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Matrox VS4 Quad HD Capture and ISO Recording Card for Telestream Wirecast Now Shipping

Complete Turnkey HD Streaming Production Systems Available from Systems Integrators Starting Under $5000 – The Ideal Portable Solutions for Multi-Camera Internet Broadcasts of Sports, Religious Services, Corporate Meetings, and Other Live Events


MONTREAL – November 14, 2012 — Matrox today announced that the Matrox® VS4™ four-channel HD capture card for use with Telestream® Wirecast® for Windows webcasting software is now available worldwide. In a single PCIe slot, Matrox VS4 provides up to four independent HD-SDI inputs with up to 8 embedded audio channels per SDI source. Matrox VS4 not only sends video feeds to Wirecast for streaming, it simultaneously provides ISO recording of all the original video and audio feeds to disk – ready for post-event editing.

"A key feature that many Wirecast users have asked for is ISO capture,” said Filippa Hasselstrom, Wirecast product manager at Telestream. “Now that feature is a reality, only with Matrox VS4. We’re excited to bring this turnkey system to sports groups, churches, schools, and other live event producers."

“We’ve worked with leading systems builders around the world to certify reliable solutions that give creative professionals the tools they need for online video streaming with the production values of live television broadcasts,” said Wayne Andrews, product manager at Matrox. “Graphics, titles, transitions, effects, scoreboards, green screen keying, 3D virtual sets, and many other professional touches are easy to incorporate using Wirecast’s intuitive interface and onsite set-up is effortless – just hook up cameras, start Wirecast, and stream!”

Price and availability

Priced at $1,495 US (€1295, £995) not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox VS4 is now available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers. Full turnkey HD streaming production systems are available from some certified systems builders starting at under $5000.

About Matrox

Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a box systems, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, videographers, and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information visit www.matrox.com/video.