Panasonic AV-HSW10 IP-compatible compact live switcher

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Panasonic has announced the AV-HSW10 IP-compatible compact live switcher that was designed to enable users to stream high-quality video from lectures, corporate webinars, and other diverse live events.

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The AV-HSW10 is based on Panasonic’s predecessor AW-HS50 live switcher. The new model features a compact body with 10-bit processing and it is claimed to achieve higher operability, greater reliability, and advanced functions such as IP compatibility.

Key features

  • Up to 1080p Input and Output
  • Baseband Input Mode, IP Streaming Mode
  • 4 x SDI Inputs, 2 x SDI Outputs
  • 2 x HDMI Inputs, 1 x HDMI Output
  • LAN Terminal for NDI, NDI|HX, SRT, RTMP
  • Up, Down, and Cross Conversion
  • Frame Synchronizer on All Inputs
  • Up to 16-Window Multiview Output
  • Keyers, 2 x AUX Bus, T-Shaped Fader
  • Connect IP-Enabled PTZ Cameras

The AV-HSW10 is Panasonic’s response to the increasing demand for high-quality video used by companies and schools, as well as the need for labor-saving IP compatibility in video production.

Above you can see some use case scenarios and how it could be used.

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It supports the most widely used broadcasting protocols and features IP inputs/outputs such as NDI and SRT in addition to SDI and HDMI, all contained in a conveniently compact and highly mobile notebook-size chassis.

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When combined with IP-enabled PTZ cameras, it creates a simple IP-based video production system. The AV-HSW10 also supports RTMP for direct upload to streaming services and USB Video Class for compatibility with web conferencing services. Systems can be adjusted based on the site size and platform, enabling one-person operation from production to distribution.

The AV-HSW10 is also compatible with the Panasonic Software Control Panel for viewing video and images in applications, as well as for easy, direct switching from a PC via a network, allowing multiple people to work simultaneously for extra-efficient on-site operation.

Boasting IP-based convenience and high-quality video, the AV-HSW10 looks to be a good solution for on-site video production and broadcasting,

There is currently no information about pricing or availability.

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