R&S®RelayCaster

Professional A/V contribution over public IP networks

R&S®RelayCaster IP Gateway
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Key facts

  • Field-proven QoS maximization for unmanaged IP networks
  • Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, multipoint-to-multipoint
  • Recovers up to 50 % packet loss and removes jitter
  • Secure live contribution and distribution with encryption
  • Adaptive H.264 compression for maximum bandwidth savings

Live IP streams brought to the next level

R&S®RelayCaster enables optimized contribution and distribution of live IP streams. It delivers field-proven reliability in unmanaged IP networks. With R&S®RelayCaster, packet loss and jitter issues are a thing of the past. It allows you to replace expensive satellite links/fibers or to get rid of expensive contracts with CDN service providers.

Features & benefits

R&S®RelayCaster - Field-proven transmission quality

Field-proven transmission quality

R&S®RelayCaster can fix packet loss rates of up to 50 % and jitter issues resulting from Internet transmission. Optional link redundancy with two parallel internet links offers seamless failover.

R&S®RelayCaster - Low delay times

Low delay times

R&S®RelayCaster enables low-delay IP contribution and distribution in unmanaged IP networks, even over long-distance Internet links.

R&S®RelayCaster - Standardized input and output formats

Standardized input and output formats

R&S®RelayCaster supports standardized MPEG-TS (SPTS and MPTS) with all common audio/video codecs as input and output.

R&S®RelayCaster - Integrated monitoring

Integrated monitoring

R&S®RelayCaster shows detailed link statistics and integrated monitoring of MPEG-TS Continuity Count (CC) errors and ETR-290 Prio 1, 2, 3 errors for all incoming and outgoing streams.

R&S®RelayCaster - Integrated encryption

Integrated encryption

R&S®RelayCaster has built-in stream encryption and AES decryption for secure contribution and distribution of your live content.

R&S®RelayCaster - Live encoding

Live encoding

R&S®RelayCaster is able to live encode from SDI or HDMI sources to MPEG-2 or AVC/H.264 with adaptive bitrate selection for optimal bandwidth allocation.

R&S®RelayCaster - Various models

Various models

R&S®RelayCaster is available as a 19-inch rack-mountable server appliance, as a palm-sized embedded device, or as a software-only version for easy installation on existing servers hosted in data centers or in the cloud.

R&S®RelayCaster - Easy administration

Easy administration

R&S®RelayCaster is built on a Linux system with responsive web interface (http/https) including a Setup Wizard for automatic setup of streams and a free software developer kit (SDK) for XML-RPC and PHP. Skyline DataMiner integration is available optionally by a partner.

Related videos

Seamless failover

Using the optional feature link redundancy, a stream is transmitted in parallel using two internet connection, which allows for seamless failover in case of one internet connection going down.

25-Nov-2019

How R&S®RelayCaster enables video distribution on IP

Compare the way R&S®RelayCaster enables 100% error free video IP contribution on unmanaged networks such as the Internet alongside original streaming as sent and received by UDP.

07-Aug-2018

Adaptive live encoding with R&S®RelayCaster

This video demonstrates the benefits of the R&S®RelayCaster encoder for adaptive live encoding of SDI signals and IP contribution in unmanaged networks, such as the Internet.

07-Aug-2018

Available models

Available models

  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster 200

    Type
    1U Server
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    100 Mbps
    Number of streams
    Unlimited
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster 1000

    Type
    1U Server
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    400 Mbps
    Number of streams
    Unlimited
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster Encoder

    Type
    1U Server
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    25 Mbps
    Number of streams
    1
    Input
    SDI / HDMI encoding to MPEG-2 or H.264
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster One

    Type
    Embedded
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    25 Mbps
    Number of streams
    1
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster Lite Software

    Type
    Software-only
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    25 Mbps
    Number of streams
    1
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster Software

    Type
    Software-only
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    Unlimited
    Number of streams
    Unlimited
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster for Amazon AWS

    Type
    Software-only
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    Unlimited
    Number of streams
    Unlimited
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP
  • Model name

    R&S®RelayCaster for Microsoft Azure

    Type
    Software-only
    Total bandwidth (Up to)
    Unlimited
    Number of streams
    Unlimited
    Input
    IP
    Output
    IP

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