pixfix server

If the need is for live on premise entry level or Enterprise class Encoding/Transcoding, PIXFIX Flex comes with enough power to Broadcast, CDN/TELCO and Corporate markets, by delivering the industry’s Ultra flexible and best in class cost per stream infrastructure for multiscreen applications. These Encoders/Transcoders have RiverSilica’s patented RAFT™,SAND™ and HELM™ algorithms, which provide intelligent video optimization and flexible live work flow for quality conscious customers. PIXFIX Flex derives its flexibility from its state of the art software defined video processing.

Capable of taking multiple types of inputs and multiple formats- PIXFIX Flex delivers live Multi bit rate video with popular CDN support, for quality conscious customers. PIXFIX Flex can power from entry level enterprise to dense juggernaut needs with its flexible EL and HE Chassis. In combination with PIXFIX Streama, the solution delivers OTT work flow with mezzanine formats and DRM for the customers for their monetization needs.

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infrastructure for multiscreen applications

For BROADCASTERS who are looking for most optimal solution to deliver live IP Video for multiple screens, look no further. PIXFIX Flex is capable of delivering live Multi screen, Multi format with plethora of bit rates and monetizable features. May it be low or dense channel count, with host of pre-processing and post-processing features, PIXFIX Flex packs a lot of punch for non-stop video delivery with heavy hitting capabilities and redundancy at all levels.

most optimal solution for OTT

For non-stop enterprise class live OTT Encoding/Transcoding needs for the EDUCATION markets and consolidating direct inputs from cameras in SURVEILLANCE market, PIXFIX Flex helps in building most optimal solution for OTT work flow requirements.

live input

Capable of delivering enterprise class features across the board from single channel live all the way up to sixteen channels live input, with PIXFIX Flex you can be assured of a best in class optimized quality and the fastest ROI.

CMS solutions

PIXFIX Flex can deliver end to end OTT solutions with PIXFIX Streama for streaming needs and PIXFIX Local for archival, CMS solutions.

PIXFIX Mini Chassis SB Series

Currently available on PIXFIX Mini Chassis SB Series, PIXFIX EL, and HE Series in 1RU, 2RU form factors respectively help in scaling the channel density challenges

  • Highly versatile, Ultra flexible and configurablethrough state of the art software defined video processing and acceleration using RAFT™, SAND™ and HELM™
  • Flexibility for LIVE OTT Multi Screen delivery by processing multiple video inputs across IP, ASI, HDMI, SDI and COMPOSITE inputs and multiple IP outputs
  • MPEG2, H264, HEVC Codec flexibility for LIVE delivery
  • Support for multiple CDNs
  • Express configurability for single channel needs
  • Dynamic parameter management without stoppage
  • Multibit rate and dynamic bitrate management through PIXABIT™
  • Video quality management through PIXIT™
  • Control and safety through PIXFIX Visor
  • Streaming through PIXFIX Streama with DRM support.
  • Archival and CMS through PIXFIX Local
  • PIXFIX Flex is available on RiverSilica’s PIXFIX™ SB, EL, HE series chassis based on COTS Intel™ platform.

Input Interfaces

  • Multiple Gigabit IP interface, ASI, SD/HD SDI with raw and compressed audio, HDMI with Embedded Audio, Composite, Component, S-Video, DVI, Webcam

Input Stream

  • TS/ UDP (Unicast and multicast SPTS and MPTS)
  • TS/RTP (Unicast and multicast SPTS and MPTS)
  • Signal generator
  • Slate Input
  • H.264 elementary-Annex B MPEG2 PS. MPEG TS,

Input Video Codecs

  • MPEG2-ML/HL 4:2:2
  • H264 – BP/MP/HP – 4:2:2 10Bit
  • Apple Prores
  • HEVC
  • VC1, MJPEG
  • Fixed and variable frame rate
  • Standard and non-standard resolution
  • 1080p@60 upto 25Mbps for live delivery
  • Error resilience and concealment for erroneous input
  • Input video frame skip detection
  • Video pass through

Input Audio Codecs

  • MPEG1 Layer2 Y& Layer3
  • Dolby™-AC3
  • LPCM
  • Up to 8 channels 24 bit, 96KHz audio
  • Up to 96KHz sampling frequency
  • Audio pass through


  • CEA608/708 Closed captioning
  • SCTE 35/104 Cue-points

Control & Monitoring

  • Auto sensing of incoming media, media info
  • Input stream view on web console
  • Input stream capture
  • Web based UI
  • Thumbnails preview on web console
  • Tile based preview for monitoring
  • Express Job Settings
  • Pre and post job scripts
  • Jobs scheduling and Prioritization
  • Dynamic parameter changing while job is running
  • System configuration backup and restore
  • Fans and temperature monitoring

Platform Specs

  • Runs on COTS Intel™ Platform
  • CentOS
  • Based on Mini, 1RU, 2RU chassis
  • Optional RPS and RAID
  • Upto 6 Gigabit ports & 6 TB local storage

Output Interfaces

  • Multiple Gigabit IP interface with redundancy, ASI

Output Stream

  • TS/UDP & TS/RTP Unicast and multicast – SPTS
  • RTMP uplink to popular CDNs
  • TS, MP4, MOV, FLV, MKV

Output Video Codecs

  • H.264
  • HEVC

Output Audio Codecs

  • MPEG 1 Layer2/3
  • Up to 8 channel, 24 bit audio
  • Up to 96 KHz sampling frequency


  • De interlacing through BOB, Motion adaptive
  • Perceptual quality based video scaler
  • Standard and non-standard resolution
  • Multiple alpha blended logo overlay
  • Static/scrolling text overlay
  • Clock/Time code overlay
  • Cropping/Letter boxing

Encoding Features

  • Look ahead based encoding
  • Low latency encoding &Subsecond Glass to Glass delay
  • Deblocking filter
  • CBR, VBR and constrained VB streams
  • Scene change detection & characteristics based encoding
  • Encode, Transcode acceleration through RAFT™, HELM™, SAND™ algorithms
  • Configurable display aspect ratio and preserving DAR during scaling
  • Multi language/track audio coding in a single program
  • Upto 8 channel, 24 bit audio encoding


  • CEA 608/708 pass through
  • SCTE cue points for TS


  • Express Job Settings
  • Jobs scheduling and Prioritization
  • Dynamic parameter changing while job is running
  • System configuration backup and restore
  • Remote File storage mount – NFS, CIFS
  • Auto restart of jobs in unrecoverable errors
  • Log and Notification alerts
  • Real time health statistics
  • Input stream available indicator
  • SNMP
  • System dashboard with realtime statistics of CPU, Network, Jobs, Memory etc.,
  • Device manager for autodetecting PnP devices
  • Complete network diagnostic involving DNS test, Speed test, Tracer etc.,