09-20-2018 --> MGW Ace Encoder Version 2.1.0 Released

09-20-2018 --> MGW Ace Encoder Version 2.1.0 Released

Version Highlights:
  • VITEC HEVC Gen2+ codec
    • Up to 1080p60 encoding

    • On-the-fly encoding bitrate change

    • Ultra-Low Latency (ULL) encoding

    • Low bitrate encoding down to 50kbps

  • New profile for Ultra Low Latency streaming: achieve a glass to glass latency down to 65ms when paired with MGW Ace Decoder.

  • Zixi™ streaming:

    • Zixi Low Latency mode: stream over The Internet / lossy network with best-in-class latency

  • Ancillary Data Support (HEVC)

    • Closed captions: CEA-708 / CEA-608

    • Transport: ANSI/SCTE 128, ATSC A/72 [CC in HEVC user data]

    • Timecode (SMPTE12M-2)

  • Talkback/Intercom with MGW Ace Decoder or MGW Talkback software.

  • End-to-End Latency monitoring when paired with MGW Ace Decoder

  • Wi-Fi control for easier on-field management (optional VITEC USB to Wi-Fi adapter required)

Additional information can be found in the attached PDF

The firmware upgrade is available at no charge to Platinum customers and to Gold customers running the same main branch version.

All other customers - please contact VITEC Support Team for additional information of how to purchase the upgrade.

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