Live Streaming or Broadcasting, From Wherever You May Be


In these uncertain times, simultaneous broadcast TV and optional streamed video is a hot commodity for over-the-air stations that have quickly adapted to a physically distant work environment.

As such, an “all-in-one” multimedia tool from IntelliWeather may be of particular interest.

The company is the producer of NowCaster, which allows a user to show live, real-time streaming video over the Internet or HD-SDI video to viewers with broadcast style tools for live show management.

Handling up to four live HDMI cameras with additional live inputs from computers via network-connected NDI, this system allows users to run a complete “studio-in-a-box.”

Optional upgrades include HD-SDI inputs and outputs, Genlock, 4K video support, and additional storage. A “roadie style” travel case is also available.

At a glance: Complete webcasting solution, ready to run at 1080i or 720p, supports all common stream formats and stream hosts, supports simultaneous wired/wireless Internet including auto failover, intuitive built-in touchscreen user interface, chroma-key greenscreen over stills-video-webstreams-3D virtual sets, four hardware HDMI camera inputs built in, easy assignment of dozens of virtual inputs from other computers-streams-videos-images or NDI connections.

Features: Live switching of up to four HDMI cameras/video sources including mixed resolutions and framerates, embedded and separate analog audio inputs and outputs, stream live to the Internet in RTMP, WMA, Flash and other widely supports formats, supports common stream hosts such as YouTube, Facebook Live, Streamcast, Vimeo and many others, 1080i or 720p video output, optional 4K video available, built-in touchscreen for interactive operation for switching-level control-effects-etc., built-in screen connectivity to other Mac and PC systems using free NDI app over network and built-in Internet failover system switches between WiFi and wired connections seamlessly.

Specifications: Size: 14.05” x 5.31” x 11.30” (L x W x H); Weight: Approximately 8 lbs.; AC 120VAC or 240VAC operation; Built-in 13” LCD touchscreen monitor. Wireless mouse and keyboard included. Windows 10 Pro operating system; I5-9400 CPU, 16GB DDR4 memory, 2xHDMI video outputs, one display adapter output, Dual Gigabyte Ethernet ports, WiFi, USB 2.0 and 3.0.