Blackmagic Design has announced a new version of the Blackmagic Web Presenter family. The new Web Presenter 4K model has an advanced Ultra HD resolution H.264 encoder for live streaming in native Ultra HD. The new compact Web Presenter features a 12G-SDI input with a down converter and offers stream in 1080p HD or 2160p Ultra HD resolutions. The new device also simulates a USB webcam when connected to computers. However, the USB webcam feature also supports 1080p HD or 2160p Ultra HD resolutions. It is a perfect streaming solution with a professional hardware streaming engine for direct streaming via Ethernet to social media platforms. The 4K Web Presenter is like a modern broadcast television transmitter for a new global streaming audience. You can get Blackmagic Web Presenter 4K from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$695 (excluding shipment+ taxes).
The USB connections work as a webcam and connect a computer to use any streaming software like Zoom or Skype. Users can stream to the internet via Ethernet or connect a 5G or 4G phone to use mobile data. It also features a technical monitoring output including video, audio meters, trend graphs, and SDI technical data. The device supports popular streaming platforms with a built-in hardware streaming engine for live streaming at the best quality. Users don’t need to buy an expensive computer or use complicated streaming software. Blackmagic Web Presenter also detects when a phone is connected and switches its internet connection to use it. It has 2 USB connections to operate as a simple webcam source. The device is compatible with any video software in full resolution 1080 HD or even 2160p Ultra HD quality.
The graphics-based monitoring of the 4K Web Presenter output includes a video view and audio meters with accurate ballistics. The technical monitoring output works in full 1080 HD and outputs to both SDI and HDMI. The Blackmagic Web Presenter Utility software offers a single place to manage multiple web presenters and to update the software and settings. The Utility software is included free and runs on both Windows and Mac operating systems. The familiar menus & controls make it very easy to set up a live event to get started fast. The Web Presenter features Teranex conversion technology on the SDI input for incredibly clean-looking video. It takes the incoming HD or Ultra HD input signal and converts it to high quality, low data rate 1080p HD or high-resolution 2160p60 Ultra HD.