Create clips from any stream and, in the process, do frame-accurate cutting. Unified Capture works with Live and VOD streams generating clips in HLS, MPEG-DASH, HDS and HSS. It enables monetization of live streaming and new services, such as nPVR, catch-up TV and timeshift TV.

How Unified Capture works

Unified Capture is a command line tool that captures and downloads the adaptive bitrate presentation (ABR) to disk, from a URL with timestamps. It also provides the option to do frame-accurate cuts in stream, whereby Unified Capture decodes and encodes beginning and ending fragments to allow for sample-accurate timing.

How it works

Choose your format

Live stream
from Unified Origin

On demand stream
from Unified Origin

Unified Capture

Unified Capture with on-the-fly decryption.

Multi purpose clips

Highlights from stream

Infinite archive

Live2VOD, nPVR

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Reduce time-to-view

How long it takes to go from live to VOD depends on the amount of time you spend making clips and removing specific content, such as ads. Content preparation processes are time-consuming and may require manual processing to make the live streams available for VOD. As time-to-view gets prolonged, you risk missing opportunities for monetization.

Seamless streaming

Unified Capture simplifies content replacement by doing in-stream cuts and creating a seamless transition between frames. This saves you time and optimizes your window of revenue.

Easy to integrate, improving time to market

You can incorporate Unified Capture into any existing workflow and CMS. Flexible and easy to integrate, it was developed to meet the varying needs of a broad range of companies.

Deploy anywhere

Implement Unified Capture anywhere, whether you want your data on-premise or in the cloud. It works with Amazon EC2, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Pre-configured and ready-to-stream images of Unified Radio are available.

Product essentials

  • One tool for all recording formats, such as nPVR, catch-up TV, time-shift TV
  • Captures multi-format streams over HTTP or directly from disk
  • Multiple output formats: HDS, HLS, MPEG-DASH, Smooth
  • Supports encrypted and unencrypted streams
  • Easy to integrate into any workflow and CMS

Licensing

Unified Capture's annual licensing is based on live channels or captured volume. The licensing fee covers all product features. Please contact us for a quote tailored to your needs.

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