JVC has announced a number of new cameras aimed at those who want to live stream to Facebook and Twitch.
The GY-HM250 Series cameras stream directly to the likes of Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and other CDNs. JVC’s ongoing collaboration with the Facebook Live technology team enables users to login to their FB account directly from the camera and publish live streams with a push of the button, without the need of a PC or outboard encoders.
Meanwhile, the company’s KY-PZ100 camera now supports supports Zixi and SMPTE 2022 QoS. The latest firmware adds the RTMPS protocol for live streaming to Facebook.
JVC has also upgraded the communications engine in its GY-HC500 series which are designed to optimise both image processing and IP performance, while simultaneously providing built-in streaming and connectivity options.
The 500 Series camcorders also offers users Zixi and SRT, which enable broadcasters to deliver high-quality streams under challenging conditions. There is also an optional on-board graphics overlay.
In addition to incorporating all the features of JVC’s standard cameras, the 500 Series also boasts return video and IFB capabilities. These are also fully capable production camcorders, with advanced 4K recording in the Apple ProRes format.