Creston recommended replacement for the Capture HD

Epiphan Pearl Nano, Pearl Mini, and Pearl-2 are reliable video capture appliances that fully integrate with Crestron AV systems and popular CMS platforms like Kaltura and Panopto.

Pearl systems are ideal video capture, streaming, and recording solutions for corporate communications, video training, lecture capture, and many other applications.


  • Pearl Nano: The perfect-fit streamer and recorder

    Pearl Nano

    Connect up to two sources for streaming and recording of a 1080p program.

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    Pearl Mini

    Connect up to three sources to encode and stream three 1080p programs.

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    Connect up to 6 sources to encode and stream one 4K or up to six 1080p programs.

Seamless integration with the Crestron Control Module

The Crestron-developed Control Module for Pearl encoders makes it easier for developers and integrators to design any Pearl family product into a Crestron system.

Integrate with your Crestron System

IT friendly and network security compliant

Pearl video encoders offer a secure, 802.1x-compliant video capture solution that’s a great fit for corporations and institutions looking for better content security. Users can record, stream, and automatically upload captured video to any CDN, CMS, or local server.

Live switching at your fingertips

Pearl’s built-in screen makes it easy to switch between your video sources and layouts during live productions. Alternatively, use the browser-based Epiphan Live interface to switch sources from almost anywhere using a desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

Create professional custom layouts

Pearl’s powerful yet easy-to-use layout editor lets you combine, crop, and scale video sources to create dynamic, professional-quality layouts. Add image and text overlays, timestamps, chroma key, and more.

Custom layout designer

Reliable video capture for any workflow

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    Enterprise communication

    Stream and record large meetings, internal training sessions, marketing events, and more. With full CMS integration, there’s no need to manually set up streaming. Recording is as simple as pressing a button on the touch screen.

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    Higher education

    Combine Pearl with popular CMS platforms (such as Kaltura and Panopto) to easily control lecture recording and manage scheduled events using Pearl’s built-in screen or the mobile tablet interface.

  • Healthcare and medicine

    Capture real-time video signals from sources like ultrasound and X-ray machines, MRIs, and many others, in high quality and with low latency. Instantly share images or video with remote specialists or for training purposes.

Everything you want in a hardware video encoder

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    Heavy-duty construction designed for daily use. Pearl is built and tested to be robust and free of technical failure.

  • Professional

    Create engaging live streamed and recorded programs in resolutions up to 4K (for Pearl-2 with 4K add-on).

  • Versatile

    Flexible enough to fit a wide variety of workflow models. Walk into any customer situation knowing you have the solution at hand.

Pearl-2 Rackmount and Rackmount Twin

Remote login

Log in to your Pearl system securely from anywhere over an Internet connection. Quickly take control of Pearl for remote rescue troubleshooting, support technicians in the field, control recording, switching, and more.

Pearl-2 Desktop with Mixer

IT-friendly installation

Pearl is network-security compliant with 802.1x support, RTMPS encryption for secure live streaming, SFTP, and HTTPS data encryption.

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