At the 2016 NAB Show, video contribution systems provider Aviwest will launch the DMNG Laptop, a newsgathering application compatible with Apple MacBook Pro. By integrating an H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC encoder into a MacBook Pro, a computer platform for video editing, the Laptop reduces the amount of equipment required for newsgathering and improves broadcast video quality, enabling high-quality streaming.
“Broadcasters today need to minimize the amount of equipment they’re carrying in the field and encode video in a way that enables crystal-clear streaming, without any latency,” said Erwan Gasc, CEO, Aviwest. “The DMNG Laptop application allows broadcasters to get live videos and recordings on-air quicker than ever, with better video quality.”
With the DMNG Laptop, broadcasters can receive video content from a various video sources, including the built-in camera and external SDI/HDMI cameras. It offers an intuitive GUI that makes it easy to manage various content delivery profiles, providing support for a variety of broadcast use cases, including live streaming, file transfer via various networks (e.g., wireless, cellular, satellite, LAN/WAN, public internet), and storage.
By detecting and bonding together multiple IP network interfaces, the DMNG laptop enables users to take advantage of every IP network in their immediate area as they become available. Aviwest SafeStreams technology assures the delivery of live transmissions even in unpredictable cellular network conditions. This allows mobile journalists to stream high-quality video over unmanaged networks with minimum delay.
The DMNG laptop can be seamlessly integrated with the company’s DMNG Manager and DMNG StreamHub receiver, decoder, and distribution platform to help journalists conduct live interviews, enabling better HEVC encoding and high-quality video delivery.