About Epiphan Video

Epiphan Video produces world-class, award-winning audio visual solutions to capture, scale, mix, encode, stream, record and play high resolution video including 4K UHD. Our customers include companies that specialize in live event production, education, healthcare, worship, manufacturing, usability, collaboration, security and transportation.

Epiphan’s field-proven product line includes live video production and video streaming systems, external USB-based video grabbers for capturing video and graphics from DVI, HDMI™, SDI and VGA sources and internal video capture cards. Our products are designed in North America and backed by rock-solid technical support.

Epiphan Video is a trade name of Epiphan Systems Inc., a privately owned company incorporated in 2003. Epiphan is based in Palo Alto, California, USA and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with regional offices and a network of authorized channel partners and OEMs throughout the world.

History and Awards

  • In the first week of 2017 we released new firmware for AV.io 4K, making it the only video grabber able to capture 4K video from the Xbox One S and the PS4 Pro!  

  • In November Epiphan launched both the first run of Pearl-2 systems, and Webcaster X1 for Facebook and YouTube, making streaming online easier than ever! This was followed by the December launch of the Pearl-2 Rackmount and Pearl-2 Rackmount Twin models, perfect for any AV rack!

  • October 21st was Epiphan’s 13th Birthday! We had a great time celebrating, and want to thank all our clients and partners for their support!

  • Epiphan products have been used in space for a long time, and now our portable KVM device, KVM2USB, is now being used on the ISS as an essential tool in human spaceflight experiments!

  • On September 6th, Epiphan announced the upcoming launch of Pearl-2, the next-generation capture, stream and record platform that builds on the original Pearl to accomplish even more.

  • In July of 2016, Epiphan’s 4K video grabber, AV.io 4K, won “Best New AV Accessory” for InfoComm 2016. It also received a series of good reviews, cataloged in a blog post.

  • Epiphan released many different new products in 2016, including: 4K video grabber, AV.io 4K; versatile and high-quality pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera, LUMiO 12x; two new Pearl models for rackmount and high-density situations, Pearl Rackmount and Pearl Rackmount Twin; and the addition of Facebook Live support to existing products.

  • In 2015, Epiphan Systems re-branded itself to become Epiphan Video. Following this change, the company made the list in Streaming Media’s “100 Companies that Matter Most in Online Video in 2015”. This came alongside the release of simple-to-use video grabbers, AV.io HD and AV.io SDI, and the addition of live switching and Wowza Cloud support to Epiphan’s Pearl, VGA Grid and VGADVI Recorder Pro systems.

  • In 2014, Epiphan introduced SDI support into its product lineup with the release of SDI2USB 3.0 and Pearl, a streaming/recording appliance with VGA, HDMI, and SDI inputs. Also, support for Epiphan devices was added to Telestream Wirecast.

  • In 2013, Epiphan was inducted into the Space Foundation’s Space Technology Hall of Fame through its medical subsidiary, Mediphan. Epiphan’s video grabber technology was named by the foundation as a “potentially life-saving innovation”. In addition, this year saw the introduction of Epiphan’s first USB 3.0 Frame grabber, the DVI2USB 3.0, which captures video from HDMI™, DVI, and VGA sources at 60 frames per second. As well, many Epiphan devices received a firmware update allowing direct streaming to Set-top box and Smart TV devices.

  • In 2012, Deloitte ranked Epiphan the 3rd fastest growing computers/peripherals company in North America in the Deloitte Fast 500 index. It was also ranked 38th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program in Canada, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years.

  • In 2011, Epiphan Systems partnered with Genetec to provide control room display recording functionality to Genetec’s offerings.

  • In 2009, Epiphan Systems was named Fifth Fastest Growing Company in Ottawa by the Ottawa Business Journal, with a 192.7% total revenue growth over three years.

  • In December 2009, Epiphan Systems announced the release of the VGA2Ethernet, the first Gigabit Ethernet based VGA frame grabber, capable of capture rates of up to 120 frames per second, which makes it the fastest VGA frame grabber available.

  • In 2008, Epiphan Systems was named the second fastest growing company in Ottawa by the Ottawa Business Journal.

  • Finally, Epiphan Systems was founded in 2003, the same year that it launched the world’s first external USB-based frame grabber, VGA2USB, and the VGA2WEB video conferencing product.


Epiphan’s Mission

To provide efficient and effective solutions to capture, scale, encode, stream, broadcast, record, replay and display high resolution video.

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