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youtube live turnkey solutions

Kiloview E1 HD/3G-SDI H.264 Video Encoder

 399.00

The Kiloview E1 H.264 video encoder delivers Full HD video through HD/3G-SDI signal to various platforms like, Youtube Live, Facebook and Ustream, Livestream, Twitch, Meridix, Streamspot, Dacast, and more. The encoder supports RTMP/HLS/TS over UDP/RTP/RTSP streaming protocols which makes it able to stream to wide range of platforms and also point-to-point through a decoder.

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Epiphan Pearl Mini

 3,525.00

The Epiphan Pearl Mini is one of the most reliable, all-in-one video production system that’s small in size and big on pro features. Record, stream, and switch up to 2 HD inputs simultaneously and take your video production to the next level with Epiphan Pearl Mini™.

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iStream One HD2 compact encoder and switcher with vMix HD

 2,199.00

The compact but affordable iStream One HD2 vMix encoder and switcher is a fully configured powerfull live video streaming production system that fits in the palm of your hand and easy to use.

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Videon Shavano 4K HEVC Video Encoder

 1,695.00

The Videon Shavano is a portable UHD 4K video encoder and live-stream device featuring HEVC compression, which uses about half the bandwidth of H.264, providing for a practical balance between image quality and file size and allowing for smoother live streams in 4K. H.264 compression is also available for more common applications.

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iStream PRO NDI vMix Live Video Streaming Production Switcher

 8,499.00

The iStream Pro Portable NDI vMix switcher is a fully configured live video streaming production system that is affordable and easy to use.

Features

  • NDI Inputs
  • vMix HD
  • 8th Gen Intel 8400 with silent liquid cooling
  • Nvidia 1050Ti GPU
  • 2 Hotswap SSD Bays
  • 256 GB SSD storage
  • 1Gb network card plus
  • Dual PoE Ethernet 1Gb network card (for e.g. NDI devices)
  • Carry-on Bag
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • vMix HD Edition included
  • Including 1 year Premium Support (from Streaming Valley, authorised vMix Partner)
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quick reference youtube live streaming

Costs

Free

Encoders

Any streaming software or hardware encoder that supports RTMP streams.

Live Chat

Anyone who is logged in to YouTube can participate in the online chat during the live stream. You can moderate the chat, delete comments, and ban users who make inappropriate comments. After the live event ends, people can continue to contribute to an ongoing conversation on the on-demand transcoded video. During play back the live chat experience is just like watching the actual live stream.

Multistreaming

Not available

Privacy

Set the privacy of your live streaming events as either public, unlisted, or private. When the live stream ends, the video gets the same privacy setting as your live stream, which can be changed later.

Downloads

Videos can be downloaded in 1080p or 720p format and the channel administrator can control if a video can be downloaded.

Video ondemand

Any stream that falls within the maximum stream length restriction will be automatically converted to video on demand in different output formats and archived on your channel for an unlimited amount of time.

Stream now = max 12 hours
Events = max 8 hours
Mobile = max 8 hours
1440p or 2160p (4k) = max 4 hours

Live Streaming

Streaming to YouTube is done with an RTMP stream. There are no limits for the duration of the live stream, but only streams that meet the maximum stream length restrictions get transcoded as a video ondemand. If you choose to Stream now, the streaming settings of your streaming software or hardware encoder are used. If you schedule an event, you can choose a resolution, frame rate, and bitrate for your stream. YouTube supports a various bitrates and resolutions. Viewers will see the best quality video for their device and bandwidth.

Other Features

  • Unlimited storage
  • Live english automatic captions
  • Live chat replay
  • Location tags.
  • Schedule events
  • Post detailed descriptions
  • Preview your stream before going live
  • Embedding in blogs and websites

Remarks

A disadvantage with YouTube live is that if you stream copyrighted music you’ll get blocked. When you are blocked you have to go through an process to get YouTube to reset your status. Your account must be in good standing to live stream. Even if you have permission to play certain music, the chances are that won’t stop YouTube from blocking your account and tear down your live event.

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