ProVideo A Review of Blackmagic Design’s ATEM 1M/E Switcher


ProVideo Bruce’s Blog by Bruce A. Johnson | Founder.

As with every area of video they enter, BMD has really redefined the price/performance ratio of switchers with their ATEM line.  Bruce Johnson has a look at their lower end offering.

Something I’ve been interested in but haven’t been able to find much info on: their low end offering outputs a h.264 stream of the Program bus.  Can you record that stream on the same laptop your using as a software control panel?  Can the bit rate and resolution of the stream be adjusted?  How do you interface it with the various streaming services?  It seems like something that could have a lot of potential, but I’d like more details……