Elemental Live

Encode Live Video

Elemental Live

Specifications

Video & Audio Inputs

Video Codecs:
  • Apple ProRes 422 (up to HQ)
  • AVC / H.264 (Baseline, Main, High)
  • HEVC / H.265
  • MPEG-2 (4:2:0, 4:2:2)
  • VC-1 (Simple, Main Advanced)
Audio:
  • AAC
  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
  • Dolby-E
  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus)
  • MPEG-1 Layer 2
  • MP3
  • PCM (AIFF or WAV)
  • WMA

Input Stream Formats & Containers

  • ASI
  • Elementary Streams
  • GXF
  • IP: UDP / RTP / HLS / RTMP (MPEG-TS)
  • MXF Op-1A
  • QuickTime Self-Contained (.mov)
  • SD, HD, 3G SDI with Upstream Router Control
  • Transport Stream File (.ts, .m2t)
Other:
  • 4K Ultra HD via IP
  • CEA-608/708 Closed Captions
  • OP-42 Subtitles
  • Standard and User-Defined Frame Rates
  • Standard and User-Defined Frame Geometry

Video & Audio Outputs

Video:
  • Apple ProRes 422 (up to HQ)
  • AVC / H.264 (Baseline, Main, High)
  • HEVC / H.265
  • MPEG-2 (4:2:0, 4:2:2)
  • VC-1 (Simple, Main Advanced)
  • Frame Capture to JPEG (Thumbnails)
Audio:
  • AAC-LC / AAC-HEV1 / AAC-HEV2
  • AC-3 (Dolby Digital), AC-3 Passthrough
  • Dolby-E Passthrough
  • DTS Express
  • E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus), E-AC-3 Passthrough
  • PCM (AIFF or WAV)
  • WMA2

Output Stream Formats & Containers

  • 3GP (3GPP)
  • Apple HLS
  • Adobe Media Server (RTMP / F4F / F4V)
  • Adobe HDS
  • CableLabs Compliant Option (MPEG-TS)
  • Elementary Streams
  • Microsoft Smooth Streaming (ISMV)
  • Microsoft Windows Media (WMV / ASF)
  • MP4
  • MPEG Transport Streams (.ts, .m2t)
  • MPEG-DASH (MP4 and ISO)
  • QuickTime Self-Contained (.mov)
  • Save as File to Local or Network Storage
  • TCP / IP
  • UDP Unicast or Multicast
  • Ultraviolet (CFF, UVU)

System Control

  • Web-Based User Interface
  • Elemental Conductor Live
  • SNMP (Control and Status)
  • REST XML API
  • System Resource and Statistics Monitoring
  • Notifications and Alerts
  • Automated Load Balancing
  • Event Prioritization and Planning
  • Multiple Authentication Tiers
  • Video and Audio Preview

Video Processing

  • Adaptive Quantization
  • AFD-Driven Output Scaling
  • Anti-Aliasing Scaler
  • Deblocking Filter
  • Frame Rate Interpolation
  • Inverse Telecine Support
  • Caption Extraction and Passthrough
  • Lanczos Scaling
  • Logo Insertion
  • Look Ahead Rate Control
  • Motion Adaptive Deinterlacing
  • MPEG-2 Error Concealment
  • Noise Reduction
  • Scene Change Detection

System Hardware/Software

  • Linux CentOS
  • 4-16 CPU cores
  • 500 GB RAID-1 Local Storage
  • Up to 8 HD-SDI Inputs
  • Up to 4 High Performance GPUs
  • Up to 16 GB Main Memory
  • Up to 6 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 3 ASI Inputs (Option)
  • Fibre Channel Interface (Option)
  • Hot-Swappable Power Supplies (Option)

Other Features

  • Ad Avail Blanking and Black-Out Capability
  • Audio Channel Mixing
  • Audio Loudness Management (CALM Compliant)
  • Burned-In Timecode
  • Comprehensive Encryption / DRM Support
  • Forensic Watermarking
  • Integrated CDN Support
  • Multiple Audio Tracks (Languages, Surround, SAP)
  • Nielsen ID3 Support
  • Open Caption Support
  • SCTE-35 and SCTE-104 Support
  • Support for Auxiliary Data (EBIF / KLV/ V-Chip / CGMS-A)