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TouchStream Appliances

TouchStream video and audio streaming appliances combine our renowned live streaming quality and reliability with an intuitive touch-screen interface in a fully self-contained, easy-to-deploy, portable form factor for professional streaming applications.

Your Audience at Your Fingertips

Tour the TouchStream Interface Bringing live video to wider audiences has never been easier.

Ideal for professional media streaming in the field, on a desktop or in a rack, TouchStream appliances offer unparalleled ease-of-use through the most intuitive human interface – touch. Software controls are accessed through a vivid, streamlined touch-screen interface with integrated live video monitoring and VU meters for audio validation, eliminating the need for laptops, keyboards, mice and separate monitors.

TouchStream (Front View) TouchStream appliances are ideal for on-location live streaming of events such as concerts and sporting matches; remote news coverage; courtroom proceedings; PEG (public, education and government) applications; corporate communications; worship; and more. Multi-format, application-targeted models let you choose the right configuration for your needs, from Adobe Flash (including Dynamic Streaming), Microsoft Silverlight (including IIS Smooth Streaming) and Apple QuickTime (Darwin or Wowza server) powered Web experiences to IPTV set-top boxes and mobile devices (including optional iPhone and iPad support with integrated segmenting). TouchStream can even stream in multiple formats, resolutions and bit rates simultaneously to optimally reach diverse audiences.

Unparalleled streaming quality

Though easy enough for use by novice operators, TouchStream systems are powerful enough to meet the demanding expectations of experienced streaming media users. TouchStream units feature the same exceptional, full-resolution output quality and efficient bandwidth utilization that have made Digital Rapids' StreamZ and StreamZ Live studio encoding and streaming systems the preferred choice of leading studios, broadcast networks and service providers.

TouchStream GUI Graphic Overlay Video noise reduction can minimize or even remove the 'noise' in your video caused by issues such as low lighting that are often uncontrollable in on-location environments. Advanced de-interlacing delivers superior quality on progressive devices like PCs and mobile phones. Additional features including audio controls, picture controls and graphic overlay let you refine the incoming source and add branding such as a logo to the outgoing stream. Streaming can be started and stopped manually, scheduled, or triggered by GPI. Video can also be archived to files on optional storage (even in different formats or resolutions than the live stream) for later on-demand use. A configurable set of controls can be locked with a password, letting you limit the functions available to basic users to as little as you prefer – even just start and stop.

TouchStream was designed to overcome the challenges often encountered in live environments – from physical space limitations to minimal setup time. The TouchStream hardware was also designed for quiet operation, allowing it to be used unobtrusively in noise-sensitive environments.

TouchStream (Side View) Portable perfection is within your reach

Portable encoding and live streaming will never be the same again. TouchStream delivers quality, reliability, flexibility and ease of use – all the attributes of the ideal streaming appliance – right at your fingertips.

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Key Features and Benefits

  • Our industry-leading live streaming quality in a fully self-contained appliance
  • Intuitive touch-screen interface with integrated video monitoring for unparalleled ease-of-use
  • No laptop, keyboard, mouse or monitor required
  • Flexible format support: from Flash (H.264 or On2 VP6), Silverlight (VC-1/WMV) and more on the Web to IPTV set-top boxes, mobile phones and the iPad
  • Available with analog, SDI or
    HD-compatible inputs

Awards for TouchStream


  • Internet TV, IPTV, mobile video
  • Live event webcasting
  • PEG (Public, Education and Government)
  • Courtroom proceedings
  • Education (lecture streaming, distance learning)
  • Corporate communications, web training
  • Worship
  • Remote news and sports coverage

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