IBC2013: Zixi Partners with JVC on ENG Camera Capabilities
AMSTERDAM —Zixi announced a new partnership with JVC
Americas Corp., on mobile, integrated, IP-network video camera connectivity.
The partnership will focus on rapidly integrating cloud-based networking
features into JVC ProHD cameras. Zixi said it and JVC believe it is inevitable
that functionality that has until now required separate devices will be
integrated into a new generation of mobile professional cameras. The first
results of the new partnership can be seen in JVC’s wireless-ready GY-HM650
ProHD mobile news camera.
Zixi and JVC have integrated Zixi into the GY-HM650, allowing video
delivery over the public Internet or private IP networks. Zixi’s engine
provides delivery via a single 4G LTE modem connected to the camera without additional
The GY-HM650 can also be used with Zixi’s newly announced cloud
delivery service, Zixi Ramp. When using Zixi Ramp in the cloud, configuration
of the GY-HM650 to deliver flawless video over the Internet involves entering a
single IP address. Zixi Ramp permits the GY-HM650 to be used in many additional
applications, including live, direct-to-website broadcasts.
Zixi will be available in the GY-HM650 Fall 2013 firmware release.