(Amsterdam IBC, Netherlands--September 8, 2012) Matrox Announces Quad HD-SDI Capture Card for Live Streaming with Telestream Wirecast – Matrox VS4 is Ideal for Creating Multi-Camera Internet Broadcasts of Sports, Religious Services, Corporate Meetings, and Other Live Events
Matrox Video Products Group announced Matrox® VS4™, a four-channel HD-SDI capture card for use with Telestream Wirecast for Windows webcasting software. In a single PCIe slot, Matrox VS4 provides up to four independent HD-SDI inputs with up to 16 embedded audio channels per SDI source, taking up an absolute minimum of the precious real estate inside a PC. Matrox VS4 not only sends video feeds to Wirecast for streaming, it simultaneously records all the original video and audio feeds to disk – ready for post-event editing.
Priced at $1,495 US (€1295, £995) not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox VS4 will be available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers in November 2012.
Matrox Announces Matrox MXO2 Dock – Thunderbolt Accessory for Matrox MXO2 I/O Devices Delivers Convenience and Connectivity
Matrox Video Products Group announced Matrox® MXO2 Dock™, an accessory that allows users of Matrox MXO2 I/O devices and MacBook Pro or MacBook Air to easily create an ideal ergonomic workspace for video editing and content creation. From a single Thunderbolt™ connection, users can add multiple peripherals including a large HDMI display, a full-size keyboard, and a mouse. A gigabit Ethernet port provides connectivity to a wired network, enabling data transfers 18 times faster than Wi-Fi. One SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports are also provided.
Priced at $349 US (€300, £249) not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox MXO2 Dock will be available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers in Q4 2012.
Matrox Announces Professional Video Streaming and Recording Appliance at IBC 2012 – Matrox Monarch Provides Simultaneous Live Web Streaming and High-Quality Video Recording
Matrox Video Products Group introduced Matrox® Monarch™, a professional video streaming and recording appliance. This small easy-to-use device is configurable via a simple HTML interface using any computer on the same network as the device. It generates an RTP-, UDP-, or RTSP-compliant H.264 stream from any full resolution HDMI input while simultaneously recording high-quality MP4 or MOV files to an SD card, a USB 2.0 flash drive or hard disk, or network storage.
Matrox Monarch is expected to be available in Q1 2013.
Matrox Announces Support for Telestream Wirecast 4.2 for Windows with Entire Line of Matrox MXO2 Capture Devices
Matrox Video Products Group announced support for Telestream Wirecast 4.2 for Windows across the entire line of Matrox MXO2 capture devices. Matrox MXO2 devices are the ideal portable capture solutions for streaming live events from wherever they are happening. News, sports, concerts, educational seminars, religious services, and corporate meetings are just a few of the many types of live events where an MXO2 device comes in handy for creating internet broadcasts. Their convenient form factors let users stream from anywhere there is an internet connection – in studio, on set, in the field, and in OB vans. Matrox MXO2 devices not only send a video feed to Wirecast for streaming, they simultaneously create a high-quality recording of the original video and audio feed on disk – ready for post-event editing.
Starting at $449 US (€382, £338) not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox MXO2 devices are available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. Support for Wirecast 4.2 for Windows will be part of Matrox driver release 7.2 which will be available to registered users as a free download from the Matrox website in November 2012.
New Low Price on Matrox Multi Family of Four-Channel 3G SDI Cards for Mac
Matrox Video Products Group announced that the three cards in the Matrox® Multi™ Family of SDI I/O cards are now priced at just $1495 US (€1295, £995). These products bring a high level of channel density to the Mac Pro. In a single PCIe slot, a Matrox Multi card provides up to four independent inputs or outputs with up to 16 embedded audio channels per SDI stream. User-selectable combinations of 3G, HD, SD, and Dual Link are supported. The Matrox Multi cards are designed to let users get the most from the valuable expansion slots in a Mac Pro and eliminate the expense of multiple systems in many applications. The innovative features of the Matrox Multi cards make them the ideal choice for a variety of applications including multi-camera streaming with Telestream Wirecast Pro, versatile video ingest with ToolsOnAir just:in, and HD digital video assist with In2Core QTAKE HD. The Matrox Multi cards are supported by the Matrox Software Development Kit (SDK) for Mac.