New firmware adds Set-Top Box and Smart TV functionality to VGADVI Broadcaster, Lecture Recorder x2, VGADVI Recorder.

July 1, 2013

Existing and new customers of Epiphan’s compact products can now stream directly to set-top boxes and smart TVs. The added functionality was added as part of Epiphan’s latest firmware update. No other equipment is necessary and streaming to Set-Top-Boxes and Smart TVs can be set up in a matter of minutes directly from the configuration menu of your Epiphan device. The following set-top box functionality has been added:

  • MPEG-TS streaming over HTTP
  • MPEG-TS push over RTP/UDP
  • MPEG-TS push over UDP
  • UPnP media server
  • UPnP. Access to live streaming (MPEG-TS over HTTP)
  • UPnP. Access to recorded files
  • MPEG-TS recording

Diagram showing the use of VGADVI Broadcaster to catpure video and audio from DVI, HDMI, VGA and S-Video sources

The latest firmware update (2.5.0) is compatible with the following current products:

Customers who are using the following legacy products may also update their firmware for increased functionality and set-top box compatiblity:

  • VGA Broadcaster Lite
  • VGA Recorder Lite
  • Lecture Recorder

In order to update the firmware on your device, please connect it to the Internet and use the firmware update function.

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