Streambox Presents ACT-L5 Codec

Streambox presents the latest version of its ACT-L5 codec, supporting 4K, 2K, HD and 2K stereo video.

The Streambox ACT-L5 codec delivers the 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB color profile required for cinematic, episodic, and commercial color grading. Also, along with LDMP, ACT-L5 can deliver master quality video streams over a lower bandwidth connection for video collaboration. This is ideal for live events, digital signage, broadcast, and sports video contributions - 12-bit, 4:4:4 RGB and HDR with higher frame rate.

ACT-L5 is an adaptive bitrate codec capable of encoding full resolution, 4096 × 2160, 4K or 2K Cinema DCI 23.98, 24, and 25 fps or 3840 x 2160 UHD at 60, 50, 30, 23.98, and 24 fps and 4K transport from 2Mbps to 120Mbps in real time.

The codec is integrated with LDMP (Low Delay Multi-Path) reliable video transport for low latency video streaming over bonded wired and wireless IP networks where lower cost networking is desired.

It is shipping with the Streambox Chroma rackmounts with upgrade options for 4K and 12G-SDI video system.

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