Epiphan Video announces support for Facebook Live platform

June 20, 2016

Facebook Live

Epiphan Video, a leader in professional audiovisual capture, recording, and streaming products, announced today integration between the Facebook Live platform and popular Epiphan encoder products, such as Pearl™, allowing users to quickly and easily stream live event content directly to Facebook.

Pearl is Epiphan’s flagship all-in-one live production switcher that streams and records up to 4 different HD sources simultaneously. Featuring portable, Rackmount and Rackmount Twin models, Pearl lets users add sources to customizable layouts and switch between layouts and sources while live streaming and/or recording.

Using Pearl to stream their live event to the Facebook Live platform, users can notify their Facebook followers when the stream goes live, personalize stream content and interact with viewers throughout the duration of the broadcast.

Pearl and Facebook Live are well-paired because they offer complimentary feature sets. Combining Pearl’s dynamic custom layouts and live switching features with the interactive Facebook Live streaming platform provides users with the tools to create a captivating and engaging live event for their online audience.

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. For more information, please visit www.epiphan.com.