LiveShell 2 is the succesor device to “LiveShell”, Cerevo’s highly regarded live streaming device that was first released in 2011. The new model retains the compact and portable design of its predesessor while adding support for HD streaming. Broadcasting video and audio encoded in H.264+AAC, with a resolution of 720p and a bitrate of up to 10Mbps, the LiveShell 2 has the same live streaming capabilities as the higher end LiveShell PRO.
Live streaming is possible via wired LAN or Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac). The addition of 5GHz Wi-Fi support means stable streaming is possible even in bandwidth-congested areas.
Simply connect your video camera to LiveShell 2 via HDMI to enable live streaming without a PC. LiveShell 2 supports several live streaming services, such as Ustream, YouTube Live, Twitch (*1) and RTMP servers. Also available is Local Mode which allows LiveShell 2 to broadcast sound and video to a specific RTMP server in a completely closed LAN environnment. In addition, the RTSP mode can be used for direct delivery of video using the LiveShell 2 as a server (* 2). The LiveShell 2’s multiple live streaming options mean it can used in a wide variety of different situations.
Having a rechargeable battery is an essential feature for professional users and LiveShell 2 has an internal rechargeable Li-po battery that provides up to 3.3 hours (*3) of broadcasting time. It be recharged via the included AC adapter or a mobile USB battery charger (*4).
LiveShell PRO will continue to be sold as higher end high-end model for users that require it’s additional features. In the near future LiveShell PRO will be updated to support broadcasting over IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi and a special dongle will be available for purchase to allow existingLiveShell PRO users to use this new feature.
- Wired LAN (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
- Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac)Video input terminal
- HDMI (480p/720p/1080i)Audio input terminal
- HDMIVideo output
- Max. 1280x720p30 (User configurable)Live video encoding
- H.264 (High/Main/Baseline profile)Bitrate
- 10Mbps (Max.)Live audio encoding
- 256kbps (Max.)Power supply
- AC adapter or internal battery (not replaceable, rechargeable)Battery capacity
- 2,500mAhOperating time
- 3.3 hours (*3)Size
- 150gIncluded accessories
- AC adapter
- Set-up cable