PlayZone HD Model PZ-HDMI provides ability to input, display and capture HDMI up to 1920 x 1080p via USB 2.0 interface. The driver free PZ-HDMI Input module is detected as a standard webcam device by most operating systems, allowing it to be used by applications such as Skype, Google Hangouts, Twitch TV and more as a HDTV camera, 2 channel embedded audio is available as the microphone audio source when used with 3rd party applications.
Playzone HD PZ-HDMI is a compact device that enables HDMI video up to 1080p to be displayed and captured via USB 2.0 interface. PZ-HDMI can be used to monitor HDMI signals on a tablet or PC which is ideal for any video engineer's toolkit, simply connect the device to any USB port and open VLC or any other application to display the SD or HD HDMI input and audio on channels 1 and 2. Ideal for use with 3rd party applications such as Skype, Google Hangouts and more to feed HDMI or computer video as a camera source. The PZ-HDMI is powered by the USB slot and does not require any external power, signal LED indicators provide quick visual check of signal input, the device auto detects incoming video format and does not require any additional drivers to be installed.
Plug and Play with USB 2.0
PZ-HDMI provides an easy solution for many applications where live HDMI or Computer video input with audio is required. The PZ-HDMI clever design enables the device to be seen as a standard USB web camera by many applications such as Skype, Google Hangouts and others, since the PZ-HDMI is detected as a standard web cam device there are no additional drivers or software that needs to be installed, allowing an easy method to feed broadcast video into applications.
Rugged and Reliable
The PZ-HDMI can accept any non HDCP video input up to 1080p/60 and provides a mjpeg output at 1280x720p/30 or YUV/10 along with 44.1 kHz 2 channel stereo audio mic output. The PZ-HDMI capture module can be used with devices which have a HDCP output by using an in-line 1:2 HDMI splitters which strip HDCP from the source, these devices are available on eBay amongst other sites.
Raspberry Pi HDMI Input
PZ-HDMI can be used with the Raspberry Pi computer to capture video & audio via the Pi's USB port, the Pi's built in V4L2/UVC driver sees the PZ-HDMI as a Dev0 device.
The PZ-HDMI 5V (USB) powered, 350mA, 50 grams, H=20mm x L=100mm x W=32mm.
Note: all specifications are subject to change without notice.