Now Shipping: Livestream Studio HD550 and HD51 in 4K

Livestream announced an exciting new upgrade to our portable (Studio HD550) and rackmount (Studio HD51) live production switchers at this year’s IBC trade show. The power of Studio hardware is now available in 4K, featuring five inputs and one output with full-size HDMI and SDI connectors.

Our Studio 4K input crop functionality is included in the new software update, allowing users to create multiple virtual camera views from a single 4K camera.

We have also upgraded the key hardware specifications making it a perfect upgrade and future-proof purchase, even if you do not need 4K inputs yet.

  • 64GB RAM
  • 8 Core Intel i7 CPU (16 Virtual threads)
  • Windows 10
  • 2TB SSD Drive

4K input support (via BlackMagic Design and Magewell 4K cards) is also available to Studio software customers with their own custom configuration.

Order now from Livestream or one of our resellers at store.livestream.com.

Stream Live to Multiple Destinations with Simulcast

Simulcast with Livestream combines the flexibility and ownership of the Livestream platform with the reach and engagement of your viewers’ favorite destinations.

Now, with the Livestream platform, you can reach millions of viewers on RTMP-enabled streaming destinations such as YouTube Live, Periscope, and Twitch when you become a Premium or Enterprise customer. Per our previous announcement, you can also stream to Facebook Live through the Livestream platform.

Update: Producers using Simulcast can now stream to multiple Facebook pages from their Livestream account. For more information and instructions on how-to, see our Help Center Article

With these tools, Livestream is now the key point of distribution for all your live content, enabling you to reach your audience wherever they are. Simulcasting gives you all of the Livestream features and benefits – including white labeling, analytics, and support – with the reach and scale of additional platforms.

Here’s how it works:

Livestream users have access to a stream key in their account settings. Copy the RTMP URL and stream key from popular destinations such as YouTube, Periscope, or Twitch into your Simulcast settings.

Activate Simulcast on all your events or an event-by-event basis. For more information and how-to, visit our help center article.