Epiphan Pearl-2 is the easiest way to do 4K live streaming, switching and recording. Reliable, simple live streaming with Pearl-2's integrated live video production workflow. Manage your streaming, recording and live switching in one place with this all in one video encoder and video production system.
Capture 6 video sources at once
Pearl-2 works with video sources from SD to 4K. Connect up to six sources at once to encode and stream one 4K Ultra HD program or up to six 1080p Full HD programs. Use any combination of your video sources connected to the HDMI, 4K HDMI or 12G SDI video input ports or from IP cameras over your network.
Stunning 4K video
Harness the power of Pearl-2's 6th generation Intel i7 processor to capture stunning 4K video at 30 fps. Pearl-2's hardware-accelerated encoder provides flawless H.264 encoding for maximum compatibility and performance with any video portal or player.
Switch video sources live
Use the touch screen or Epiphan Live to preview and change the live content in your video programs. See changes immediately in your live video stream and on displays connected to Pearl-2's 4K HDMI video output ports.
Stream to viewers everywhere
Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook and any other CDN or video portal. At the same time, use the built-in streaming server to stream locally to web browsers, smart TVs and set-top boxes.
Monitoring and switching made easy
Simple to use monitoring and live switching between sources or layouts using Epiphan Live, a control interface designed for touch screen devices. Control your streaming and recording from any mobile device or computer on your local network.
Pro audio support
Capture embedded HDMI and SDI audio or use the XLR/RCA ports for professional level audio from mixing consoles and sound equipment. Built-in attenuation and gain adjustment mean you get perfect sound fidelity.
Custom layout builder
Design your own custom layouts including picture in picture using the drag-and-drop editor in Pearl-2's web-based Admin panel. Combine, crop and scale up to 6 video sources. Customize it completely with backgrounds, overlay images, text and timestamping.
Keep your recordings safe
Hold hundreds of hours of HD recordings on the 512 GB solid state hard-drive. Configure automatic file transfer to a local USB drive with USB 3.0 file transfer speed or to networked storage to ensure your files are always protected.
Single person operation
Control and monitor your live video production with Pearl-2's touch screen. With a touch of the finger, turn on streaming, recording or switch the layout in the live stream. Connect your headphones and monitor audio using the front-mounted 3.5 mm audio jack and on-screen VU meter.
Plug and play or tweak to perfection
Let Pearl-2 set everything for you automatically or use the web-based Admin panel to configure bitrate, frame size, layouts and more! Output video to local displays
Show content to front of house or send it to a larger confidence monitor with Pearl-2's two 4K HDMI video output ports. Configure to share any input source or switched program output.
Use Pearl-2's built-in streaming server to share via unicast or multicast stream to up to 50 viewers with popular streaming protocols such as HTTP, HLS, FLV, ASF, UPnP and SAP.
Stream to CDNs
Publish your live video stream to a large audience using an enterprise streaming server or CDN using RTMP or RTSP. Image: Supported CDNs including Facebook Live, Youtube, Wowza, Livestream, Akamai, Ustream and others.
Capture ISOs in full detail
Stream your final program output, in any desired resolution, while also recording high quality ISOs for post-processing.
Pearl-2 integrates easily with content management systems (CMS) and with learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard, Kaltura, Mediasite and Moodle. Epiphan customers love Pearl-2 because it works with the systems you already have in place.
Use Pearl-2 anywhere
Comes with a very rugged, hard-shell custom carry case to protect it while traveling.
Get more from Pearl-2 with the 4K feature add-on
The 4K feature add-on is easy to buy and activate. Buy it when you buyPearl-2 or buy it later, when you need 4K features. Activate your add-on quickly and easily with a one-time web activation via Pearl-2's Admin portal.
4K video streaming
Create a 4K video production with a 4Kcamera and 4K slide presentation.
· Add dynamic live switching between sources
· Record your 4K UHDvideo program and simultaneously send it out as a live stream to YouTube or Facebook
Use a single, stationary 4K camera to simulate multiple virtual HD cameras.
· Crop the 4K view into several 1080por 720p pieces
· Move between these virtual cameras in your live video production using Pearl-2's video switcher interface
When you don't need to streamlive at 4K but you have 4K cameras and sources.
· Pearl-2's hardware downscaling reduces your sources to 1080p
· Scale as many as four4K sources
· Add two more HDsources for an engaging Full HD live stream!
4 x HD multiview
Build and encode a4K UHD collage from4 HD video sources.
· Preserve every fine detail of the original video feeds
· Record and webcast your 4-up view to YouTube or any4K-capable CDN
· All four HD videos are synchronized together in one live 4K video program
Select the best all-in-one live video production system based on your video streaming and recording needs. Don't forget to also make sure you have what you'll need for the future. Pearl uses a 3rd generation Intel i5 processor to bring you4 simultaneous 1080p streamsat 30 frames per second with dynamic switching, complete layout control and local video monitoring.
With a state of the art 6thgeneration Intel i7 processor,Pearl-2 gives you everything from Pearl plus 4K encoding support, additional processing power for more simultaneous channels and headroom for a whole roadmap of new features. This first generation Pearl system handles four 1080p 30 fpsprograms simultaneously. Its perfect for static or dynamic live productions with two to four sources.