.... During the streams I didn’t experience any dropped frames, interruptions, or delays; the device performed flawlessly. The simplicity of the Solo makes it hard to screw up.
So, who’s this for? As live-streaming becomes more commonplace and larger companies add it to their media repertoire, it stands to reason that broadcast-quality video would be an early requirement. At just under $1000 the device is competitively priced. For production companies or brands/people with existing production capabilities the LiveU Solo is an easy choice. Using a Tricaster, Blackmagic ATEM, or similar, one could easily stream a multi-cam production to one or even multiple sources if Switchboard Live is used as the destination. For me, I could see selling clients on the concept of project-specific streams while simultaneously recording the entire thing in-camera for later editing/distribution. In that case, the Solo would easily pay for itself in just a few gigs. If the market shows an interest, that is....[continue reading]