The Cube 600 series is an update to Teradek’s flagship H.264 encoder, and now includes on-board bonding (up to four network interfaces bonded into a single robust bandwidth link) to allow more data to be sent over multiple channels. It also has both HDMI and HD-SDI inputs and outputs (which previously needed two different versions). It will ship later this year for $2490.
For movie production, users have been using it to feed iPads, so the 600 series has 802.11ac Wi-Fi, for longer range, which will allow five iPads to be used with it at once.
Teradek is now offering integration with the Frame.io cloud-based review platform.
Also new is Bolt Sidekick, a universal receiver for all Teradek Bolt Pro 300/600/2000 zero-delay wireless video transmitters. “It can pair with any current generation Bolt system, and is very light [255g] with 3G-SDI or HDMI output for plugging in to a director’s handheld monitor,” explained Andrew Ng, Teradek’s marketing manager.