Production STREAM

Content Acquisition Package for Remote Multi-Camera Production and Streaming

Part of CP Communications’ family of RHS STREAM packages, Production STREAM eases the ability to shoot programming in the field with up to seven cameras. It also enables live streaming over Ethernet, Wi-Fi and bonded cellular networks, assuring connectivity from virtually any location.

Designed for high-end production value across a range of applications, Production STREAM provides true broadcast-quality video at resolutions to 1080p with up to 16 channels of professional audio. All camera feeds are simultaneously ingested, and can be delivered to service providers as individual SDI feeds or a single stream.

The system is built around Sony PTZ cameras and Mobile Viewpoint (MVP) encoding and decoding technology, enabling H.265 CBR and VBR compression. IP-based camera control is enabled through a browser-based interface, which can be accessed locally or remotely through an MVP TerraLink-M encoder. Switching is handled by a Simplylive ViBox8-Mini compact production system, which supports six SDI inputs and two SDI outputs. Production STREAM also includes a master sync generator and POE network switch to provide connectivity to the PTZ cameras, external graphic solutions and laptops. Video streaming back to a studio, social media platform or CDN is performed with the MVP encoder, which features two bonded Ethernet connections and eight 3G/4G modems.

The acquisition/field components of Production STREAM fit into a single flight case. The receive/decode/playout side of the package features the MVP Playout 2K4 decoder and fits in a separate case. Adding a CP wireless communications systems results in an ideal solution for tier-2 and tier-3 remote sports coverage, live studio programming, corporate events, live music events, worship services, local news and other live productions desiring broadcast quality.

Solution Highlights

  • Cost-effective turnkey solution for remote productions with up to seven cameras
  • Fast, easy setup by a single technician
  • Up to 1080p resolution and professional-quality audio
  • 265 CBR & VBR encoding
  • Hard-wired or cellular connectivity — or both

Package Components

  • Sony SRG-360SHE HD PTZ remote cameras
  • MVP TerraLink-M multichannel H.265 HD/SD encoder
  • MVP Playout 2K4 multicam HD/SD decoder
  • Simplylive ViBox8-Mini compact switcher
  • Haivision full-frame low-latency return video encoder
  • Eight-channel analog audio embedder/disembedder
  • Yamaha Tio1608-D Dante-equipped I/O audio rack
  • Ubiquiti Networks UniFi 16-port PoE switch