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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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Email address: marketing@streambox.com


GEM Hospital & Research Center Streams Live with Streambox 4K

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GEM Hospital and Research Center provides surgical training via GEM Televersity (https://gemteleversity.com/), a program of the GEM Institute of Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery which provides daily live surgical experience, and monthly CME deploying real-time video streaming. Prof. R. Venkatachalam of the Institute wanted to extend this live surgical training experience to participants of a conference-workshop about 160km (100mi) away (see Figure below).

Figure 1. Left: Auditorium of attendees of GEM workshop. Right: Real-time laparoscopic surgery with real-time, interactive, audio displayed on large, 40’x22’ LED displays

Streambox’s 4K OSX encoding software was used to capture and encode live video from Olympus 4K laparoscopic cameras and transported live video stream over a point-to-point IP network at a bitrate of 40Mbps to the conference facility where the video was played out on a large LED display. The video end-to-end latency was very short at about 0.8 to 1.2 seconds which was ideal for real-time training of surgical procedures over IP based networks to remote locations.

Prof. R. Venkatachalam commented that “the conference was great with live surgeries from 100 miles away … It so happened we launched 4K streaming on ‘The World Audiovisual Day’.”

Streambox 4K Encoder is powered by Streambox ACT-L3 Codec that produces exceptional color depth and accuracy used in Broadcast and in Film Post Production industries. ACT-L3’s more efficient encoding and wider color support provides a high quality live video for large displays making it ideal for medical training.

For low latency reliable video transport over IP networks, Streambox has integrated into the Streambox 4K Encoder reliable LDMP (Low Delay Multi-Path) network transport protocol.

Streambox video transport products are particularly well suited for use in live video medical training; either onsite or at any remote location. There are three main opportunities when using live video for medical training: 1) Students can view an unobstructed closeup of the procedure, 2) Students can view team interactions and cooperation, and 3) Students can be guided through the procedure by audio comments from the team (including, if appropriate, comments and questions from the students back to the team).

Streambox offers many exciting approaches to deliver these opportunities. Our equipment is deployed in many medical institutions around the world.


  • Onsite Viewing
    Classrooms, conference rooms, study halls, libraries, and lecture halls are all great teaching locations to stream live procedures. In years-gone-by and on TV they had operating theatres where students could only imagine what was happening. In the 21st century, the student can see exactly what the surgeon sees.
  • Remote Viewing
    Since Streambox uses video transport over IP networks, live video can be streamed to any classroom in the world (as long as they have good internet connectivity). This can be accomplished via point-to-point or over the Streambox Cloud. Furthermore, the classroom could be on a student’s laptop with Streambox Media Player installed. Or the classroom could be on each student’s smartphone with Streambox’s Android and iOS Media Player installed – and each student could be in a different country.
  • Remote Consultation
    Using remote viewing, consults and critiques can take place from anywhere in the world – you don’t need the expert in your OR to get quality feedback.
  • Encryption
    Streambox encoders and decoders support AES 128-bit end-to-end video encryption ensuring that adherence to regulations on Protected Health Information (PHI) can be met. An AES 256-bit encryption option is available with separate license and US Federal restrictions.
  • Real Time Video
    Streambox transport codecs are so efficient that latency within a local network can be 500msec and over the internet around 2 seconds (depending on the settings, internet bandwidth, and location of the viewer). This low latency along with its high video fidelity are why Streambox products are used by major news networks and movie studios.
  • Remote Medicine
    Streambox remote encoders with cellular modem modules can provide live video streaming from field locations; e.g., streaming an ultrasound output to a regional medical center.


  • HD and 4K Rackmount Encoders and Decoders
    HD images are great for viewing procedures on monitors up to about 90 inches. 4K is great for anything above 90-inch monitors.
  • HD 2-Channel Synchronized Encoders
    2-Channel synchronized encoders (also known as 3D encoders) allows for synchronized views from 2 cameras. This is ideal for watching synchronized closeup and wide-angle views; e.g., a synchronized closeup of a surgical procedure and a wider angle of the surgical team.
  • HD Mobile Micro Encoders
    Mobile encoders are an economical way to have 1 or many cameras in the same or different locations. For example, one camera can be zoomed in for a closeup of the procedure while another 1 or 2 cameras can be simultaneously viewing the team’s interaction. Or you could have streams from every procedure/operating room.
  • Mobile Cellular Modules
    This allows the Micro encoder to be used from any location with cell/mobile connectivity. The opportunities are only limited by one’s imagination; remote ultrasound, emergency first-aid stations or field hospitals, medical rescues and situational awareness, patient visualization at the scene or within a mobile ambulance or helicopter.

For more information on Streambox products and the 4K Rackmount please click the links below. If you are interested in purchasing the 4K Rackmount please contact our sales team.


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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Alan Latteri of Instinctual and His Experience with Streambox

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Alan Latteri, partner at Instinctual, a post production service firm, has extensive experience providing professional finishing services for film studios.

Alan was looking for a system that met Instinctual’s current and upcoming needs – the Streambox Modular Rackmount with 2K/4K format met their criteria:
· Encrypted Video Streaming security of intellectual property
· Video latency less than a second
· Video capture and stream at 2k/4k at 80Mbsp
· Played out as high quality 10-bit video without video loss over IP networks for remote cinematic color grading and edit sessions
· Future-proof with upgrade path for 2k stereo video and support for higher color profile — 12-bit 444 color

Extensive side-by-side live video sessions were conducted over an IP network using Streambox Modular units and a competing JPEG 2000 system between the Instinctual color theater and the Sony Pictures theater. A real-time performance was measured for latency and video playout to assess video and color quality.

Alan talks about his experience with Streambox. Instinctual has been using the newest product from Streambox, the Modular Rackmount with 2K & 4K which has definitely met their current and future needs. Alan and his team were most impressed with the “great turnaround” and “personal touch” from Streambox and its customer service.

Instinctual’s primary need was the ability to collaborate using secure live video with Sony Pictures from remote campuses. With this ability, Alan Latteri and his team were able to make edits and color corrections in real-time. This ability saved time and money for both companies and decreased time spent on projects.

Overall Alan and his team were pleased with the Modular Rackmount’s performance and small design. “It just works,” says Alan “it’s there when we need it, and we press go.” Compared to other company’s products, the Streambox Modular Rackmount “setup was quick,” the “required bandwidth was less,” the “video quality was excellent,” and “the direct response to customers feedbacks and issues is amazing” says Alan “way more valuable than putting it in some support ticket.”

The price of the Streambox Modular Rackmount with 2K was extremely competitive. “The price point made it compelling enough to take a chance” says Alan “and we are glad we did, we are benefiting from that.”

Streambox Cloud was another key benefit Alan saw with using Streambox. The web interface and the ability to preview live video using the Cloud was a great addition for Alan and his team when collaborating in real-time.

For more information on Streambox products and the 2K Rackmount please click the links below. If you are interested in purchasing the 2K Rackmount please contact our sales team.

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Totsu Showcases Streambox Products at Inter BEE 2017

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This week Totsu International, a Streambox partner, is taking part in the Broadcast Equipment Exhibition, the original name of Inter BEE. The Inter BEE exhibition first started in 1965 and has remained an annual event in Japan. This year Streambox is showcasing its newest products, including the new HD Rackmount and 2K Rackmount, as well as some of their popular products like the AVENIR Micro and 4K Rackmount.

Streambox‘s HD Rackmount provides secure, real-time, remote, collaborative workflows for broadcasters, enterprises and post production professionals. By providing low-latency, the rackmount is designed for reliable video streaming and collaboration over IP networks. With secure video encryption, studios are able to edit video in real-time with the rackmount which is a huge advantage for remote collaboration from any location.

The 2K Rackmount provides secure and remote color grading for post production professionals with an easy 30 Minute Networking Setup and Use for Playout Management. Streambox has introduced a new feature called an “upgrade path” for both 2K and HD rackmounts. For 2K rackmounts you are able to upgrade to 4K, 4K with 12G, 444 Color and 2K Stereo Video. The upgrade path works to keep Streambox products “future proof”, with the ability to upgrade to the newest hardware and software with ease, making it remarkably cost effective.

A cloud-based video management system, the Streambox Cloud, is also a featured service at the event. The Cloud is able to push or pull live streams on either side of a firewall and archive live video for later use. All Streambox products are compatible with Streambox Cloud, including the AVENIR Micro. The Micro is a mobile video encoder that fits in the palm of your hand and can send live video straight to the Cloud.

For more information on the newest Streambox products, including the HD and 2K Rackmounts, please contact our sales team. To learn more about the Inter BEE exhibition click here.