Epiphan Pearl-2™ is the easiest way to do *4K live streaming, switching and recording.
Reliable, simple live streaming with Pearl-2’s integrated live video production workflow. Manage your streaming, recording and live switching in one place with this all in one video encoder and video production system.
*Requires the 4K feature add-on
Capture 6 video sources at once
Pearl-2 works with video sources from SD to 4K. Connect up to six sources at once to encode and stream one *4K Ultra HD program or up to six 1080p Full HD programs. Use any combination of your video sources connected to the HDMI, 4K HDMI, 12G SDI, or USB video input ports, or from IP cameras over your network.
*Requires the 4K feature add-on
NDI® and NDI|HX support
Get low latency, broadcast quality video over the LAN. Simply connect Pearl-2 to your existing Gigabit Ethernet network. Pearl can access video content from a wide variety of NDI sources instantly – and share video output too! You know you’re saving time and resources when setup is this easy.
Choose the model that suits your needs. Each model can be purchased with the base feature-set, or with the optional 4K feature add-on.
Stunning 4K video
Harness the power of Pearl-2’s 6th generation Intel i7 processor to capture stunning *4K video at 30 fps. Pearl-2’s hardware-accelerated encoder provides flawless H.264 encoding for maximum compatibility and performance with any video portal or player.
*Requires the 4K feature add-on
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Seamless CMS support for Kaltura and Panopto
Pearl-2 works seamlessly with Kaltura and Panopto (coming soon). Full API integration means there’s no complicated programming required. Just register and start scheduling your video events right away. Pearl-2 offers a versatile and no-fuss experience for multi-camera scheduled VOD events, ad hoc events, and webcasting using either RTMP or RTMPS. With security features like 802.1x, RTMPS, HTTPS and LDAP built-in, Pearl-2 makes a great hardware encoder solution for lecture capture and corporate communications.
Easily integrate with Crestron AV Systems
Using the Crestron-developed Control Module, the bulk of the heavy coding is already done. Integrating Pearl-2 into your Crestron AV system is a snap. Build upon the Crestron Control Module’s foundation with confidence knowing that Pearl’s comprehensive API is accessible over HTTP or HTTPS for greater security. Epiphan Video is a certified Crestron partner.
Login to your Pearl-2 securely from anywhere over an Internet connection. Quickly take control of Pearl Mini for remote rescue troubleshooting, support technicians in the field, control recording, switching, and more.
IT friendly and network security compliant with 802.1x support, RTMPS encryption for secure live streaming, SFTP and HTTPS data encryption.
Custom layout designer – now with chroma key!
Design your own custom layouts, including picture in picture, using the drag-and-drop editor in Pearl-2’s web-based Admin panel. Combine, crop and scale up to 6 video sources. Customize it completely with backgrounds, overlay images, text, and timestamping. Chroma key support for green screens and third party titling software to include rich animations and lower thirds.
Stream to viewers everywhere
Simultaneously live stream to YouTube, Facebook and any other CDN or video portal. At the same time, use the built-in streaming server to stream locally to web browsers, smart TVs and set-top boxes.
Switch video sources live
Use the touch screen or Epiphan Live to preview and change the live content in your video programs. See changes immediately in your live video stream and on displays connected to Pearl-2’s 4K HDMI video output ports.
Monitoring and switching made easy
Simple to use monitoring and live switching between sources or layouts using Epiphan Live, a control interface designed for touch screen devices. Control your streaming and recording from any mobile device or computer on your local network.
Pro audio support
Capture embedded HDMI and SDI audio or use the XLR/RCA ports for professional level audio from mixing consoles and sound equipment. Built-in attenuation and gain adjustment mean you get perfect sound fidelity.
Keep your recordings safe
Hold hundreds of hours of HD recordings on the 512 GB solid state hard-drive. Configure automatic file transfer to a local USB drive with USB 3.0 file transfer speed or to networked storage to ensure your files are always protected.
Single person operation
Control and monitor your live video production with Pearl-2’s touch screen. With a touch of the finger, turn on streaming, recording or switch the layout in the live stream. Connect your headphones and monitor audio using the front-mounted 3.5 mm audio jack and on-screen VU meter.
Plug and play, or tweak to perfection
Let Pearl-2 set everything for you automatically or use the web-based Admin panel to configure bitrate, frame size, layouts and more!
Output video to local displays
Show content to front of house or send it to a larger confidence monitor with Pearl-2’s two 4K HDMI video output ports. Configure to share any input source or switched program output.
Use Pearl-2’s built-in streaming server to share via unicast or multicast stream to up to 50 viewers with popular streaming protocols such as HTTP, HLS, FLV, ASF, UPnP and SAP.
Stream to CDNs
Publish your live video stream to a large audience using an enterprise streaming server or CDN using RTMP or RTSP. Supported CDNs including Facebook Live, Youtube, Wowza, Livestream, Akamai, Ustream and others.
Capture ISOs in full detail
Stream your final program output, in any desired resolution, while also recording high quality ISOs for post-processing.
Pearl-2 integrates easily with content management systems (CMS) and with learning management systems (LMS) such as Blackboard, Kaltura, Mediasite and Moodle. Our customers love Pearl-2 because it works with the systems you already have in place.
NEW! Direct integration with CMS Kaltura. Learn more
What’s in the box?
Pearl-2 comes with all the cables and connectors you need to combine, encode, switch and record your 4K and HD video.
* Hard-shell carrying case not included with Rackmount models.