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Title: How to: Streaming requirements
Solution Number: 00000757 Type: Technical
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What do I need to stream to NetroMedia?

 

Please do not make purchases based solely on this information - please confirm with the NetroMedia Technical team before any planned purchase.

NetroMedia recommends that a dedicated system is used for encoding, a system that is used exclusively for encoding. For mobile broadcasting a quad core system with at least 4gb of ram is recommended coupled with a PCI capture card, we do not recommend the use of USB capture cards.

 

Encoder requirements:
Standard Flash Live (If mobile will ever be a requirement, see mobile options below)
In order to stream to flash you will need an encoder capable of sending the following codecs:

  • Video: H.264, VP6
  • Audio: AAC, MP3, NellyMoser (NellyMoser not recommended)
  • Compatible software encoders: Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder (recommended), Wirecast, XSplit Broadcaster, Open Broadcaster
  • Hardware encoders: NewTek Tricaster, Visionary Solutions AVN420.

 

Flash Live Mobile
In order to stream Flash Live Mobile you will need an encoder capable of sending the following codecs:

  • Video: H.264, preferably Baseline level 1.3
  • Audio: AAC
  • Compatible software encoders: Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder (With plugin)(recommended), Wirecast, XSplit Broadcaster, Open Broadcaster
  • Hardware encoders: Visionary Solutions AVN420

 

Adobe Flash Media Live Enocder System requirements:
Windows:

  • For H.264 and AAC support: 1.67GHz Intel Core™2 Duo processor required (3GHz Intel Core 2 Duo recommended)
  • For multiple output streams: 3GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 2GB of RAM required (quad- or 8-core machine with 3GB of RAM recommended)
  • Microsoft®Windows®XP with Service Pack 2 or 3; Windows Vista®Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise; Windows Server®2003 (32-bit) Web Edition; or Windows 7
  • 256MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • 40MB of available hard-disk space (excludes archived FLV and F4V files)
  • 1024x768 screen resolution with 32-bit video card
  • Microsoft DirectShow compatible video capture device
  • Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime version 9.0c

 

Mac OS:

  • 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or faster processor
  • Mac OS X v10.5.6
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 50MB of available hard-disk space (excludes archived FLV and F4V files)
  • 1024x768 screen resolution
  • QuickTime compatible audio/video capture devices
  • QuickTime 7 software or later

 

Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder compatible device list:
Windows:
Webcams/Capture cards
Creative Webcam Vista Plus
Logitech QuickCam Fusion
Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000
Logitech QuickCam Express
Logitech QuickCam Easy
Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000
Capture Cards
FireWire, PCI IEEE 1394
Osprey 100
Osprey 440
Osprey 450e
Osprey 230
Osprey 240e
Osprey 530
Osprey 560
Osprey 700 HDe *
Digital Rapids DRC 500
Digital Rapids DRC-1600
Epiphan VGA2USB LR
Epiphan VGA2USB Pro
BlackMagic Intensity Pro
BlackMagic Decklink HD Extreme

* Requires driver version 2.1.0.29 or higher

 

Other Devices
Canopus ADVC 1000
Sony DCR —HC38E MiniDV Handycam
DV Camera
Sony DCR PC350
Sony DCR HC96E
Canon NTSC DC20
Panasonic NV-GS35
JVC GR-D770 High-Band
Canon HV 10
Matrox MXO2 Mini MAX
Matrox MXO2 LE MAX
Matrox MXO2 MAX
Matrox Mojito MAX
Matrox Monarch HD


 

Macintosh
Built-in iSight Camera
Built-in Microphone
Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro
Unibrain Fire-i Digital Camera
Firewire IEEE 1394 compatible DV devices
BlackMagic Intensity Pro
BlackMagic Decklink HD Extreme

 

Other devices will be compatible but have not been tested.

 

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