7th September 2016, Tokyo

LiveShell X will be available in Japan from late September 2016 and globally from the beginning of October 2016.

Cerevo, the IoT startup based in Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce “LiveShell X” the latest and most advanced model in its line of award-winning LiveShell devices will be available for pre-order from 7th September at the Official Cerevo Store (http://gstore.cerevo.com/). It will be available for $699.00 and is scheduled to be shipped from the beginning of October globally.

LiveShell X

https://s.cerevo.com/x

LiveShell X was first unveiled at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas and enables you to live stream without a PC. Supporting H.265/H.264 live encoding at up to 1080/60p, realtime recording via microSD and multicasting with up to 3 simultaneous streams, LiveShell X is designed for professional quality broadcasting.

H.265/H.264 live encoding at up to 1080/60p

The current LiveShell series, LiveShell PRO and LiveShell 2  support up to 720/30p HD streaming. With LiveShell X 1080/60p is supported, enabling Full HD live streaming.

Up to 3 simultaneous streams

The multi-streaming function enables you to stream to multiple services simultaneously while sending video to a backup server. You can also broadcast multiple streams to one streaming service at different bit rates.

Realtime recording during live streaming

LiveShell X can record to a microSD card directly to make a backup copy of your broadcast or to record an event for later broadcasting. If you use LiveShell X only for recording purposes, 1080/60p Full HD video can be recorded.

Maximum resolution with simultaneous streams/recording

Streaming/Recording

Max. Resolution

Stream x1

1080/60p

Record x1

1080/60p

Stream x1, Record x1

1080/30p x2

Stream x2, Record x1

1080/30p x1, 720/30p x2

Stream x3

1080/30p x1, 720/30p x2

Supporting a variety of streaming platforms

LiveShell X supports multiple streaming platforms and as well as live streaming to a closed local network via local mode. LiveShell X can also function as your exclusive local streaming server in RTSP mode without the need to build a server.

Supported streaming platforms

YouTube Live

Facebook Live

Ustream

Twitch

Wowza

Akamai

Your own RTMP server

Features H.265/AAC encoding

LiveShell X supports leading edge H.265/AAC encoding. Enabling the same quality video as H.264 at half the bit rate or using the same bit rate as H.264 with twice the video quality.

Longer battery operation hours, max. 6 hours

LiveShell X features a high capacity battery so you can keep broadcasting for extended periods of time, a maximum of 6 hours continuous operating time when broadcasting one live stream*1 and one recording and a maximum of 3 hours when using two live streams and 1 recording or 3 live streams*2.

*1. 720/30p streaming.

*2. Operating time will vary according to streaming settings.

Full control of your broadcasts via Dashboard
Using LiveShell X’s web-based control panel, Dashboard, anyone from beginners to professionals can control LiveShell X’s video quality, audio level, bit rate and cue timing. Users can remotely control LiveShell X using Dashboard from any smartphone, tablet or PC with an internet connection.

Lower thirds support

Add subtitles, logos and graphics to your live streaming, including transparent PNG support.

Monitor your video

Using an application such as VLC Player, you now can view your live streaming or recorded video on your PC or tablet, allowing you to monitor your video in almost real time without using a HDMI display or video distribution device.

Stable, PC-less live streaming with 5GHz 802.11ac wireless support

Full HD video broadcasting without the need to rely on a PC for live streaming. LiveShell X also supports the latest wireless networking standards for reliable cable-free broadcasting.

Powerful broadcasting solution when combined with LiveWedge

With Cerevo’s LiveWedge, enable Full HD streaming with video mixing and switching.

Available functions when using LiveWedge with LiveShell series

Function

LiveWedge only

LiveWedge

+ LiveShell PRO

LiveWedge

+LiveShell X

Tablet preview, live streaming and SD card recording 

One of three

Two of three

Preview + recording + live streaming

Max. live streaming resolution

720/30p

720/30p

1080/60p

Max. recording resolution

720/30p (1080/20p)

720/30p (1080/20p)

1080/60p

Specifications

Internet Connection

Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)

Wireless (IEEE 802.11ac/b/g/n)

Video Input

HDMI x1

Audio Input

HDMI x1/Stereo

Video Compression

H.265/H.264

Video Resolution

1080/60p (Max.)

Video Bit Rate

20Mbps (Max.)

Audio Compression

AAC-LC

Audio Bit Rate

256Kbps (Max.)

Resolution (Live)

1080/60p (Max) (one stream)

Simultaneous Streaming

Up to 3 streams

Recording Resolution

1080/60p (Max.) (one recording)

Recording Media

microSD (SDXC supported)

Power Supply

AC adapter or battery (included)

Continuous Operating Time

Approx. 6 hours (Max.)

Size

102x42x100mm

Weight

Approx. 380g (without batteries), approx. 480g (with batteries)

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