Streambox to Spotlight New Compression Tools for Video Transport at the 2012 NAB Show
March 27, 2012
Streambox Customizable Rackmount Encoders/Decoder
At this year’s NAB Show, Streambox will spotlight new
products for end-to-end newsgathering, video transport over any network, and
cloud-based video sharing services utilizing mobile devices and networks.Streambox solutions are based on the
ACT-L3 codec, which enables video quality over low data rate IP networks for
fast transmission and playout of video streams in HD and SD.
will also preview its ACT-L4 (Level 4) next-generation compression technology,
for even faster encoding with lower latency optimized for video transmission
over low bandwidth IP connections.Also, new Low Delay Multi-Path (LDMP) networking technology helps
deliver low latency video over multiple IP networks.
Streambox Rackmount Encoders/Decoders will decrease from
eight hardware units down to a single chassis that can be tailored to each
organization’s unique workflow and deployment requirements.The 1-RU unit has various
multi-functional features that can transform the Encoder/Decoder easily with
in-place software upgrades.
Also new is Streambox Live Pro, a software-based encoder
that enables broadcasters to easily cover breaking news stories in the field by
capturing professional quality ad hoc broadcasting content using a Mac or PC
laptop; and the StreamboxME mobile encoder app for iPhone, iPad, and Android
that takes advantage of 3G/4G LTE cellular networks and Wi-Fi to send up to
1.5-2 Mbps professional quality video with low sub 2-second latency.
The 2012 NAB Show takes place in Las Vegas, April
14-19.Streambox will be at booth