Encoders

An encoder is necessary hardware/software required to turn your video signal into a stream that can be sent to the web and multisite venues.

Wirecast Gear is a fully configured, ready-to-use system for streaming your video to the internet. Send out one feed or combine multiple sources together, like a conventional video switcher, to stream live. This unit comes with the computer, capture device, and software. Wirecast also offers a support plan to ensure your investment is covered for up to three years.

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Live Streaming
Multisite

Wirecast is a versatile encoding software for almost any streaming application. Use it for web or multisite streaming, recording, switching between sources, and adding graphics, videos, or watermarks. Install this on your PC or Mac, or purchase the Wirecast Gear that includes everything you need to get started.


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Live Streaming
Multisite

Vitec makes very robust, cutting edge encoders and decoders. Their new HEVC (H.265) technology allows you to stream high resolutions at lower bitrates. They are designed for low latency, providing the best inputs and outputs, and come with top notch support to ensure your event is always taken care of.

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Live Streaming
Multisite

Brightsign is a decoding unit that you can use in conjunction with Wirecast to stream to your venues using our Multisite streaming service. It offers simple operation and is a small form factor set-top box.



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Live Streaming
Multisite


Other Encoding Solutions

Matrox Monarch is a small, easy-to-use video streaming and recording appliance. Upgrade your system with the HDX which adds an HDMI or SDI input/output and frame synchronization as well as record to a USB, SD card, or network location.



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Live Streaming
Multisite

Epiphan Pearl has more inputs, more bitrates, and more control than your typical encoder. The Epiphan can capture multiple HD-SDI and HDMI sources to switch, record, scaler, and stream. This encoder supports RTMP and UDP and up to 6 bitrates at one time for MBR streaming. Hard drive space is included or it can record to network locations. Upgrade to the latest model to stream in 4K UHD.

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Live Streaming
Multisite

Ensemble Brighteye can handle streaming, switching, and time correcting. You can utilize this solution to stream two video sources to one location and keep them in sync. The Ensemble Bright Eye series of encoders/decoders are small, easy to manage, and have front facing button controls and monitoring. An encoder can be outfitted to also include a decoder to minimize the hardware required for bidirectional streaming.

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Live Streaming
Multisite