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See How To Picture Perfect Pixels for Post-Production Workflows

By | Cloud, Apps & Software, Media Player, Post Production, Streambox Chroma, Streambox Cloud Services, Streambox NODE, Video Transport | No Comments

Read this Application Note and understand how Streambox solutions enable live streaming with high quality and low latency for various post-production environments.

Streambox offers systems for acquiring, transporting, and playing out streaming media. This document describes what are these components and how they can be combined in different ways depending on workflow requirements. Solutions for large and small productions, as well as advertising and creative agencies are discussed.

Download the Application Note here

Streambox Introduces NODE 2 Media Playout Device

By | Enterprise Server, Streambox Chroma, Streambox Cloud Services, Streambox NODE, Streambox Platform Solutions | No Comments

NODE 2 is a small form factor media player device supporting ten programmable video channels made to integrate with other Streambox components for cost-effective viewing of high quality video in real-time, making NODE ideally suited for mobile or remote operations.

NODE enables remote viewing by key stakeholders in a cost-effective manner. During live productions, vital personnel such as directors and producers can get a real-time view from anywhere in the world. For post-production, activities such as color grading and review of dailies can be done collaboratively. In education, teachers can bring a real-time visual experience to students in remote locations. Complex procedures can be monitored for advisement by technical specialists in healthcare, law, engineering and other professions. For security, critical monitoring can occur from a remote facility.

The NODE Decoder/Player is able to deliver viewer the highest quality visual experience with consistent video streaming. It has Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi for Internet connectivity and an HDMI 2.0b output for video displays.

NODE provides up to 10-bit color depth, is HDR ready, and displays video in resolutions up to 2K. To sustain such superior quality media, NODE supports streaming bit rates up to 20 Mbps using Streambox reliable transport network protocol. Playout can include up to 6 channels of uncompressed audio, with support for 5.1 surround sound as well.

NODE 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 to connected high resolution screens and displays. NODE can be left running 24/7 and render streams in real-time as they arrive.

NODE keeps content secure as well by offering full 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 Streambox NODE click here, or the link below. For additional information or questions on the Streambox Chroma 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.

Streambox Products Capture Live Video of Royal Wedding

By | AVENIR Micro, Broadcast, Cloud, Apps & Software, Streambox NODE, Streambox Platform Solutions | No Comments

Streambox products are used by major broadcast networks throughout the world and will be deployed at the Royal Wedding this Saturday, May 19th 2018. Products used for live video broadcasts over IP networks include the small form-factor AVENIR Micro encoder and the NODE media player for local review.

The Micro provides enhanced bonded connectivity capabilities with efficient encoding for high quality HD broadcast contribution. Designed for easy integration and outstanding quality, the low-powered Micro can be used to capture via HD-SDI or HDMI from broadcast cameras or other video sources  for transmission over satellite, Wifi, 3G, 4G, and ethernet networks.

Also being deployed is the Streambox NODE for live video playout to connected TVs & monitors. The NODE is a small form-factor HDMI media player supporting ten video channels which will automatically “pull” live video from the Streambox Cloud or Enterprise Server. This player is mainly used for low latency video monitoring of broadcasts to help coordinate live productions.

Steambox Cloud also provides live HD and 360 streaming from a single source to multiple social media providers like Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

For more information on Streambox products click on the links below. For additional information or questions on the AVENIR Micro or NODE 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.

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.

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Streambox NODE: Low Cost Media Player for TV’s and Monitors

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The Streambox NODE is a small form factor media player device supporting ten programmable 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.

The Streambox NODE Decoder/Player delivers true HD video and is very easy to use. It has an Ethernet (RJ45) connection for Internet connectibity and an HDMI out for video display. The NODE is ideally suited for mobile or remote operations.

streambox node with monitor

For low cost automated video playout Node provides a consistent high quality live video stream. An Ethernet and HDMI connection are all you need for unparalleled HD streaming to a connected TV. Ease of use is key to how Streambox NODE stands out from the pack. With Automated Video Routing you are able to setup the NODE once, then it automatically finds the correct encoder in the future, providing a quick setup and peace of mind.

Each programmable channel can automatically pull or receive a unique video stream from the Streambox Cloud or from point-to-point connection; based on predefined metadata. Stream pull allows the NODE to work behind NAT/firewall without static IP (requires Streambox Cloud or Enterprise Server). The NODE can be left running 24/7 and render the stream in real time as it arrives. Users can use front panel buttons to open the on-screen display and select channels.

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Streambox offers security video encryption for live and archived video. The wide use of digital images and videos in various applications brings serious attention to security and privacy issues today. Data encryption is a suitable method to protect this data.

Learn more about video encryption from our web page, blog post and flyer:

For more information please visit the NODE page and view our PowerPoint:

For purchasing options and more information please reach out to our sales team at: sales@streambox.com