Comprimato Live transcoder datasheet

Live transcoder
The most flexible software transcoder for realtime broadcasting
and live multiscreen streaming over IP
Comprimato Live transcoder
The Comprimato Live transcoder is the high-performance solution for professional video distribution. This softwareonly solution provides literally unlimited options for stream scalability and video processing customization to meet
the increasing requirements of today's new media platforms delivery. A single instance can transcode as many as
70 full HD streams simultaneously. Multi-format support including JPEG2000 makes the Comprimato Live transcoder
the ideal platform for professional content delivery services.
Product comparison
Live transcoder
Standalone solution with no proprietary or complementary expensive hardware.
Runs on any x64 server architecture, virtualised or hosted infrastructure.
Video post-processing and format customisation on demand.
More than 70 full HD @60 fps streams in a single 1RU server.
Immediate scale-up: add more streams in less than a minute.
Other HW
Smart and affordable
Uses existing IT and IP infrastructure utilization
Comprimato Live transcoder comes with on-demand
with superior transcoder density for the best stream
transcoding and stream customisation, image
price/value on the market and your balance of capex
re-sizing, new audio or video codecs, subtitle layers
and opex.
and more.
Software-only solution
Superior density
Easy deployment without the need for specialist support
Core capability to simultaneously process more than
provides maximum flexibility and portability, including
70 1080p/60 fps high quality streams in a single
support for VMWare platforms.
off-theshelf 1RU server.
Easy scale-up
ABR transcoding
Be ready for immediate transcoding requests with
incredibly easy scale-up, and extend the number
of streams, resolution or frame rate simply by adding
additional GPU cards to the server system or CPU
Adapt to new media platform requirements
and deliver your live video content at different
resolutions, quality and video/audio codecs for all
popular and future devices.
JPEG2000 support
Low latency
Native support for high bitrate contribution formats
Deliver end-to-end live video with guaranteed latency
of 700ms and give end-users the live event viewing
including JPEG2000 - ready to fit into professional
broadcasting infrastructures.
experience without noticeable delay.
Intuitive control
3rd party integration
Set up, manage and control hundreds of streams
Fits into your existing worklows with seamless REST
from a single console using SNMP or an intuitive web
API integration.
Video input
Supported codecs:
Audio input
Uncompressed PCM in SMPTE 302M-2007
JPEG 2000, broadcast profile (ITU-T T.800|ISO/IEC
Sampling rate:
44.1 kHz or 48 kHz, configurable
Channel configuration:
Up to 8 pairs of channels, each pair
15444-1:2004/Amd 3:2010)
H.264 (MPEG-4)
in separate program
Fully configurable, default 1080p/60 10-bits
Color component sampling:
4:2:2 or 4:2:0, fully configurable
Frame rate:
Input stream containers:
Transport stream File, IP:UDP/RTP
Audio output
Audio codec:
(each pair of channels coded separately, packed
into separate program)
Video output
Bitrate mode:
Adaptive bitrate (ABR)
Bitrate average:
Up to 256 Kbps, configurable
Multiple output streams per each input stream, different configuration
per each output stream.
Video codec:
H.264 (4:2:2 10-bit)
Google VP9, VP8
Audio processing
Pass-through only (no resampling or mixing)
Bitrate mode:
Adaptive bitrate (ABR)
Video processing
• Resizing/Croop
• Color component subsampling
(both configured automatically based on input and output settings)
• De-Interlacing
• Upscaling/Downscaling
• Frame-rate adjustment
• Subtitles insertion
Input stream count:
Depends on HW configuration
Output stream count:
Depends on HW configuration
Latency (input to output):
Configurable, below 300ms
System type:
CentOS/RHEL OS custom image.
Stream startup time:
Max. 5 seconds after configuration is applied
Configuration options:
Web UI, SNMP write, REST API
System Monitoring options:
System webconsole, SNMP + custom OIDs
• Logo insertion
• Stream rate control
• Adaptive quantization
• Audio format conversion
Input PCR:
Configurable: global
(in separate transport stream) or local (contained in each
Product resources
input transport stream)
Output PTS:
Configurable: pass-through or adding offset
to input PTS
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