T-RAX is a high-density enterprise-grade H.264 platform that encodes, decodes, and streams video at broadcast quality

drawings of T-RAX's front and back rack mountable form factor

High-Density H.264 Codec

Available in a 2RU chassis with an optional redundant power supply, T-RAX supports up to 8 codecs at one time, offering major broadcasters, government agencies, and large businesses an incredibly flexible and modular solution for their IP video needs.

T-RAX with encoder and decoder cards pulled from the 8 available slots

Encoders & Decoders

The T-RAX base rack system allows installing of encoder and decoder cards. Each T-RAX encoder card can encode video from the 3G-SDI input into H.264 video with support for RTMP, MPEG-TS, TDS, and RTSP/RTP protocols. It also provides a 3G-SDI loop out.

Its decoder cards output via both 3G-SDI connectors and can decode incoming streams from any T-RAX encoder card, Cube or Slice encoder.*

*Decoder cards only support TDS, RTSP and MPEG-TS

web UI display of the T-RAX User Interface for configuring the device

Advanced Capabilities

T-RAX blades support variable or constant bitrate streaming up to 15 Mbps, closed-captioning, and multiple compression profiles (High, Main, Low). All T-RAX blades support 3G-SDI I/O and are compatible with the Core cloud management platform.

T-RAX compatibility with Livestream, Ustream, Facebook, Periscope, Wowza, YouTube and Twitch

Compatible with any Streaming Platform

T-RAX encoder cards can stream via RTMP to any online video platform and includes native integration with Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Periscope, Ustream, Livestream, and Twitch.tv, offering a quick and seamless streaming experience.

Need to stream to your own private server? T-RAX encoders are also integrated with Wowza’s Streaming Engine.

Multipoint Streaming with Core

Using the Core Cloud Management Platform, T-RAX can publish a live stream to any number of online video platforms at the same time. Learn more about Core.

Diagram of T-RAX with Core used for multipoint streaming

Point to Point

Transmit high definition video from one or several video sources over the Internet or on local networks at latencies as low as 100ms. T-RAX encoder cards are compatible with a variety of stream protocols, including MPEG-TS, TDS, and RTSP/RTP.

T-RAX encoders can stream to Cube, Slice, and T-RAX decoder cards, in addition to 3rd party decoding solutions compatible with MPEG-TS.

Front View of T-RAX with LED and Card Slots

Closed Captioning

T-RAX encoders support EIA-608 and EIA-708 closed-captioning via H.264 SEI insertion, as per SCTE 128-1.

Closed Captioning Support

Multipoint Publishing with Core

With Core, a single T-RAX encoder card can stream to any number of destinations around the world. From an intuitive drag and drop interface, Core users can configure and route their Teradek encoder feeds to decoders, online video platforms, or even another company’s Sputnik server all in real time. Learn more about Core here.

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