Live Streaming as easy as a phone call
Unterfoehring, 31st March 2011 – The next milestone on the “Live Revolution Roadmap” is just around the corner and marks the date, when miniCASTER®, the world’s first hardware-based H.264 live streaming encoder in pocket-size can be ordered.The revolutionary miniCASTER® will be shown at NABShow 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada taking place from April 11-14. The first units can be ordered right at the stand SU9502G3 in the “Destination Broadband Pavillion” or on the website www.minicaster.com.
The ultra-mobile miniCASTER® is the perfect companion for state of the art mobile broadcasting scenarios like newsgathering, emergency response, behind-the-scenes reports from major Sports events, conferences, exhibitions or simply any event you can imagine. While encoding and delivering several streams, miniCASTER® is able to record at the same time.
Streaming settings can easily be changed via remote access and are also editable directly on the device itself. miniCASTER® works very efficiently and is highly recommended for use with Wowza Media Server®, the unified any-screen delivery platform from Wowza Media Systems®.
Michael Westphal, CEO miniCASTER®: “Our Team has put some extra effort in new features and product versions which will perfectly fit in different broadcast scenarios and help producers/broadcasters to save money and stream live in extraordinary quality within seconds.”
„We are very exited to see products that make it easier and more cost-effective for users to stream their content,“ commented Alex Dobrushin, CMO, Wowza Media Systems. “miniCASTER® is exactly that. It is in the forefront of mobile encoders which are changing the way content is delivered from anywhere to any device.“
miniCASTER® is a truly mobile hardware based H.264 HD camera-top live encoder in pocket size that converts any camera or video source signal into an IP based livestream and delivers it via landline, dualband WiFi, satellite or 3G/4G networks to the leading Content Delivery Networks and video platforms. Through a built-in lithium battery it is possible to work stand-alone. miniCASTER® generates one HD and one SD Stream in parallel and is able to record on SD-Card in the device itself at the same time. The miniCASTER® encoder in pocket size comes in two different versions and can be operated in real-time via a web-based remote management portal.