Streaming Devices

by Mos Khan ·Posted
Most TVs these days usually have a way to download familiar streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, etc., but sometimes a dedicated streaming device is still the way to go. Dedicated streaming players usually have better and snappier interfaces than their native counterparts alongside other dedicated features like Dolby Atmos support, for example. Choosing the right streaming device is a great way to improve your home setup and in this guide we'll take a look at how to choose the right one for you. While all streaming media players more or less do
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Streaming high-resolution video is no longer a chore to set up, thanks to the latest Teradek connectivity offering, the all-in-one Serv 4K streaming solution, that inputs up to DCI 4K60 HDR video via HDMI or 12G-SDI and encodes high-resolution 4K video to the cloud. Teradek All-In-One Serv 4K Streaming Solution Network Connectivity The Serv 4K features a
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Live streaming has become even easier and more accessible with the release of the new YoloLiv YoloBox Mini, the latest addition to the professional YoloBox encoder/streamer line. Aimed at those who require a simpler, smaller, and more cost-effective cloud streaming solution than the YoloBox and
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B&H is happy to announce Teradek’s new 5-in-1 Smart Streaming monitor, the Wave. This 7" IPS LCE monitor has a brightness of 1000 cd/m2, so you can use it indoors and outdoors to watch your program. However, more than just a monitor, the Wave is also a Smart Streaming device, which frees you from having to lug around a separate encoder. The Wave handles encoding, smart event creation, network bonding, and simultaneous multi-streaming to different locations.
by Rich R ·Posted
Roku is expanding its lineup once again with the new Express 4K+ streaming media player, the Streambar Pro soundbar, and the Voice Remote Pro. The Roku Express 4K+ can stream and output up to 4K UHD, and even upscales Full HD video to near-4K UHD when used with a 4K TV, and 720p video to Full HD when connected to a Full HD TV. It also supports HDR10 to provide vibrant color with your HDR TV and compatible media. Roku Express 4K+ Apple
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Looking to stream your video content quickly and reliably from almost anywhere? Count on the VidiU X HD Video Streaming System, from Teradek, for your in-the-field coverage, remote instruction, work presentations, live events, and more. This compact hardware encoder is portable and powerful, letting you stream HD video at the touch of a button. The HDMI-input VidiU X broadcasts your content at resolutions up to 1080p60 using your choice of
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
MuxLab is announcing its HDMI/IP PTZ Camera Live Streaming Solution, for use in education, conferences, and house of worship environments. This easy-to-use, all-in-one solution provides a 1080p HD PTZ camera, wireless lavalier microphone, AV-over-IP transmitter, and power supplies. The system is ready to go: Just hook it up to your network, put the lav on your main speaker, and bring your viewers into their familiar meeting space
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
Shopping for mom has never been easy. After all, what do you get the woman who once put, “Some grandkids would be nice,” on her B&H Wish List? (Real subtle, Ma, thanks.) Luckily, B&H carries plenty of awesome alternatives, including great gift ideas from companies like Apple, Bose®, and DJI. Here are some of our top recommendations. Google Nest Mini According to the Internet, there’s an old couplet that goes: “Man may work from sun to sun / But woman’s work is never done.” According to my mom, that couplet was written about her. If
by Mos Khan ·Posted
It’s official: streaming media has officially won the content wars. Physical media fought hard, but in the end, its limited resources could not compete with the ever-expanding, ever-improving technological juggernaut that is online streaming. Please take a moment to honor all the fallen Blu-ray players and cable boxes that served us so well over the years. All right. Now that that’s finished, we can celebrate the winner of the content wars: streaming! Here are the best streaming media devices you can buy in 2024. Roku Streaming Stick 4K At
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
A long, long time ago (not that far away), I began one of my first jobs at a multi-campus college that launched one of the first full-time distance learning classrooms in the US. It was my job to manage setting up the cameras, document camera, microphones, and other equipment the teachers needed to transmit their class to the other campuses. I never imagined that experience would now apply to the entire world of education, but here we are. However, the technology has progressed so dramatically from old CRTs and dial-up Internet, that my old
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Blackmagic Design has released a new version of its popular ATEM Mini Pro HDMI livestreaming switcher—the ATEM Mini Pro ISO. Blackmagic has also released a companion to the entire ATEM Mini Pro line in the
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
If you’ve got your mind set on building your PTZ network but you’re not sure what that will—or should—look like, we’ve got a few diagram examples of how different components work together on a PTZ network. Starting with a single-camera setup, then working forward with multi-camera, then adding components such as encoders, video switches, controllers, and software, we’ll walk through a few basic configurations to help take the complexity out of your setup. Single PTZ Camera to IP Network The single-camera setup is the simplest to start building
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
Since we're living in a time of enhanced remote communication, let’s talk a bit about upgrading your video camera and streaming options to optimize your organization's message, and break down all the equipment you’ll need to visualize and automate your environment. One of the most efficient options for automating, consolidating, and broadcasting video to remote viewers is the PTZ camera. The letters PTZ stand for “Pan, Tilt, Zoom,” which are the basic mechanical functions of these cameras. The acronym “PTZ” has now become synonymous with the
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
In this strange new world of social distancing, it can become difficult not to feel isolated, so B&H Photo is offering a handful of simple three-camera streaming solutions that allow you to stream to your community, while keeping the number of people needed to produce the stream to a minimum. These twelve kits are well suited for use by houses of worship, but can also easily be used for distance learning, corporate, and community centers, providing information, contact, and
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
The holidays are here, which means it’s time to unfurl those shopping lists, unfreeze your credit cards, and cast aside any concerns about cost or consequence. However, if you’re not feeling so cavalier with your capital—fear not. We’ve compiled a list of 50 great gifts, all under $50. We’re talking stocking stuffers, high-quality bargain-buys, and all-around great gear for a price that won’t cause your credit score to V-fib. Nothing’s worse than your phone (or tablet) dying while you’re out and about. That’s why the