Portable Encoders & Decoders

Professional Series of Portable Encoding and Decoding Appliances


Portable, compact streaming encoders offer broadcast-grade HEVC / H.264 / MPEG-2 compression

VITEC’s portable encoding and streaming appliances deliver broadcast quality video with minimal latency at any bit rate. The industrial-grade construction combined with VITEC’s 100% hardware processing make the family of compact encoders ideal for any video streaming and IPTV application, stationary or in the field.

MGW Diamond

MGW Diamond is a small, power-efficient 4K / Multichannel HEVC encoder ideal for field based applications


MGW Ace Encoder delivers Ultra Low Latency with the highest HEVC quality in a portable streaming appliance


Broadcast grade H.264/MPEG-2 Bi-directional Encoder/Decoder in a 1RU, half width rackable format


Versatile H.264 HD Encoder optimized for Direct-to-Web applications

MGW Premium

MGW Premium is a high-density, portable multi-channel H.264 Encoding & streaming appliance

MGW Nano

Enterprise grade HDMI H.264 HD/SD Encoder

MGW Pico

World's smallest professional / low latency H.264 encoder with SDI and composite inputs

MGW Sprint

IP Video with no visible delay - fastest professional-grade H.264 HD codec


Broadcast quality, low latency and reliable decoding solutions for demanding professional applications

VITEC’s portable decoding appliances deliver broadcast quality video decoding with low latency at any rate, on any network.

Portable & openGear Decoders

Professional grade, high quality and low latency HEVC & H.264 decoders

Best-in-Class H.264/MPEG-4 IPTV Decoders for HD/SD Video Streams work for a variety of industries from military operations to digital signage for educational, transportation and medical institutions, streaming PC content over IP and displaying on large screens for training and distance learning.

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VITEC Portable Encoding Solution Provides Reliable Live Streams of Historic US Presidential Visit to Cuba


Using VITEC’S MGW Ace and MGW D265 solution, our transmission of President Obama’s visit in Cuba was a complete success. Tropical storms shortly after the President’s arrival in Havana disrupted the transmissions of traditional satellite providers, keeping several global networks off the air. We had error-free continuous coverage and were able to meet our clients’ needs because of the reliability of the VITEC streaming solution.

Simon Marks
President of FSN
Feature Story News Use Case

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MGW Ace Encoder and MGW Ace Decoder pair deliver zero-latency contribution with 16 ms glass-to-glass latency thanks to the VITEC HEVC GEN2+ codec.

This groundbreaking codec provides best-in-class HEVC video quality up to 4:2:2 10-bit, setting new industry standards in video quality, bit rate, and latency. In addition, the streaming solution is compatible with industry standard decoders, such as the popular VLC player, ensuring unprecedented latency with a software decoder, as low as 50 ms glass-to-glass.

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