NewTek | Wowza MDS™ Media Distribution System

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Product Highlights:

  • Streaming Media Distribution System
  • Real-Time Encoding and Streaming
  • Built-In Wowza Streaming Software
  • 4 Independent Streaming Channels

Update your studio for broadcasting to popular live-streaming platforms with NewTek's MediaDS streaming media distribution system. Four simultaneous independent channels can be fed from four 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs or four NDI IP video streams from compatible NewTek hardware. Built-in Wowza streaming software provides integration with Wowza streaming services. Other platforms such as Facebook and YouTube are accessible as well. Whether you want your existing broadcast studio to reach wider audiences, or building a new studio around internet media, the MediaDS will prove to be a reliable and high-quality video streaming solution.

Quick Features


4 RTMP streams via integrated NewTek streaming encoder

Streaming Delivery

4 independent streams with support for Adobe Flash RTMP (RTMPE, RTMPT, RTMPTE, RTMPS), Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), MPEG-DASH, WOWZA, and simultaneous stream file archive

Streaming Targets

Independently configurable per video stream, with support for multiple selections and configurable presets

Streaming Profiles

Independently configurable per video stream, with presets included in formats up to 1080p 60

Video Streaming Webpages

Built-in webpage available per video stream for local network viewing, with hosted media player, embed codes, and direct editing supported via HTML and CSS


Integrated multiviewer display with configurable workspaces and viewports

Video Configuration

Independently configurable video delay and color correction settings for each video stream, including white balance, proc amp controls and auto color

Audio Configuration

Independently configurable audio delay, automatic gain control, and manual audio channel level controls for each video stream

Signal Monitoring

Integrated waveform and vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 709

General Features

Seamless Integration with SDI and IP Workflows

The MediaDS is fully equipped for SDI, IP, and hybrid workflows, with multi-format processing allowing supported source types to be used interchangeably on each channel. Streaming signals are acquired through direct, physical input using 3G/HD/SD-SDI hardware connections, over IP via NewTek's NDI, and from other sources, including TCP/IP, webcams, and USB capture devices.

Multi-Platform Support

With support for delivery to viewers on the local network through Wowza streaming software, in addition to all common streaming services, websites and CDNs, including Facebook Live, Microsoft Azure, Ustream, Wowza Streaming Cloud, YouTube Live, and more, your organization can reach multiple intended audiences, wherever they wish to watch.

Channel Management

Introduce another layer of quality control into your signal flow, ensuring the optimal audio-visual experience for your viewing audience right from the system. With support for dedicated multiviewer monitoring, the local operator can observe all video streams in real time or focus on a specific channel full-screen, and manage image and sound quality with integrated waveform and vectorscope displays, independent color correction tools, and multi-channel audio level control available for every stream.

FG-001519-R001 - Specification

More Information
Video Inputs:4 x BNC 3G/HD/SD-SDI (with embedded audio)
4 x IP via NDI (with embedded audio)
Video Outputs:1 x DVI/HDMI multiviewer
4 x IP via NDI
Audio Inputs:1 x 2 balanced XLR (line-level)
3 x 2 balanced 1/4" TRS (line-level)

Supports Dante networking protocol (requires separately available Audinate license)
SDI Format Support:1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
1080i 50/59.94
720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
SMPTE Standards Supported:3G-SDI: SMPTE 424M (Level A)
SD: SMPTE 259M and ITU-R BT.656
Analog Audio: SMPTE RP-155
Processing:Video: Floating point 4:4:4:4 (YCbCr +alpha)
Audio: Floating point, 48 kHz
Network Interfaces:2 x Gigabit
Dimensions:19 x 1.75 x 16.75" / 483 x 45 x 425 mm
Weight:15 lb / 6.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight:21.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH):25 x 9 x 9"
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