Delivering your flagship broadcast services

OBE’s software-defined encoding is proven in a Tier 1 broadcast television environment. OBE delivers mission-critical contribution and distribution services to the primary screen in millions of homes.

Delivering your flagship broadcast services

The next generation of C-100 encoder

The C-100 encoder drastically reduced the costs of high quality broadcast contribution. Now the C-100 Gen2 chassis packs more into the same space featuring XLR connectors in the same compact 1U form factor, a unique feature for this type of encoder.
This allows two IP four-wire circuits on each unit alongside the existing encode and a decode capabilities.
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The next generation of C-100 encoder

Contribution Cloud

New: A suite of products for routing compressed IP feeds in the cloud or locally.

With OBE Contribution Cloud, you can route IP feeds as easily as SDI, all in a vendor-neutral environment. Using a simple web-interface or existing SNMP management, IP feeds can be routed in the cloud or locally.
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Contribution Cloud

Premium Broadcast Encoding

NEW: OBE C-200 Premium contribution encoder

Allowing bitrates of up to 150Mbps, the OBE C-200 is already deployed for the highest-profile sporting projects. Legacy JPEG2000 can be replaced with high-quality, interoperable 4:2:2 10-bit AVC-Intra in standard or ultra-high density (left) form factors.
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Premium Broadcast Encoding

In a rush?

Need to launch a channel or add a new site in a few weeks? Tomorrow? Our software-defined encoding platform makes this possible entirely on hardware you may already have on-site and you can be up and running in a matter of minutes.

In a rush?

Advanced Broadcast Products

  • Designed from the ground-up to be flexible and scalable. Compliant with broadcast industry standards and practices. 
  • Adaptable to fit a wide range of use-cases using entirely commodity hardware. 
  • Open Source at its core. Powered by the x264 AVC encoder (that many vendors use inside but pretend is their own!).

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Outstanding Quality

Pristine HD and SD encoding at a fraction of the price of traditional hardware encoders.

Full control of the encoding process from beginning to end. No need to rely on expensive, proprietary systems.

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Fully Open

No shrouds of secrecy, no NDAs to sign - anyone can contribute to and use the Open Broadcast Encoder.

No extravagent claims of unreachable performance at reduced bitrates.

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Our Heritage

Based on a rich heritage of high quality industry standard open source projects used by millions worldwide.

Ready to be integrated directly into your broadcast chain.