M Link Exchange is the broadcast video receiver for M Link live and store & forward clients; offering a professional solution for video contribution from news crews and journalists as well as ad-hoc contributions from the public. The latest generation of M-Link Exchange incorporates RazorLink® technology, the next level in network optimisation and bonding.M Link provides news organisations, government agencies and expedition/sports events, with a comprehensive end-to-end video delivery service optimised for mobile IP communications.
Typical M-Link Exchange Broadcast Configuration
|Video Formats||1080i/p, 720p, NTSC and PAL|
|Video Bitrates||User configurable, default options range from 128Kbps (SD) to 12Mbps (HD)|
|Network Protocols||Livewire proprietary FTP and HTTP|
|Optimisation & Bonding||RazorLink®|
|Minimum System Requirements||Dual Core 2.6GHz, 4GB RAM|
|Minimum Screen Resolution||1024 x 768|
|Recommended for HD||Quad Core Xeon, 8GB RAM|
M-Link Exchange supports live video feeds from M-Link Live X clients. Optional RazorLink® bonding technology offers support for aggregated connections from the latest generation Live X clients.
Fully optimised for use over 3G/4G and satellite, the system offers exceptional picture quality and very low latency. When used over the Inmarsat BGAN 384kbps streaming class service, M-Link can offer SIF resolution at native frame rates (PAL 25fps, NTSC 29.97). The result is high quality video without compromising motion handling. Where higher connection speeds are available M-Link can offer full SD or HD resolutions at native frame rates and exceptional picture quality.
The High Definition option, allows an M-Link Newscaster client to file HD material from the field. The outstanding performance of the M-Link H.264/AVC codec makes the delivery of very high quality 1080i footage possible over narrow bandwidth connections.