INOGENI SHARE2

Dual HDMI/DVI to USB 3.0 Multi I/O Capture


OPTIMIZE your video collaboration and webcast with two cameras.
Works with Skype®, Zoom®, Webex®, GoToMeeting®, Hangouts®, etc.
Reduces hardware complexity and connections to your computer.

Easy, No Drivers, No Setup !
Versatile !
Compatible with all Apps !

SHARE2 features a mixer to embed two video sources into one single stream. This is an important asset if your application only supports one video interface, like Skype®, Zoom®, Webex®, GoToMeeting® and all video conferencing applications.

The device can be controlled by an application on the host side using our USB HID interface or with RS-232. You can also use the keypad on top of the device to control it manually.

  • Mixer feature : Hardware mixer into a single USB 3.0 interface
  • Control interface : LAN, RS-232, USB
  • Local and remote keypad
  • HDMI, DVI, VGA or CVBS video input connectors. [VGA and CVBS are available using an adapter]
  • Line level stereo audio support
  • Digital Fluid technology: Internal frame buffers maximize frame rate with any host
  • Hardware-based color space and sampling conversion
  • Automatic scaling and frame rate conversion
  • Customizable video processing functions
  • Image controls: Brightness, contrast, saturation and hue settings
  • Supports multiple devices on the same host
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac OSX and Linux

Block diagram

Connectivity

 

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Note: For USB cameras, see INOGENI SHARE2U product.

 

OEM and system developers friendly

The device may be controlled by the Control App or via an included API so you can design your own. You can read the sources status, presence, format, modify the EDID, update the firmware, etc. and ask for custom functionalities.

You can also get Crestron modules in order to control the device using the LAN or serial interface. You can get a look at the interface of the Crestron module below. Visit the Software Update page under the INOGENI SHARE 2 section for more details.

Control App

The device has its own application in order to control the Mixer configuration using the USB HID or the LAN interfaces. You can also monitor the firmware versions installed on the device and the status of the Camera and Content inputs. You can update your device to the latest firmware using the Update menu. The C++ source code of this application is available on demand. Visit the Software Upgrade page under the INOGENI SHARE2 section for more details.

SHARE Remote

When the SHARE2 or SHARE2U is positioned in an inconvenient area of the room because of your computer and video source cables, you can connect the SHARE2 wired remote and change images from a better place in the room.

Click here for the SHARE remote page

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User Manual User Manual

REMOTE User Manual

User Manual

REMOTE User Manual

Feature Summary
Dual Video to USB 3.0 Multi I/O Capture. FACILITATE your video capture over USB 3.0 for two cameras and with versatile I/Os. Works with vMix, Wirecast, Panopto and all apps supporting two or more video input devices. Simultaneous capture and mix of 1x HDMI and 1x DVI/VGA/Component Analog or digital/or CVBS + Audio into 1x1080P60 USB3 signal. Simultaneous capture and mix of 2x USB2 signals + Audio into one 1080P60 USB3 signal.
Video Input 1
1x HDMI
1080p, 720p, 1080i, 480p, 576p, 1920x1200, 1280x1024, 1280x960, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480
1x USB 2.0 camera
MJPEG or H264 (*)
Depends on the camera specifications.
Supported USB 2.0 cameras
Video Input 2
1x DVI-I (Digital + Analog)
DVI: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 576p, 1920x1200, 1280x1024, 1280x960, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480
VGA: 1080p, 720p, 480p, 576p, 1920x1200, 1680x1050, 1400x1050, 1600x1200, 1280x1024, 1360x768, 1280x768, 1280x800, 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480

Component: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i, 576p and 576i

1x CVBS - 480i, 576i

HDMI Note: You may use a HDMI to DVI adapter and have two HDMI inputs.

1x USB 2.0 camera
MJPEG or H264 (*)
Depends on the camera specifications.
Supported USB 2.0 cameras

- OR -

1x HDMI
1080p30, 720p60 and 480p60

Frame Rates
Up to 60 Hz, all formats. Up to 1920x1080p, 30Hz.
Color Space
RGB, YCbCr, 4:4:4, and 4:2:2 HDMI : RGB, YCbCr 4:4:4 and 4:2:2
Analog Audio I/O
Analog stereo, line level, 3.5mm jack.
Audio Input
2-channel LPCM 48kHz audio from line input or embedded in HDMI. 2-channel LPCM 48kHz audio from line input or embedded in HDMI or USB.
HDCP-Compliant
The device is HDCP-compliant. It will not decrypt BD/DVD movies, satellite/cable receivers or other encrypted sources.
Camera Control
RS-232 port on RJ-45 connector for RS-232 or VISCA control. Requires installation of COM port driver. See Support tab. RS-232 on terminal block for VISCA control.
Mixer Control
There is no mixer in SHARE1. The mixer feature can be controlled by the following interfaces: LAN, HID, RS-232, keypad and INOGENI REMOTE.
Output Connector
1x USB 3.0 (Two separate video streams). 1x USB 3.0 (One mixed video stream). 1x USB 3.0 and 1x HDMI (One mixed video stream)
up to 1080p60.
USB 2.0 is supported but for lower formats and frame rates
Color Space
YCbCr (YUY2) 4:2:2 8-bit.
Video Scaler, Color Space Conversion, Sampling & Frame Rate Conversion
Automatic hardware based.
USB Expansion
Two (2) extra USB 3.0 ports for expansion purposes. The devices connected will appear to the host.
Maximum USB Bandwidth
Because of USB bandwidth limitation, you cannot stream simultaneously two 1080p60 videos over USB. However, for example, these combinations will work:

Input 1 at 1080p50 and Input 2 at 1080p30.

Both Inputs at HD resolutions, such as 1080i60, 1080p30 or 720p60.

Input 1 at 1080p60 and Input 2 at 1080p23.

All other combinations at lower resolution or frame rate.

The internal scaler can be used to reduce the resolution and frame rate of the input if necessary.

No USB Bandwidth limitation.
Operating Systems

NO driver installation necessary!

Windows 7 and above (32/64-bit)
macOS 10.10 and above [SHARE1 not supported]
Linux (kernel v2.6.38) and above
Android

Minimal Host Requirements
USB 3.0 port
4GB RAM
Intel Core i5 or equivalent
Graphic card with dedicated memory
Motherboard
Compatible with all motherboards. Intel, Renesas, ASMedia and Fresco Logic.
Cameras Supported
Cameras and camcorders with an HDMI, DVI, VGA or CVBS output. Depends on the camera specifications
Supported USB 2.0 cameras.
Software Compatibility
UVC-compliant. Runs with all software compatible to DirectShow, AV Foundation and V4L2.UVC-compliant. Runs with all software compatible to DirectShow, AVFoundation and V4L2.UVC-compliant. Runs with all software compatible to DirectShow, AVFoundation and V4L2.
Adapters/Cables included
Power supply, USB 3.0 cable, HDMI-to-DVI adapter, VGA-to-DVI adapter, serial RS-232 cable.  Power supply, USB 3.0 cable, RS-232 terminal bock adapter.
Dimensions & Weight
18.5cm x 11cm x 3cm, 462g 18.5cm x 11cm x 3cm, 530g 18.5cm x 11cm x 3cm, 540g
Operating Temperature
0° to 45° C
32° to 113° F
Storage Temperature
-40° to 105° C
-40° to 221° F
Relative Humidity
0% to 90% non-condensing
Power
12V, 700mA. Power supply included
UPC Code
040232355523 040232461736 040232633843
Origin
Canada
Harmonized Code
8517.62.00.0000
Warranty
2 years

* USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 cameras that only support uncompressed video will not work properly. For better performance, use USB 2.0 cameras that support MJPEG or H264 codecs.