AJA BRIDGE LIVE is a turnkey solution built for critical streaming applications with high performance 12G-SDI video encoding/decoding, stream-based transcoding, flexible I/O, comprehensive metadata support, closed caption support and all within a compact 1RU form factor with redundant power supplies.
Designed with the ability to support both low-latency and high-quality workflows across a range of codecs, containers, and protocols, BRIDGE LIVE enables numerous use cases; multi-input live streaming to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, or Twitch, providing high quality reference video for remote collaboration in production and post, backhauling remote live SDI video sources to the media production facility, SDI to MPEG-TS conversions for Telcos/IPTV/Cable networks, through to encoding for content distribution with ABR ladder profiles or hand-off for OTT packaging, and all supported via public internet. Plus optional annual maintenance and feature-set extensions
Watch this video to learn more about BRIDGE LIVE. It includes a look at real time encode, decode, and transform capabilities of BRIDGE LIVE between 12G-SDI sources and destinations. BRIDGE LIVE offers codecs from H.265, H.264, H.262 (MPEG2-TS) to optional JPEG 2000 using a variety of transport protocols including SRT for secure and reliable transport needs.
AJA and Comprimato
BRIDGE LIVE represents an exciting partnership between AJA and Comprimato, both long standing industry innovators. The merging of AJA's hardware development and video I/O expertise with Comprimato's transcoding and internet transport know-how means customers can expect the versatility, speed and quality needed for that competitive edge. The unique fusion of company talent between AJA and Comprimato ensures that BRIDGE LIVE delivers the performance and reliability needed for live H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC, MPEG-4), H.262 (MPEG-2) and JPEG 2000* encode, decode, or transcode needs.
BRIDGE LIVE supports up to 4x 3G-SDI simultaneously, or 1x 12G-SDI connections yielding 4 HD channels or 1 UltraHD channel of SDI video I/O in 1RU. Dual 10GigE Ethernet ports provide network connectivity and dual power supplies provide peace of mind.
Administration, monitoring and access to BRIDGE LIVE is supported via either network browser or local Display Port. Indirect agnostic monitoring and automation is supported via both REST API and SNMP.Metadata and Closed Caption Support
BRIDGE LIVE fully supports both closed captioning and additional metadata which is often a neglected feature set with lower cost encoding devices.
BRIDGE LIVE supports:
SCTE-35/SCTE-104 Ad insertion markers and conversion
CEA-608/CEA-708 Closed Captioning including conversion
Embedding Closed Captioning/Subtitles into H.264 SEI messages
Metadata pass through
MPEG-2 ancillary packet support, SMPTE 2038
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) on input
Transport, Encoding and Delivery
BRIDGE LIVE can be configured for low latency or high quality tasks. Depending on configuration, latency can be as low as 200ms. And, BRIDGE LIVE naturally gives you the tools to move content and deliver according to your workflow needs.
BRIDGE LIVE supports:
SRT (plus encryption)
MPEG Transport Stream
ABR Ladder Profiles
Hand-off for OTT packaging
BRIDGE LIVE supports the following configurations for encoding and decoding between SDI and streaming formats as standard. Multiple streams/formats/destinations can be derived from a single SDI input.
- Live Direct-to-Audience Streaming
- Reference Video for Remote Collaboration
- Remote Video Transport and Contribution
- Encoding For Remote Production & Content Distribution
- Live Production Encoding
- Video Formats
- (UltraHD) 3840x2160p 23.98,