Mobile Viewpoint introduces the world's first ruggedized H265 encoder at NAB 2016

ALKMAAR, Netherlands, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mobile Viewpoint, market leader in wireless 3G/4G communications, announced the introduction of the Live Link 265. The Live Link 265 is the smallest ruggedized H.265 encoder featuring 8 modems, Wi-Fi and Fixed Ethernet connections at the same time. The Live Link 265 delivers HEVC (H.265) HDR video using our dedicated 3e generation hardware platform that combines low power hardware-accelerated encoding and wireless transmission of broadcast-quality video. The new HEVC enabled software is compliant with the FLEX IO encoding and O2 decoding products.

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The Live Link 265 is following the demand for a low weight HEVC encoder that can fit in a backpack or at the back of ENG camera. The unit has an integrated antenna array and provides SDI and HDMI input. For high quality audio transmission the unit provides balanced analogue audio inputs. The unit support transmission via Ka-sat, BGAN Satellite and has a default storage capacity of 120 GB which can be upgraded until one TB. The casing is milled from a solid aluminum bar which makes it resilience to external forces and survive drops of more than 2 meters without problems. The unit comes by default as a camera mount solution but can also be used with smaller camera fitted in a backpack with V-mount battery clip. The Live Link solution tries to meet every bodies requirements featuring two types of backpacks and a rain cover for usage on the back of a camera. Other available accessories are a high gain dome antenna, hot swap battery plates and antenna extenders for roof top car mounting.

Quote Michel Bais, managing director of Mobile Viewpoint:

Mobile Viewpoint Managing Director Michel Bais said, "with the WMT Live Link we are introducing a new generation of mobile encoders offering HEVC encoding in a unique aluminum casing. The Live Link platform combines hardware encoding with a powerful Intel based processor. This combination offers a future proof solution enabling new services like post production automation and multi camera synchronization. With our new services, HEVC and HDR the future of mobile news gathering starts now."

On Mobile Viewpoint

Mobile Viewpoint is a global player, focusing on the development and implementation of solutions for both the broadcast and security industries. Based on their H.264 and now H.265 HEVC codec implementations, combined with patented technology, allowing for HD video to be transmitted over bonded IP connections. Customers include major broadcasters, such as BBC, Al-Arabiya, Sky Sports News , NBC Sports. In 2015 Mobile Viewpoint signed a cooperation with the European Broadcasting Union in developing an IP contribution platform, FLEX. Flex's dedicated IP encoding and decoding appliances, using Mobile Viewpoint's award-winning technology, is now being rolled out to support major news events worldwide.

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