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Single Channel Encoder/Streamer

StreamCast

StreamCast is a single-channel encoder/streamer for cost-effective audio and video processing.It supports professional encoding, modulation and IP streaming for live encoding and uploading, channel insertion, live broadcasting, AD/local program playback/streaming, remote meetings and much more…

  • Compact, all-in-one design
  • H.264 SD/HD and MPEG2 SD quality video encoder
  • MPEG, AAC and AC3 audio encoding
  • Rich IP streaming protocol support including UDP/RTP multicast or unicast, HLS-OTT, RTMP and RTSP
  • QAM Annex A/C digital cable RF output
  • Built-in Wi-Fi access point for web interface and for streaming
  • Web interface designed for access by mobile phone browsers
  • Front panel screen with status, setup and control capabilities
  • Recording to and streaming from USB flash drives
  • Live Encoding and Uploading
  • MDU/Hospital/Hotel Channel Insertion
  • Live Meeting Broadcasts
  • Ad/Local Program Playback
  • Security Camera Transmission
  • Digital Signage

Channels

Video
1 channel of H.264 HD/SD or MPEG-2 SD program encoding

Audio
1 pair of MPEG1L2, AAC or AC3 audio

Physical Interfaces

Input
1 x HDMI (v1.4) 
1 x YPbPr (3.5mm adapter cable included)
1 x CVBS (3.5mm adapter cable included)
1 x HD/SD-SDI (NB100S and NB100P1 only)
1 x RF In (NB100P1 only, for local QAM insertion)

Output
1 x RJ45
1 x RF Out (NB100P1 only)

Other I/O
Embedded Wi-Fi  (for wireless accessing and data transmission)
2 x USB2.0 (Storage)

Control
LCD x 1, front button x 3, Reset button x 1

Encoding

H.264/AVC Profile (4:2:0)
SD: MP/HP@L3.0/3.1/3.2
HD: MP/HP@L4.0/4.1/4.2 

MPEG-2 Profile (4:2:0)
SD: MP@ML
 
Resolution
HD: 1920 x 1080@25p/30p/50i/60i, 1280 x 720@50p/60p
SD: 720 x 576@50i, 720 x 480@60i
Sub-SD resolutions
 
Rescaling
HD to SD down-conversion
 
Video Bit-rate
MPEG-2 - 1 Mbps ~ 14 Mbps
H.264 - 300 Kbps ~ 20 Mbps
 
Rate Control
CBR/VBR
 
GOP Control
Supported
 
Aspect Ratio
Automatic or Manual (4:3 or 16:9)
 
Aspect Processing
Letterbox/Cropping 

Audio Profile
MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC (HE/LC), AC3
 
Audio Bit-rate
MPEG-1 Layer II: 64 - 384 Kbps
AC3: 32 - 504 Kbps
AAC: 32 - 504 Kbps
 
Audio Mode
Stereo (2.0, including down-mix)
 
Audio Sampling Rate
48 KHz
 
Audio Volume Leveling
0-8 dB
 
Streaming
 
Protocols
Live: UDP/RTP, RTSP, RTMP, HLS
Off-line: WebDAV, FTP
 
Server Mode
Direct streaming to connected devices (Wi-Fi or RJ45, limited number of connections supported)
 
Modulation
 
Standards
QAM, Annex A/C
 
Output Range
48 - 862 MHz
 
Constellations
16/32/64/128/256 QAM
 
Symbol Rate
4.4 - 6.952 Ms/s
 
Operating Modes
 
Live
Encoding and IP streaming
Encoding and RF output
 
Recording
Local: USB HDD, USB flash, storage card reader via USB
Remote: FTP and NAS (future options)
Format: TS
Record looping (by time or size of file)
 
Playback
Local: USB HDD, USB flash, storage card reader via USB
In-order, random, scheduled playlist
IP or RF output
 
Management
 
Configuration
Web-GUI (easy or advanced mode) or front panel
Power-on and play (by preset or last configuration)
 
Status/Monitoring
LCD display of status
Remote monitoring of status and current program
 
Physical
 
Dimensions
144 x 118 x 38 mm
0.3 Kg (0.66 lbs)
 
Power
DC1: 12V DC port x 1 (Power adapter included)
DC2: micro USB x 1
(Warning: Both DC ports can’t be connected simultaneously) 
 Operating Temperature10 – 40 degC