The Datavideo SHOWCAST 100 4K HDMI Switcher with Built-In Streaming Encoder is an all-in-one switcher that includes Video Switching, Streaming, Recording, Camera Control, and Audio Mixing in a single device. It's a UHD 4K four-input switcher with a 14-inch touch panel. The built-in network streaming encoder permits live streaming of videos to all major streaming platforms. Additionally, the video stream can be recorded onto an SD card for backup purposes. The SHOWCAST 100 provides remote control of multiple camera settings, including pan, tilt, zoom, iris, gain, and white balance. Using Ethernet cables, it connects up to three Datavideo cameras over a great distance. The switcher contains a luma key for graphic overlays, a split screen for podcast interviews, and PiP for PowerPoint presentations. A built-in audio mixer enables users to connect microphones and other audio sources directly.
4K60p Touchscreen Switcher with 4 Channels
The touch panel provides simple and intuitive access to the switcher's many functions. The SHOWCAST 100 has many functions and is simple to configure. The innovative all-in-one design streamlines your video production workflow by minimizing the number of external devices you must connect. SHOWCAST100 is small and lightweight. It is ideal for any live production environment due to its portability.
The four HDMI input/output channels are designed for the basic video production workflow of meetings, corporate conferences, church events, etc.
The SHOWCAST 100's built-in camera control functions allow you to simultaneously control three PTZ cameras. You can directly save the lens position presets, pan and tilt the camera lens in real-time, zoom in and out of an image, and adjust the white balance, iris, and mirror mode.
The SHOWCAST 100 offers two ways to overlay subtitles. A lumakeyed subtitle is usually used for logos, animated texts, etc. Another way is to overlay subtitles using the built-in network streaming encoder.
Video Streaming and Recording
The built-in dual live streaming encoder allows you to record and stream simultaneously. With the SHOWCAST 100's recording capability, you can easily back up the recorded video files for post-production edits without much effort.
Virtual buttons on the large touch screen panel make it simple to operate the switcher and configure camera presets. The SHOWCAST 100 is as simple to use as a tablet. Create professional video productions without a steep learning curve for using and operating a switcher.
Useful and Simple Transition Effects
The switcher includes three simple and useful transition effects: Cut, Mix, and Wipe. After selecting a particular effect, the transition settings will be immediately accessible via a 14-inch touchscreen interface. For instance, if you select WIPE, you can easily adjust the transition speed by dragging a slider or tapping to choose the border color.
PIP and Split
PIP is frequently necessary in video production. Typically, the PIP window size must be modified for the program view. The SHOWCAST 100 allows you to adjust the aspect ratio of the PIP window by dragging various sliders on the touchscreen user interface. Typically, live interviews, corporate presentations, and panel discussions utilize the split window.
The built-in camera control functions of the SHOWCAST 100 allow for simultaneous control of three PTZ cameras. You can directly save the lens position presets, pan and tilt positions, and zoom in and out of a shot in real-time. In addition, you can adjust each camera's white balance, iris, and mirror mode.
Despite the fact that SHOWCAST 100 can only control three PTZ cameras, you can save up to four presets per camera, giving you a total of 12 unique angles for your production. The 12 memory presets on the SHOWCAST 100 allow the director to instantly switch between different camera angles by pressing the corresponding preset buttons.
Live Streaming Encoder
The built-in dual live streaming encoder permits simultaneous recording and streaming. With the SHOWCAST 100's recording capability, it is effortless to back up recorded video files for post-production editing. Depending on the available bandwidth, the bitrate can be set to low, medium, or high. In order to accommodate the growing demand for mobile viewing, the portrait view can now be activated on the SHOWCAST 100 by simply pressing the VERTICAL button, allowing viewers to view the program on their mobile devices while holding them upright without needing to change the orientation.
During video production, you can simultaneously stream to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch. With Datavideo dvCloud, you can simultaneously stream to 25 live streaming platforms and back up your video files on the cloud server.
SD Card Recording
With the SHOWCAST 100's recording capability, you can effortlessly back up the recorded video files for editing, etc.
dvCloud and SRT
Datavideo has created the professional live streaming platform dvCloud. After logging in, you will have unrestricted access to creating and managing all video streaming channels on dvCloud, as well as streaming your video to 25 live stream servers. The best feature of dvCloud is the ability to store video files on a cloud server for future downloads. With the SRT protocol and the dvCloud server, the SHOWCAST 100 creates a secure, dependable, and low-latency streaming workflow.
50% of the audience watches each live-streaming video on a mobile device, and 94% of mobile users prefer holding the device upright. The vertical streaming function of the SHOWCAST 100 requires only a few basic configurations to generate a portrait view of your streaming video.
The 4 Channel Audio Mixer accepts embedded audio, two LINE input channels, one AUX channel, and one HDMI audio channel, allowing you to mix audios while the image is being processed. The SHOWCAST 100 is equipped with two XLR/6.3mm composite inputs for LINE signals. The dual-channel RCA input is intended for analog audio. The RCA output is used to connect external audio monitoring equipment.