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WINK Forge

WINK Forge

WINK Forge is a high performance, high definition transcoder, which is capable of handling even the highest resolution live and prerecorded video streams and converting them into highly compressed video with extremely low latency. WINK Forge is capable of handling a wide range of media formats including but not limited to; MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, and MJPEG. WINK Forge can both input and out from the following media server technologies RTP, RTSP and RTMP and progressive HTTP (HLS) and MPEG-Dash servers.

Our simple to use web management interface allows even novice computer users to configure the system in minutes. The advanced section of the web management interface allows you to fine tune your streams to your exact needs and specifications.

WINK Forge is used for a wide range of transcoding and IP encoding solutions including, live conferences, live concerts, horse racing, traffic camera's, IPTV transcoding and numerous other applications. The WINK Forge's wide range of supported protocols and codecs allows it to fit into all video transcoding and IP based encoding situations.  

WINK Forge

 WINK Rack Mount Forge

* Note: Available in 1U and 2U rack mount model, as well as studio edition.


Features and Specifications


  • Up to 60 concurrent streams
  • Full HD 720p & 1080p support
  • Up to 120 fps
  • Subtitles
    • Embedded
    • Channels (SAP)
  • Resize / Scale / Crop
  • Frame Rate Recoding
  • Variable bit rate / Consistent bit rate
  • Adjustable Key Frame Index
  • Watermark
    • Static
    • Animated
  • Multiple concurrent output rates


  • IPTV
  • RTSP Family
  • RTMP Family
  • HTTP Progressive
    • HLS
    • HDS
  • UDP Multicast
    • IPTV Adaptations
    • Security Monitoring
  • TCP
  • Local File / Pipe


 Addon Modules

  • Genetec Security Center Mobile Integration
  • Genetec Security Center Integration
    • Virtual Decoder
    • Virtual Encoder
    • SDK Client for additional features
  • Genetec Omnicast Integration
    • Virtual Decoder
    • Virtual Encoder
    • SDK Client for additional features
  • WINK Archive
  • WINK Virtual Forge
  • Media Server (RTSP / RTMP / HLS)

Language Localizations

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Japanese


  • MPEG1
  • MPEG2
  • MPEG4
  • H.263
  • H.264
    • Base Profile
    • Main Profile
  • MJPEG / MJ2 / JPEG
  • RAW (Various)
  • MP3
  • AC3
  • AAC

Formats / Containers

  • AVI
  • FLV (Flash)
  • MP4
  • HLS / HDS (iOS / Android)




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