The MediaBox VS-2601 is an embedded video encoder
and streaming server capable of multicast or unicast high quality video and audio through broadband
networks at various stream rates in multiple formats: MPEG4,
RealAudio, RealVideo, MP3, Vorbis and QTSS.
The MediaBox streaming video server enables broadcasters, production studios, ISPs,
corporations and individuals to encode, serve and automate live
and on-demand video and audio over the Internet (or intranet) in
a matter of minutes.
MediaBox product line is now using CompactFlash media storage,
no moving parts flash disk. Our ReiserFS filesytem with
journaling capabilities will ensure data integrity to the last
The new MediaBox 2.4.0
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learn about the new features in this latest release!
protocols - Encode the same source with up to 16
different applications using
- RealNetworks RealAudio and RealVideo
-MPEG2 and MPEG4
- MP3 Live (Icecast)
- Apple QuickTime Streaming Server (Darwin)
- HTTP streaming
decoding tools -
Allows you to receive streams from
distant sources. By Using the MediaBoxCron you can schedule
start and stop times, URL, recording and volume settings. Decode
MP3, OGG-Vorbis, WAV, and RealAudio streams
Encode at the highest quality in RealAudio, RealVideo, MP3,
OGG-Vorbis, Quicktime. Control encoding automatically via
administration - With a built-in HTTP server, network
operators can configure, manage, and monitor their system from a
web browser from anywhere on the network. Simply plug the
MediaBox streaming system into the network through its 10/100 Ethernet interface,
set IP address, set encoding parameters, and start broadcasting
The MediaBox well exceeds
multiple T1/T3 throughput capabilities, capable of sustaining
95Mbps of TCP/IP traffic. Zero Copy Networking: The MediaBox OS
enables the Network Adapter to access data directly from the
kernel, dramatically increasing network and CPU performance.
Footprint, Stable, Embedded OS -
While others use large OS
distributions, we compressed everything into 64Mb*, no
moving parts flash disk. Furthermore, our ReiserFS file
system with fast journaling capabilities will ensure
data integrity to the last bit.
Open Platform -
The MediaBox runs on a very small, bullet proof Linux
distribution, the industry standard of open platform
Embedded Web Server -
MediaBox will serve your
web pages right out of the box, supporting hundreds of
Advanced Monitoring -
Web based monitoring (real time and historical) of
bandwidth consumption using SNMP agents.
Automating tasks has never
been easier. Simply tell your MediaBox when to start
encoding, when to stop, which audio card to use, and
MediaBoxCron will take care of the rest.
Power loss recovery:
In case of a power hit, the MediaBox will restart
encoding and will remember the exact previous settings.
1U rackmount - Low
profile 1U unit design, only 19"W x 14"D x 1.75"H
*NOTE: Size can vary depending
on distribution options. Available distributions are 32Mb, 64Mb