The Wowza ClearCaster appliance brings broadcast-quality encoding to any destination. Purpose-built for event producers, it simplifies workflow management while encoding broadcast-quality video.
ClearCaster enables users to better control, monitor, and automate their encoding workflows - leveraging cloud-based intelligence for superior reliability over the first mile. The end result is the highest-quality and most reliable live-streaming experience.
Encoding to Any Destination Use trusted encoder presets to deliver RTMP(s) to any destination, including defined worflows for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Adaptive Network Encoding Increase reliability with adaptive network encoding, which constantly monitors network health and automatically decreases bitrate in adverse conditions.
Simplified Workflow Management Use the cloud-based ClearCaster Manager for command and control, as well as real-time health monitoring over all your appliances.
A/V Inputs 1 x 6G SDI/HD/Ultra HD or 1x HDMI 2.0a
Supported Capture Input 4k: Up to 2160p30, 4k (interlaced video supported)
Universal Mode: H.264/HEVC AAC - Up to 1080p60; 4Kp30
Facebook Mode: H.264/AAC - Up to 1080p60; Auto configure redundant encoders
Network 1 GB Ethernet, DHCP support, manual network configurable
Display Built-in LCD screen with button controls
HDMI out of Streaming Engineer Health Monitoring
Titling/Graphics Support for graphics via browser-based sources
Size 1RU, rack-mountable, 1/2 depth
Power 200W internal power supply
API Available with Full Control in Universal Mode
Available via Graph API in Facebook Mode