Record and stream natively from any Q-SYS room

Enhance your Q-SYS space with Epiphan Pearl hardware encoders, the industry standard for professional-quality video capture and streaming.

Get more out of your Q-SYS space

Q-SYS is a control platform that brings incredible possibilities for room management and automation, and Pearl hardware brings the reliability and performance of streaming and recording.

Together, Q-SYS and Pearl enable automated video capture and streaming from classrooms, auditoriums, lecture halls, or corporate meeting rooms.

Q-SYS-managed plugin

Get native access to all of your Pearl encoders by downloading and installing the certified Epiphan Video plugin from the Q-SYS Designer Software Asset Manager. No additional programming is required.

Meet the Pearl family

All-in-one video production systems for switching, streaming, and recording

Versatile streaming

Live stream presentations to multiple content delivery networks using custom RTMP or RTMPS, RTSP over TCP/UDP, MPEG-TS, or FLV. Multicast live training directly to viewers on your local network with MPEG-TS UDP, MPEG-TS RTP/UDP, or RTP/UDP.

Flexible recording and file management

Capture, record, and store video your way with configurable bitrates and video scaling, multiple storage options, and manual or automatic file uploading to a USB drive, internal storage, local server, or network-attached storage device.

IT friendly and secure

Easily add Pearl encoders to any network and prevent unauthorized access with a bevy of security features including DHCP and LDAP support, role-based access control, 802.1x network access control, and SSL.

Robust CMS integrations

Pearl encoders are fully integrated with Kaltura and Panopto video platforms, creating opportunities to streamline your integrations even further.

Built for ProAV

Built for ultimate flexibility, Pearl hardware encoders offer a variety of professional audio and video connectors.

  • Pearl-2: All-in-one video production system

    Epiphan Pearl-2

    Pearl-2 brings the pro features and processing horsepower required for the most demanding live events.

  • Pearl Mini: All-in-one video production

    Epiphan Pearl Mini

    Pearl Mini offers the same all-in-one video production functionality as Pearl-2 in a more portable chassis with a giant touch screen for maximum ease of use.

  • Pearl Nano: The perfect-fit streamer and recorder

    Epiphan Pearl Nano

    Pearl Nano is ideal for small-scale live events and SRT contribution encoding, and as a streamer and recorder add-on to an existing production setup.

Connect any video source

Capture video from HDMI, SDI, and USB sources, including cameras, mixers, computers, or any other Q-SYS peripheral. Plus, bring in networked sources, like SRT and NDI.

Capture professional audio

Capture audio in high-quality directly from your room system. Mix embedded audio from SDI, HDMI, or USB video sources with audio from XLR microphones or mixers with individual input gain controls.

Pearl family

Discover the power of Pearl

Epiphan Pearl systems simplify video with a host of advanced features along with professional-grade construction and components – all backed by rock-solid customer support.

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