Blackmagic Design Announces Web Presenter HD Self-Contained Streaming Solution

blackmagic1Blackmagic Design announced the new Blackmagic Web Presenter HD, a self-contained streaming solution that includes a broadcast quality H.264 processor for direct streaming to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more. The new Web Presenter HD is a compact design that includes a 12G-SDI input with down converter, so customers can connect to HD or Ultra HD equipment and stream in full 1080p video. Also included is a built-in front panel with LCD and menus, USB webcam features, plus a unique monitoring output with audio meters, streaming status and full SDI and embedded audio technical details.

Blackmagic Web Presenter supports the most popular streaming platforms. Plus the built-in hardware streaming engine has been designed for livestreaming at professional broadcast quality — without dropped frames. Customers only need to connect it to the internet. The Web Presenter Utility software lets customers select the streaming platform and update the streaming key.

Blackmagic Web Presenter is a self-contained solution that includes a hardware encoder, software for connecting to streaming platforms and network connections. That means customers don’t need to buy an expensive computer or use complicated streaming software. Simply connect an SDI video source such as a live production switcher or a camera, then connect to the internet using the built in Ethernet connection. Or plug in a mobile phone to use mobile data. With settings built in for popular streaming platforms, customers simply need to enter a streaming key and press on air. Plus customers can simultaneously use the USB webcam output to connect to a computer, allowing other video software to be used.

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Blackmagic Web Presenter HD is U.S. $495.