Haivision announces latest encoding platform

The Makito X series is the next generation of H.264 encoding platform from Haivision.

Addressing the growth of the use of IP video within the enterprise market, the Makito X Series features six times the processing power of its predecessor.

The Makito X2, a dual channel HD-SDI H.264 encoder is the first product from Haivision to incorporate the new X Series technology. It can encode up to 12 HD (1080p@60Hz) sources to H.264 within a single rack unit of space.

The X2 supports High Profile H.264 compresion, with 55-millisecond encoding latency. It also supports multiple bitrate streaming with up to four renditions of each input from 32 Kbps to 25 Mbps at 1080p60.