Discover Video Introduces Spider Multi Encoder/Switcher

DiscoverVideo today announced its new multi-channel HD live encoder for streaming and recording events, lectures and training sessions. Spider combines audio/video switching and processing with multiple high definition H264 streaming encoders in a compact appliance.    Spider can deliver up to 10 HD video streams to the DiscoverVideo Arcus CDN, DEVOS Enterprise Platform, YouTube, Facebook, and third party streaming services.

Spider has four HDMI video inputs each with optional analog input. Each input has its own independent encoder, so not only can you stream each input but you can also record each input in .mp4, .ts, .mov, or even .avi format. Each input could also be delivered on the network as a HLS, RTSP, RTMP, or UDP/Multicast stream.  The compact Spider appliance also includes front panel buttons for live switching and control.

“Our new Spider multi-encoder is ideal for streaming live events with multiple cameras” said Rich Mavrogeanes, CEO of Discover Video.  “This low cost, small portable encoder appliance set’s a new standard for streaming, recording, and high quality delivery to any location.

Spider Features:

  • Four HDMI inputs for recording or live streaming
  • Built-in video/audio hitless switcher with remote control and front panel buttons
  • Automatic publishing with secure, authenticated delivery
  • Up to 10 H.264 simultaneous video streams including PIP
  • Compatible with Arcus, DEVOS, YouTube, Facebook, and more
  • Can be remotely controlled and scheduled via web interface, Arcus, or DEVOS

The new Spider is priced at $4,495 and is available now.

WEBINAR: Best Practices in Delivering Video Over Ethernet and Wifi Networks

Join DiscoverVideo and our newest partner Wyebot on November 13, 2018, for a webinar on the best practices of video deployment.

Learn about:

  • Optimizing network connectivity
  • Using the network to deliver live and on-demand HD video to classrooms and personal devices
  • Network Pitfalls to avoid when delivering video content
  • Pros and cons of using Unicast vs Multicast

Watch the Webinar Here

About Wyebot:

On a day-to-day basis, you and your customers just want a WiFi network you can count on. By combining a best-of-breed WiFi sensor and patented software solution, Wyebot keeps enterprises reliably connected, every day.

DEVOS Nominated for Streaming Media Reader’s Choice Awards

Discover Video has five products nominated for the 2018 Streaming Media Reader’s Choice Awards:

Best Education Video Platform – DEVOS

Best Enterprise Video Platform – DEVOS

Best Live Streaming Video Platform – DV Express

Best Small/Medium Business Video Platform – DEVOS Stinger

Best Webcasting/Presentation Solution (On-Prem) – DEVOS

Vote for Discover Video:  http://www.streamingmedia.com/readerschoice/2018/Vote.aspx

 

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Join us for our Closed Captioning Webinar

Learn how to caption any video for education and training
Wednesday, August 22nd at 1pm EDT, 10am PDT.

Watch the Webinar Here

Join Discover Video and cielo24 for this exciting Captioning webinar to learn:

  • How simple it is to add closed captions automatically to any video in DEVOS
  • How to search for keywords in captions and index your video
  • How the DEVOS and cielo24 captions meet ADA and Section 504 regulations
  • How to get high accuracy in your captions and utilize the captions for e-learning

This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all registrants after the live event.

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Discover Video and cielo24 Partner for Closed Captioning

Discover Video today announced its new partnership with video data solutions leader, cielo24, for video captioning and metadata services.  Discover Video (DEVOS) customers will now have the ability to automatically add captions to any media on the award-winning DEVOS enterprise video platform.  With a simple click, DEVOS customers can enable accurate captions and rich metadata enhanced search capabilities that meet federal accessibility regulations.

One very exciting feature of the new partnership is the ability for DEVOS users to add video captioning and metadata during live webcasts, or directly through the cielo24 partner platform for recorded videos. The resulting video metadata (words or phrases) can easily be searched within customer’s DEVOS streaming system. The captioning and metadata is 99% accurate providing an ideal solution for education and training.  In addition, key events such as corporate and government meetings can also be captioned to enhance the viewing experience.

“cielo24’s video captioning and metadata capabilities are ideal for our government, corporate, and education customers,” said Rich Mavrogeanes, Discover Video’s CEO.  “The new cielo24 partnership permits our current and future customers to provide a great communications service to their viewers while meeting key compliance regulations.”

“We are excited to support Discover Video’s launch of cielo24 metadata and captioning services to power video discovery, engagement, reach and compliance,” said cielo24 CEO Brian PlackisCheng. “In addition to extending video access to the hearing impaired and second language learners, timed metadata provides rich video search and interaction, helping teaching organizations and students get the most out of online video education.”

PRESS RELEASE: Discover Video Introduces Live 360 Video Streaming System

May 29, 2018, Wallingford CT — Discover Video today announced its new live 360 video system for streaming and recording events, lectures and training sessions. The system allows any organization to deliver live 360 4K video to viewers on computers and mobile devices.   It includes a revolutionary new Insta360 camera and the award winning DEVOS enterprise video platform.

 

The Live 360 Video system is ideal for delivering dynamic live and on-demand video from educational institutions, businesses, healthcare organizations, government, and special events anywhere.   The new 360 camera includes six 8K cameras with automatic stitching to produce a full 4K 360 capture.   Each viewer can customize their view by using a mouse or just swiping on a smartphone or tablet.   With the DEVOS platform the live 360 video can be easily delivered securely within the organization or on the public Internet for public viewing.

 

“We are proud to be the first full system provider for 360 Video systems, and it opens up so many new applications for organizations” said Rich Mavrogeanes, Discover Video’s CEO.  “It is a much desired solution for focus groups, clinical skills assessment, lecture and classroom capture, and much more.”

 

360 Live Streaming Features:

  • Six 8K cameras in one mobile unit for recording or live streaming
  • Integrated with the DEVOS on-premises or cloud based video distribution system
  • Automatic publishing with secure, authenticated delivery
  • Remote control and scheduling of live or recorded streams
  • Full 360 HD video to computers and mobile devices
  • Customized viewer control

 

The new Insta360 camera is priced at $3499.00 and is available now.

 

About Discover Video, LLC

 

Discover Video is a leading software, hardware, and services provider that empowers customers with the ability to broadcast and deliver live and on-demand video, presentations, and digital signage to employees, students, or the general public.  We focus on the enterprise where network citizenship and security are crucial.  We support all five screens and we provide a complete ecosystem.  Our customers include educational institutions, schools, corporations, and local, state, and federal governments.