MGW Ace Encoder is the world's first HEVC / H.265 hardware encoder in a professional grade portable streaming appliance. Powered by VITEC HEVC GEN2+ encoder, MGW Ace Encoder delivers industry's best video quality enabling users to stream broadcast quality HD/SD video with up to 50% bandwidth savings compared to H.264. Additionally, the codec now supports Ultra Low Latency streaming in HEVC for a glass-to-glass latency down to less than 1 Frame.
Powered by VITEC HEVC GEN2+, an all-hardware compression chip, MGW Ace Encoder sets new industry standards in video quality, bit rate, and latency. This revolutionary encoder provides best-in class HEVC video quality up to 4:2:2 10-bit and an encoding latency down to 4ms in Ultra Low Latency mode for an impressive less than 1 Frame glass to glass latency (when paired with MGW Ace Decoder - ULL Mode). Featuring 16 channels of audio encoding as well as High Definition range (HDR) support, MGW Ace Encoder is ready for the most demanding broadcast applications. Integrating with any video environment - the MGW Ace Encoder offers a large selection of input including 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI, DVI, HDMI and Composite video as well as analog and digital audio (embedded and discrete). The on-board hardware scaler can be used for real-time downscaling, cropping, frame-sampling delivering an optimized video output for your application. A built-in video matrix enables routing of video sources to both the HEVC and H.264 compression cores for simultaneous H.265 and H.264 streaming over IP or DVB-ASI ouput.
From live News Broadcasting in the field, Point-to-Point contribution of HD video, live streaming from or within Sports Venues to distribution of mission-critical Military Imagery - MGW Ace makes it more efficient than ever to deliver the highest quality IPTV streams over satellite links, private networks and over the internet.
Shipping with Zixi™ stream transport protection technology, the appliance protects video, audio and metadata on networks with up to 30% packet loss or data corruption. Agnostic to stream transport protection protocols, MGW Ace Encoder also supports SRT (Secure Reliable Transport), RIST and SMPTE2022 Pro-MPEG. As a result, thanks to its ULL mode, MGW Ace Encoder delivers unprecedented low glass-to-glass latency even over lossy network or the Internet.
The portable HEVC encoder features low power consumption compared to software-based HEVC encoders running on large multi-CPU servers. MGW Ace makes it possible to take next generation HEVC encoding from the server rooms into the field for Broadcast applications with easy integration to transport cases, TV trucks, portable cases, vehicles and aircraft.