At the NAB 2013 Conference, Digital Journal spoke with Comrex's Chris Crump, Director of Sales and Marketing where he showed us LiveShot, a video encoder that delivers live video over IP networks from anywhere internet access is available.
Live Shot is a hand-held encoder designed for portability getting anyone on the air with real-time, low latency video utilizing 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi, BGAN, or with any other available IP data circuits. With a unique “store and forward” feature, Live Shot sends higher resolution video to the decoder when the live stream is completed. Easy to attach to the professional camera’s battery mount and weighing in at less than 5 pounds, LiveShot features a video return, IFB, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth interface control which make it a "must have" for any video crew.
"The very small form factor, low delay (about 200 ms) and low price have been the key factors driving interest in LiveShot. It has a very full feature set in a very small package and no on-going lease agreement."--Comrex, Director of Sales & Marketing Chris Crump
Comrex presented “VIP QC: Wideband Voice App for Call In Talkshows” in a twenty minute session showing off Comrex’s new VIP QC app for iPhone and Android Smart Phones which was developed to provide a simple-to-use app for VIP guests and contributors which transmits studio quality audio for on-air.
“Since we introduced the concept of high quality “HD Voice” calls for use on-air last year with the introduction of our STAC VIP VoIP Call Management system, the response has been overwhelmingly positive. VIP QC is going to make the process of improving call quality very simple for stations and non-technical users who don’t want to deal with the complexities configuration.”--Comrex, Director of Sales & Marketing Chris Crump
Comrex has been making high-quality audio products for radio and television stations ranging from wireless IFB Cue systems to audio IP and POTS codecs, telephone talk show systems and various telephone interface products since 1961. In 2011, Comrex introduced their first video product LiveShot.
For more information about LiveShot and other Comrex products, visit their website at Comrex.com.