ClearCaster Auto-Configures for Success on Facebook Live

Connect With Confidence With Wowza ClearCaster

 

 

Ensure Success

  • Purpose-built with help from Facebook, the Wowza ClearCaster™ appliance directly connects to Facebook Live's API so you’ll be up-to-date.
  • Auto-configures optimal Facebook Live encoder settings for your conditions and requirements, so you don't have to worry.
  • Real-time stream health monitoring automatically adjusts on the fly to ensure uptime and quality.
  • Developed to significantly increase the streaming success of Facebook Live broadcasts.

Broadcast-Quality

  • The only way to deliver crisp, clear 1080p content to any page on Facebook
  • Easily encodes 360° and VR video to create breathtaking experiences for viewers.

Includes x264 for encoding high-quality video, H.264 video streams and is VP9-ready.

Follower-Driven Broadcasts

  • Talent View functionality gives on-camera personalities the ability to see a camera view or the live comments from their followers.
  • Generate follower engagement like never before by leveraging Facebook Live Reactions, creating more loyal fans.
  • Easily set your video to broadcast square video (1:1 aspect ratio) to optimize for social engagement.

Professional Productions

  • TEliminate awkward pauses for both you and your followers with an integrated countdown clock that cues the exact moment you go live.
  • 12G SDI or HDMI input for your professional-grade equipment.
  • Rack-mountable appliance is designed to easily connect to editing bays and integrate with existing production workflows.
  • Allows your 608 captions to flow through to your Facebook Live broadcasts and on to your VOD assets.

Incredibly Simple

Just 5 steps and less than 3 minutes to set up.

Start new live streams in seconds.

Just plug in, and we'll take it from there.

A/V Inputs1 x 12G SDI/HD/Ultra HD, or 1 x HDMI 2.0a Supported Capture InputUp to 2160p30, 4k (interlaced video supported) A/V Outputs2 x HDMI EncodingVideo: 1080p30 and 1080p60 (VP9 ready) AAC @ 48KHz StreamingAuto Configuration with Facebook Live Network1 GB Ethernet Bluetooth ready DisplayBuilt-in LCD screen with button controls Size1RU, rack-mountable Power200W internal power supply

When can I expect my order to ship? In most countries your ClearCaster will ship in three to five business days after your order date. Exceptions are listed below. We expect to begin shipping ClearCaster devices to these countries beginning in March 2018: India We will notify you of an estimated shipping date as we get closer to shipping; once your order has shipped, you will receive a confirmation email with tracking details. You can always find the latest shipping information in the My Orders tab of your account.

Can I cancel my order if I change my mind? No. Has a "no returns or cancellations" policy for ClearCaster sales.

What kind of support is included? 3 years of ClearCaster maintenance and support is included. ClearCaster hardware maintenance and support includes access to: • Regular software updates, which include use of new Facebook Live API functionality. • 24x7 | 365 support via phone, online or chat. • Hardware device replacement, if determined necessary by support.

What happens if my unit breaks? Do not try to open or repair the ClearCaster unless instructed, as this may void the hardware warranty. Instead please contact support; they will help troubleshoot your issue. If determines your issue is hardware-related and covered by the ClearCaster warranty, you will be issued a replacement ClearCaster device.

What can I use as inputs? ClearCaster will accept any uncompressed HDMI or SDI input.

Why should I keep my ClearCaster software up to date? You should always keep your ClearCaster software up-to-date. This will ensure the best performance and access to the latest Facebook Live streaming features.

What terms and conditions apply to my purchase of ClearCaster devices? The ClearCaster Sales Agreement exclusively governs the sale of ClearCaster devices. Customer purchase orders and similar documents are disclaimed and do not apply to ClearCaster device purchases. Additional software license agreements will govern use of software included on the ClearCaster device. A Facebook account is needed to stream content to Facebook Live.

How are ClearCaster devices shipped? Will ship ClearCaster devices to you by air, FOB place of shipment (for U.S. destinations) or EXW place of shipment, Incoterms® 2010 (for international shipments). You are responsible for all insurance, tax, duties, freight, and export and customs clearance as applicable. See the ClearCaster Sales Agreement for more information.

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