Pro Convert IP-AV Encoders & Decoders
Magewell Pro Convert Family of Encoders/Decoders
Revolutionizing Broadcast and Streaming Solutions
The Magewell Pro Convert Family is transforming the way businesses and individuals approach broadcast, streaming, and video production. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, Magewell’s Pro Convert encoders and decoders provide seamless integration between traditional and IP media infrastructures, enabling affordable and reliable video and audio transmission. In this article, we will explore the features, benefits, and applications of Magewell’s Pro Convert Family, focusing on their impact on the broadcast and streaming industry.
Encoders and Decoders: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and IP Media
Pro Convert Encoders: A Comprehensive Range of Models
The Pro Convert Family offers a wide variety of encoder models, designed to cater to specific needs and requirements. Some of the popular models include:
- Pro Convert HDMI 4K Plus
- Pro Convert HDMI Plus
- Pro Convert HDMI TX
- Pro Convert 12G SDI 4K Plus
- Pro Convert SDI 4K Plus
- Pro Convert SDI Plus
- Pro Convert SDI TX
These encoders support various input or output connectivity options and encoding resolutions, ensuring compatibility with existing acquisition, production, presentation, and distribution equipment.
Pro Convert Decoders: Enhancing Flexibility and Compatibility
The Pro Convert Family also offers a range of decoders that can be paired with Pro Convert encoders, Ultra Stream (for streaming protocols), or Ultra Encode (for streaming or NDI®|HX) encoders for complete end-to-end workflows. Some of the popular decoder models include:
- Pro Convert for NDI® to HDMI
- Pro Convert for NDI® to HDMI 4K
- Pro Convert for NDI® to SDI
- Pro Convert for NDI® to AIO
- Pro Convert AES67
- Pro Convert Audio DX
These decoders are fully compatible with third-party hardware and software encoders, enabling seamless integration into existing workflows.
Advanced NDI® Technology: Enhancing Live Production with Low Latency
Pro Convert NDI encoders and decoders efficiently convert HDMI or SDI signals up to 4Kp60 to and from NewTek’s NDI technology for transport over standard local area networks and across multiple subnets. By leveraging NewTek’s NDI Embedded SDK, the Pro Convert Family ensures compatibility with the growing ecosystem of NDI-enabled solutions, transmitting production-grade video and eight-channel audio with extremely low latency.
Decoding High-Quality Internet Streams
Pro Convert decoders support multiple streaming protocols, including Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) – developed and open-sourced by Haivision – for internet-delivered H.264 and H.265 (HEVC) streams up to 4K at 60fps. This capability enables high-quality video streaming and efficient transmission over the internet.
Powerful Built-In Processing and Easy Integration
Magewell’s Pro Convert Family leverages onboard FPGA chips to provide advanced features that are easily accessible through a web-based interface or APIs. This enables systems integrators and developers to easily incorporate IP conversion into their projects.
Magewell Connect Hub: Simplifying Device Management
For installations with multiple Magewell encoders or decoders, the Magewell Connect Hub software simplifies configuration and management through a single dashboard. Stream management features also simplify multi-point SRT streaming and convert between protocols.
Applications of Magewell Pro Convert in the Broadcast Industry
The Pro Convert Family’s low-latency video and audio transmission capabilities make it an excellent choice for live event broadcasting. From concerts and sporting events to conferences and corporate presentations, Magewell’s solutions ensure high-quality, real-time streaming and recording.
In an increasingly connected world, video conferencing has become an essential tool for businesses and organizations. Pro Convert encoders and decoders enable seamless integration of video and audio signals into IP-based video conferencing solutions, ensuring clear and reliable communication.
Online streaming platforms can benefit from the Pro Convert Family’s support for multiple streaming protocols, including SRT. This ensures high-quality video transmission, even in challenging network conditions, resulting in a better viewing experience for end users.
Educational institutions can leverage Magewell’s Pro Convert encoders and decoders to provide remote learning opportunities and enhance classroom experiences. By incorporating video and audio signals into IP-based systems, schools and universities can deliver high-quality educational content to students, regardless of their location.
AVoIP: The Future of Audio and Video Distribution
Audio-Video over IP (AVoIP) is a rapidly growing trend in the broadcast and streaming industry. By leveraging the Pro Convert Family, businesses and individuals can harness the power of AVoIP to create flexible, scalable, and cost-effective solutions for their specific needs.
The Magewell Pro Convert Family is revolutionizing the broadcast and streaming industry by providing efficient, reliable, and cost-effective solutions for video and audio transmission. With a wide range of encoders and decoders, advanced NDI® technology, and support for multiple streaming protocols, the Pro Convert Family is well-equipped to meet the diverse needs of businesses and individuals alike. As AVoIP continues to gain momentum, Magewell’s Pro Convert solutions are perfectly positioned to help users adapt and thrive in this rapidly evolving landscape
Magewell designs and develops innovative hardware and software for media capture, conversion and streaming. The simplicity, cost-effectiveness and reliability of our products have made them the preferred choice for bringing video and audio signals into and out of IP workflows and popular software for live streaming, production, web conferencing and more.
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