Haivision Expands Award-Winning Makito Series of Ultra-Low Latency 4K Video Encoders

Haivision Makito FX and cost-effective Makito X4 single-channel encoders offer broadcasters more flexibility and choice for high performance and secure 4K encoding

Montreal, Canada – April 13, 2023 – Haivision(TSX: HAI), a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, today announced the expansion of its award-winning Makito series of encoding solutions with the introduction of the single-channel Makito X4, an ultra-low latency, 4K video encoder to its product line. 

The new addition to the portfolio offers all the powerful features of the widely adopted Makito X4 quad channel encoder in a single HD/UHD channel configuration. Built to address the evolving needs of broadcasters looking to do more with less, the new single-channel Makito X4 offers a new level of price performance at just $6,000 USD. 

Designed for the most demanding broadcast applications, including live sports and news, the single-channel Makito X4 can encode 4K, HD, and SD at up to full 2160p50/60 4K UHD or 1080p50/60 HD video sources with 4:2:2 10-bit H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC compression up to eight channels of digital audio and includes native support for SRT and SMPTE ST 2110.  

Additionally, the new Makito FX provides broadcasters peace of mind for field deployments thanks to its compact form factor and fanless operation. With both SDI and HDMI inputs, users have the flexibility of working with different video sources and can leverage ultra-low latency encoding at up to 4K UHDp60. 

“Recognized for its high-quality, low latency, and reliability, our Makito family of video encoders and decoders is trusted and relied upon by the world’s leading broadcasters to power their workflows,” said Jean-Marc Racine, Chief Product Officer, Haivision. “With the addition of the Makito FX and now the new Makito X4 single channel to the series, we continue to add high-demand products to our portfolio, unlocking even more value for our customers.” 

To learn more about the Makito X4 single channel encoder visit https://www.haivision.com/products/makito-x4-video-encoder/ or visit us at booth W3020 in the West Hall during the NAB Show. 

About Haivision
Haivision is a leading global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions. Our connected cloud and intelligent edge technologies enable organizations globally to engage audiences, enhance collaboration, and support decision-making. We provide high-quality, low latency, secure, and reliable live video at a global scale. Haivision open sourced its award-winning SRT low latency video streaming protocol and founded the SRT Alliance to support its adoption. Awarded four Emmys® for Technology and Engineering from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Haivision continues to fuel the future of IP video transformation. Founded in 2004, Haivision is headquartered in Montreal and Chicago with offices, sales, and support located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. To learn more, visit Haivision at haivision.com.

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