PlayZone HD PZ-HDX8 the cost effective, easy to use HDMI capture module which connects directly to a computers USB 3.0 port, PZ-HDX8 features UVC & UAC compatibility, which means no additional drivers are required to be installed, the compact capture module is seen as a USB webcam device with audio by the operating system.
PZ-HDX8 is cost effective and extremely compact, with Plug and Play functionality the capture module is compatible with Windows, Linux, macOS X, Raspbian (Raspberry Pi) & certain Android based phones/tablets. PZ-HDX8 is compatible with a broad range of creative applications from video conferencing to social media live streaming, the capture module is also well suited for developers looking to work with HD & 4K video within their custom applications.
The tiny PZ-HDX8, typically the size of a thumb drive, enables portability and being USB port powered provides for ease of use in the field or studio.
PZ-HDX8 is able to accept HDMI video input with a resolution of up to 4K 30 & 1080p 60, the video output from the PZ-HDX8 is auto scaled to 1080p, with 2 channel stereo audio @ 48kHz PCM. Auto detection of input resolution and standardized output of 1080p 60 ensures captures and live streams are delivered at the highest quality. UXPlayer & Live Streamer application is included, allowing for easy capture and upload/stream to social media, UXPlayer included for Windows, Macs & Android.
Raspberry Pi HDMI Input
PZ-HDX8 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-HDX8 as a Dev0 device. A RPi approved powered (at leat 2Amp) USB hub must be used with the PZ-HDX8, the RPi is not able to provide the required power directly from its USB 2.0 Port.