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Transfer Content Back to the Station or Cloud With FS-H Portable Recorders’ Built-in FTP

VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video solutions, today announced new firmware providing footage transfer back to the station or cloud service using Wi-Fi or Ethernet connectivity for its Focus FS-H50, FS-H60, and FS-H70 portable H.264 video recorders. Visit VITEC at IBC, Booth 7.G16 to learn more about the FS-H Line of portable recorders and more!

For broadcasters, this new FTP feature means H.264 recorded clips can be selected and transferred for immediate sharing back at the station for ultra-fast delivery of breaking news. For sports, education, medical and even surveillance applications, FS-H becomes an autonomous recorder able to capture, record and easily upload contents to a remote location.

“With this latest firmware addition, our FS-H portable recorders now bring advanced connection features to any camera available on the market,” said Richard Bernard, Product manager at VITEC. “Being able to capture, record and upload content using a single device definitely eases workflow in a large range of applications such as broadcasting breaking news, lecture capture, medicine, security and more.”

The Focus FS-H series captures .MOV/.MP4 clips to SDHC cards and offers streaming capabilities. Clips can be easily edited or directly uploaded to network or video platforms for immediate sharing. Recorded content can be uploaded with a Wi-Fi or Ethernet LAN adapter, which enables users to preview live video input, access/upload recorded clips, operate the recorder, and change settings.

Highlights of the FS-H Portable Recorder Line:

  • SDI, HDMI or Composite input depending on model (FS-H70, FS-H60, FS-H50)
  • H.264 Recording up to 1080p onto standard SDHC Card
  • Record in MOV, MP4, and AVC HD for file compatibility with tablets, computers and NLEs
  • Ethernet LAN or VITEC Wi-Fi Adapter enables live video input preview using HLS or RTSP streaming and remote control. Compatible with computers and iOS mobile devices (iPad/iPhone)
  • FTP upload of recorded contents and snapshots
  • HTTP API available for integration within customer application
  • Small, lightweight and powered by removable battery or DC

The Focus FS-H line is available through the VITEC worldwide dealer network.


VITEC is a worldwide leading provider of innovative digital video products that support end-to-end media solutions for Broadcast, Military, Medical, Education, Enterprise, Telco, Government, Transportation, Sports and Entertainment customers. VITEC’s professional-grade video technologies have changed the landscape of how video is processed and delivered around the world and drive many of the major video services in key vertical markets. For more information, visit

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