FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 (http://gstore.cerevo.com/). It will be available for $699.00 and is scheduled to be shipped from the beginning of October globally.
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
|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
|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
+ LiveShell PRO
|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 Resolution||1080/60p (Max.)|
|Video Bit Rate||20Mbps (Max.)|
|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.)|
|Weight||Approx. 380g (without batteries), approx. 480g (with batteries)|
LiveShell Series Comparison Table
|LiveShell X||LiveShell PRO||LiveShell 2|
|Simultaneous Streaming||3 (Max.) + 1 (Monitoring)||1||1|
|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)
|HDMI x1 (up to 1080i)|
|Audio Input||HDMI x1
Stereo Mic. x1
|Continuous Operating Time||6 hours (Max.)||3 hours (Max.)||3.3 hours (Max)|
|Weight (w/battery)||Approx. 480g||350g||150g|
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 – http://cerevo.com