j5create Quad HDMI Video Capture Streaming Station @ CES 2023 - Show Notes

j5create Quad HDMI Video Capture Streaming Station @ CES 2023

Thursday May 18, 2023 (00:04:45)


Content creation has become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more people are looking to share their ideas and stories with the world. With the rise of streaming platforms and social media, it's now easier than ever to get your content out there. However, it can still be difficult to manage multiple sources of content at once. This is where the j5create's quad HDMI video capture station comes in.

Content creation made easy

The quad HDMI video capture station is an incredibly useful tool for content creators. It allows you to capture up to four sources of content at the same time, such as a Steam Deck, an Apple TV, an HP Omen desktop, and an HP Omen laptop, as was demonstrated at the booth. This means you can easily manage multiple streams of content without having to worry about software or other technical issues.

The system also includes the ability to do picture-in-picture overlays. So, you can put the video from a camera over the top of the video coming out of a computer, allowing the viewer to see both the presentation and the speaker at the same time.

The device also has five volume knobs, so you can adjust the sound for each input and control the overall volume of your output. This allows the streamer to moderate how loud each input is compared to the other, so the speaker can be heard above and music or sound effects coming from another input.

Content creation has never been easier thanks to the j5create's quad HDMI video capture station. With this device, content creators can easily manage multiple sources of content and get their ideas out into the world. Whether you're a professional streamer or just starting out, the j5create's quad HDMI video capture station is an invaluable tool for content creation.

A real-world example

The product is targeted at a lot of possible streamers, but gamers are going to be the biggest potential market for it. This is because the industry is already large enough to support a hardware line, while also being in need of an easy streaming setup. So, this is the most likely way for a game streamer to put to use the quad HDMI video capture station.

Input one is going to be a camera - likely a small camcorder or a DSLR because these have HDMI outputs on them. Using the right phone, you might be able to use that as well. Input two is going to be a gaming console - Xbox, PlayStation, or Switch. It doesn't really matter which. Input three is going to be a computer.

Input 2 is going to be used as the base video most of the time. You can see the game playing on the console through the stream. Input one, which is the camera, will be used as an overlay in a corner, using the Picture-in-Picture feature. The PC is going to be used to show videos or chat on the stream.

Learn more

The j5create's quad HDMI video capture station is an incredibly useful tool for content creators, allowing them to easily manage multiple sources of content. What's more, the device is reasonably priced at $239.99, making it accessible to a wide range of content creators. It will be available on the company's website initially, followed by other retailers.

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Allante Sparks


Allante - also well known as Wolff - is the newest member and co-host for PLuGHiTz Live! Radio. A gifted artist, he is usually found drawing up a character or two or sketching up whatever comes to mind. Do not think that he is not a hardcore gamer because he is about as hardcore as it gets! His favorites range from fighting games to RPGs, adventure and even a racing game here and there. Fighting games are his forte and he relays this message for all who oppose: You mess with the Wolff and you get the fangs!

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Scott Ertz

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Scott is a developer who has worked on projects of varying sizes, including all of the PLUGHITZ Corporation properties. He is also known in the gaming world for his time supporting the rhythm game community, through DDRLover and hosting tournaments throughout the Tampa Bay Area. Currently, when he is not working on software projects or hosting F5 Live: Refreshing Technology, Scott can often be found returning to his high school days working with the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), mentoring teams and helping with ROBOTICON Tampa Bay. He has also helped found a student software learning group, the ASCII Warriors, currently housed at AMRoC Fab Lab.


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