Broadcast Pix Uses Medialooks’ MFormats SDK For Remote UI
Broadcast Pix endorses Medialooks for its video SDK.
Broadcast Pix chooses Medialooks MFormats and WebRTC to power its remote camera control solutions.
The Broadcast Pix Commander enables users to view and control cameras and productions in full motion video in Chrome, Safari or Firefox; on any connected device. Buttons can be configured to trigger Broadcast Pix’s unique media–aware Macros to simplify operations, such as rolling clips, adding lower thirds or logos, displaying split-screen effects or remotely controlling robotic cameras, so streaming requirements are quite demanding.
“Since 2003, Broadcast Pix have pioneered integrated solutions that replace several devices requiring dedicated and trained operators,” explained Ben Taylor, Broadcast Pix CTO. “When it came to creating a remote user interface for viewing and controlling our systems we chose Medialooks as our partner because their highly flexible and powerful video SDK enabled us to create and manage streaming media formats saving development time - which in turn enabled us to maintain our market lead.”
He adds that Medialooks addition of WebRTC “made a very compelling case, both financially and technically as I was able to easily integrate the components creating an elegant solution much quicker than we could have done with any other tools.”
Taylor is now looking forward to what his team can do with MFormats to expand playback, streaming and local recording options not only to provide more streaming formats but also increase performance.
“We took a number of sample applications and looked at resource utilization and saw that CPU load and memory usage are less than they are with the tools that we have been using,” Taylor concluded “Performance is really critical for us, so we are looking forward to using it in other areas.”
You might also like...
Learning From The Experts At The BEITC Sessions at 2023 NAB Show
Many NAB Shows visitors don’t realize that some of the most valuable technical information released at NAB Shows emanates from BEITC sessions. The job titles of all but one speaker in the conference are all related to engineering, technology, d…
Celebrating BEITC At NAB Show
As we approach the 2023 NAB Show in the NAB centenary year, we celebrate the unique insight and influence of the Broadcast Engineering & IT Conference that happens alongside the show each year.
Super Bowl LVII To Be Available In 4K UHD And Dolby Vision For The First Time
Fox Sports is gearing up for its live coverage of Super Bowl LVII on February 12th, which will be the first NFL Super Bowl to be televised in 4K UHD. The game will be shot in High Dynamic Range (HDR)…
Orchestrating Resources For Large-Scale Events: Part 4 - Monitoring Data For Efficiency & Forensics
Large-scale remote production systems can be complex and challenging to monitor, but IP presents many opportunities to capture and make use of rich data streams.
Orchestrating Resources For Large-Scale Events: Part 3 - Contribution & Remote Control
A discussion of camera sources, contribution network and remote control infrastructure required at the venue.