from Streambox.
Streambox Chroma systems support 10 and 12-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 RGB color and even HDR video encoding at significantly lower data rates. Chroma provides no compromises low latency 4K, UHD, 2K, and HD video over public and private IP networks of different types. Producers, engineers, and colorists can now deliver real-time services with a bottom line advantage for color correction, remote editorial, and final review.
The latest Chroma enhancements include:
  • Optimized ACT-Level 5 codec that supports 4K DCI resolution and 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB/ XYZ color, and is compatible with existing ACT-Level 3 codec.
  • QUAD SDI I/O hardware to support Quad/Dual link for 12G, 6G, 3G or 1.5G interfaces that permit facilities to use existing infrastructures
  • HDR, HDR+ and DolbyVision compatibility
  • 3D video support
  • Up to 16-channel uncompressed PCM audio
  • Support for higher bitrates up to 120Mbps
  • 64-bit OS with 20% performance improvements
Live streaming workflows can be remotely deployed with Streambox Cloud Services. Users can employ a project-based solution which is easily scalable by adding cloud, desktop or mobile encoders, and desktop or mobile media players as needed. Cloud-based services from Streambox offer dependable transport on a global basis with a specialized protocol providing intelligent utilization of available network paths to achieve higher rates of transport and real-time collaboration. Collaboration tools for routing and management are designed to support digital cinema, post-production, and creative organizations.
Desktop software media players for Windows and Mac OSX, or an app for iPads and iPhones are available from Streambox. Chroma decoders and the NODE 2 small form factor device display high-quality media content.
Streambox will give presentations and demonstrate the Chroma advanced encoder/decoder with 4K 12-bit 4:4:4 RGB video including Dolby Vision and HDR workflows with Resolve workstations. HD/Rec 709 12 bit 4:4:4 and 16 Channels of uncompressed audio for Dolby Atmos workflows with Chroma will also be demonstrated.
Media Contact
Name: Summer Sun
Title: Marketing Specialist
Email address: marketing@streambox.com