LiveShell X, Cerevo’s H.265 1080/60p Live Streaming Device Will Be Available to Pre-Order from 7th September 2016


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 ( It will be available for $699.00 and is scheduled to be shipped from the beginning of October globally.

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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
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


+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


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)


LiveShell Series Comparison Table

LiveShell X LiveShell PRO LiveShell 2
Max. Resolution 1080/60p 720/30p 720/30p
Video Compression H.265/H.264 H.264 H.264
Simultaneous Streaming 3 (Max.) + 1 (Monitoring) 1 1
Recording ◯ (microSDXC)
Lower Third
Ethernet 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
Wireless IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Video Input HDMI x1 (up to 1080/60p) HDMI x1 (up to 1080i)

Composite (NTSC/PAL)

HDMI x1 (up to 1080i)
Audio Input HDMI x1

Stereo x1


Stereo x1

Stereo Mic. x1

Protocol RTMP client

RTSP server

RTMP client

RTSP server

RTMP client

RTSP server

Continuous Operating Time 6 hours (Max.) 3 hours (Max.) 3.3 hours (Max)
Size 102x42x100mm 123x90x26mm 78x113x25mm
Weight (w/battery) Approx. 480g 350g 150g

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo targets the “Global Niche” marketplace with low volume, high end products for consumer and professional users.

Cerevo has developed and released over 25 products including, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a camcorder, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses and the XON series of smart sports products. These products are sold in more than 50 countries. For more information, please visit –

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