The MDS Wowza Media Distribution System from NewTek is a fully equipped rack mount base real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery platform system for up to 4 channels of video. Streaming sources are acquired through direct, physical input using 3G/HD/SD-SDI hardware connections, over IP via NDI, and from other sources, including TCP/IP, webcams, and USB capture devices, with support for delivery to any device, anywhere through the Wowza Streaming Engine, as well as all common streaming services, websites and CDNs. Local input sources are also automatically translated to NDI within the system, enabling streaming sources to be delivered and deployed through multiple MDS units to maximize resources, performance, and delivery potential.
Seamless Integration feature makes this MDS to stream content via SDI hardware connection over IP via NDI (NewTek Device Interface) technology or over other sources that incorporate TCP/IP, webcams, and USB capture devices. Meanwhile, the Universal Workflow means that it can integrate towards any video with using the source types interchangeably and flawlessly; multi-format operation and can support for emerging transmission standard (up to 3G 1080p). The Stackable and the Scalable feature is an integration towards several MDS units into the installation to add a different channel. It can also works in combining resources through the cascading streaming signals among system to boost performance.
Multi-Platform Delivery in this MDS gives user the easiness to customize the streaming media to gain utmost viewership, choosing from diverse delivery targets, or from some streaming services (including websites), or even configuring the specific destinations. This product is a superb device that can brand each stream autonomously with the customizable web page per channel to support the editing for HTML and CSS as well as embed codes for the hosted media player, thereby providing users a Signature Experience feature. The Quality Control aspect itself allows users to monitor all video streams in the real-time based or focus to specific channel screen, with the integrated multiviewer that incorporate selectable workspace and user-configurable viewports.
MDS is a device that provides the best solution with the advanced technology hardware and software technology. Whether for encoding or streaming, this product offers numerous possibilities not only for distribution, or expansion but also for content monetization.
Seamless integration into existing and emerging SDI, IP, and hybrid workflows with 3G/HD/SD-SDI and NDI connectivity; flawless, multi-format processing enabling supported source types to be used interchangeably; accommodation of TCP/IP, webcams, and USB capture devices as input sources; and automatic internal translation of local input sources to NDI, enabling streaming signals to be shared over the network with other systems and devices
Flexible delivery with the built-in Wowza Streaming Engine supporting LAN, WAN, CDN and Cloud-based workflows; per-channel configuration supporting Wowza-based streaming targets and all common streaming services, websites and CDNs, including Facebook Live, Microsoft Azure, Wowza and YouTube Live; and NDI-based signal sharing between multiple MDS units
Customizable viewer experience with per-channel webpage for audience viewing, with support for HTML and CSS editing, and embed codes
User-friendly workflow including a dedicated multiviewer, per-channel color correction tools, integrated waveform and vectorscope displays, and independent multi-channel audio level control for each streamUPC:
Local Video Input:
4 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs
Network Video Input:
4 x IP inputs via NDI
Local Video Output:
1 x DVI or HDMI user interface with multiviewer
Network Video Output:
4x IP source outputs via NDI
Local Audio Input:
4 x SDI embedded
1 x 2 Balanced XLR (Line)
3 x 2 Balanced 1/4” (Line)
Native support for network audio input and output via NDI
Embedded audio supported for all NDI input and output video signals
Integrated support for Dante™* networking protocol from Audinate*
*Requires Dante Virtual Soundcard license from Audinate (sold separately)
Supported SDI Input Formats
1080p 59.94, 1080p 50, 1080p 29.97, 1080p 25, 1080p 24, 1080p 23.98, 1080i 59.94, 1080i 50, 720p 59.94, 720p 50, 720p 29.97, 720p 25, 720p 24, 720p 23.98
576i 25, 480i 59.94
4 x RTMP streams via integrated NewTek streaming encoder
4 x independent streams with support for Adobe Flash RTMP (RTMPE, RTMPT, RTMPTE, RTMPS), Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), MPEG-DASH, and WOWZ™, and simultaneous stream file archive.
Independently configurable per video stream, with support for multiple selections and configurable presets
Independently configurable per video stream, with presets included in formats up to 1080p 60.
Built-in web page available per video stream for local network viewing, with hosted media player, embed codes, and direct editing supported via HTML and CSS.
Integrated multiviewer display with configurable workspaces and viewports.
Independently configurable video delay and color correction settings for each video stream, including white balance, proc amp controls and auto color.
Independently configurable audio delay, automatic gain control, and manual audio channel level controls for each video stream.
Integrated waveform and vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R, Rec. 709.
Video: Floating Point YCbCr +A 4:4:4:4
Audio: Floating Point, 48 kHz
3G-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 424M (Level A)
HD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 292M
SD video conforms to SMPTE 259M and ITU-R BT.656
Analog audio levels conform to SMPTE RP-155
2 x 1 Gigabit NIC
1RU chassis with 180W PSU
19.0 x 1.75 x 16.75 in (48.3 x 4.5 x 42.5 cm) with rack ears attached
15 lbs (6.8 kg)
Core Microsystems has a Shopper Approved rating of 4.8/5 based on 318 ratings and reviews