Powerful Features of the Magewell Ultra Stream Family of Encoders.

/ / Blog

Powerful Features of the Magewell Ultra Stream Family of Encoders.

Powerful Features and New Model in Ultra Stream Encoder Family

Features include browser-based remote control and optional mobile broadband support. New configuration expands benefits to users with SDI sources

Ultra Stream encoders enable users to record or stream high-quality video with one click.  Using on-device buttons or an intuitive smartphone app. Customers can stream live to popular services such as YouTube, Facebook Live and Twitch or to a custom-specified RTMP server, and can simultaneously record video as files to a USB drive or the associated smartphone.

New features is support for 3G and 4G USB modems. Enabling users to live stream from anywhere over a mobile broadband connection. Automated connectivity management switches between mobile broadband, wired Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity. If the current network link is interrupted, and users can stream to different targets simultaneously over separate connection methods if desired. A new Access Point (AP) mode enables Wi-Fi-based smartphone control of Ultra Stream encoders in environments that don’t have an existing accessible Wi-Fi network.

A new web interface, enabling users to control Ultra Stream encoders through a web browser. While the smartphone app continues to provide the simplest way to locally manage the device. The browser-based interface enables customers to remotely control the encoder from anywhere via VPN or access it from a desktop computer over wired Ethernet. Multi-level user management in the web interface allows access to administrator functions to be restricted to authorized users.


Developers wishing to integrate control of Ultra Stream encoders into their software applications also gain important new capabilities, with an API enabling them to leverage the devices’ robust functionality in their own branded interface.

Updates are available for both the current Ultra Stream HDMI model and its new Ultra Stream SDI. While the earlier configuration features an HDMI input interface. The new Ultra Stream SDI captures, encodes and streams HD or 2K video at resolutions up to 2048×1080 over 3G-SDI connectivity. Support for embedded SDI audio is augmented by an analog microphone input and a headphone output for monitoring, while an SDI loop-through connection enables source signals to be simultaneously sent to a monitor or other production equipment.

“Video streaming has become an essential tool in almost every industry and market, and users who are not video professionals want to minimize their dependency on IT and AV specialists for their day-to-day streaming needs,” 

The ultra-compact Ultra Stream SDI measures just 4.1 inches (104.6 mm) by 3.7 inches (94.2 mm) with a height of 1.1 inches (28.5 mm), and weighs only 5.1 ounces (143.3g). Like its HDMI-equipped counterpart, Ultra Stream SDI offers both wireless and wired network connectivity – with built-in Wi-Fi as well as an RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet port – in addition to the aforementioned optional mobile broadband modem support.

Mobile broadband support and the new Access Point mode are available immediately as a firmware upgrade for existing Ultra Stream units. The web interface feature and new Ultra Stream SDI model.


About iView Data – Founded in 2002, iView Data (https://iviewdata.com)

 iView Data Ltd a UK  company based in the Midlands, United Kingdom. We specialize in the range of video capture hardware for display, record, video, broadcast & streaming, Providing world class affordable streaming, capture, recording media solutions for the windows, linux Mac users.  We are a customer oriented company and strive to provide excellence in service and support for all types of businesses, organisations and end user.

Magewell develops innovative solutions for media capture, processing and playout. The simplicity, performance, cost-effectiveness and reliability of Magewell’s I/O products make them the preferred choice of end-users, integrators and OEM / ODM customers for bringing professional video and audio signals into and out of popular software applications.

Magewell has earned a strong reputation for the exceptional quality, performance and reliability of its solutions. Distributed globally, Magewell products are used in professional video applications including live event streaming, broadcast, medical imaging, lecture capture, surveillance, video conferencing, gaming and more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *