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Livestream Takes Next Step in the Future of Live Production with Launch of Livestream Studio™ HD50, HD900 and HD1700

Launches three new Livestream Studio™ models and plans to unveil a control surface at NAB 2013 to further democratize live production.

NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the  success of the ultra portable Livestream Studio  HD500 and Livestream Studio™ Software, Livestream (livestream.com) today unveils  its full suite  of live production switchers: Livestream Studio™ HD50, HD900 and  HD1700, available  today for pre-order. To further its mission to democratize live video,  Livestream is extending its line of all-in-one broadcast quality switching hardware to enable HD live production at any size.

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New products available  for pre-order today:

  • Livestream Studio™ HD50:  Affordable,  semi-portable, 5 input  model; featuring digital HD. Price $6,999 (MSRP)
  • Livestream Studio™ HD900: 9 input  rackmount model; ideal for studios, facilities and  live production trucks.  Price $14,999 (MSRP)
  • Livestream Studio™ HD1700: 17 input  rackmount model; ideal for studios, facilities and  live production trucks.  Price $24,999 (MSRP)

Livestream Studio™ features include:

  • HD Live Inputs: HD-SDI, HDMI, Analog  and  AES EBU Audio
  • HD Live Output: HD-SDI, HDMI, Analog  and  AES EBU Audio
  • Multi-view: Full field-rate multi-view to preview your cameras in real-time with audio level overlays
  • Live transitions: Fade, SMPTE Wipes
  • Live audio mixing and  monitoring: with support for embedded audio
  • Two Graphics & DVE: Overlay, transparency, dynamic text titling, live countdown, picture in picture
  • Two downstream keys (DSKs)
  • Record to full resolution Blackmagic Design® MJPEG AVI (100Mbps)
  • Two media players: Playback video  clip files with automatic transition; built-in transcoder to import other formats such as MP4, QuickTime and  more
  • Built-in live streaming encoder: Enables one-click live streaming in HD multi-bitrate to the  award- winning, ad-free Livestream Platform or any platform of your choice, including YouTube™ Live, Ustream™, Akamai™, Wowza™  Media Server and  any CDN or server  that supports RTMP
  • Support: Includes two  months of the  industry's  only 7 day a week  phone support with knowledgeable customer service and  technical support

"Live production is a space that is ripe for disruption, and  Livestream is leading the  charge in creating affordable, broadcast-quality production switchers," said Max Haot,  CEO and  Co-Founder. "Livestream is committed to democratizing live video  and  with the  launch of the  Livestream Studio  family of products, we are providing every event, from  a high school football game to major concerts and  award  shows, with all the  tools they  need to produce live in HD."

Livestream will also debut a hardware control surface product line and  a free software update to all future  and existing  customers at the  National Association of Broadcasters Show  in Las Vegas (April 8 – 11, 2013). Visit Livestream at NAB in booth SL10716.

For more information, full tech specifications and  purchasing details visit http://store.livestream.com.

About Livestream:

Livestream's mission is to connect people and  live events. Livestream offers  event owners a complete set of hardware and  software tools to share  their  events with a growing community online. More than 30 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from  customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and  Warner  Bros. Records. Founded in 2007,  Livestream is headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles,  Ukraine  and  India. www.livestream.com

Press Contact:

Livestream
Christina DiRusso, PR Manager
(646) 532-6622
christina.dirusso@livestream.com

 

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