HELO

Stream, Record, Deliver – H.264 at the Touch of a Button

Stand-Alone Professional H.264 Streaming and Recording Solution

HELO is AJA’s new H.264 streaming and recording stand-alone appliance.HELO brings both SDI and HDMI I/O into a single appliance with the ability to simultaneously stream out to your Content Delivery Network (CDN) as well as encode and record beautiful H.264 files to either SD, SDHC or SDXC cards, USB storage or NIFS or CIFS mounted network based storage simultaneously.

Description

HELO is AJA’s new H.264 streaming and recording stand-alone appliance. HELO brings both SDI and HDMI I/O into a single appliance with the ability to simultaneously stream out to your Content Delivery Network (CDN) as well as encode and record beautiful H.264 files to either SD, SDHC or SDXC cards, USB storage or NFS or CIFS mounted network shares. To streamline on-site workflows, HELO offers dedicated front panel buttons for recording and streaming. A web browser based UI allows for easy configuration and control.

Simply connect any video device to HELO via 3G-SDI or HDMI and record H.264 files and stream as needed. HELO opens up a world of new streaming workflows for AV, live events, houses of worship, webcasting, corporate communications, production and post. With the added ability to preset the calendar with the built-in web UI, or by importing an .ics calendar file.

HELO is easy to configure and control, with powerful streaming and recording options, compatible with leading CDN’s like Wowza®, YouTube™ and Facebook® Live; all in a compact, robust, and portable device. Professional streaming has never been easier.

Specifications

Features

Connect

Your projects vary, you need flexible connectivity. HELO delivers with 3G-SDI and HDMI video inputs and outputs. 24-bit audio at 48 kHz embedded in the SDI or HDMI signal ensures you never lose sync, plus Line Level, Unbalanced stereo 3.5mm TRS connectors have you covered.

Encode

Your goal is efficiency with beautiful results.
HELO encodes to H.264/MPEG-4 ensuring bandwidth efficiencies with widely compatible files. From tablets to smartphones, desktops to Smart TVs, no translation necessary.

Stream

Streaming can be complex. HELO makes it simple. A USB connection and robust web browser based UI allows you to setup and configure your CDN connection before you even arrive at your event. Once there, simply press the Stream button and deliver your project across HELO’s Ethernet connection, which allows support for RTP/RTSP, RTMP as well as Unicast.

Record

Live means Now. Live means Pressure. HELO offers a dedicated Record button right on the front of HELO’s small and mobile interface for immediate recording. It also provides simultaneous redundant recording in up to two medias, CIFS, NFS, SD, and USB.
Simply plug in your exFAT or FAT 32 formatted USB drive, SD card or connected network storage and record immediately.

Mass Media

Cost effective media choices.HELO’s H.264 based encoding not only ensures beautiful, efficiently sized files, it means your recording medium choices are wide open. Utilize USB thumb sticks, drives and RAIDs, common SD, SDHC or SDXC media or network shares across a switch. Pick to suit your project.

Calendar Integration

HELO opens up a world of new streaming workflows for AV, live events, houses of worship, webcasting, corporate communications, production and post. HELO firmware v1.1 offers a scheduler that triggers pre-planned start and stop of recording and streaming media simplifying projects that require definitive schedules. The schedule may be programmed locally through HELO’s web UI, by importing ICS files or by linking to external calendar providers such as Google Calendar.

Web Server Built-In

You serve the web. HELO serves you.

AJA eMini-Setup and HELO’s easy to use web browser interface make HELO simple to setup, configure and update firmware at any time. You can connect to HELO either via its direct USB port to set static/dynamic IP addresses though AJA eMini-Setup software or over the network using HELO’s web server generated UI.

 

It’s a fast world. Capture it

1080p 60 is the de facto standard today for delivery of sports, live events, crystal clear video conferencing, webinars and games capture. Simply connect any video device to HELO via 3G-SDI or HDMI and record H.264 files and stream as needed. HELO is the perfect compliment to any professional workflow, easily connecting to a range of HD capable devices.

 

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