ALIA Streaming Encoder

Streaming, Linear Recording with Scheduling, and Time Shift Recording


The ALIA Streaming Encoding system is a real time encoding solution designed for a broad range of professional applications. The ALIA Streaming Encoder supports High Definition encoding of 1920x1080i and 1280x720P resolutions at both NTSC (2997/5994) and PAL (25/50) frame rates, and 1920x1080P encoding. It supports Standard/High Definition encoding profiles in both NTSC and PAL, making it one of the most flexible encoding solutions on the market. It also supports professional features such as 708 and 608 Closed Captioning, video scaling, and an intuitive encoder scheduling application to automate the encoding process.

Key Features Included

  • Multi-format Options
  • Encode Scheduling
  • Time Shift Recording
  • Linear Recording
  • Network Streaming
  • HDMI, SDI, IP, or ASI Input Options
  • Scalable Design
  • Closed Captioning Support
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Product Features

Multi Format Support for the formats most widely used in the broadcast industry today.
  • 720 x 480 SD NTSC
  • 720 x 576 SD PAL
  • 1920 x 1080i 50/59.94
  • 1280 x 720p 50/59.94
Mux/Wrapper MPEG TS (MPEG-2 or H.264 Video Compression)
Video Parameters MPEG-2 and H264/AVC
Audio Parameters MPEG-1 Layer 2 and AAC
Closed Captioning Support Capture and insert 608 and 708 Closed Captioning data per MPEG and ATSC/53 specifications
Cable Labs Compatibility Create files with PID, PAT, PMT and encode parameters that are compatible with Cable Labs systems with no post processing or transcoding required
Scaling Up-scale or Downscale the video input to any supported resolution for encoding.
Easy to Use Graphical User Interface Includes an intuitive, easy to use interface designed for compatibility with touch screens, foot switches, and traditional input sources such as a keyboard and mouse. Automatic file naming allows for live encoding with the touch or click of a single button.
Encode Scheduling Free up your operators and engineers by using the scheduling features on the ArgoNavis system. Encode live feeds from satellite, government or corporate meetings, or live events all on a schedule with our easy to use scheduling application.
Work flow Integration Integrates easily and seamlessly into your existing operations with its ability to handle multiple formats, pre-defined encode schedules and remove the need for disruptive, redundant, and expensive work flow steps and additional equipment - all while delivering the highest video quality encoding.
Optional Inputs including HDMI and SDI, IP, and ASI Supports multiple input configurations including BaseBand Video/Audio (HDMI and SDI), IP, or ASI.

Product Specifications

Video Signal Inputs
  • HDMI
  • Component/Composite/S-Video
Audio Signal Inputs
  • SDI Embedded
  • HDMI Embedded
  • Balanced/Unbalanced Analog
  • Digital AES/EBU
Output Resolutions
  • 1080P: 23.976, 24
  • 1080i: 25 (50), 29.97 (59.94)
  • 720P: 50, 59.94
  • 480i/486i: 29.97
  • 576i/582i: 25
  • Component
  • Composite
  • HDMI
  • S-Video
  • TRS - Analog
  • Digital AES/EBU

System Specifications

  • 1RU
Gross Weight
  • 19 lbs
Operating System
  • Windows 7 Pro OS for easy network integration
  • 3TB of local storage (additional storage available)
  • 100-240VAC 50/60Hz auto range rated at 250 Watts