(Amsterdam IBC, Netherlands--September 8, 2012) Matrox today 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.
“Live streaming professionals are striving for more ways to engage their audience, making multicamera shoots more important,” said Barbara DeHart, vice president of marketing at Telestream. “Telestream Wirecast allows producers to easily switch between multiple live camera feeds from Matrox VS4, and also provides production features such as chroma key, transitions, 3D graphics, lower-thirds, virtual sets, and built-in scoreboard templates.”
“The combination of Matrox VS4 and Telestream Wirecast for Windows gives creative professionals the tools they need for online video streaming with the production values of live television broadcasts,” said Alberto Cieri, senior director of sales and marketing at Matrox. “And it couldn’t be simpler – just hook up cameras, start Wirecast, and stream! Matrox VS4 automatically detects the presence, resolution, and frame rate of the inputs so onsite set-up is effortless.”
Matrox VS4 will be demonstrated at IBC 2012 on stand 7.B29. Telestream Wirecast will be demonstrated at IBC 2012 on stand 7.D16. More information is available at http://www.telestream.net
Price and availability
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.